Health Canada and the Canadian Press have prepared some stats and facts on medical marijuana in Canada

Health Canada and the Canadian Press have prepared some stats and facts on medical marijuana in Canada

Just the Facts: Medical Marijuana in Canada (VIDEO)

There are currently 13,761 patients nationwide who are registered to use medical marijuana, according to Health Canada.



Some facts on one of Canada’s most controversial topics, via The Canadian Press/Health Canada…

 

  • 13,761 patients in Canada are registered to use medical marijuana.
  • 15 producers are licensed to grow and sell marijuana – five in British Columbia. (1,100 firms have applied to be licensed as producers.)
  • 1,400 kilograms of medical marijuana were sold in Canada from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 2014.
  • The average cost of medical marijuana is $8 to $10 per gram.

 

Video/Files: The Canadian Press