This website is intended for Canadian residents. We aim to assist patients and healthcare professionals considering the use of cannabis (marijuana, marihuana) for medical purposes in making an informed decision on its use by providing pertinent scientific, medical, regulatory, access and coverage information.
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Published Medical Information on Using Marijuana to Treat:
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