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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section C.01.048 from 2019-12-09 to 2020-06-30:

  •  (1) If a physician, dentist, veterinary surgeon or pharmacist registered and entitled to practise their profession in a province has signed an order specifying the proper name or common name, the brand name and the quantity of a drug, other than the following, the person who receives the order may distribute the drug as a sample to the physician, dentist, veterinary surgeon or pharmacist if the drug is labelled in accordance with these Regulations:

    • (a) a narcotic as defined in the Narcotic Control Regulations;

    • (b) a controlled drug as defined in section G.01.001;

    • (c) a new drug in respect of which a notice of compliance has not been issued under section C.08.004; or

    • (d) a prescription drug as defined in subsection 1(2) of the Cannabis Regulations.

  • (2) An order referred to in subsection (1) may provide that the order be repeated at specified intervals during any period not exceeding six months.

  • SOR/93-202, s. 9
  • SOR/97-228, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-144, s. 366
  • SOR/2019-171, s. 24

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