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    Oct 31

    Sky-high prices sending medical marijuana users to black market Medical marijuana users and their advocates say steep price increases since legalization, coupled with obstacles to access, are forcing many patients to turn to the illegal market. (Arthritis Society President and CEO Janet Yale is quoted extensively in this article.) According to a survey... CBC News
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    Oct 29

    JENSPLAINING - Online Advice When it comes to finding health information online that you can trust, you have to consider the source! In this CBC Gem digital series, Dr. Jen Gunter MD busts some common healthcare myths and empowers health consumers to become better informed.  In this episode, Jen and her guests explain... CBC News
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    Oct 21

    Could a common treatment for joint pain do more harm than good? Corticosteroids are often injected directly into the joint tissue for pain relief, but experts are calling into question the efficacy and safety of this treatment.  Our Chief Scheince Officer, Sian Bevan, is quoted about the impact of OA in canada and the need for research into new... CBC Radio Canada
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    Oct 16

    Medical cannabis belongs in pharmacies, says Arthritis Society Canada's Arthritis Society is taking advantage of the federal election to lobby the federal parties to change some of the ways medical marijuana is handled. They're asking the parties to commit to lift the $1 a gram federal excise tax, and have medical cannabis dispensed only at... CBC News
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    Oct 14

    ‘Some days it’s debilitating’: When joint pain takes over your life Arthritis Society ambassador Anna Weigt-Bienzle of Toronto was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 22. Global News talks to her and others about living and coping with chronic pain. Public
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    Oct 11

    Why a Sudbury doctor is encouraging talking cannabis with your healthcare provider At a time when cannabis has a reputation for relieving pain, anxiety and many other medical conditions, it could be tempting to purchase it through a store and start medicating. But a Sudbury doctor says if you're turning to cannabis for medical use, it's best to first have a... CBC News
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    Sep 29

    Ask an Expert: Arthritis Awareness Month (VIDEO) September is Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis Society-funded researcher and rheumatologist with Arthritis Research Canada, Dr. Diane Lacaille, dispels some of the most common myths surrounding the condition.  Public
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    Sep 27

    BAPS Charities Health Fair in Toronto a Success! On September 22, the Arthritis Society attended BAPS Charities' 16th annual community health fair in Toronto. These events provide a way to bring the community together to think about ways they can be in control of their health and wellness, and what things they can change day-to-day to make... Public
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    Sep 18

    'You must be very careful': Common questions about CBD health claims for pain and other conditions answered Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, is promoted for a wide range of medical conditions. Recently, a review for doctors weighed the science behind the claims. The Clinicians' Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oils was published earlier this month in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. CBC News
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