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“In Nova Scotia, anyone can call themselves an acupuncturist” – CBC News


November 13, 2019
By Shaina Luck · CBC News

Some acupuncture practitioners are calling for greater government oversight for their profession, saying the fact it’s not regulated in Nova Scotia is a public safety issue for patients.

“You could go and stick some needles in me today and call yourself an acupuncturist,” said Christa Angell, a registered acupuncturist who practises in Halifax and in the regulated province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

“It’s really about the safety of the public. You want to know that the acupuncturist that you’re seeing, that’s being advertised, meets the highest standards of health care in Canada.” | READ MORE