Medical use of cannabis

Accessing cannabis for medical purposes and the process for applying to be a licensed producer.

For individuals seeking information about the new Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, contact Health Canada.

Call toll-free at 1-866-337-7705 (8am to 6pm EST) or email cannabis@canada.ca.

Services and information

Getting cannabis for medical purposes

How to access cannabis for medical purposes, application forms, medical document.

Apply to be a licensed producer

Checklist, guidelines, security clearance and third-party consent form.

Regulations for licensed producers

Import and export, production and safety, medical documents, ethical conduct and advertising rules.

Prescribing cannabis to patients

Information for health care professionals.

Cannabis health effects and risks

Long-term, short-term, physical and mental health effects of cannabis, impairment, safety, addiction.

Growing cannabis for your own medical purposes

Application for production of cannabis for own medical purposes, facts about registration, safety considerations.

For registered persons

Requirements for possessing, storing and producing cannabis products for medical purposes.

For law enforcement and municipalities

Access and authorized activities under the new regulations.

Contributors

What we are doing

Report a problem or mistake on this page
Please select all that apply:

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, contact us.

Date modified: