Cannabis (Marijuana)

Cannabis is now legal in Canada.
Know how cannabis affects you. Only use legally and responsibly.

Blunt Fact: Cannabis can affect your health.

Most people who occasionally use cannabis will not experience negative consequences to their health over time.  Some people will, experience harms, especially people under 25 and people who use everyday or a few times a week. Not using cannabis is the best way to avoid the risks to your health. If you aren’t sure if you want to use or not, here are a few things you should know to make sure your decision about cannabis is best for you. 

Some research shows that the CBD (cannabidiol) found in cannabis may help treat specific medical conditions. Ottawa Public Health encourages anyone who is considering the use of cannabis for medical purposes to talk with a health care practitioner and to not self-medicate or access cannabis from the Ontario Cannabis Store. Click here for information about medical cannabis.

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