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We’re on a mission to get medicinal cannabis patients better access to care and eliminate the cannabis-patient paradox.

When you share your story, you are making not only a commitment to an issue, but a commitment to thousands of patients who are a part of this struggle. This is where your advocacy will support our movement.

Canada’s patient advocates have spoken.

February 11, 2019
Medical cannabis patients in Hamilton, Ontario are at the mercy of local law enforcement as local medically-focused dispensaries are targeted. Hamilton Mayor and council remain silent. In August 2017 Mr. Justice Lofchik of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ordered that a local cannabis dispensary could remain open...Read More
February 3, 2019
As of December 2018, ten American states have legalized the use of cannabis for adults, while 33 states have allowed it for medical reasons. Since more states may legalize in 2019, the de-stigmatizing of medical cannabis through education has spread to multiple media platforms, including network television. Public...Read More
December 5, 2018
The United States is in the midst of an opioid addiction crisis and we can see similarities in Canada. In 2017 approximately 17 Canadians a day were hospitalized due to opioid poisoning and 3,987 Canadians died from an opioid overdose, although these numbers are likely an underestimation.  ...Read More
November 9, 2018
On November 7th, 2018 Medicinal My Way Coalition Member James O'Hara addressed the Federal Finance Committee and below is a transcript of that speech. "Thank you Chair, and to the Standing Committee for the invitation to appear today. My name is James O’Hara and I’m the President and...Read More
October 22, 2018
While cannabis has been used for years by the medical community for treating various conditions, a recently published study puts the spotlight on medicinal cannabinoids as a candidate for treating the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a neurodegenerative disease of unknown cause that can affect a...Read More
October 22, 2018
On October 19, 2018, we as a country celebrated the first-ever National Psoriatic Arthritis day. In keeping the momentum going we would like to highlight one of Medicinal My Way’s esteemed ambassadors, the President of the Canadian Spondylitis Association, Gerald Major. Gerald Major is a medical cannabis patient,...Read More
October 19, 2018
Lifestyle adjustments. Pain medications. Questions.  All three of these have one thing in common: Psoriatic Arthritis. Today, October 19th 2018 will be recognized as National Psoriatic Arthritis Day. For those who do not know, Psoriatic arthritis is a condition that combines the swollen sore joints of arthritis with psoriasis...Read More
September 21, 2018
"Former NHL enforcer Riley Cote in Toronto to promote cannabis as a tool to help all people." - Sean Fitz-Gerald.   Sean Fitz-Gerald, a Journalist for The Athletic Toronto Media Company and attendee of the September 10th Luncheon with the Original 6, writes about Riley Cote's mission to...Read More
September 18, 2018
The Business of Cannabis recently launched a new podcast series called the 419, a daily show exploring the latest news with top industry experts. On August 30th, 2018, our very own Rob Frid, Ambassador for Medicinal My Way and former professional league hockey player, guest starred on the...Read More
September 6, 2018
On September 10th 2018, Medicinal My Way and Athletes for Care will be co-hosting a private luncheon panel for the famed NHL Original Six to discuss current cannabis research, education, policy, support and advocacy efforts pertaining to athletes and the general public. Riley Cote, a former NHL player,...Read More