A group representing medical marijuana users says the Conservative government’s proposed changes to the medicinal pot system will lead to more law breaking, not less.
In December, Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced that medical marijuana licences would no longer be granted by the government and pot would be prescribed only by doctors.
However medical professionals say they’re reluctant to prescribe marijuana because its use is not backed by clinical evidence.
Canada’s 26,000 licenced medical pot users and their designates will also no longer be able to grow their own when the new laws take effect next year, but will have to rely on pricier government-sanctioned growers.
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