The experts in our apollo@home virtual clinic can help you manage various symptoms and conditions
With or without a doctor’s referral, cannabis may be prescribed if you are suffering from relevant symptoms or conditions such as depression, anxiety, chronic pain, sleep disorders, PTSD, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, migraines & headaches, epilepsy, spinal injuries, and more.
Cannabis in Ottawa
Apollo Cannabis Clinic Ottawa
How Do I Get Medical Cannabis In Ottawa?
Apollo’s services are covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan and accessible to all residents of the province, providing convenience and accessibility to remote areas. All appointments are conducted over a secure video conferencing network from the comfort of home.
There is no referral required for patients who are seeking a medical cannabis recommendation in Ottawa. In order to begin the process visit Apollo Cannabis Clinics at apollocannabis.ca and fill out the contact form. Once completed an Apollo Cannabis Clinic representative will be in contact to schedule an initial appointment.
The Apollo doctor will make a medical cannabis recommendation which includes daily dosing and specific products that will benefit the user. Once the recommendation has been made individuals will register with one, or several, Licensed Producers (LPs) of their choosing.
A Licensed Producer is a cannabis company who is registered to sell medical cannabis to medical cannabis users and does not offer recreational cannabis that is available to the public. All orders for medical cannabis are completed online, through a LP, and will be shipped directly to the individual’s doorstep.
How Do I Get CBD Oil In Ottawa?
CBD offers a unique alternative to traditional cannabis-based therapies as it is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid which has the potential to act on a number of symptoms including pain, inflammation, mood, and anxiety. Visit apollocannabis.ca to set up an appointment with an Apollo Doctor to determine whether CBD is right for you.
CBD oil that you receive medically is a different product than Hemp CBD oil found in stores. Learn more about it here.
Why Choose Medical Cannabis?
Both medical and recreational cannabis are now legal in Canada under The Cannabis Act, and millions of Canadians are taking advantage.
When comparing cannabis use for medical and recreational purposes, it’s vital to keep in mind that each person’s preferences and intentions will ultimately determine how much cannabis is consumed, how it is dosed, and what effects are expected.
Using medical cannabis is similar to any other medication, and when guided by a medical professional, can yield positive results in terms of symptom management and improvement in patients’ overall quality of life. That said, cannabis is a personalized medication and success in symptom relief can rely on a number of factors that a medical professional can help provide guidance for including cannabinoids utilized, strength, ingestion method, dosing times, and more.
When used with medical guidance, cannabis has been shown to have a wide range of benefits including pain management, anti-inflammatory, and as an aid for insomnia. It is also highly acclaimed for its capacity to prevent seizures and help manage the symptoms associated with cancer.
Canadians who have a prescription for medical cannabis obtain benefits over recreational users that include an increased personal carrying limit, wide selection of CBD products, tax deductible medication, compassion pricing, and more.
Ottawa Cannabis Laws
Provincial laws in Ontario dictate that recreational cannabis may be consumed in public spaces where tobacco smoking is permitted. Some municipalities have tightened consumption laws, although Ottawa does allow public consumption in designated areas. Medical cannabis users are allowed to consume cannabis in public wherever tobacco is permitted.
Additionally, provincial laws dictate that four plants per household may be grown recreationally.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada and is located near the U.S. border. The city is full of grandiose Victorian architecture and is home to many parliamentary buildings and museums, such as the National Gallery of Canada. The most famous feature of Ottawa is the Rideau Canal which is full of boats in the summer but becomes one long ice-skating rink in the winter months.