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Civil Society Hearing on Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill, ANU 24 Jan 2017

The Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA) has tried to bypass the Senate Committee system on the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No.1) Bill by arguing that it was non-controversial! Which it certainly is not regarding its provisions for advertising and complementary … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill now sent to Senate

This is a win! The Department of Health, TGA and the Health Minister’s Office have been trying to bypass the Senate Committee system on this Bill arguing that it was non-controversial! Which it is not!         Fortunately, Greens … Continue reading

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Scala Fat Blaster complaint upheld by CRP

  Advertisements for this product  were published in the Virgin Voyeur and Jetstar Traveller in-flight magazines and at the websites www.scalabiopromise.com.au and www.brazcom.com.au. They were brought to my attention at the 2012 Australian Skeptic National Convention. Claims included, “through modern science, researchers have developed … Continue reading

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Reconstituted CRP determines complaints against 20 Swisse products

As requested by the Federal Court, a reconstituted CRP considered again complaints 2011-11-001 and 2011-11-009 about a number of Swisse Products. In a 71 page judgement published on 4 June 2013, twenty television advertisements were reviewed for the following products: … Continue reading

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Regulations around food-medicine products fail to protect consumers

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Complementary Medicine Regulation Reform Suggestions

My submission to the TGA Working Group on Complementary Medicine Regulation Reform as a representative of:     Problem It is alleged that some sponsors are not aware of the regulatory issues concerning complementary medicines including the Therapeutic Goods Advertising … Continue reading

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