Questions about Cannabis?

It's OK to talk to your doctor.

Leaf FAQs

Cannabis is organic and it’s legal now, does that mean it is safe for me to try?

Can I become addicted to it?

Is cannabis more harmful for youth?

Is cannabis that different from what I remember in the 60s and 70s?

What if I mix it with alcohol or prescription drugs?

Is smoking cannabis as bad as smoking tobacco?

Can I overdose on cannabis?

Can I use cannabis if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

How will cannabis use affect my driving?

How can I reduce the health risks of cannabis use?

When is it not safe to use cannabis?

Can I use recreational cannabis for medical purposes?

What is the NLMA’s position on the legalization of cannabis for recreational use?

What is the Medical Association’s position on cannabis for medical purposes?

Given the legalization of cannabis, does the NLMA believe government should take away medical cannabis?

Leaf Sources
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Government of Canada
  • Health Canada
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Canada’s Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines
  • Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Drug Free Kids Canada
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association