Why you may not want to grow your own legal pot

Global highlighted research on the benefits of medical marijuana from UBC’s Okanagan campus.

The study found that medical cannabis should play a role in treating mental illness, including addiction.

“For things like addictions, we found some good evidence that people are using cannabis as a substitute for potentially more harmful drugs, like opioids for example, and I think that’s particularly interesting now given that we’re experiencing this terrible opioid epidemic,” said psychology professor Zach Walsh.