IHRB is a legal impossibility

IHRB is a legal impossibility

It is a legal impossibility for IHRB to exist as a hair regrowth business. And here’s why: There is not a single proven non-medical hair regrowth product on Earth. The only effective treatments use medical products. Sam Cohen was never licensed to supply or sell any medications. The Police raid on IHRB netted large quantities […]

TGA orders IHRB to stop advertising

TGA orders IHRB to stop advertising

On 27 February 2014, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Ordered IHRB to stop advertising. The Order was made under Regulation 9 of the Therapeutic Goods Regulation 1990. IHRB must, by law, take certain actions in relation to the complaint that I had submitted about IHRB’s advertising which the Complaints Resolution Panel had found to be ‘unlawful, […]

IHRB seeks TGA review while in breach of law

IHRB seeks TGA review while in breach of law

IHRB is pushing its luck in trying to appeal the decision by the Therapeutic Goods Administration that has slapped IHRB with a Regulation 9 Order. The Order prohibits IHRB from publishing its ‘unlawful, misleading, and unverified’ advertisements. It also requires IHRB to publish retractions, and to erase most of its website. IHRB’s letter to the Minister for Health […]

Gored by his own bull

Gored by his own bull

In an ABC TV documentary in 2008, Mr Sam Cohen told the nation that he can ‘block the balding gene’. Yet, in May 2012, he wrote to the Therapeutic Goods Administration to protest his innocence to insist that he never said he could block the balding gene. He was reacting to the Sanctions that were […]

Can Sam Cohen block the balding gene?

Can Sam Cohen block the balding gene?

Mr Sam Cohen of IHRB is crying foul. He proclaims that he ‘never’ said he could block the balding gene. This article will show you the kinds of vacuous protests with which his victims must contend. Let us commence with his website which the Complaints Resolution Panel has already found to be, ‘Unlawful, misleading and […]

IHRB’s pharmacist is struck-off the Register

IHRB’s pharmacist is struck-off the Register

The NSW Pharmacy Tribunal has de-registered the pharmacist Mr Jonathan Fryar who had been supplying medications to IHRB. Mr Fryar’s career as a pharmacist has been cut short, while IHRB and its owner Mr Sam Cohen continue to operate in breach of Sanctions and Orders. The Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) prosecuted Jonathan Fryar, after […]

Commissioner: Cohen is a risk

Commissioner: Cohen is a risk

The Commissioner of the HCCC said, ‘Mr Cohen has breached the code of conduct for unregistered health practitioners in that he has failed to provide health services in a safe and ethical manner and his provision of health services is a risk to public health and safety.’ This was from a 22-page report handed down […]

The day Police raided IHRB

The day Police raided IHRB

A funny thing happened just before NSW Police raided the offices of IHRB. I had been liaising with the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) and a range of other Authorities including the TGA and the probing reporter Mr David Richardson of Channel Seven’s ‘Today Tonight’. After several letters, calls, and forms being filled in, I […]

Freedom of Mis-Information

Freedom of Mis-Information

Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, I now have a copy of the 18-page letter that Mr Sam Cohen submitted to the Complaints Resolution Panel in response to the observations I made about IHRB’s advertising. This article reviews the answers that Mr Cohen had sent to the Panel via his solicitor. First, we all […]