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Table 5 Reasons respondents who are Prior Users ceased cannabis use

From: The impact of legalization of access to recreational Cannabis on Canadian medical users with Cancer

  Prior Users
Before After p
n = 233 n = 209
Why did you stop? a
 Not effective 31 42 0·69
 Intolerable Side-Effects 26 25
 Cost 27 19
 Advice from Doctor 9 7
 Safety Concerns 33 25
 Other: 3 4
  Difficult to access 13 22
  No longer needed 4 5
  Contraindication 18 18
  Lost interest 29 35
  Not since youth (20+ years ago) 18 20
  Did not enjoy it 46 15
 Not Reported 18 9
  1. a p values were calculated using the chi-square test of independence and did not include unspecified ‘Other’ and ‘Not Reported’ categories