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Medical Cannabis - Is it Right for You? (CNB02)
The number of patients taking cannabis for medical purposes is growing. There is substantial moderate quality evidence for the use of cannabis or cannabinoids in treating chronic pain, nausea, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and more. But is medical cannabis for you? Come and learn about the history of cannabis, current therapeutic uses, the endocannabinoid system in the body, and the safety and pharmacology of cannabis. You will also learn about toxicity, potential risks, indications for use, dosages and methods of administration.
This workshop is facilitated by Joelle McMurchy, a Practical Nurse and Cannabis Educator at Leaf Wise, the only medical cannabis clinic in Grande Prairie. Come and learn about the clear differences between medical and recreational cannabis in Canada!