FAQs about Medical Marijuana for Medical Purposes

Here are some some common questions answered about the differences between dispensaries and licensed producers


  1. See Health Canada, Statement: Medical Marihuana Access Regulations Update at http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/access-access-eng.php
  2. See e.g. Bethany Lindsay and Tara Carman, "Dispensaries Can't Get Product Legally" (Vancouver Sun) at http://www.canada.com/health/Medical+marijuana+dispensaries+product+legally/10781978/story.html
  3. See e.g. Margaret Gallagher, Medical marijuana dispensaries spread like weeds in Vancouver (CBC News) at http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/medical-marijuana-dispensaries-spread-like-weeds-in-vancouver-1.2900454 ("Other dispensaries advertise quick approval – sometimes onsite – and some even offer free samples"); and CBC, Medical Marijuana Easily "Dispensed" in Vancouver at <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/02/02/medical-marijuana-easily-dispensed-vancouver_n_6583902.html>

From more information on Medical Cannabis you can visit Government of Canada's website or Access to Cannabis for Medical Purpose Regulations (ACMPR)