As the national voice of the pharmacy profession in Canada, CPhA is always available to speak to media representatives on issues affecting health care and the profession of pharmacy.
Canadian Pharmacists Association statement on federal response to opioid emergency
December 8, 2017—Pharmacists in every community across the country are gravely concerned about the increased rates of opioid-related deaths and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with all governments and stakeholders in identifying solutions that will help prevent misuse of opioids, provide greater access to harm reduction tools and services, and support use of addiction management therapies.
Canada's pharmacists call for full population drug coverage, enhanced care
December 6, 2017—It’s time for a pan-Canadian ‘PharmAccord’ that will deliver universal drug coverage for Canadians, ensure access to medications.
Pharmacists disappointed with proposed cannabis regulations, concerned with impact to medical cannabis patients
November 22, 2017—The federal government’s proposed regulatory approach to cannabis continues to miss the mark on several key issues, displaying an ongoing lack of concern for medical cannabis patients.
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