Government of New Brunswick - Health - Latest News Government of New Brunswick - Health - Latest News en Investment in pediatric and obstetrical services at Edmundston Regional Hospital The provincial government is investing about $2 million to create a mother and child care unit at the Edmundston Regional Hospital. Sun, 19 November 2017 13:51:00 AST Legislative framework concerning cannabis introduced The provincial government’s legislative framework for recreational-use cannabis was introduced today in anticipation of the federal government legalizing such use by July 2018. Thu, 09 November 2017 11:34:00 AST Government to provide eye exams, corrective glasses for four-year-olds The provincial government will expand its Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision program to provide free eye exams and corrective glasses for all four-year-olds who are not covered by a public or private health insurance program. Wed, 08 November 2017 13:21:00 AST Legislation concerning cannabis control and drug-impaired driving Legislation to be introduced this week aims to help protect New Brunswickers, particularly youth, from harm associated with cannabis use. Tue, 07 November 2017 10:53:00 AST Legislation to be introduced on cannabis research and education Legislation will be introduced to establish a fund to support research and the development, implementation and delivery of education and awareness programs for harm reduction and the responsible use of cannabis for recreational purposes. Fri, 03 November 2017 11:07:00 AST Sun, 19 November 2017 13:51:00 AST