A man living in Saskatoon claims Royal University Hospital staff turned him away from treatment after he told doctors he takes medicinal marijuana for his anxiety. The Saskatchewan Health Authority denies a patient would be turned away for that reason.

Warren Monaghan, 41, says he is diagnosed with severe anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADHD, and bi-polar. He said he has a license for his medicinal marijuana and a prescription from his doctor to take three grams every day for his mental health.

On Saturday, Monaghan says he attempted suicide, by overdosing on pills, but he said he quickly changed his mind and called 9-1-1.

“After I did it … kind of regretted it,” Monaghan told CTV News.

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