Is there a charge to see the doctor?
Is there a TCN membership fee?
TCN charges a clinic fee of $29.00 (plus applicable taxes) prior to the first visit, to cover the costs of the various services, such as
TCN charges seniors (over 60) a clinic fee of $19.00 (plus applicable taxes) prior to the first appointment.
TCN charges patients on social assistance or low income (under $30,000 yr.) $19.00 (plus applicable taxes) prior to the first appointment
TCN charges patients $19.00 (plus applicable taxes) for each follow-up appointment 6 months following their first clinic appointment
If a patient intends on applying to “Grow for Self” TCN will provide all application information and guidance as well as a “medical document” from a physician enabling the patient to order medicinal cannabis from a Licensed Producer (L.P.) while the application is being processed by Health Canada.
Note: current wait times for a “Grow for Self” license to be processed can be up to 18 weeks.
Charge $69.00 (plus applicable taxes).
A TCN membership guarantees year-round access to trained educators and physicians; acquisition of medical documentation, development of personalized treatment plans and continuous follow-up care. Our membership also provides our members with special product discounts from the best-licensed producers.
Do I need a referral?
What do I need to bring to my appointment?
Will I qualify for medical cannabis?
Health Canada lists a range of medical conditions and symptoms that dried cannabis can be used for, these include but are not limited to Canadians suffering from:
- Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia
- Anxiety and depression
- Chronic Pain
- Crohn’s Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Nausea and vomiting
- Palliative care
- Sleep disorders
If you are unsure if your condition would be suitable for this treatment feel free to contact the TCN intake coordinator or nurse educator to get more information.
Can I legally grow my own cannabis?
Under the ACMPR, you can opt to grow your own medical cannabis at home, however, currently the TCN assists with this process on a case by case basis. Please contact the TCN intake to inquire about more information regarding personal production.
Do I have to purchase my medical cannabis from a Licensed Producer?
In Canada, the only legal way to obtain medical cannabis is from a licensed producer. Our Nurse Educators are familiar with each of the licensed producers in Canada and can help you make an informed choice. You can find a current list of licensed producers here.
Can I legally obtain medical cannabis from a dispensary?
If I am not near one of your clinics - can I still arrange to see a physician?
How do I obtain and receive my medication?
What is the cost of Cannabis from a Licensed Producer?
Typically prices vary from $5.00-$12.00/gram for dried flower.
Oils range from $55.00-$160.00/bottle.