September 21, 2018: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.



No new bills of interest.




No new and approved regulations of interest.


Articles of Interest



Canadian marijuana producer gets permission to send medical pot to U.S. for trial

How bad is smoking pot for my lungs?

In a month, pot will be legal. But the list of rules has never been longer.

Ontario village surprised by appearance of cannabis farm licensed by Health Canada


Health Care

‘I am mine’: This is what Alzheimer’s is like at 41

Toronto hospital can’t force unvaccinated nurses to wear masks, ruling says


Wettlaufer Inquiry

Data expert testifies about senior home mortality rates at Wettlaufer inquiry

Civil suit filed by daughter of Wettlaufer murder victim


Professional Misconduct

Toronto doctor reprimanded for sexual abuse

Saskatchewan doctor charged with improperly prescribing marijuana

Sister nurses accused of misconduct at private Woodstock hospital



Canada is plagued by Bitcoin ransoms – and there’s no help in sight

Opinion: Ontario doctors should end misguided court battle to keep billings secret

OMA turns to supreme court to stop release of names of highest paid MDs


What’s happening in our city this weekend:

A new season of Anne with an E, MOCA’s grand opening and seven other things to see, hear and do in Toronto this week

Things to do this weekend in Toronto