Canadian pediatricians most common concerns regarding medical cannabis 2017

This statistic shows the most common concerns among Canadian pediatricians regarding the authorization of medical cannabis for use by their patients as of 2017. It was found that 82 percent of pediatricians think that the state of evidence regarding cannabis efficacy could lead them to refrain from authorizing cannabis use for medical purposes to children/youth.

Most common concerns among Canadian pediatricians regarding the use of medical cannabis by their patients as of 2017*

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Release date

December 2017



Survey time period

January 2017

Number of respondents

877 respondents

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Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Respondents who believed there were appropriate indications to support the authorization of cannabis for medical purposes for children and youths.

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