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Regulation

Regulation

From 1925 until 2015, Ontario’s Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) were regulated under the Drugless Practitioners Act.  Naturopathic medicine got its own piece of legislation in 2015. On July 1st of that year, the Naturopathy Act 2007 was proclaimed and NDs became regulated under the Regulated Health Professions Act. Naturopathic Doctors are regulated by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO), an arm’s length body of the government of Ontario with an independent Registrar and Council. CONO’s main