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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Government of - Regulatory colleges or governing councils - Powers - Scope of practice - Prohibited practices - Particular professions - Pharmacists

Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 8:39 AM  

Appeal by Alberta College of Pharmacists (College) from two court decisions which determined the applicable standard of review for a College policy (Standard of Review Decision) and declared that the policy was ultra vires the College under the Health Professions Act (Merits Decision). The policy under review was the College’s Prohibitions Against Inducements to Customers For the Purchase of Pharmaceutical Drugs (policy). The policy was challenged by the owners of the Safeway and Sobeys grocery store chains. These chains offered their customers benefits such as Air...