You've served us, now let us serve you.
- Apollo provides exceptional care to Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, assisting with access to medical cannabis, VAC coverage, and ongoing support.
- Medical cannabis has been shown to improve symptoms of PTSD & anxiety, contributing to help improve our patient’s overall quality of life.
- Let our dedicated Veteran team manage your care, paperwork and provide award-winning services along your journey to feeling your best.
Have Your Phone
/ Video Appointment
- Consult with an Apollo physician.
- Receive personalized education and treatment plan.
- Assistance with VAC coverage for medical cannabis and vaporizer.
- Prescription fulfillment via Direct Billing to VAC.
- From here you will receive your medication, follow your personalized treatment plan, and receive ongoing support.
Retired members of the Canadian Federal Police
If you are a retired member of the Canadian Federal Police looking to manage your PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Pain, or any other conditions, set up an appointment at your convenience to speak with a physician by phone or video and see if medical cannabis is right for you.
Apollo Applied Research & Veteran PTSD
We manage all VAC submissions related to medical cannabis on your behalf
Veterans of the Canadian Armed forces are common candidates for medical cannabis due to the increased risk of developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Apollo Applied Research is conducting studies with Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces suffering with PTSD, evaluating how medical cannabis can assist patients as part of a comprehensive recovery program. Our research will directly contribute to Canada’s overall effort in supporting our veterans suffering from post-traumatic disorders.
Full Coverage & Direct Billing
Apollo’s veteran care specialists help manage the logistics and paperwork necessary to facilitate full coverage and direct billing for your medical cannabis treatment with Veterans Affairs Canada.
As part of your medical cannabis treatment, your veteran care specialist will help facilitate coverage of a vaporizer through Veterans Affairs Canada, delivered directly to your home.
What To Expect
Step 1: Medical Cannabis Assessment
One of our veteran care specialists will assist you in setting up your free virtual appointment that can be completed from the comfort of your own home. We will assist you with any paperwork required to be sent to Veterans Affairs Canada.
Step 2: Education & Prescription Fulfillment
Upon completion of your appointment with the healthcare practitioner, you will get to speak one on one with an educator who will help answer any questions you have about your new medication. They will also go over your product and strain options, as well as how to properly dose. You will be registered with a Licensed Producer where you will then be able to fill your prescription online or over the phone. We are happy to assist you with filling your prescription as well, 7 days a week.
Step 3: Ongoing Support
We take pride in ensuring our patients have support from Apollo 7 days a week to help answer any questions you have about dosing, prescription fulfillement, renewals, and billing assistance. If you ever have any questions about your prescription, please feel free to call us at 1-877-560-9195 ext. 603 or email us at Veterans@apolloresearch.ca.
Veteran Psychotherapy Program
Apollo Cannabis Clinics has partnered with select Psychologists across Canada to offer a Veteran Psychotherapy Program. The program aims to support veterans from the Canadian Armed Forces suffering from psychiatric conditions such as PTSD, anxiety, pain, and others.
Apollo’s psychotherapy program is available via secure video-conference and in-person (where available). The program’s focus in treatment is to view each individual as unique, taking the time to understand each patient’s individual needs, providing treatment in a client-centered environment, and assisting in developing more effective coping strategies.
Contact Apollo’s Veteran Care team today to see if you qualify for psychotherapy sessions that are fully covered through Veterans Affairs Canada.
Apollo's Veteran Support
An online group where we can safely discuss topics and provide support around the use of medical cannabis for veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces. The group is centered around positive support and open communication.
Learn about developments in the medical cannabis space, share your experiences, and help support your fellow veterans in Apollo’s Veteran Support Facebook Group. Please feel free to share your own experiences, ask questions, and share informative articles.
Veteran Medical Cannabis Blogs
Veteran Ambassador, Michael Blais, CD has written some fantastic and insightful blogs and stories from his personal experience on using medical cannabis for many years after being medically released from the Canadian Forces in 1993.
Welcome Canadian Veteran:
Michael “Blazer” Blais
Frequently Asked Questions
Medical cannabis is covered for Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces with certain Awarded Conditions and some special members of the British Armed Forces. Please reach out to our Veteran Care Team directly for more information.
I am a Veteran of the CAF but do not currently meet the criteria for medical cannabis coverage - Can you still help me get coverage for medical cannabis?
Veterans of the CAF or retired RCMP members suffering from physical or mental trauma may be eligible for medical cannabis coverage.
Please reach out to our Veteran Care team to discuss your situation to see what steps can be taken to aid you in receiving coverage for your medical cannabis.
First, book an appointment to speak with an Apollo Healthcare Practitioner to discuss obtaining a medical cannabis prescription (also known as a Medical Document). Next, a dedicated Veteran Care Specialist will reach out to assist you in getting set up with a Health Canada approved Licensed Producer of medical cannabis. Lastly, the Licensed Producer will discretely mail your medical cannabis directly to you.
No, although it is recommended that you speak with your family doctor about medical cannabis, a referral is not a requirement.
Yes, but not to worry… Apollo’s Veteran Care team takes care of all of the required paperwork necessary for medical cannabis coverage for you.
Apollo’s Veteran Care team can make sure that your prescription is suitable for your needs. Whether you require anywhere from 1-10 grams of medical cannabis per day to manage your symptoms, Apollo’s physicians have the expertise to support you through this process.
Apollo’s Veteran Care Team can also help get you coverage for a vaporizer once every three years. Please reach out to our Veteran Care Team directly using the form below for more information.
Find out if medical cannabis is right for you
Speak with our dedicated veteran team and specialists today to book your free appointment or ask any questions you have.