Regulation of genetic tests unnecessary, government says

Webster, Paul Christopher
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, p1715
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the stand of the Canadian government concerning the regulation of genetic tests. Health Canada spokesperson Christelle Legault states that personal test kits are neither prohibited by law nor subject to federal regulation in the country. It also highlights the different and far more cautious stance of Health Canada with regard to genetic tests employed by drug developers.


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