Therapeutic Use

If Canada's legal position on marijuana could get any less coherent, it's hard to know how. In Montreal, neighbours of a 1,000-member "Compassion Club" have noticed that a suspiciously large number of "patients" for its medical marijuana look young and healthy and are capable of bounding up the stairs to the club's headquarters.

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts: A new study in the journal Neurology is being hailed as unassailable proof that marijuana is a valuable medicine. It is a sad commentary on the state of modern medicine that we still need "proof" of something that medicine has known for 5,000 years.