HELPFUL LINKS & RESOURCES
For Health Care Practitioners
Have questions, or need assistance?
Below you will find an assortment of helpful links and resources to further your understanding of cannabis as medicine and support your work with patients. You can also check out our FAQ page for questions frequently asked by patients and their families.
If you need additional support our team of knowledgeable professionals is standing by to help. Reach out with questions about our products, special pricing programs, or anything at all.
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A FORUM FOR DIALOGUE
Our Medical & Patient Advisory Board help us meet patient’s unique needs.
The Aqualitas Medical & Patient Advisory Board serves as a forum for dialogue amongst health professionals, patients and other stakeholders regarding the development of responsible and safe practices for the cultivation, sale, prescription and consumption of medical cannabis.
The Board 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.
View the Terms of Reference for the Board.
Authorizing the use of medical cannabis.
Under the Cannabis Regulations, medical and nurse practitioners can authorize the medical use of cannabis. Medical practitioners must be registered and entitled under provincial laws to practise medicine. Nurse practitioners must be registered and entitled under provincial laws to practise as a nurse practitioner or equivalent designation. Health care practitioners can also receive cannabis on behalf of their patients, if authorized to do so.
Medical Documents provided by health care practitioners must comply with the regulations established by Health Canada. Download our Medical Document for health care practitioners. Download a waiver of liability.
Helpful Links & Resources
Canadian Medical Association
The Cannabis Council of Canada
The Cannabis Council of Canada (‘C3’) is the national and international representative of Canada’s licensed producers and processors of cannabis. C3’s mission is to promote industry standards, support the development, growth, and integrity of the regulated cannabis industry, and serve as an important resource on issues related to responsible use of cannabis for medical and non-medical purposes.
Cannabis In Canada - Data
Cannabis Research Studies & Resources
Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids
The CCIC is the trusted resource for evidence-based education on the health impacts of cannabis and be the national network hub for ongoing cannabis/cannabinoid research.
International Association of Cannabis Medicines
International Association of Cannabis Medicines has a lengthy list of studies on a variety of symptoms and ailments
Canadian Journal of Medical Cannabis Newsletter
Canadian Journal of Medical Cannabis Newsletter, a survey of current literature with commentary.
Michael G. DeGroot Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research
The Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research focuses on: curating evidence-based content, conducting cutting-edge research, and creating a network of medicinal cannabis professionals
Cannabinoid Research Initiative of Saskatchewan (CRIS)
Cannabinoid Research Initiative of Saskatchewan (CRIS) is an interdisciplinary research team exploring the application of cannabinoids and cannabis derivatives to humans and animals, for health, disease, and disorders. The team is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in the Health Sciences Building at the University of Saskatchewan.