Hi, how can we help you?
Browse Frequently Asked Questions
There are no fees for clinic appointments.
A $100 ‘no show’ fee may apply if you fail to attend your appointment or cancel with less than 24 hours notice.
Home Care (Online) Appointments
We offer an online video call appointment service called Home Care to residents of Ontario. For existing patients, there is no cost to renew their medical document through Home Care. For new patients, there is a small one-time service fee of $19.99.
Cannabis is considered to be a safe medication. Research shows cannabis has less addiction potential than caffeine, tobacco and alcohol. However, frequent or long-term cannabis abuse can lead to increased tolerance, dependence, and the potential of withdrawal during discontinuation of use. Young users and individuals with certain mental health diagnoses have been shown to be at higher risk for cannabis addiction.
Information from Health Canada is available here.
Information from the Public Health Agency of Canada is available here.
Health Canada recommends that medical cannabis be consumed using a vapourizer, rather than smoked. Use of a vapourizer allows patients to inhale the active components of medical cannabis while avoiding byproducts of burning plant matter and associated carcinogens. Vapourizers work by heating the cannabis past the boiling point of the active compounds but below the point of plant matter combustion. Vapourizing cannabis is not only considered safer for lung health, but is also more cost efficient.
Authorized patients who receive a medical document must register with, and order their cannabis from a licenced producer. Our counsellors will assist you in choosing the licensed producer that best suits your needs, as well as through the registration process.
There is never any cannabis on site or for sale at Canadian Cannabis Clinics.
The two main components of cannabis are: 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD).
THC produces the most considerable psychoactive effects of cannabis. It also has analgesic, anti-nausea, appetite stimulant and anti-spastic effects.
CBD does not create a euphoric high. It has neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, anti-epileptic and anti-psychotic properties.
Our patients are assessed individually by a knowledgeable health practitioner.
If the health practitioner determines that the patient is a suitable candidate for medical cannabis they will be given a Medical Document. See our Patient section for more details.
Medical Cannabis has been legal in Canada since 2001. On October 17, 2018 the Cannabis Act made accessing medical cannabis significantly easier for Canadians.
Physicians, including psychiatrists (and nurse practitioners in some provinces) can now issue medical documents which authorize patients to purchase medical cannabis from licensed producers. This system is part of the current Cannabis Act.