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Canadian insurers are being prudent about offering medical cannabis coverage

Aside from the costs associated with medical cannabis coverage in Canada, insurers are worried about the lax prescription process
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 5, 2018

Canada’s cannabis industry is still in its infantile stages, but the North American country is on track to becoming a world leader in legal cannabis. Having recently passed the Cannabis Act, it’s...

Using cannabis to treat spinal cord injuries: Studies show the plant’s efficacy as a treatment

Studies indicate the potential of using cannabinoids to relive pain and spasticity caused by SCI
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial July 19, 2018

In 2017, an estimated 245,000 to 353,000 Americans were living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). This is according to, which has revealed on its website how half of all SCI occur among people...

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