Winnipeg Doctor Busts Myths of Medical Marijuana

‘There’s no evidence of people wanting harder drugs or anything else,’ Dr. Paul Daenick says

A Winnipeg doctor who prescribes medical marijuana says the beliefs that it’s addictive and a gateway drug are just some of the myths smoke screening its real benefits.

“We find that there’s no evidence of any addiction. There’s no evidence of people wanting harder drugs or anything else,” said Dr. Paul Daenick, a pain management specialist with CancerCare Manitoba.

On Wednesday, Federal Court Judge Michael Phelan struck down federal regulations restricting the rights of medical marijuana patients to grow their own cannabis. He gave the Liberal government six months to come up with new rules.

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