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First medicinal cannabis drug listed on the Australian Pharmaceuticals Benefits Scheme
On 1 May 2021 Epidyolex, the first medicinal cannabis drug product was listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). The costs of drug products listed on the PBS are subsidised by the Australian Government. Epidyolex is used in combination with at least two other anti-epileptic medicines to treat Dravet syndrome – a genetic epileptic disease that gives rise to seizures that doesn’t respond well to standard medications. While Epidyolex is the second medicinal cannabis drug registered for...
May 6, 2021
1 min read
Singapore Gets Vaccinated! Introduction of the Pandemic...
As part of a slew of measures to mitigate the effect...
March 25, 2021
6 min read
Chinese patent linkage system – the Chinese Supreme...
The Chinese Supreme Court (“SPC”) released on...
November 13, 2020
6 min read
Australian Courts apply “European Support” test to...
In the recent decision in the Australian front of the...
November 4, 2020
10 min read
AstraZeneca held liable for additional healthcare costs
In a judgment of 14 October 2020 the District Court The Hague ruled in a landslide decision that AstraZeneca...
October 15, 2020
10 min read
Post-Transition Brexit: New MHRA Guidelines on Medicines
With a post-transition Brexit looming on the horizon, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory...
September 30, 2020
7 min read
A vaccine for COVID 19 –risks and liabilities in international perspective
As the development of vaccines against COVID-19 is progressing, the question becomes urgent who will...
September 8, 2020
17 min read
Transfer of value in France: publication of the regulatory provisions specifying the ceilings above which an authorization from the authorities is required
An important change to the new regime governing transfer of value to HCPs, students and associations...
August 20, 2020
2 min read
COVID-19: Our series of regulatory legislation trackers for the Life Sciences & Healthcare industry
COVID-19 presents an unprecedented challenge to the global life sciences industry.  Members...
July 30, 2020
1 min read
Australian Export Legislation Amendments Smooth the Way for Cannabis Export
The Export Control Legislation Amendment (Certification of Narcotic Exports) Bill 2020 (Cth), which passed...
June 26, 2020
3 min read
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