A sobering look at prescription drugs in Canada

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There’s no shortage of stories in the media about the prescription drug industry and deaths related to prescription drugs. This report has some sobering facts about prescription drugs: Prescription drugs taken as prescribed in hospitals are the fourth leading cause of …

Patients can now grow their own medical marijuana

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In a landmark announcement by Health Canada today, medical marijuana patients will now be able to grow their own cannabis, with the approval of their doctor and Health Canada. If the patient is not healthy enough to grow their own …

Medical Marijuana and Fibromyalgia

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On another edition of Medical Monday, we are looking at how medical cannabis can help with fibromyalgia. While the cause of fibromyalgia is widely debated, Dr. Ethan Russo, a prominent neurologist and pharmacologist who has dedicated much of his professional career studying cannabis …

Ask 420: Is my medical marijuana quality-controlled?

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Is my medical marijuana quality-controlled? Yes. Licensed Producers in Canada are required to follow the Technical Specifications for Testing Dried Marihuana for Medical Purposes, set out by Health Canada. This document outlines the conditions that must be met for medical marijuana …

Ask 420: How many Licensed Producers do we work with?

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A question we get asked a lot at the clinic, is how many Licensed Producers to we work with, but before we answer that, you should understand what a Licensed Producer is. A Licensed Producer is a marijuana producer who …