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Information for patients.
How to access cannabis for medical purposes.
Health Canada collects and publishes data on cannabis used for medical purposes under the Cannabis Act, the Cannabis Regulations, and the Cannabis Tracking System Order. Additional data on cannabis is available on the cannabis research and data page. In particular, the amount of cannabis sold for medical purposes is published on a quarterly basis and is available on the cannabis market data page.
Learn how to access cannabis for your medical purposes from licensed producers under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).
Learn how to access or possess cannabis for your own medical purposes and register with Health Canada under the Cannabis Regulations.
The Cannabis Act came into force on October 17, 2018. Since that date, new regulations have replaced the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). Some changes have been made to improve patient access.
The Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations provide a mechanism for patients to access cannabis for medical purposes with the support of their physician or nurse practitioner (where authorized by provincial regulatory authorities).
If a person wants to use cannabis for medical purposes, the first step is to visit a health care practitioner. A health care practitioner will assess the person to determine if cannabis is an appropriate option for him/her. If the health care practitioner determines that cannabis is an appropriate option, the practitioner would give the person a medical document.
Learn about the requirements for possessing, storing and producing cannabis products for medical purposes.
Summary of feedback received from the consultation on the Draft Guidance on Personal Production of Cannabis for Medical Purposes.