Homeopathic remedies: Investigating drugstore chains

Source: CBC Market Place – https://www.cbc.ca/news/marketplace

Some pharmacists working in Canada’s top drugstores are recommending homeopathic products to consumers, even though, experts say, these products are essentially sugar water or sugar pills with no scientific evidence they can do what they claim, a CBC Marketplace investigation has found.

Host Asha Tomlinson and Marketplace producers spoke with 10 pharmacists at four major drugstore chains, chosen at random, in the Toronto area, including Rexall, Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart, and Metro, and documented what they heard on hidden camera.

Read more here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/marketplace-homeopathic-products-1.6254025

And here: Homeopathic Remedies – Health Canada Statement: https://www.cbc.ca/news/marketplace/homeopathic-remedies-investigating-drugstore-chains-1.6255059

  • Watch the full investigation tonight at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC TV or stream anytime on CBC Gem.