January 23, 2021

Health Canada to propose post-market amendments to Medical Devices Regulation

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By Brandon Heard, Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh From ILO On April 10 2018 Health Canada issued a notice of intent to “propose regulatory changes to strengthen the post-market surveillance and risk management of medical devices in Canada”. The intended amendments are to reflect changes made to the Food and Drugs Act following the enactment of the […]

Cronos Group begins exporting cannabis oil to the Cayman Islands

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TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ – Cronos Group Inc. (TSXV:MJN) (OTC: PRMCF) (“Cronos” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that one of its wholly-owned licensed producers, Peace Naturals Project Inc. (“Peace”) has successfully completed the Company’s first shipment of medical cannabis oil to the Cayman Islands. This marks the first time Cronos has exported an […]

The risky lure of Caribbean offshore medical schools

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From The Conversation Many Canadians dream of becoming a doctor. The reality is that only a fraction of students who apply to Canadian medical schools are admitted. This reality is driving an increasing number of Canadian undergraduates to offshore medical schools in Dominica, Jamaica, Guyana, Aruba and other Caribbean countries. There are over 50 of […]

Cayman Islands hospital and pharmacy introduce medical cannabis

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CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group pioneer introduction of Medical Cannabis Grand Cayman’s CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group have made a ground breaking medical introduction by acquiring an initial quantity of Medical Cannabis for the treatment of physician selected patients who are resident to the Cayman Islands. The export partner, […]

Canada is positioned to be the World Leader in Medical Marijuana

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BY JON HILTZ From Marijuana.com While the cannabis world was busy watching Mexico and Ireland vote yes for medical marijuana, and pot lovers were pining over the potential framework for Canada’s adult-use industry, the Cayman Islands quietly legalized cannabis oil. While all this legalization occurs, Canadian LPs are positioning themselves to dominate the global medical […]

Canada is stepping in as a wave of opioid overdoses spread across the US

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By Rachel Browne, VICE News From Business Insider As a wave of opioid overdoses continues to spread across North America, Canada is now allowing doctors to prescribe heroin as a treatment for severe addicts. Health Canada lifted rules this week that barred physicians from prescribing diacetylmorphine, which is pharmaceutical-grade heroin. Doctors can now apply to a special-access […]

W-18 is not a super-potent designer opioid as originally believed

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By David Kroll From Forbes I cover the drugs making the news. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. This undated photo provided by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office shows fentanyl pills. (Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office via AP) A street drug feared to be stronger than any opioid known to science turns […]

Cayman Islands has 26 confirmed cases of chikungunya and 1 case of dengue

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Chikungunya Update as of 20 October 2014 The total number of confirmed chikungunya cases reached 26 this week (20 October 2014). The distribution of confirmed cases (26) has been: George Town – nine; Cayman Brac – three; West Bay – six; Bodden Town – five, Little Cayman – two and North Side – one. 22 […]