Last fall the use of recreational cannabis became legal in Canada. The topic continues to be featured in the news and in conversations among health care professionals. To help our Members understand how legalization impacts their practice, the College created a professional Guideline for Non-medical (recreational) Cannabis, which interprets the Cannabis Act, 2018 in conjunction with the College’s regulations and standards of practice.
Here is a brief recap of what the legalization of recreational cannabis means for Naturopaths in Ontario.
Members who use non-medical cannabis themselves should ensure that it does not impact their delivery of professional services nor influence the guidance provided to their patients.