Tag: Access

  • Dishing the dope on medical cannabis access – A patient speaks out

  • Accessing My ACMPR – Part 5

    Julia Veintrop Victory! Well… sort of Part 5 – June 16, 2017 With a warm, happy heart and a legally lit doobie smouldering in my ashtray, I am so happy to announce that my surgeon has signed my ACMPR! I am legally allowed to purchase cannabis from a government licensed producer, grow my own plants […]

  • Accessing My ACMPR: Part 4

    (start from part 1) Julia Veintrop Having a smart doctor can definitely have its advantages and disadvantages. I was so happy when my surgeon told me that she would willfully sign my ACMPR. She even wanted to do a bit of research because usually she just signs proof of conditions for compassion clubs. That was […]

  • The Hassle of Accessing the ACMPR

    (Read Part 1 here) Julia Veintrop Accessing the ACMPR – Part 2 My Doctor and I continue to brawl. Unfortunately, My health likes to rollercoaster and I find myself needing that paperwork a little sooner than I imagined. I am going under the knife again pretty soon and I don’t take opiates so, I want […]

  • Accessing the ACMPR

    Julia Veintrop Aug 29/16 – First contact with my General Practitioner’s office in regards to obtaining my Federal License  Today I made an appointment with my family doctor by phone. When asked the reason for the visit, I told the receptionist that it was to begin the process of getting my medical cannabis license. I […]

  • Blazing a Trail for Medical Cannabis Access

    Into the Breach, Part 2 (Read into the Breach Part 1) “There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela Chris Clay In the fall of 2014, I found myself seriously experimenting with cannabis for the first time […]

  • New Regulations Create Chaos

    Health Canada puts squeeze on patients and dispensaries By Ted Smith After over a decade of the Marijuana Medical Access Regulations, the persistent problems with the system have given the government the opportunity to justify taking the program in another direction. The new Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations throw patients under a big, fully licensed […]