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Aug. 1999 – Health Canada Announces Funding for Medical Research on Marijuana

“In August 1999, Health Canada – the equivalent of the DHHS [Department of Health and human Services] – announced its support for a program of medical research on marijuana… The Canadian agency will provide research-grade marijuana for approved studies and up to $1.5 million a year in funding through 2004.”