We believe that when medically indicated, cannabis/marijuana should be: accessible, safe, affordable, reliable, and equally recognized as a prescription medication.
HALIFAX, Sept. 28, 2017 – On Monday October 2, 2017 at 10am, The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal is scheduled to hold a hearing in Skinner, a case related to discrimination stemming from denial of medical cannabis benefits coverage where it was found to be medically necessary and effective for Gordon “Wayne” Skinner. Media interviews will be available at the courthouse (1815 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS) following the hearing. The legal counsel for Mr. Skinner, Hugh Scher, along with a representative … read more
En français Research, affordability, and access of medical cannabis are critical issues that must be addressed. September 15, 2017 – Ottawa – As part of their review of cannabis legalization (Bill C-45), the Standing Committee on Health will today hear testimony on the critical needs and concerns regarding the medical use of cannabis. Representatives of The Arthritis Society and Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana will appear at committee today (10:45am ET – watch here) to express the need … read more
WATERLOO, ON, JUNE 27, 2017 – Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), a national non-profit organization, released a first-of-its-kind preliminary research review on medical cannabis impaired driving – one of the major public safety concerns stemming from the legalization of non-medical cannabis. The review situates the use of cannabis for medical purposes among research related to policy, prevalence, and risk of cannabis/THC impaired driving. The 200,000 legally authorized Canadians who are prescribed medical cannabis have important and distinct … read more
English version here MONTRÉAL, le 20 juin 2017 /CNW/ – Santé Cannabis, le centre d’excellence du cannabis thérapeutique au Québec, et Canadiens pour l’accès équitable à la marijuana médicale (CAEMM), un organisme national à but non lucratif, sont heureux de participer aujourd’hui au forum d’experts sur la légalisation du cannabis. Annoncé par la ministre déléguée à la Santé publique, Lucie Charleboix, ce forum constitue la première étape d’un processus de consultation visant à préparer la réglementation liée à la légalisation … read more