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Hockey Nova Scotia cracks down on concussions

Hockey Nova Scotia is unveiling a new policy designed to address head injuries.

Hockey Nova Scotia is unveiling a new policy designed to address head injuries.

HNS describes it as a “better-safe-than-sorry” policy, requiring coaches to remove any player suspected to have a concussion from participation and request the parents refer the player to a physician. The player is not allowed to participate in any activities until he or she has been treated by a physician. The policy will be fully implemented by Jan. 1.

 
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