Our Medical Director weighs in on the AHS cannabis recommendations

Last week, the media took hold of pieces of the Alberta Health Services (AHS) recommendations for cannabis legalization in Alberta: Alberta Health Services says the provincial government should consider a minimum age of 21 for consumption of legal cannabis — and potentially raise the minimum age for smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol to match. In its submission … Continued

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New in cannabis science: concussion studies

Concussions are prevalent injuries, especially for those who play sports. In fact, new statistics show us just how common they are: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 5 to 10 percent of athletes will experience a concussion in any given sport season. [Miami Herald] Recently, researchers and physicians in Miami have revealed … Continued

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