Policy recommendations for marijuana legalization

Marijuana is currently an illegal substance in Canada, with the exception of medical marijuana, which is prescribed by a physician.

The Canadian Lung Association believes that the decision to use marijuana for medical purposes is a decision between a physician and a patient. However, we recognize that the Government of Canada is taking steps to legalize marijuana and we would like to ensure that the regulatory framework takes into account the lung health of all Canadians.

Read the position statement & policy recommendations.

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Page Last Updated: 18/04/2017