Medicinal my way

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August 23, 2018
Currently the Ontario government is aligned with the Federal government regarding their views on medicinal cannabis. It is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a prescribed medication and therefore does not get coverage on most insurance plans, including those that the provincial government subsidizes. The...Read More
August 17, 2018
One of the hurdles that limits access to medicinal cannabis, is the lack of coverage by insurance companies due to the lack of recognition of medicinal cannabis as a prescribed drug. Many patients that rely on medicinal cannabis struggle to afford it at the time of purchase, limiting...Read More
August 1, 2018
For as long as the medical community has been using cannabis, they have broken it down chemically to find the most effective applications for the treatment of patients.  Two primary components for therapeutic uses have been identified. These two chemicals are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (also known as THC), and cannabidiol...Read More
July 24, 2018
Adult use, or recreational use, cannabis will be legal for purchase as of Oct. 17, 2018.  On the surface, one would believe this to be a great step in the fight to destigmatize cannabis use and increase the ease of access for patients requiring cannabis as part of...Read More
July 23, 2018
Over half a million Canadians live with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, with approximately 250,000 being diagnosed every year.  This disease is aggressively running through our country’s health care costs, research dollars, and most importantly, the quality of life of every sufferer and their caregivers.  Current medications in place...Read More
July 12, 2018
In 2016, Stats Canada reported that approximately 6.1 million people in Canada were suffering from a form of arthritis; that’s 20.6% of Canada’s total population. With the multitude of possible treatments to help control the pain a patient with arthritis has to live with on a daily basis,...Read More
June 28, 2018
For many years, medicinal cannabis has been studied by scientists and researchers striving to understand the healing properties that come from its high cannabidiol (CBD) content and high levels of medical terpenes and flavonoids. Results have, in turn, empowered health care providers, patients and a supportive community to...Read More
June 21, 2018
It's a start, but why is it left to a company to absorb and submit the tax. It shouldn't be limited to just one company. Congratulations to canopy growth for seeing the benefit of why tax should not be applied to a product that is used for medicinal...Read More
June 20, 2018
In the coming weeks of the Canadian government’s legislation to legalize cannabis, it’s becoming even more important to educate ourselves on this shift in policy, as well as the history and the influence of medicinal cannabis. It’s no surprise that the use of medical cannabis continues to grow...Read More
June 20, 2018
It was this past week that the media in the UK took to share a story of how Billy Caldwell (age 12) was having life threatening issues through epileptic attacks and the public that would stand together to help this young boy get access.   This is exactly HOW...Read More