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More Canadian Employers Need To Cover Medical Marijuana

Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaws recently made headlines by announcing they will cover medical cannabis for their employees. But the devil is always in the details. While these two chains should be praised for their progressive steps forward, we also need to ask who this coverage is provided for, how much is being covered, as well as how this fits with the overall long-term strategy to position pharmacies as the front-line dispensers of medical cannabis.
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Kick the Flu's Butt, Before It Kicks Yours

Welcome to 2015 -- it's a new year! We all want the year ahead to be the best yet, but that's hard to do if you're feeling under the weather. One of the biggest health culprits during the new year is the flu. With all of the talk about flu shots in the fall, most people don't realize that there is a spike in flu activity in January and flu season goes all the way to April.
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CP's 2013 Business Newsmaker Is..

TORONTO - He's been a familiar face to Canadians for years — approachable, friendly, and asking them to come shop at his family's grocery stores.Behind the scenes, he also helped lead Loblaw's restruc...
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Shoppers' Drug Switch Outrages Parents

B.C. parents are accusing Shoppers Drug Mart of putting their son’s life at risk by switching his brand-name prescription medication to a generic version, without their knowledge or consent. “He stru...