'There is a difference' between medical and recreational marijuana, patients say

Author: Laura Kane
Published: February 11, 2018
Original Article: www.ctvnews.ca

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Canadian patients are getting frustrated with the Government of Canada and Health Canada's approach to legalizing marijuana, particularly when it comes to the taxing system. With medical marijuana being taxed at the same rate as recreational, patients are crying foul! And for good reason. Pharmaceuticals certainly do not face such taxation rules, and many people using marijuana are doing so because they have failed to find relief in that industry. 

As more studies are conducted regarding the benefits of medical marijuana, we can hope the stigma disappears and that marijuana can be recognized as a medicinal treatment on par with any other medication you would get at your local pharmacy.