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alPHa Presents on Bill 36, Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018

October 12, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Yesterday, the Association of Local Public Health Agencies’ President, Dr. Robert Kyle, accompanied by alPHa's Executive Director, Loretta Ryan, made a deputation to the Ontario Legislature's Standing Committee on Social Policy regarding the alPHa and COMOH Section’s submissions on Bill 36. Copies of the submissions and the deputation can be found here.  alPHa will also circulate a link to the transcript of the deputation when it becomes available on the Standing Committee web page.

Media coverage on alPHa’s deputation can be found in the Toronto Star and iPolitics. These links, the submissions and the deputation are also posted on alPHa’s Twitter account: @PHAgencies

The Standing Committee is scheduled to undertake a clause-by-clause review on Monday, October 15th and the Bill will be in effect for October 17th.

alPHa Contact:

Loretta Ryan, Executive Director,, 647-325-9594

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