New guideline warns pain benefits of medical cannabis overstated

Did you know that? 17 February 2018 | 0 Comments

A new medical guideline suggests Canada’s family physicians should take a sober second thought before prescribing medical cannabis to most patients.

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Canada: House Members Overwhelmingly Pass Adult Use Regulation Bill

Generic 29 November 2017 | 0 Comments

Members of the Canadian House of Commons voted 200 to 82 to approve legislation that seeks to legalize and regulate the adult use cannabis market. Liberal Party members, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, back the measure, which now faces debate in the Senate. The Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, amends the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances [...]

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Do we need to reform international drug treaties as more countries legalize cannabis?

Did you know that? 12 September 2017 | 0 Comments

The future of international drug control treaties is in doubt because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalize cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay. A professor, whose 2014 review of 20 years of cannabis research made world headlines, thinks so. If decriminalization is the way of the future, he advocates a cautious approach [...]

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Canada should continue with separate medical stream after cannabis is legalized for recreational use: Study

Did you know that? 17 July 2017 | 0 Comments

After cannabis is legalized, Canada should continue with a separate medical cannabis stream to keep patients safe, argues a new commentary.

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Legalizing marijuana will harm health of youth in Canada, study shows

Did you know that? 29 May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Canadian federal government’s bill C-45 to legalize marijuana in Canada will jeopardize the health of young people and Parliament should vote against it, argues a new article.

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