Medical Cannabis Coverage Through WSIB

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Some insurance providers are recognizing the benefits that medical cannabis can provide, and are introducing medical cannabis policies into their coverage plans. The WSIB (Workplace Safety & Insurance Board), have added medical cannabis coverage so that effected workers can take advantage of the cannabis plants healing properties. WSIB is the provincial agency in Ontario that…

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Who is Eligible for Medical Cannabis?

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As research continues to provide evidence for the potential uses of medical cannabis, more and more people are turning to it as a possible treatment option. But how can you find out if medical cannabis is the right potential treatment option for you? At CannaWay Clinic, we have successfully assessed over ten thousand patients for…

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Should I try medical cannabis for my insomnia?

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Most adults require between seven to eight hours of high quality sleep to feel rested and function at their optimal levels. Unfortunately, the stresses and distractions of modern life often mean that we don’t get this amount, and when we do, our sleep is not good quality but rather filled with tossing and turning. To…

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How to Access Medical Cannabis by Shoppers Drug Mart

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Medical Cannabis by Shoppers is making access to medical cannabis easier than ever for Canadians; as a trusted name in the health, beauty and convenience retail space, Medical Cannabis by Shoppers has been providing patients across the country with access to high-quality medical cannabis products from trusted cannabis producers through their e-commerce site.  So, how…

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COVID-19 – A New Source of Anxiety

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COVID-19 has presented unique obstacles to each of us in Canada and worldwide; there are serious health concerns, uncertainty surrounding school and work, in addition to the financial stress, just to name a few.  With all these factors, it’s not surprising that physicians are seeing a rise in patients with anxiety.  For those who have…

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What to Expect From a Virtual Doctor Appointment

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If you’re looking to gain safe and reliable access to medical cannabis, CannaWay Clinic is offering virtual appointments to patients in Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and the Northwest Territories. What is a virtual appointment? A virtual appointment is an appointment carried out either via video chat or over the phone. In the…

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Medical Cannabis Accessibility During COVID-19

Dr. Stephen A. Glazer

COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our daily life over the past weeks, and will continue to over the coming months; for many, nerves around their healthcare are at an all time high. As we continue to self-isolate and social distance ourselves from our loved ones, all non-essential businesses are closed and access to services…

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Finding a Safe and Effective Dose for Medical Cannabis

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Patients take medical cannabis to treat a wide variety of medical conditions. Depending on the condition being treated, they may be prescribed different strains and formulations with varying degrees of THC or CBD. Furthermore, there is also a range of delivery methods including inhalation, pills, oils, creams, edibles, etc. All these differences can make finding…

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How Cannabis May Help Cancer Patients

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A cancer diagnosis, be it for yourself or for a loved one, is a very difficult thing to navigate. There are so many things you will have to consider regarding treatment options and potential outcomes – the diagnosis is just the beginning of a fight that will require all of the resources you have available…

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Veterans Qualify for Reimbursement for Medical Cannabis

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Medical cannabis has become a viable option for many of Canada’s veterans who wish to manage pain and illness. There have even been a number of studies that have shown that the use of medical cannabis has positive results in the management of PTSD.1 In recognition of this, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) offers a reimbursement…

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