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Driving high is a criminal offence, how long cannabis effects last and info about being impaired by cannabis in the workplace.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 17, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  Cannabis impairment, driving high, a criminal offence, how-long cannabis-effects last, being-impaired by-cannabis, impaired in-the-workplace
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People impaired by a drug are not safe drivers because of the effects of drugs on the body. Impaired drivers put everyone at risk including others on the road, pedestrians and their own passengers.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 30, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, cannabis use, cannabis health effects and risks, driving while impaired
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Services and information: Growing cannabis at home, consuming cannabis, safety, storage, possession limits.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 12, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, medical purposes regulations, medical document, personal use of cannabis
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Contrary to popular belief, people can become addicted to cannabis. Continued, frequent and heavy cannabis use can cause physical dependency and addiction.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 30, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, cannabis use, cannabis health effects and risks, addiction to cannabis
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The flowers and leaves of the cannabis plant are used for their ability to cause effects on the mind. The long-term effects of cannabis on your brain can include an increased risk of addiction.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 30, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, cannabis use, cannabis health effects and risks
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Learn about the effects of cannabis on mental health and brain development.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 30, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, cannabis use, cannabis health effects and risks, cannabis and mental health
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Get the current facts about using cannabis for non-medical purposes during pregnancy and the health effects it can cause a growing child.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 30, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, cannabis use, cannabis health effects and risks, using cannabis before or during pregnancy
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Health Canada collects and publishes data on cannabis used for medical purposes under the Cannabis Act, the Cannabis Regulations, and the Cannabis Tracking System Order. Additional data on cannabis is available on the cannabis research and data page. In particular, the amount of cannabis sold for medical purposes is published on a quarterly basis and is available on the cannabis market data page.

Last Updated: Jun. 28, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 1, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Data on cannabis, cannabis used for-medical-purposes, the Cannabis Act, the Cannabis Regulations, Cannabis Tracking-System Order, cannabis data page, cannabis sold-for medical-purposes, cannabis market data
Federal

The Cannabis Act came into force on October 17, 2018. Since that date, new regulations have replaced the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). Some changes have been made to improve patient access.

Last Updated: Mar. 23, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 9, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, licensed producer, medical purposes regulations, medical document
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While cannabis is legal in Canada, illegal products are still being sold and consumed in Canada. Learn to recognize the differences between legal and illegal cannabis, and find out why it matters.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: May 4, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  cannabis, legal-and-illegal cannabis, choose legal cannabis, reduce your risk
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