This video provides an introduction to cannabis and the medical research that has been conducted about this drug.
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This video was made by McMaster students Yosi Lapido, Narmin Mortagy, Faiz Mumtaz and Elaine Nguyen in collaboration with the McMaster Demystifying Medicine Program
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