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Updated: Fri, 01 Nov 2013 21:19:05 GMT | By CBC News, cbc.ca

Canada's changing medical marijuana system

Canada's changing medical marijuana system

Health Canada is set to turn its medical marijuana policy on its head next spring, when it moves from patient-grown pot to an industry run by large commercial producers.

Doctors and patients are among those opposed to it, but entrepreneurs are rushing to get a piece of what's expected to be a billion dollar business.

CBC's Nick Purdon takes a look at the high stakes for the industry's main players.

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