B.C. Cancer to Lead First National Cannabis Clinical Trial for Symptom Relief

A Health Canada-approved Whistler medical cannabis producer will donate the oil extracts to be taken by cancer patients in nine cities across Canada. B.C. Cancer will lead a first-ever, national clinical trial that aims to answer whether cannabis plant extracts truly help with symptom relief. Recruitment for the 48-day trial in 150 patients will begin soon after the expected Health Canada and ethics approval is obtained. Patients in Vancouver, Abbotsford, Prince George, Victoria, Calgary, Winnipeg,…

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Author: Pamela Fayerman, Vancouver Sun
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