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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
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Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, cannabis use, cannabis health effects and risks
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Cannabis contains substances that affect the brain and body, including delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). THC causes the intoxicating effects of cannabis. CBD is not intoxicating but can still have effects on the brain.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 10, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis-and-your-health, effects of cannabis, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, THC, cannabidiol, CBD, intoxicating effects-of-cannabis, cannabis effects-on-the-brain.
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Canadians are talking about cannabis. We're listening and experts are answering. Mental health.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 22, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  mental health, cannabis questions-and-answered, Q&A with described-video
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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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Learn how to access cannabis for your medical purposes from licensed producers under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).

Last Updated: Mar. 23, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 20, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, licensed producer, medical purposes regulations, medical document
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Learn about the requirements for possessing, storing and producing cannabis products for medical purposes.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, a licensed producer, registered or designated to produce cannabis
Federal

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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Impairment can last for more than 24 hours after cannabis use, well after other effects may have faded.

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, cannabis impairment, safety risk
Federal

Cannabis contains substances that affect the brain and body, including THC and CBD. THC causes the intoxicating effects of cannabis. CBD is not intoxicating and may reduce some of the effects of THC; however, it does have an effect on the brain.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 21, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  cannabis, consumer information, cannabis contains substances, affect brain-and-body, THC and CBD, cannabis intoxicating effects
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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
Formats: HTML
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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