Medical Cannabis 101

Free Educational Video Sessions: Medical Vs. Recreational

By May 7, 2020 August 5th, 2022 No Comments
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Below we offer you a free educational series where we dive into hot topics in the medical cannabis world today. 

We will be hosting a new episode live monthly. In case you missed our past videos, we are pleased to share them with you below. 

If you have a more personal or specific question, we encourage you to book a free appointment with one of our health care professionals as well at 877-560-9195


What is the difference between medical and recreational cannabis?

In our third Facebook & Instagram Livestream, we delve into the differences between the medical and recreational cannabis markets in Canada. Discussing key topics such as how to get a medical cannabis prescription, price points & compassionate pricing, Licensed Producers who ship the medicine directly to patients and dosing advice, reminding you to consult with your doctor. 

We also went into the benefits of becoming a medical cannabis patient, as many consumers are currently using it recreationally or buying from the illicit market & may want to get a medical prescription in today’s world. Apollo offers free virtual, contactless appointments from the comfort of your home, making access to getting a prescription online easier for patients in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Quebec and Ontario

In our Q&A section, Arash Taghvai, MD, answers viewers questions around vaping, panic attacks, anxiety, CBD oil & products and the benefits of having medical access over going into a recreational storefront. 

Please enjoy & feel free to share your feedback & questions with us at


While we strive to best answer your questions, we do encourage any personal medical advice to be taken from a medical professional as this is a very personalized medicine, tailored to you.

Curious about medical cannabis or want to make an appointment? We are taking virtual appointments with Apollo@Home

Email us at or call us toll-free at 877-560-9195.

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