Medical cannabis access, use, and substitution for prescription opioids and other substances: A survey of authorized medical cannabis patients.

@article{Lucas2017MedicalCA,
  title={Medical cannabis access, use, and substitution for prescription opioids and other substances: A survey of authorized medical cannabis patients.},
  author={Philippe Lucas and Zach Walsh},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2017},
  volume={42},
  pages={30-35}
}
BACKGROUND In 2014 Health Canada replaced the Marihuana for Medical Access Regulations (MMAR) with the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR). One of the primary changes in the new program has been to move from a single Licensed Producer (LP) of cannabis to multiple Licensed Producers. This is the first comprehensive survey of patients enrolled in the MMPR. METHODS Patients registered to purchase cannabis from Tilray, a federally authorized Licenced Producer (LP) within the MMPR… CONTINUE READING
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