Aqualitas Inc. has a Medical and Patient Advisory Board that includes family and specialized medical professionals, research scientists, a dietitian, a nurse, a pharmacist, a veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces and patients who have found relief using medical cannabis. The Board members are familiar with the use of cannabis to assist people in palliative care, with AIDS, Crohn's, MS, cancer, arthritis, and PTSD.  

Access to our support team will be available to you and your patients: the support team includes a pharmacist and personnel familiar with cannabis.

The Terms of Reference for the Board are here.

Under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, medical and nurse practitioners can prescribe cannabis.  Medical practitioners must be registered and entitled under provincial laws to practice medicine.  Nurse practitioners must be registered and entitled under provincial law to prescribe dried marijuana.  

Medical documents provided by healthcare providers must comply with the regulations established by Health Canada.

Healthcare providers can receive cannabis on behalf of their patients, if authorized to do so.

Health Canada’s sample document for healthcare providers can be accessed here.

A waiver of liability is available here.

Links

Health Canada:  Information for Healthcare Practitioners

Health Canada:  Daily Amount Fact Sheet

Canadian Medical Association, Policy:  Medical Marijuana

College of Family Physicians of Canada, Medical Marijuana Position Statement

Canadian Medical Protective Association:  Medical Marijuana: Considerations for Canadian Doctors

Other Links

Research:

Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids

International Association of Cannabis Medicines has a lengthy list of studies on a variety of symptoms and ailments

Canadian Cannabis Medical Council

Links to some marijuana health studies 

Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons:

British Columbia, Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Alberta, Marihuana for Medical Purposes

Saskatchewan, Prescribing Medical Marijuana and Medical Marijuana Resources

Ontario, Marijuana for Medical Purposes

Quebec, Use of dried cannabis for medical purposes

New Brunswick, Medical Marijuana

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island Marijuana Prescribing

Nova Scotia, New Policy Regarding the Authorization of Marijuana for Medical Purposes

Newfoundland and Labrador, Advisory and Interim Guideline - Marihuana for Medical Purposes