We believe that when medically indicated, cannabis/marijuana should be: accessible, safe, affordable, reliable, and equally recognized as a prescription medication.
Recommendations provide guidance around affordability, research and other issues to ensure fair access to medical cannabis OTTAWA – May 9 2016 – Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), a federal non-profit, medical cannabis patient rights organization, today issued a set of recommendations to guide federal decision-makers on the needs of medical cannabis patients. CFAMM is joined by The Arthritis Society in urging federal policymakers to take action in five key areas: (1) eliminate sales tax; (2) facilitate insurance … read more
LEAMINGTON, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – April 1, 2016) – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:APH) is partnering with non-profit organization Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM) to provide insurance claim support and educational services to Aphria patients. The partnership agreement is effective immediately. In Canada, medical cannabis is only covered by insurance plans for certain groups including military veterans and some individuals involved in workplace accidents. CFAMM will guide Aphria patients, who have existing private insurance, in navigating the process … read more
TORONTO, March 9, 2016 /CNW/ – Bedrocan Canada Inc. (Bedrocan Canada) is today launching a personalized insurance claim concierge service in collaboration with Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM). Jonathan Zaid, the Executive Director of CFAMM and the first Canadian to have his medical cannabis covered by a group insurance plan, will work with a group of Bedrocan clients to identify individuals who may be able to attain coverage under their pre-existing insurance plans. Cannabis costs have been routinely covered … read more