Narcotics & Safety Awareness Act
On November 1st the Narcotics and Safety Awareness Act came into effect in Ontario to make prescribing and dispensing narcotics and other controlled substances more safe and secure. Under the new regulation the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care may track prescribing and dispensing related activities to help reduce the risk of abuse. For more information about the new regulations, visit http://health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/drugs/ons/ons_legislation.aspx,
and for a list of answers to frequently asked questions, please visit http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/drugs/ons/docs/faq.pdf.