Cannabis as a medicine was used in the oldest Chinese tradition few thousand years ago. It was indicated for therapies of conditions such as malaria, rheumatic pain, constipation, disorders of reproductive system and many others.

From 1850 to 1937, cannabis was used as a prime medicine for more than 100 illnesses and diseases and was listed as an active ingredient in U.S. Pharmacopoeia. In1942,as a result of H.J Anslinger anti-Cannabis campaign Cannabis sativa plant was deleted from all the medicinal books and became known as Marijuana -a demonized plant.

In the light of new Cannabis regulations it is worth to mention that Cannabis for recreational use has been legalized. However, medical Marijuana use is still consider illegal and access to it is only possible through Health Canada. As of now , pharmacies are not allowed to compound, distribute or dispense Cannabis.