Cannabis for Canines? Medicinal Pot Products a Growing Trend for Toronto Pet Owners

Article by Laura DaSilva, CBC News


Legalized pot is on the horizon in Canada, and humans aren’t the only ones sniffing out its medicinal uses.

Cannabis-based products for pets are a growing trend in Toronto where owners are seeking out alternatives to help their ailing animals.

A sign saying “New Tricks for Old Dogs” lures curious dog walkers into the Pacifico medical marijuana dispensary on Bloor Street.  They sell tinctures and treats that contain cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical compound in marijuana.

Operations manager Ken Abell says they’re so popular he can’t keep them on the shelves.

“We’ve had a lot of people asking for their pets,” he said. “I’ve actually got a disappointed lady today because we’re all sold out of the dog treats. They’re very popular.”

CBC Toronto spoke to three companies in Vancouver making these CBD-based products for pets. They say there is a lot of demand from people looking to move away from traditional medications.

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