What is TealValley
Teal Valley Inc. is Canada’s most prominent Cannabis Patient Care company. Teal Valley works with physicians in order to provide the best possible patient education and post-clinic care.
What is a Licensed Producer?
Medical Cannabis is grown across Canada in highly regulated state of the art facilities called Licensed Producers. Each Licensed Producer is subject to stringent testing and quality control, as dictated by the MMPR regulations and enforced by Health Canada.
What is the MMPR?
The MMPR or Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, is Health Canada’s legal framework for Medical Cannabis.
How much will my Medical Cannabis cost and is it covered under OHIP?
Currently Cannabis is not covered by OHIP. Prices range from $5-15 per gram.
Will my Insurance cover my Medical Cannabis?
Some private plans may cover a portion of your cannabis prescription purchase. We feel strongly that medical cannabis should be covered by insurance and are happy to help you get coverage on your private plan.
What is the Medical Document?
The Medical Document is equivalent to a medical cannabis prescription.
How do I get a prescription for Medical Cannabis
Step 1, Obtain a referral (from your GP, specialist or walk-in clinic) and have it faxed to your preferred Cannabis clinic. Typically referred patients are contacted to book an appointment on a priority condition basis but six weeks is the average wait time.
Step 2, At your appointment you should be prepared to fill out paperwork for the clinic and to determine if you are a suitable candidate for medical cannabis therapy.Step 3, The prescribing physician establishes that you are a candidate for medical Cannabis and creates the medical document (prescription), which is transmitted to a Licensed Producer.
How much does is cost/what are the clinic fees?
There are no clinic fee’s with any Teal associated clinics.
How do I place an Order?
Patients can order from their Licensed Producer's website or over the phone
How do I know who my LP is? How do I know the status of my registration?
A TealValley representative can help with any patients who do not know which Licensed Producer they are with. Patients can call their Licensed Producer for any status updates on their registration.
What should I be ordering if I can’t remember the strain or THC/CBD percentages recommended by my doctor?
A TealValley representative or a customer care agent from your Licensed Producer can help guide you through each producer’s strain selection.
What are the most common conditions Cannabis is prescribed for?
- • Chronic Pain
- • Nausea and Vomiting
- • Multiple Sclerosis
- • Wasting Syndrome/Loss of Appetite
- • Seizure Disorders
- • Fibromyalgia
- • Crohn’s Disease / Inﬂammatory Bowel Disease
- • Arthritis
- • Anxiety and Depression
- • Glaucoma
- • Sleep disorder/Insomnia
How do I get my prescription filled?
All Cannabis prescriptions are filled through your chosen Licensed Producer. Ordering is done online at your Licensed Producer's website or over the phone.
What payment options are there?
Methods of payment include: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Visa Debit, pre-paid credit cards, e-transfer, personal and certified cheques and money orders.
How is the product shipped? How long for delivery?
All Medical Cannabis products are shipped via Canada Post or Courier. Delivery is usually between 2-5 business days.
Is my Medical Cannabis partially covered by ODSP and/or CPP?
To establish if you are eligible for ODSP or CPP, please refer to your Licensed Producer. Each Licensed Producer has their own policy and various pricing options.
How do I get a copy of my prescription?
Patients can request a written note from the prescribing Physician, but copies of the Medical Document (prescription) are not issued at this time.
How should I be taking my medical cannabis?
Patients can choose to vaporize or make edibles with their Cannabis. They may also choose to take Cannabis oil, which is available from a select group of producers. TealValley does not recommend smoking Cannabis. If you have additional questions about taking your Cannabis please call our customer care line.
How much Cannabis can I order, and posses at one time?
Every patient is legally allowed to posses up to 150 grams, or 30 times their daily limit, whichever is the lesser of the two.
Is Medical Cannabis legal to carry and what do I do when I’m travelling, can I drive after taking Medical Cannabis?
Medical Cannabis is currently only legal in Canada. Travelling within Canada is allowed provided the patient can prove they have a Medical Cannabis prescription. Travelling with any form of cannabis to the United States or internationally is Illegal.
How should I prove that I am a registered medical marijuana patient (to a policeman, or employer)?
When your Medical Cannabis product arrives, you will receive a labeled container indicating that you are a patient who legally possesses Medical Cannabis.
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