Medical marijuana growers push for cannabis oil coverage for veterans

Medical marijuana growers push for cannabis oil coverage for veterans

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Despite a Supreme Court of Canada decision that gives sick Canadians the right to use medical cannabis oils, Ottawa is reimbursing the country’s veterans for dried pot only, potentially pushing them to less healthy options of smoking or vaporizing the drug. Mr. Lucas, also head of patient services at Nanaimo-based grower Tilray, recently launched an e-petition sponsored by his local MP, New Democrat Sheila Malcolmson, asking Veterans Affairs to begin covering these extracts.

A Canadian Company Just Became the First to Legally Export Medical Cannabis to Europe

A Canadian Company Just Became the First to Legally Export Medical Cannabis to Europe

VICE NEWS

Tilray, based in British Columbia and one of the companies licensed by Canada's federal health ministry to produce and distribute medical cannabis, was recently granted an export permit. It's believed to be the first time a North American company has legally exported cannabis to the EU for commercial medical use.

Research director Catherine Jacobson appears on SiriusXM radio show

Research director Catherine Jacobson appears on SiriusXM radio show

WHAT SHE SAID RADIO (SIRIUSXM)

There are still far too many myths and misconceptions surrounding medical cannabis. On Tuesday, Dr. Catherine Jacobson, the Director of Clinical Research at Tilray, appeared on What She Said Radio to debunk those myths and answer some frequently asked questions. 

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