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?
Medical cannabis users have more leeway when it comes to where cannabis may be consumed, and medical users are allowed to consume cannabis anywhere tobacco is permitted. This is similar to recreational users who are allowed to consume cannabis anywhere tobacco is permitted, although some municipalities may enforce stricter consumption laws. Medical cannabis users may also possess a higher amount of cannabis, based on their medical recommendation, and are allowed to carry tinctures, edibles and CBD products.
Medical cannabis users may register to grow their own medicine or designate someone to grow it on their behalf. The law in Ottawa states that four plants may be produced in each household.
Medical users also have a greater selection of cannabis products to choose from. Licensed Producers offer products that are not available on the recreational market, such as CBD oil, tinctures and decarboxylated flowers. Licensed Producers will also be able to guide patients towards appropriate products for their medical needs.
Finally, all medical cannabis purchases are tax deductible as a medical expense.
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.