Canada federal court dismisses drug makers' plea challenging drug price rules


30 June 2020 - The federal court of Canada on Monday dismissed a plea by drug makers challenging the Canadian government’s new regulations aimed at lowering prices of patented drugs that could potentially lead them to lose billions over a decade.

The court struck down one part of the new regulation, finding that using certain payments to third parties to determine a drug’s regulated price went beyond the government’s authority, but upheld the bulk of the rules.

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