CCSN Submission to the Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation

On August 29, 2016, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network made a submission to the Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation. The text of our submission follows. The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) is a charitable organization of cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, families, friends, community partners and sponsors who work together to take action to

Why medical marijuana should be exempt from sales tax

The authors are members of the Canadian Medical Cannabis Council patient advisory committee: Lynne Belle-Isle (Canadian AIDS Society), Joanne Simons (Arthritis Society), Cody Lindsay (The Wellness Soldier), Jonathan Zaid (Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana), Sharon Baxter (Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association), Sandy Smeenk (Improving the Lives of Children) and Jackie Manthorne (Canadian Cancer Survivor

A New Patient Assistance Program For Medical Cannabis Use in Canada

One of our partners, CannTrust, a licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis in Canada, has introduced a comprehensive patient assistance program for medical cannabis compassionate use in Canada. Known as the CannTrust Accessprogram, it’s available immediately to eligible Canadians whose health plans do not reimburse medical cannabis. Qualified patients will be eligible for up