Main Differences Between Medical Cannabis and Recreational Dispensaries
Medical cannabis is authorized by a Physician or Nurse Practitioner obtained through Health Canada approved Licensed Producers.
Legal recreational cannabis is often used for enjoyment or self medicating and is obtain through legal dispensaries overseen by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)
Illegal recreational cannabis is obtained from ilicit dispensaries or growers not authorized through Health Canada.
Medical cannabis allows for guidance and support form a medical professional, strict quality and safety standards of products, prioritizes CBD dominant products, and may be eligible for insurance coverage or compassionate pricing discount. You can claim all medical cannabis expenses on your taxes.
Dispensaries offers no medical guidence or support, no insurance coverage, production selction may differ from the medical market with lower CBD concentrations and more THC products available.