A woman waves a flag with a marijuana leef on it next to a group gathered to celebrate National Marijuana Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in 2016. Using and selling cannabis will be legal in Canada from October 17. Photo: AFP

How Canada legalising recreational marijuana could vault country to forefront of cannabis research

Medical marijuana studies are set to explode in Canada after the use and sale of cannabis become legal in October. It is only the second country, after Uruguay, to fully legalise the drug for recreational purposes

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A woman waves a flag with a marijuana leef on it next to a group gathered to celebrate National Marijuana Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in 2016. Using and selling cannabis will be legal in Canada from October 17. Photo: AFP
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