Every Monday, Chris Backer leaves his Sackville, N.S., residence and heads to the north finish of Halifax to give away baggage of cannabis edibles.
He and his small band of volunteers on the East Coast Cannabis Substitution Program spend the week main up to supply day filling the baggage with a always altering menu of things.
When CBC News visited him, the baggage included a roll-it-yourself joint equipment, capsules, a gummy, cookies, chocolate and even a meatloaf slider.
Backer and the opposite volunteers hope that having entry to edibles will assist get substance customers off extra harmful medicine.
“It’s breaking the cycle of addiction,” he stated. “Cannabis has been documented to be very successful and is an adjunct to try to help beat addiction.”
However, Dr. Samuel Hickcox, the doctor lead for addictions drugs at Nova Scotia Health, stated there is no such thing as a “high-quality scientific evidence” that helps the…