Regulations to target scam medicines

2013-11-26 00:00

THEY promise anything from miraculous cancer cures, effective weight-loss and anti-ageing fixes, but they leave consumers disappointed and sometimes even pose devastating health risks.

Spoor and Fisher patent attorney Dirk Hanekom said the regulations would for the first time require the marketers of “complementary and alternative medicines” such as herbal remedies, homeopathic products and vitamins to prove to the MCC that they are safe and effective and be registered. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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