Have Canadian cannabis users increased their usage during the pandemic?

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It’s no secret many Canadians increased their alcohol consumption during the lockdowns brought about by COVID-19…but what about cannabis?

More than half of cannabis users in Canada say they increased the amount they consumed during the first wave of COVID-19, according to a new study.

In findings released by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), 52 per cent of existing cannabis users reported an increase in their consumption during the first wave of the pandemic.

Alexia Kapralos looks at why users are consuming more, and why the latest cannabis trends are concerning for some health professionals.

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