New rules are 'shafting the natural health industry', Canadian-style

New rules are 'shafting the natural health industry', Canadian-style
New rules will affect the estimated 20,000 natural health products on the NZ market. (Image: Pharma NZ)
Jem Traylen
A Canadian expert says New Zealand is about to pass a law regulating natural health products that’s eerily like the one hamstringing his own industry’s ability to compete against the United States.The Therapeutic Products Bill begins its final stages of parliamentary debate this week, and the natural health products (NHP) industry is desperate for the government to listen to its concerns that it’s about to be over-regulated at the cost of lost export opportunities and jobs.Eerie experienceSpeaking from Ottawa, Jon-Paul Po...

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