The agency has issued warning letters to four companies illegally selling products online that claim to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure cancer without evidence to support these outcomes.
The funding will be used to inform Canadians of the health and safety risks of cannabis use and drug-impaired driving.
Preliminary studies indicate that cannabinoids can increase the potency and decrease the minimal required therapeutic dosages of antibacterial agents
This collaborative agreement will focus on researching and developing safer pharmaceutical cannabis-based products and moving these products through clinical trials using FDA guidelines.
38% of resident physicians think medical marijuana is a prescribed substance, while 78% do not know what category medical cannabis falls within the Controlled Substance Act.
The authors of the research also commented on the need for further research stressing that there is a notable lack of studies and a minimal number of the randomized, controlled trials needed to confirm the effectiveness of any treatment.