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Saskatoon Man Calls For Federal Government To Widen Medicinal Cannabis Coverage

A Saskatoon man is calling for Health Canada to approve medicinal cannabis products for therapeutic use so he won’t go hungry. Aaron Unger said it’s a much better way to deal with his chronic pain than to use opioid-based medication, which he was previously prescribed and says he’s afraid to use again. “I believe that […]

Sarnia Doctor Wants Health Insurance Coverage For Medical Cannabis Use

A Sarnia-Lambton doctor who has been researching cannabis as a treatment for dementia says he wants to see cannabinoid therapy for people with the disease covered by public health insurance. ‘That’s an injustice to me, the fact that they have to pay out of pocket for their medication,” said Dr. Blake Pearson. The founder of […]