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Medical Cannabis Put To The Test In First Ever Real-World Evidence Clinical Trial Led By the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada
Medical cannabis is finally being put under the microscope, in a first-of-its-kind real world evidence study led by Dr. Hance Clarke, Director of Pain Services, Toronto General Hospital, and a recognized leader in educating Canadians about chronic pain management and the risk factors of continued opioid use
Growing Pains: What′s Next for the Cannabis Industry In Canada
Saturday, October 17th, marks the two-year milestone of Canada becoming the first G7 country to legalize adult-use cannabis federally with the adoption of the Cannabis Act. Since then, the country’s cannabis industry has seen a rapid expansion.
Shoppers Drug Mart Inks Blockchain Deal To Protect Cannabis Quality
Shoppers Drug Mart is partnering with TruTrace Technologies Inc. (TTT.V) to bolster its medical cannabis retail platform. The Vancouver-based company’s blockchain-based software is designed to guarantee product quality and genetics throughout the supply chain from genome-to-patient.
Blockchain and Medical Cannabis
Medical cannabis continues to gain mainstream acceptance, but it faces far more hurdles compared to traditional pharmaceuticals. These can primarily be summarized into two main categories: rapidly evolving legal regulations and managing consistency in plant-based medicines.
How Canada′s largest drugstore chain is partnering with a California tech company to create an online database for doctors and patients to track cannabis quality
Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada since July 30, 2001. Despite this, only a small number of doctors — around 5%, according to one source at the University Health Network of Toronto — will authorize cannabis use for medical purposes to patients.