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Act Respecting Cosmetology
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Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia
126 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada, B3S 1A2
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CANS ADVOCATES BEST PRACTICE OF UNIVERSAL INFECTION CONTROL PRECAUTIONS FOR THE SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC + THE PRACTICING COSMETOLOGIST.