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Names and Scheduling Guidelines for public comment

03 Jun 2019
The Guidelines for the following documents are:
Proprietary Names Guidelines
Scheduling for Prescribing by Authorised Prescribers Guideline
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Exemption of certain products containing Cannabidiol from certain provision of the Act for a period of 12 months

28 May 2019

The Miniter of Health in recognition of the known safety profiles of the low-dose Cannabidiol (CBD) has decided to exclude certain CBD containing products from Schedule 4 for a period of 12 Months as stipulated in the govermament Notice No. R756, Goverment Gazette No. 42477.

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WHO or WHAT is SAHPRA

10 May 2019
SAHPRA is the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority formaly known as the Medicines Control Councel (MCC).  
Click here to find out more about SAHPRA as the new regularor.

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