Not necessarily. There are 2 main components to marijuana: THC and CBD. THC is what makes you feel high, while CBD contains many of the anti-inflammatory components. Many of the LP’s are producing strains of marijuana that have almost exclusively CBD. Ask your doctor at the time of the appointment about various options.
No, the highway traffic act states that you cannot operate a vehicle while under the influence. Marijuana falls under this stipulation
No, it is not acceptable to work under the influence of marijuana.
No you do not have to inform your family doctor, however it is a good idea to always let your family doctor know how you are being treated. Our doctor is only here to help you with medical marijuana. They will not help you with other health care needs unrelated to medical marijuana.
Yes, we have found that veterans affairs will cover most of the costs associated with medical cannabis use including the cost of vaporizers. Contact us and we can help you with all of the forms required by veterans affairs Canada.
Insurance coverage varies from person to person. At this point most insurance companies do not cover the cost, however we have heard of some people getting coverage. We suggest you contact your insurance company to find out for sure.
The price varies depending on producer and strain. Typically you can expect to pay between $5-$12 per gram. Some producers have discounts for people with limited or fixed income. We can help you select the best producer for your needs.
The dosage is determined during your appointment with the doctor. The maximum allowable dosage is 5 grams per day or 150 grams per month.
Unfortunately the doctor does not have all the resources to complete a full diagnosis of your condition. For this reason we need to rely on a previous diagnosis of a condition that may be suitable to treat with medical cannabis.
Your doctor does not need to know the reason for your documents. You are entitled to view your medical records at any time.
Asking your healthcare provider or specialist is the easiest way. We can provide you with a Medical Release form to give your doctor, so they can send the documents right to us.
We can usually provide you with an appointment within 2 weeks or less of getting your information. Once your doctors appointment is complete it can take up to 2-3 weeks for the licensed producer to process your account, however we have found that many producers take much less time than this.
We feel it is important that everyone understands that all physicians in Canada are capable of filling out the required documents and paperwork. However, we have found that many physicians and specialists are unwilling to provide this service for their patients either because they are unfamiliar with the process or are not comfortable. Bodystream is here to provide a service for people who are unable to get the assistance they need. Plus our staff and doctors are trained and have experience to ensure you get the most out of your treatment.
No, you do not need a referral to use our services. However we always advise everyone to contact their doctor first and explain what they are investigating.
A recent court ruling has allowed Licensed Producers to supply various forms of Marijuana. Ask us about various products that the Licensed Producers have available.
A Licensed Producer or LP of marijuana is basically a custom pharmacy that deals specifically with different strains of marijuana .
No. There are no fees associated with completing your medical document.
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