Patient Resources

Here we share resources to help patients understand what becoming a medical cannabis patient means; including the basic science behind cannabis, as well as guides on how to talk to your doctor about medical cannabis, how to become a state authorized patient, and how to safely use medical cannabis.


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Talking to your doctor

Doctors are accustomed to patients bringing ideas to them about treatment options, and cannabis should be no different. Here are some tips about discussing cannabis therapeutics with your doctor.

The Medical Cannabis Patient’s Guide for U.S. Travel

The Medical Cannabis Patient’s Guide for U.S. Travel. will help patients understand the laws in the states and territories in which they are eligible to obtain medical cannabis so that they may do so safely and legally.

Patient's Guide to CBD

Benefits of CBD, and how it interacts with the body's internal cannabinoid system. How to talk to your doctor about CBD.

Patient's Guide to Medical Cannabis

Everything a medical marijuana patient needs to know to. Educate yourself, your family and your doctors about medical marijuana.

Guide to Using Medical Cannabis

An overview of the types of cannabis, extracts and synthetics as well as details on the various methods of ingestion.

Condition-based Booklets

Medical marijuana and Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Pain, Arthritis, Gastro-Intestinal Disorders, Movement Disorders, HIV/AIDS, Aging-related conditions, and for Veterans

Growing Marijuana

The basics of cannabis horticulture for first-time growers. Topics include: Growing Medium, Light, Flowering, Nutrients, Water, pH, Air and temperature.

Cannabis Tincture, Salve, Butter and Oil Recipes

These recipes come from the Vancouver Island Compassion Society.

Leaf411 Affordability Program

We are happy to partner with Leaf411 on their Affordability Program. This provides financial assistance or donated medicine to patients who are having trouble affording cannabis. Find out what assistance may be available to you.

Tracking Treatment & Gathering Data with Releaf App

A great tool for tracking your treatment sessions with cannabis.