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Supreme Court of Canada denies leave to appeal refusal of NHP licence for BOLUOKE

On May 12, 2022, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an application by Canada RNA Biochemical (C-RNA) for leave to appeal (Docket No. 39994) a decision of the Federal Court of Appeal relating to the refusal of a Natural Health Product (NHP) licence for C-RNA’s oral lumbrokinase capsules (BOLUOKE).

As previously reported, the Federal Court of Appeal did not find any reviewable error in the decision of the Minister of Health (Minister) to refuse granting an NHP licence for BOLUOKE or in the Federal Court’s reasoning in dismissing C-RNA’s application for judicial review of the Minister’s decision.

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