Canadian Government Announces $24.5 Million For Cannabis Research

The money will fund 26 projects, three of which will be undertaken in Calgary

The world is looking to Canada as one of the few places where cannabis research can be easily done, says the minister in charge of legalization, and new federal funding will help make that happen.

Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair, who was in charge of the cannabis legalization file, announced $24.5 million in federal funding for cannabis research projects across the country in Calgary on Wednesday.

“The work that is done here … is going to make the world a better, healthier and safer place,” Blair said.

“For too long many people have based their medical use of cannabis on anecdotal evidence, and frankly that’s not good enough.”

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