Health on the Hill

Health on the Hill

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | November 27, 2017 Marijuana legalization dominated recent debate in the House of Commons. Cannabis Act The House accepted the Standing Committee on Health’s amendments to Bill C-45, including changes to eliminate height restrictions on homegrown...
Health on the Hill

Health on the Hill

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Mar. 28, 2017 Criticisms of the budget, allegations against a federal marijuana task force, and growing demand for palliative care were heard in recent House of Commons’ debates. Federal budget The Liberal government released its 2017 budget,...
Health on the Hill

Health on the Hill

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Mar. 14, 2017 Parliamentarians passed new protections against genetic discrimination, and debated labelling of genetically modified food and a framework for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in recent sittings of the House of Commons. Genetic...
Health on the Hill

Health on the Hill

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Mar. 1, 2017 Parliamentarians debated next steps to a national seniors’ strategy, increased funding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and Chinese investment in retirement homes in recent sittings of the House of Commons. Seniors’ strategy...

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