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April 16, 2019

Alternative medicines need risk-based regulation according to a newly released report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Regulating Alternative Medicines: Disorder in the Borderlands” authors Michael J. Trebilcock and Kanksha Mahadevia Ghimire recommend regulating certain popular forms of alternative medicine, especially when their use could be life-threatening to patients.

Michael Trebilcock
Michael Trebilcock, Director, Law and Economics Programme, University of Toronto, Research Fellows

Michael J. Trebilcock graduated from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand in 1962 with an LL.B. and completed his LL.M. at the University of Adelaide in 1965.  He joined the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto in 1972.