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Veterans Affairs scales back reimbursement for medical marijuana

Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) announced earlier this week that it plans to scale back their reimbursement program of medical marijuana from ten grams to three grams per day or the equivalent value for fresh cannabis and cannabis oil.

Veterans currently being reimbursed for ten grams per day of dried marijuana will be grandfathered...

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Shedding Light on the Effects of Addiction During Addictions Week

It is estimated that close to six million Canadians will meet the criteria for substance use disorder at some point in their lives.

To shed light on an issue that affects so many Canadians, including members of the Canadian Armed Forces and veterans, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) is leading the...

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Reducing Mental Illness Stigma in the CAF through Frank and Open Dialogue

For decades, Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH), has shed a spotlight on the reality of mental illness. This year, from Oct. 2 to Oct. 8, MIAW is once again seeking to de-stigmatize mental illness, and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) intends to...

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