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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.   Dr. Dustin Sulak is the founder and […]

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 CEO of Canadians For Fair Access to […]

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, a staunch chronic illness advocate and an […]

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 increase awareness about medicinal cannabis. “It’s no […]

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 (also known as CMD).  Each substance has […]

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 their treatment plan, but that is not […]

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 reasons. It’s one small step but a […]

June 15, 2018

Medicinal My Way is excited to announce a new Coalition Partner with MultiCare Benefits. As the laws are changing and benefits companies are now supporting through Sun Life and Manulife patients who have prescription for medicinal cannabis, reinforces our message is critical to all levels of government speaking to having access. The current way of […]

May 17, 2018

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 […]

February 24, 2018

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 […]