Article by Cassandra Szklarski, CTV News
Constant back pain caused by a fall left Ash Basu in agony, so when his doctor suggested he see a cannabis specialist, he was intrigued.
The 64-year-old had no experience with marijuana, recreationally or otherwise, but had heard reports of the herb’s pain-relieving potential and was eager to avoid opioids.
He was referred to a cannabis clinic and peppered the doctor with questions. He wasn’t happy with what he heard.