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UM-led study exposes barriers, safety concerns for medical cannabis use in Canada

April 4, 2023 — 
A majority of Canadians who require medical cannabis are obtaining the drug through the recreational market rather than the medical system, raising health and safety concerns, according to a massive new study led by a UM researcher.

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CBC: Consult with medical cannabis users on legislation, NDP urges province

March 24, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba nursing professor Lynda Balneaves echoed concerns

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM expert called to Ottawa to help set national research agenda

January 4, 2017 — 
If things seem a little dull at your next get-together, here’s a conversation starter for you: “So, what do you think about legalizing marijuana?”

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