Canada acts on marijuana and tobacco

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 21 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:948
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    Canada will become the first country to license marijuana for medical use if draft regulations published by the health ministry last week become law. They would allow patients and caregivers to apply for licences to possess and produce marijuana for medical purposes.

    The proposed system envisages three categories of licence holders: individuals with terminal illnesses …

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