Avoid Fake Websites, Scams and other e-Nasties

Australia Competition & Consumer Commission has set up a dedicated website to alert consumers to all of the many potential perils currently circulating on the internet. Bookmark this site: https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/

Cannabis Crusaders Cheer After 19 Years of Dashed Hopes

Australia—and to some extent New Zealand—witnessed the birth of a brand new industry segment, when a council of ministers agreed finally to permit the consumption of hemp seeds by humans as food.    Source:  RJ Whitehead, Food Navigator-Asia Cannabis at last!

 

This month’s quote:

“Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man.”  Judge Frances L. Young, DEA Administrative Law Judge.

RFA Breaking News

Training Course Update:

NEW COURSE NOW AVAILABLE Pharmacovigilance Obligations Training. For details see foot of this newsletter

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Complementary Medicines (“Dietary supplements”):

  Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017 Update. This far reaching bill has implications for those involved in the supply of Listed Medicines, or Medical Devices, as…

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Foods:

  New NZ Government Pulls NHP Bill Regular readers of this newsletter will have noticed the tortuous path of the Natural Health Products bill as it slowly makes its way…

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Cosmetics (& Household cleaning products):

  Correction of an Error on AICS The National Industrial Chemical Notification Scheme (NICNAS) has corrected a listing error on the Australian Inventory ofChemical Substances (AICS), after an entry that…

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Marketing News:

The Seismic Shifts in Marketing’s Role in Direct Selling “Marketing doesn’t matter for a direct selling company.” Have you ever heard this one before? If you’ve been working in direct…

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RFA Training Courses for Listed Medicines, Foods, Cosmetics – Now Available

Are you new to the Australian market? Are you unsure about how to comply with recent changes to TGA regulations such as the new TGA Order 92? Do you have…

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