What is the process for obtaining a medical cannabis card?

To obtain a medical cannabis card, you must first visit a licensed medical cannabis doctor who will evaluate your condition and determine if you qualify for a medical cannabis card. Once approved, you will then need to submit an application to SAHPRA for approval. Once you receive your card, you can visit our online dispensary to legally purchase medical cannabis products.

What types of medical cannabis products do you offer?

We offer a variety of high-quality medical cannabis products, including cannabis flower, edibles, concentrates, tinctures, topicals, and more. Our products are carefully curated to provide relief for a range of medical conditions.

 

Do you offer delivery services for medical cannabis products?

Yes, we offer delivery services for our medical cannabis products. Simply select the delivery option at checkout and we will deliver your order discreetly to your doorstep.

 

What conditions qualify for medical cannabis treatment?

The conditions that qualify for medical cannabis treatment vary by state. In general, chronic pain, nausea, seizures, glaucoma, and multiple sclerosis are among the most common conditions that qualify for medical cannabis treatment. Check with your state’s Department of Health for a full list of qualifying conditions.

 

What are the benefits of medical cannabis?

Medical cannabis has been shown to have a wide range of therapeutic benefits, including reducing chronic pain, muscle spasms, and anxiety, treating nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, and improving sleep in people with insomnia. Medical cannabis can also be used as a safer alternative to opioids for pain relief.

 

What are the side effects of medical cannabis?

The side effects of medical cannabis are generally mild and temporary, and can include dry mouth, fatigue, dizziness, and increased appetite. However, individual experiences with medical cannabis can vary, and more serious side effects can occur in rare cases. Always consult with a qualified medical professional for advice and guidance on using medical cannabis to treat your condition.

 

How long is my prescription good for?
 

Your prescription for medical cannabis is valid for 6 months. This means you can use the prescribed cannabis medicine for half a year. After that, you'll need to renew or extend your prescription.

 

What should I tell my employer if I am subjected to a drug test?


If your job sometimes tests you for drugs, don't worry. If you're registered with the special program for medical cannabis, your job can't test you for it. But you should know your company's rules about this. Also, if you're into sports, it's smart to check if using medical cannabis is allowed.

 

How does your genetic makeup impact your bodies' sensitivity to Medical Cannabis?

 

Each person's body is a bit different because of something called genes. Genes are like tiny instructions that tell your body what to do. Some people's genes make them more sensitive to medical cannabis. This means the effects might be stronger for them. Others might not feel the effects as much because of their genes.

 

Can I switch suppliers/strain before my renewal?


Nope, if your doctor told you to use a specific kind of cannabis for your health issue, you can't change to a different kind until you renew your prescription. It's like following the doctor's advice for the whole time.

 

Who can prescribe and who qualifies to get a prescription for medicinal cannabis?


Only special doctors who know a lot about treating certain diseases can give you a prescription for medical cannabis. If you have a really tough health problem that might get better with cannabis, these doctors can help. They're allowed to prescribe it because it's not like regular medicine.

 

How does cannabis remain in the body and how is it excreted?


When you smoke or use cannabis, your body takes it in pretty quickly.

Even after you stop feeling high, it still stays in your body for a while. If you don't use cannabis much, it can be found in your body for a few days. But if you use it often, it might stick around for a couple of weeks.

 

Can medical aid cover your cannabis prescription?


If you're wondering if your health insurance can help you pay for your cannabis medicine, here's the deal: if the medicine has a special code that the insurance people know, then they might help you pay. But getting this special code for cannabis medicine isn't always easy, especially for certain types of it.

 

9. How much medicinal marijuana can I have prescribed?**

   The amount of cannabis medicine you get depends on what the doctor thinks is right for your health needs. They'll give you the right dose based on what you need. But there's a limit – usually from 30 grams per month. If you're very sick and not getting better, you might be able to get more.

 

Will smoking cannabis stimulate appetite?

 

Yes, cannabis can make you feel hungry. The part of cannabis that makes you feel high also makes food smell better and gives you a happy feeling when you eat. It's like your brain thinks food is even more enjoyable.

 

Where will a qualifying patient be able to smoke medical cannabis


Right now, you can only use medical cannabis at home. If you're traveling and have your doctor's note or you Patient Card with you, you shouldn't get in trouble for carrying it.

Does using cannabis hurt your brain cells?
   

Some studies suggest that a little bit of cannabis might actually protect your brain cells. But it's not completely clear yet. There's also another part of cannabis that doesn't make you high but could help your brain.