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    Jul 16

    Medical Cannabis Users Feel 'Elbowed Out' By Canada's Legalization Earlier this month, a survey commissioned by Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), the Arthritis Society and the Canadian Pharmacists Association found one in four medical cannabis users said it was harder to access the drug since legalization. The lack of supply concerns... Public
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    Jul 04

    1 in 4 medical cannabis users say it's now harder to access cannabis since recreational legalization According to a recent survey jointly commissioned by Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), the Arthritis Society and the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), access issues are just one of the unintended consequences of recreational cannabis legalization affecting medical... Newswire.ca
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    Jul 01

    Arthritis Matters - July 2019  British ColumbiaWalking on sunshine: the early summer weather brought the crowds (847 participants to be exact) to the five Walk for Arthritis locations in BC: Vancouver, Victoria, Parksville, Kelowna and Kamloops. Their dedication and commitment raised just over $104,000 in support of... Arthritis Society
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    Jun 12

    Advisory Council recommends Canada implement universal, single-payer public pharmacare Arthritis Society President and CEO Janet Yale responds: "On behalf of the 6 million Cdns living with arthritis, thanks to @DrEricHoskins for today’s Pharmacare report. As governments work together patients will need a seat at the table to help address the urgent needs of the uninsured... Public
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    May 27

    B.C. expands use of biosimilars to offer coverage for more treatment options British Columbia is improving the sustainability of its PharmaCare program by expanding the use of biosimilars, which will create opportunities for new drug listings and boost existing coverage for patients. The Arthritis Society is gratified that our patient-focused recommendations to the... Public
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    May 27

    B.C. arthritis, diabetes patients have 6 months to switch to cheaper ‘biosimilar’ drugs British Columbians on certain drugs for arthritis and diabetes will have six months to transition to equivalent less-costly drugs, as the province expands use of “biosimilars.” The move is expected to save $96 million over the first three years. Times Colonist
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    May 08

    Arthritis Matters - May 2019  British ColumbiaIndigenous Community OutreachRecognizing the higher rates of arthritis among Indigenous groups, we previously funded Dr. Diane Lacaille to develop a First Nations Arthritis Education & Wellness Program (AWP). Following the success of the pilot program in Haida Gwaii, we... Arthritis Society
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    Apr 25

    Spectrum Cannabis, Arthritis Society Team Up to Launch Arthritis Talks, A National Symposium Series for Patients Spectrum Cannabis, the medical division of Canopy Growth Corporation, is pleased to announce a partnership with the Arthritis Society to raise awareness and educate people about living with arthritis, including the potential of medical cannabis as a treatment for arthritis symptoms and the... Newswire.ca
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    Mar 01

    Arthritis Matters - March 2019  PrairiesNew look for 5th annual Faces of Childhood Arthritis eventManitoba Division’s annual fundraiser to support Childhood Arthritis has a new face this year.Faces of Childhood Arthritis will be held Thursday, April 11 and has been reimagined as a gala evening with festivities... Arthritis Society
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