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"Stop selling unlicensed natural health remedies: pharmacy regulators

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Last Edited: February 10, 2010, 2:33 pm

If memory serves me, believe something of this nature was included in an obscure provision of the CAFTA treaty which is feared will be implemented in the US.  Irony ..... medical marajuana legal, vitamins banned. 

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"Stop selling unlicensed natural health remedies: pharmacy regulators
 
Tom Blackwell, National Post  Published: Sunday, February 07, 2010
 
"National Post The National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) says pharmacists cannot be assured the products are safe until they are granted a government licence
Makers of natural-health products say they are bracing for widespread layoffs and millions of dollars in losses after Canada's pharmacy regulators issued a surprise directive recently urging druggists to stop selling unlicensed natural remedies.
 
The order affects thousands of herbal treatments, multi-vitamins and other products, most of them waiting for approval from Health Canada under a backlogged, five-year-old program to regulate natural-health goods.
 
The National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) says pharmacists cannot be assured the products are safe until they are granted a government licence, and should not sell them in those circumstances. "Pharmacists are obliged to hold the health and safety of the public or patient as their first and foremost consideration," said the association's recently issued position statement. ......"
 
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Comments

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LOTTOMIKEComment by LOTTOMIKE - February 11, 2010, 2:29 am
scary.sad day when weed is deemed legal and i might get thrown in jail for possessing a vitamin someday in the future.
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TigerAngelComment by TigerAngel - February 11, 2010, 4:18 am
It's a worldwide plan for big pharma to control vitimins and all natural supplements. It's called Codex Alimentarius and it will easily wipe out millions of us "useless eaters".
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konaneComment by konane - February 11, 2010, 9:18 am
Thanks Mike! Yes indeed. Saw your vitamin regime posted in another place. I have one similar to that, take them when I need them, have a long time and maintained my health doing so. Will be very sad when they take that away.
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konaneComment by konane - February 11, 2010, 9:24 am
Thanks TigerAngel! Yup and older eaters go first, after all they view us useless when we can no longer work to support them.

Soylent Green anyone??? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soylent_Green

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