A Timeline Of Some Significant Events In The History Of Medical Cannabis In Canada

By CTV News on November 27, 2022

• 1922 Pioneering feminist Emily Murphy publishes an inflammatory book, The Black Candle. She claims that marijuana turns its users into homicidal maniacs.

• 1923 Cannabis is added to the Schedule of the Opium and Narcotic Control Act.

• 1969 Canadian government establishes a Commission of Inquiry Into the Non-Medical Use of Drugs, known as the Le Dain commission after its chairman, Gerald Le Dain.

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