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Medical Cannabis Users Feel 'Elbowed Out' By Canada's Legalization

Earlier this month, a survey commissioned by Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), the Arthritis Society and the Canadian Pharmacists Association found one in four medical cannabis users said it was harder to access the drug since legalization.

The lack of supply concerns Canadians who rely on the medicine.

Joanne Di Nardo, director of public policy and government affairs at the Arthritis Society, is calling for the federal government to ensure medical users are able to buy cannabis at a fair price and get the educational information that they need.

“The medical use of cannabis pre-dates legalization, and these people shouldn’t be ignored,” Di Nardo said.Back to News