Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of these cannabinoids. CBD is not intoxicating and may reduce some of the effects of tetrahydracannabinol (THC); however, it does have an effect on the brain.
CBD and products containing CBD are subject to all of the rules and requirements that apply to cannabis under the Cannabis Act and its regulations.
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The Industrial Hemp Regulations authorize importing and exporting industrial hemp seed or grain, but not the flowering heads, branches or leaves.
These same restrictions also apply to cosmetics, which may only contain hemp derivatives.
All phytocannabinoids are regulated under the new Cannabis Act. The Act came into force on October 17, 2018.
Although recreational cannabis has been legalized throughout Canada, those in Ontario seeking out medical cannabis should only seek treatment for medical conditions through approved practitioners.
CannaWay Clinic serves patients across Ontario including Toronto, Ottawa, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Hamilton and Niagara.
How do I get medical cannabis in Ontario?
Medical cannabis is prescribed to patients suffering from a wide variety of health conditions ranging from chronic pain to mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Among the conditions we have seen treated with medical cannabis are:
Located in east-central Canada, Ontario is the economic hub of Canada, with a population of 14.57 million. The capital city is Toronto. Ontario is also home to the nation’s capital Ottawa. Ontario is well known for its national diversity, including the Great Lakes, provincial parks and the majestic Niagara Falls. In 2018, CannaWay Clinic opened up several cannabis clinics including branches in Oakville, Scarborough, Brampton, Mississauga, and Etobicoke. Due to the pandemic, we have switched to virtual appointments to serve our patients better.
At CannaWay Clinic, our physicians and medical staff specialize in providing Ontarians with full treatment plans and can offer prescriptions for all forms of medical cannabis products, including CBD oil and products containing THC.