With a comprehensive medical cannabis plan from our team of experts, your patients will be informed, confident and ready to live their life again.
Why Medical Cannabis?
Patients who visit CannaWay Clinic are often experiencing symptoms related to:
- Chronic Pain
- Sleep disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Migraine Headaches
- Spinal Injuries
- PTSD and more
Why Choose CannaWay
Our comprehensive medical cannabis plans are developed to help manage pain and other symptoms, reduce use of other drugs with high risk profiles and generally improve quality of life.
All appointments are covered by provincial health insurance plans, so you can have peace of mind that there is no upfront expense to your patient. Our Patient Educators act as the liaison between patients and licensed producers, offering an exceptional level of care that simplifies a complicated purchasing process for patients who decide to order medical cannabis.
Consult notes are sent to every referring physician after every appointment – both initial consultations and follow up appointments. We work collaboratively to develop the best comprehensive medical cannabis plan for your patients.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why choose CannaWay Clinic?
We share your core values as a medical professional; CannaWay is a medically-run clinic composed of specialists ranging from Rheumatologists, Pain Specialists, Cardiologists and more. We provide excellence in discretionary care in a welcoming and comfortable environment while offering ongoing support and education, including critical follow-up calls and appointments to monitor your patient’s treatment progress.
How do I refer a patient to CannaWay Clinic?
To start the process, complete our patient requisition form. Once we have received the form, our clinic will contact your patient within the next two business days to confirm their appointment.
What costs can my patient expect?
All costs associated with an appointment at CannaWay Clinic are covered by your patient’s provincial health insurance plan (ex. OHIP). The cost of their cannabis will vary depending on the type of product that they are advised to order. In some circumstances, insurance companies may cover some of the cost of their cannabis. Additionally, Canadian veterans and first responders may receive additional coverage. Have your patient contact their insurance provider for complete details.
Why prescribe medical cannabis?
Our treatment plans are individualized to minimize pain and other symptoms, reduce the use of other drugs with high risk profiles and generally improve quality of life. We are also compliant with Health Canada’s modernized stances on medical cannabis which includes making it reasonably accessible to your patients. Medical cannabis use has been legal since 2001 and research is discovering peer-reviewed applications of medical cannabis every day. In fact, the World Health Organization has stated cannabidiol (CBD), a naturally occurring cannabinoid found in cannabis plants and medicinal cannabis, is well-tolerated and safe with no evidence of public-health related problems related to its use.
[source] WHO: http://www.who.int/medicines/access/controlled-substances/5.2_CBD.pdf
What is the Cannabis Act?
The Cannabis Act creates a legal and regulatory framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis in Canada. To review the most recent regulations regarding safe and legal cannabis use, production and distribution, visit this link.
Does CannaWay offer education on medicinal cannabis?
We have trained patient educators who work in partnership with our physicians and help patients navigate through their comprehensive medical cannabis plan. They review recommended intake methods and any restrictions specific to a patient’s needs. They are also available to answer questions and concerns beyond a patient’s initial visit.
Find out how you can become a CannaWay Clinic physician.
- Clinical Study Participation
- Education and Training Support
- Competitive Compensation