How Medical Cannabis Patients Should Work Together After Legalization

Canada is on its way to legalizing recreational marijuana—and this means medical cannabis patients need to work together more than ever before. While this is a progressive movement for the economy and Canadians in-favour of recreational cannabis, patients who use medicinal cannabis are being denied the same opportunity for choices and access as recreational users will have. Medical users are sub...

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Medicinal Cannabis

It’s not uncommon that many patients struggle to engage with their physicians in meaningful conversations, especially when raising the subject of medical cannabis. Most people defer from discussing medicinal cannabis treatment options with their doctor because they fear irrational consequences and judgement. It’s important to remember that doctors are trained and accustomed to patients bringin...

Debunking 3 Medical Cannabis Myths

For years, Canadians have associated cannabis with other drugs that could lead to negative outcomes. This perspective influenced stigmatization among cannabis users and gave birth to many myths and misunderstandings concerning the use and effects of cannabis. If you have just started treatment with cannabis or know someone who is considering the use of medical cannabis, it’s crucial to educate y...

NEW PC Ontario Government leaders wants change!

It goes without saying our mission is to make cannabis medicinal available for everyone in the country. It will be interesting to see how the next provincial election will come in Ontario. As the new leader taking on the PC party Doug Ford will be speaking on behalf of non Taxation and in addition making it accessible for everyone.   A great milestone would be when and if this happens. R...

Medicinal cannabis is now going to be recognized under the health benefits with Sun Life Assurance

Medicinal cannabis is now going to be recognized under the health benefits with Sun Life Assurance company. Allowing up to $6,000 per year, with group benefits plans starting March 1, 2018. This will be the first Canadian company supporting and providing insurance and launching into providing medical support solutions for clients. As more and more Canadians speak out against the cost and access of...

Community groups and advocates have long known that medicinal cannabis is important.

Community groups and advocates have long known that medicinal cannabis can have seemingly miraculous effects in the treatment of patients with any number of afflictions. Read, for example, the story of Joanne and Dina Dedes. Dina has autism and cannabis was used to alleviate her anxiety and aggression. Every shared story where cannabis has impacted patients and their families for the better, affir...

It’s heard time and time again. Medicinal cannabis is a solution to assist with suffering.

It’s heard time and time again. Medicinal cannabis is a solution to assist with suffering from a condition that could otherwise handicap them. There is a difference between medicinal and recreational, as outlined in the Financial Post, and it is quite clear that thousands of Canadians are seeking cannabis as a solution to replace their prescriptions. A problematic point with the proposed legisla...

End The Patient Paradox

When it comes to crafting cannabis legislation in Canada, it is important to keep in mind the key differences between recreational and medicinal cannabis because there is a difference. Medicinal users have been prescribed cannabis for a range of ailments – from anxiety to chronic pain- and in many cases it removes the need for highly-addictive and dangerous opioids and other prescription med...
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Take Action Hamilton!

While retail solutions for recreational cannabis are rolling in, medical cannabis patients are being cut off from the same kind of in-community access. Medical dispensary closures are leaving patients at risk and without alternatives to the current mail-order system.

There IS a solution. Contact your councillors today tell them that patients deserve better!

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