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cannabis information leaflet

Epidyolex can be prescribed for patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome (both rare forms of epilepsy).

Possessing cannabis is illegal, whatever you’re using it for. That includes medical use unless it has been prescribed for you.

Nabilone for chemotherapy patients

And it is only likely to be prescribed for a small number of patients.

Health stores sell certain types of “pure CBD”. However, there’s no guarantee these products will be of good quality.

Many people having chemotherapy will have periods where they feel sick or vomit.

Soft black resin, furry green leaves and hard brown lumps, cannabis can look very different depending on its type – but it all comes from cannabis plants.

Possession can get you up to 5 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both.

How it looks, tastes and smells

These are highly concentrated forms of cannabis that are extracted using butane. They come in a solid form known as 'dab' or 'shatter' and can be used as e-liquids in vape pens.

If you roll your spliffs with tobacco, you’re also at risk of getting addicted (or staying addicted) to nicotine.

The sort of experience you have depends on a lot of thinks like;

Everyone’s response to cannabis differs and can vary from one time to the next. To minimize your risk or if you are a new consumer, look for a product containing 2.5 mg of THC or less or 10% THC (100 mg/g) or less, and an equal or higher amount of CBD.

Organization: Health Canada

Talk to your health care practitioner if you have any questions or concerns regarding cannabis use and your health.

What are some harms and how to lower the risks

Date published: 2019-06-14

The official version of this document, which has been incorporated by reference as part of the Cannabis Regulations, is the PDF version available for download at right. The document must be printed double-sided (one side English, one side French), in black and white, full size, on 8.5 by 11 inch white paper. Questions concerning the use of this document can be directed to: [email protected]

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.

some effects could last as long as 24 hours