After the Liberal government announced plans to legalize recreational pot use next spring, what started out as initial excitement turned into confusion as marijuana dispensaries started popping up across Toronto under the guise of providing more options for medical marijuana users.
While police shut down many of them, for medical marijuana patients, dispensaries were a welcome change from the inconvenient way they used to obtain their prescription.
Currently, patients have to receive a prescription, called an authorization, from a doctor that says how much marijuana — and at what strength — they can access per month, which they then have to mail to a licensed producer. Only then can they purchase the prescription online from a single licensed producer.
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