The federal government is limiting the amount of medical cannabis that veterans will be reimbursed for to three grams a day.
Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr says the cost of reimbursing veterans has increased with many using up to 10 grams a day.
The new limit announced Tuesday at a military and veterans health research forum in Vancouver is for dried cannabis or the equivalent of oil and fresh marijuana.
Hehr said Veterans Affairs and the Canadian Armed Forces are also launching a study on the medical effects of cannabis, adding that scientific research is inconclusive.
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