Understanding Cannabis Use in PD


Cannabis use among older adults in Canada is increasing. Our goal is to examine the current prevalence and pattern of cannabis use in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Each study visit will have a duration of approximately 2 hours. You may choose to do the study visit in person or via videoconference Zoom. During the 2 hours of the study, you will be asked to complete several questionnaires and scales. These questions and scales will ask about your quality of life, motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease. We will ask questions to understand the prevalence and pattern of cannabis use in PD.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 18 to 100

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

1) Any age diagnosed with PD at any stage of the disease
2) PwPD and cognitive impairment or dementia will be included if they are accompanied by a carepartner that can support them through the study visits and provide needed information as they may be at higher risk of experiencing complications or side effects related to the use of cannabis

Exclusion criteria:

No exclusion criteria for the participants of the study.


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Additional information

Contact information

Dr. Veronica Bruno Movement Disorders Program Foothills Medical Centre, Area 3

Principal investigator:

Veronica Bruno

Clinical trial: