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Surveyed doctors in Canada want THC in recreational marijuana to be regulated, not stopped.

In Vancouver, Canada The Canadian Medical Association decided to conduct a research/survey panel with practicing physicians in Canada to ask their opinions on medical marijuana should be handled.

788 doctors, approximately 19% of the total population of physicians responded to the survey. 72% of these physicians want there to be nationwide research and legislation to decide how to regulate cannabis. The doctors were not asked if they were pro cannabis or against medical marijuana, but whether it should be regulated like alcohol or tobacco. 87% of the doctors surveyed said they believed that more research needed to be done regarding the health benefits and potential harm marijuana could cause.

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Medical Association says 72 per cent of doctors … Nearly 87 per cent of physicians who took part in the survey said they need updated research on the harms of cannabis. Surveyed doctors want THC in recreational marijuana to be regulated

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