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Cost of needing cannabis

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15.07.2019

Many crash victims are left with some level of chronic symptoms after running the gamut of therapies.

Chronic symptoms can include discomfort and pain, sleep disorders and psychological impacts.

Many get relief from the chemical compounds in cannabis.

Cannabis isn’t cheap.

In one case, Carrilo v Deschutter, 2018 BCSC 2134. a medical specialist had prescribed a medical cannabis program consisting of a topical cream, tincture oil and oral capsule estimated to cost a total of approximately $4,500.

At some point, ICBC might start reimbursing the expense of cannabis just like they do for prescription medications. But until they do, injured victims will either go without important pain relief or be significantly out of pocket.

Crash victims who were not at fault in a........

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