FAQ

What are the different ways medical cannabis can be consumed?

Patients can use dried cannabis in many ways, vaporize, smoke, make an edibles and teas with cannabis.  Cannabis oils can be taken under the tongue, vaping oils in a vape pen, gummies, sprays (oil), dissolvable powder ( taste less and odorless ) chocolates.

What is the effectiveness of the different methods of cannabis intake?

Vaporization, delivers therapeutic effects without the product burning the plant , it works by heating the dry cannabis past the boiling point of the active compounds but below combustion.  Tea is made by infusing cannabis leaves in hot water and coconut oil or milk which may be more effective because of the fat content.   Oil is a concentrated form of medical cannabis, ingested in small doses either by tincture or capsule form.  Edibles are made from cannabis infused butter or oils that is cooked into the food.

Is medical cannabis covered by Health Care benefits or insurance?

Medical Cannabis is covered by some private insurance drug plans, check with your insurance plan provider.  Veterans are covered by the Blue Cross plan.  

How will I receive my medication?

Your medication will be shipped to you directly from a licensed producer. It can be ordered online, or over the phone, and is mailed right to your front door, by Canada Post or Purolator, Fedex.

How long will the process take and received my medication?

After the consult with the doctor and registration with the Licence Producer, it will take about 3 days to received your medication from the Licence Producer after placing an order.            

Do I need a referral from my doctor?

No, you don’t need a referral from your doctor. You can self-refer yourself to Kaya Clinics and be assess by our team.

How do I know what to order?

Our support team of educators will support you navigate thru the many options and stains available to you, the patient.

Is Medical Cannabis eligible as a medical expense on my income tax. 

Yes, medical Cannabis purchased from a licensed producer is permitted as a medical expense under the Canada Revenue Agency and qualifies for the medical tax credit.