Interested in getting your medical marijuana prescription in Ontario, but not sure where to start? Apollo is here to help.
Are There Medical Marijuana Regulations in Ontario?
Since Ontario’s medical cannabis is regulated by the ACMPR (Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulation), patients can travel with their medical cannabis across Canada. This is because the ACMPR is a federal legislation and not province specific.
If you are prescribed medical cannabis, you are then able to prescription, you can order your medical cannabis online, or over the phone directly from a licensed producer. Due to the medical cannabis system being significantly different from other more traditional prescription medications, Apollo walks with you every step of the way to ensure that you are fully supported throughout the entire registration process and placing your first order.
Post-legalization, patients will still have access to medical cannabis directly ordered from licensed producers. Your medical cannabis is tax-deductible as a medical expense and may even be covered by your insurance plans. Recreational cannabis users may access the OCS ( Ontario Cannabis Store ) for a limited amount of products, at these physical retail locations.
How Do I Get CBD Oil in Ontario?
Medical cannabis has two very medicinal compounds within the plant, CBD and THC. THC is the psychoactive part of the plant and is responsible for the high or euphoric effect that is often associated with cannabis consumption. CBD on the other hand is not psychoactive and instead has therapeutic qualities. CBD is known to treat a variety of conditions such as epilepsy, insomnia and anxiety.
In order get access to CBD oil in Ontario, you must have a medical cannabis prescription. Although cannabis is legalized recreationally, most Licensed Producers set aside CBD products for their medical cannabis patients. Once you have a prescription, you can order your CBD oil directly from your chosen Licensed Producer and get the medication delivered right to your door.
If you are located in Ontario and think you could improve your quality of life with a medical cannabis prescription, contact us today to schedule an appointment!
Why Choose Apollo Cannabis Clinics?
Award Winning Care
Apollo strives to provide the best care for your specific condition and lifestyle. As a result, Apollo Cannabis Clinics was the 2017 Lift Canadian Cannabis Award winners of Top Clinic East! This award was voted by the public and is further validation of our excellent care, and patient support.
Personalized Care and Ongoing Support
The medical cannabis system is vastly different from other prescription medications, and patients can often become confused and overwhelmed with the process. Apollo provides patients with an in-depth education session and after appointment support to answer any other questions that patients may have concerning their new prescription. Our support team is available 7 days a week via phone, email or chat to answer any questions you have and ensure you are getting the most relief possible.
Another reason to choose Apollo is that we provide industry-leading research with our Research Division. As a result, Apollo has become one of the thought leaders of the medical cannabis industry. Our chronic pain observational study is currently in peer review, showing extremely promising results.
Ontario has the largest population of all provinces and territories with almost 40% of the national population. In addition to this, Toronto, the nations largest city is also located in Ontario.
In addition, Ontario has the largest number of registered medical cannabis patients with over 110,000. This is nearly half of all registered medical cannabis patients in Canada! Ontario is also home to many great licensed producers!