Cut to marijuana research sends strong message

Comeau, Pauline
December 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/5/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p1507
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the decision of the Canadian government to cancel the Medical Marijuana Research Program in 2006. Such move indicates that research into the risks and benefits of herbal cannabis is not included in the priorities of the government. The impact of such research cut on policymakers is reported and information on a grant awarded for a Cannabis for the Management of Pain: Assessment of Safety Study is also presented.


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