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

Cancer consultation in hospital

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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How Cannabis May Provide Relief For Chronic Pain

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Living with chronic pain has a detrimental effect on your quality of life. Everyday tasks that used to seem easy and mundane, become overwhelming. Along with the physical discomfort, sufferers also report psychological symptoms such as anxiety, depression and severe feelings of helplessness. Finding relief that allows you to function in your daily living is…

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How Cannabis May Help with Anxiety

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According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental illness or mental health challenge in any given year and approximately 5% of Canadians will experience an anxiety disorder which can result in mild to severe impairment. While it may be completely normal to experience anxiety in high-stress situations, people…

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How Medical Cannabis May Help with Sciatica

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Sciatica, which refers to pain caused by a problem with the sciatic nerve, can be debilitating for many Canadians. Anything that irritates this nerve can cause pain, ranging from mild to severe, and it is usually caused by a compressed nerve in the lower spine; some experts estimate that as many as 40% of people…

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Do I Need a Doctor Referral to Get Access to Medical Cannabis?

Doctor referral

If you’re interested in trying medical cannabis, you might be wondering what the process looks like. Does my doctor need to refer me? Can my doctor prescribe it to me? And, can’t I just walk into my local dispensary and buy some cannabis? What is a ‘Doctor Referral’? Let’s start with what exactly a doctor…

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How Cannabis May Help with Lower Back Pain

senior lady with lower back pain

The term “lower back pain” (LBP) refers to several symptoms that can be brought on by a number of potential underlying causes, and if you’ve ever experienced LBP you’re not alone. According to the most recently archived information at Stats Canada, 4 out of every 5 Canadians will suffer from lower back pain in their…

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