Cannabis has made it’s way to top 10 most “novel and significant” research directions in Canada, with funding agencies allocating a record amount of funding to novel Cannabis studies. Take into consideration the piggy-back effect Cannabis has on the #2 most researched epidemic, that of the Opioid epidemic, and you have cannabis reaching the top of most active research topics in Canada. However, the biggest issue facing researchers is the policy of the federal government, which limit research to tracking correlation. In the US, federal law has restricted researchers ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. However, this might have just changed in a flash.