Ask 420: What is THC?

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Q: I don’t really understand what THC is, can you explain it?  A: THC is tetrahydrocannabinol, the chemical responsible for marijuana’s psychological effects. THC acts similar to the cannabinoid chemicals that are already made naturally in your body, which is why they …

Ask 420: Can you help me if I don’t live in Calgary?

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We get contacted often by people who live outside of Calgary or outside of province, looking for help navigating the medical marijuana landscape in Canada. If you are one of these people, we have arranged appointment for people outside of …

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 will a Canada Post stoppage affect my delivery?

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As you’ve probably heard, there’s a probably Canada Post strike or work stoppage in the works for early July. If you’re wondering how this may affect the delivery of your medical marijuana, we can tell you that most of the …

Ask 420: What is Compassionate Pricing?

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Compassionate Pricing refers to discounted pricing for low-income Canadians, a program that is offered by many Canadian Licensed Producers. The discount varies by LP, so it’s best to consult with one of our staff members as to whether or not …

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 …

Ask 420: Is Medical Marijuana Covered By Insurance?

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Currently no federal, provincial or private health insurance companies cover medical marijuana in Canada. However, the cost of medical marijuana can be covered by Veterans Affairs of Canada, so if you’re a veteran you can speak to them about your …