Common Conditions for Medical Cannabis

There are many ailments and conditions that patients have found success in assiting treating using medical cannabis.

Medical Cannabis Consumption Methods

There are various methods of consumption for medical cannabis, some being more ideal than others.

Medical Cannabis Frequently Asked Questions

Find out the answers to some of the frequently asked questions and concerns surrounding medical cannabis.

VETERAN Resources

Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)

Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) is the government department responsible for pensions, benefits and services for veterans and first responders. The Department has updated the language in its current Reimbursement Policy for Cannabis for Medical Purposes Policy to account for the legislative changes. Veterans will experience no change in the current reimbursement process for cannabis for medical purposes.

Military Family Resource Center

A community organization in partnership with military families, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), and Military Family Services (MFS).
The H&R MFRC offers information and referral services and transition-focused programming to medically releasing CAF members, medically released Veterans and their families.

Medavie
Blue Cross

Medavie Blue Cross has introduced a new Extended Health Care benefit covering medical cannabis. The benefit is available as an optional, stand-alone coverage option effective October 2018.

Royal Canadian Legion

Founded by Veterans and for Veterans, The Royal Canadian Legion Veterans Services Network serves Veterans, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP, and their families, providing support, referrals, representation, advocacy and financial assistance free of charge, Legion member or not.

Soldier On

This program is committed to supporting veterans and serving members to adapt and overcome permanent physical or mental health injuries through physical activity and sport.

Physician Resources

Information for Healthcare Professionals

Health Canada provides a summary of essential information about the use of cannabis for medical purposes.

Medical Cannabis Resources for Nurses (CNA)

The Canadian Nurses Association proves helpful resources for nurses and the implications of both medical and recreational cannabis use.

Daily Amount Fact Sheet

The following information has been prepared to provide healthcare practitioners with information related to daily amounts and dosing recommendations for medical cannabis.

Cannabis Health Effects & Risks

The short-term, long-term health effects, mental health effects, impairment, safety risks, and addiction as it relates to Medical Cannabis.

The Cannabis Act (Ocotber, 2018)

Since October 17th, 2018, new regulations have replaced the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). 

Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis

This document has been prepared by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and highlights findings from a series of reports that reviews the effects of cannabis use on various aspects of human functioning and development.
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About us

We are a collaborative clinical team partnering with medical professionals, patients and the community, to support you in your health and wellness journey through treatment in medical cannabis. From the moment you walk through our door, you are now part of the team. We provide one-on-one patient visits, education and resources to you and your family.

Contact Info

FAX (REFERRALS)

1-833-244-1837

Location

Halifax, Nova Scotia 

Email

halifax@canadahouse.ca

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We are pleased to announce Canada House Clinics (CHC) will now be managing all Margaree’s medical cannabis prescription needs. Canada House Clinics is a leader in medical cannabis therapy services with evidence based fine-tuned treatment plans and dedicated nurse educators.

We are confident that Canada House Clinics is best equipped to service all your cannabis prescribing needs going forward.

If you would like to learn more about Canada House Clinics, visit their website here: https://canadahouseclinics.ca/

To our current clients, your cannabis prescription will remain active, there will be zero impact on your month-to-month ordering regime with Licensed Producers. You will not pay out of pocket for cannabis or the prescription. Canada House will be in touch with you to renew your documents before expiring.If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to reply to this email or call us at 902-466-1895

"True North spoke to several groups about potentially taking over Margaree's cannabis prescribing; CHC really impressed us with their Veteran focus, and their willingness to donate to Veteran causes.  They are clearly the best choice to take over Margaree." Dr. Mark Johnston