Where There’s Smoke: The Role of Cannabis in Brain Tumours

Beginners
This webinar reviews the potential role of cannabis as a therapeutic intervention for individuals living with brain tumours. A brief history of cannabis in health care is provided. In addition, the possible benefits and risks associated with medical cannabis is explored. Lastly, the Canadian context of medical and non-medical cannabis with regards to current and proposed regulations is discussed.

Learning Objectives:
– Describe the history of cannabis as a therapeutic agent.
– Review the potential benefits and risks associated with cannabis use in brain tumour care.
– Discuss the current regulatory framework for cannabis in Canada.

With thanks to Dr. Lynda Balneaves, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

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