Traditional Chinese Medicine, Support with New Charter of Health Freedom Chinese Petition

Traditional medicine, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), does not receive the respect it deserves from federal or provincial governments in Canada. NHPPA is a big fan. TCM uses techniques like acupuncture, cupping or moxibustion as well as Chinese herbal medicines and nutrition that are deeply connected to the phenomena of nature and energy. It is a philosophy that evolved over thousands of years. TCM’s methodology boasts significant efficacy. All without requiring public funding. Rather than acknowledging the ancient wisdom, profound skill and benefit to public health, TCM has been met with ill-advised barriers constructed by regulators. TCM practitioners are already forced to contend with misguided over-regulation. They are facing another major threat to their professional capacity and their patients will suffer for it.

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