Health effects of cannabis: H129-73/2017E-PDF

“There are both potential therapeutic uses for and potential health risks of using cannabis (marijuana). A chemical called delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is responsible for the way your brain and body respond to cannabis. While it is used by some for therapeutic purposes, there are short- and long-term physical and mental health effects that can be harmful"--p. [1].

Permanent link to this Catalogue Record: What is a permanent link?
http://publications.gc.ca/pub?id=9.835162&sl=0
MARC XML Format   MARC HTML Format

Department/Agency Health Canada.
Title Health effects of cannabis
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic Document

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact the authoring department to request a format other than those available.

We invite you to consult the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information regarding the Archived Content notice.


Having trouble opening this document?

Note: The URLs contained in this/these document(s) may no longer be functional
Note Issued also in French under title: Effets du cannabis sur la santé. Caption title.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 4 p.
ISBN 978-0-660-08290-5
Catalogue Number
  • H129-73/2017E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 170012
Subject Terms Narcotics, Drug use, Health impact