Medical Cannabis

Medical Cannabis: What people with arthritis need to know

Dr. Jason McDougall of Dalhousie University, who is embarking on a three-year investigation of medical cannabis, answers your commonly asked questions.

Accessing medical cannabis for arthritis - Part 1

Dr. Danial Schecter, a prescribing physician, describes the new process for accessing medical cannabis in Canada, and discusses the kinds of questions patients should ask their physician when considering medical cannabis to treat their arthritis symptoms.

Accessing medical cannabis for arthritis - Part 2

Dr. Danial Schecter, a prescribing physician, discusses the kinds of questions patients should ask a licensed producer when considering medical cannabis to treat their arthritis symptoms, and what to expect if and when they begin treatment.

Rachel's story, part 1: Living with rheumatoid arthritis

Rachel Janzen describes living with the pain of rheumatoid arthritis, and the challenge of finding a treatment that will help manage her pain without serious side effects.

Rachel's story, part 2: Why I'm taking medical cannabis

Rachel Janzen talks about why she's turned to medical cannabis to help treat her rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.