Cannabis Studies

McMaster University: Chronic Pain Cannabis Study Seeks Participants

McMaster University is currently conducting a study to better understand the experiences and attitudes of individuals who use medical cannabis to treat chronic pain. It is a qualitative study including a short questionnaire and virtual interview. 

You can learn more about the study and incentives for participating by contacting the research team at or (905) 525-9140.

Canadian Childhood Cannabinoid Clinical Trials (C4T): Family Qualitative Interviews

Has your child with cancer used cannabis for medical purposes?

C4T is looking to interview parents/caregivers of children with cancer about their experiences related to the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Participation will include a 60-90 minute interview. You will receive a gift card in appreciation for sharing your expertise.

Interested in participating? Contact the researchers at or (204) 891-0032.

BC Cancer Clinical Trial: Cannabis for Cancer-Related Symptoms

This new study will research if cannabis oils are effective in treating symptoms (pain, nausea, sleep disturbance and anxiety) related to your cancer or cancer treatment.

To qualify for participation:

  1. You are at least 19 years old
  2. Your symptom(s) are expected to be stable throughout the duration of the study
  3. You are willing to commit to not taking cannabis in any form other than the study products for the duration of the study
  4. You are accessible by telephone
  5. Your symptoms are related to your cancer or cancer-treatment
  6. You are willing to not drink any alcohol for the duration of the study
  7. You are willing to commit to not operating a vehicle or heavy machinery for the duration of the study

If you are interested in participating or for more information please contact Dr. Pippa Hawley, Pain and Symptom Management/Palliative Care Physician at