Medical Marijuana Group (MMG) is an expert legal and medical consulting services firm. We are a physician based organization that provides a comprehensive service package to completely manage patients’ clinical and litigation needs associated with cannabinoid therapy. As a result of the need for litigation-sensitive, cannabis patient assessment, treatment, product delivery and long term patient management, MMG offers a suite of services to assist Lawyers, Rehab Professionals, Case Managers, Social Workers, Life Care Planners, Psychologists, Family Physicians, Physiotherapists and 3rd Party Insurance Companies in managing their respective patient populations and case file requirements.
MMG is made up of a diverse team of Health Care, Legal and Insurance professionals trained and experienced in the management of patients using cannabis therapy.
In addition to Physician services, MMG provides assistance in procuring Medical Legal Reports and Independent Medical Examinations (IME's) required to facilitate a patient’s maximum medical recovery. MMG will complete treatment plans for submission to the insurer including Auto, LTD, 3rd Party Medical and Worker’s Compensation.
MMG offers continuity of care with patient services such as cannabis education as well as guidance on strain selection and methods of consumption.
Our mission is to provide injured individuals with the medicine they need as well as the documentation their lawyers require to ensure the successful resolution of their financial claim.


  • "MMG provided all the help I needed to get my medical marijuana covered by my auto insurer."
    Linda D
  • "After my car accident, I was in excruciating pain. The medications I was prescribed gave me insomnia and severe digestive issues. The staff at MMG understood my frustrations. Thanks to their knowledge and professionalism, I was able to access a high CBD strain of medical marijuana that continues to alleviate my pain and enable me to function in my day-to-day."
    Carl M
  • "My personal research into the benefits of cannabis began two years ago. Recently with MMG's help I obtained my medical marijuana card because of osteophyte (bone spurs) in my knees. Years of running & weight training. However, in the short time I started ingesting coconut cannabis oil, my knee pain has become minimal. I can bend to a squat position & not have an overwhelming burning sensation in my knees. Years of glucosamine did nothing. I tested cannabis and confirmed it works for me. I'm convinced it can benefit others..."   
    Karen D

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is medical marijuana?
Medical marijuana is a prescription drug consisting of the dried buds of the female cannabis plant. The active ingredient is THC, a cannabinoid, which interacts with the system in the brain involved with pain transmission. Marijuana provides relief from several serious symptoms such as severe pain, chronic nausea, loss of appetite, muscle spasms and others.
Who should avoid marijuana?
Patients with a history of heart disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or other disease of the airways, drug or alcohol abuse or dependence, or a serious mental disorder, such as schizophrenia should all consult their doctor before trying medical marijuana. You should also avoid marijuana if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, planning to get pregnant, or if you are allergic to any cannabinoid.
Am I eligible to receive medical marijuana?
If you are 18 years of age or older, a resident of Canada, and suffer from a serious medical condition that causes chronic pain, chronic nausea, appetite loss, sleep disorders, muscle spasms or seizures, you may be eligible to receive medical marijuana. The best way to understand if medical marijuana can help your specific condition is to talk to a knowledgeable doctor about your treatment needs.
How do I get a medical document to receive medical marijuana?
The first step in acquiring your medical document is to talk to a doctor or nurse practitioner. They will help you determine your treatment needs, and how to complete a medical document to be sent to the licensed producer of your choice. Health Canada has a four step guideline to help you (, but we are also here to help you through the process!
For what conditions is medical marijuana useful for?
The body of research supporting the treatment of specific conditions is constantly growing and changing. To date, the most common conditions treated with Cannabis include: Chronic Pain Arthritis/Inflammatory conditions Crohn’s Disease/Colitis/IBS PTSD Anxiety Depression Insomnia Stress Brain Injury Alzheimers/ALS Autism Cancer Brain Tumor MS HIV RCPS (aka RSD) Epilepsy
How long will it take to receive medical marijuana?
Provided you and your doctor complete the medical document and submit it to your preferred licensed producer, there should be minimal delay in receiving your medical marijuana. Since the production abilities and customer service of the licensed producers can vary, it is important to select a licensed producer that will be able to delivery product to you in a timely fashion. We are here to help you find the licensed producer that is best for you!
How should I approach my doctor about medical marijuana?
The best approach is to be as informed as possible about your potential treatments, their side effects, and what you want to get out of your treatment. Using our website as a resource can help you achieve this, and being open and honest with your doctor is always the best approach. If you find your doctor is closed to the idea of medical marijuana, we are here to help you as best we can!
Can I carry medical marijuana with me on trips outside Canada?
At this time, most other countries do not allow marijuana use or possession for any purpose. It is definitely not a good idea to carry marijuana while travelling internationally.
What are the side effects of marijuana use?
The side effects of marijuana vary quite a bit among different strains of Cannabis and different people. Negative effects range from drowsiness and loss of focus to agitation leading to fear and paranoia. Such effects are temporary and go away within a few hours. Smoking marijuana carries many of the same risks as smoking cigarettes and is not advisable. Because of the adverse health effects of smoking, other methods of ingesting marijuana are preferable.
How does one take medical marijuana?
There are many methods of ingesting marijuana including eating, drinking, vaporizing and smoking. We also have techniques and recipes for preparing marijuana in edible forms, in tinctures and for vaporization. To get a detailed guide on how to safely and effectively ingest medical marijuana, email us at for a free PDF guide.
Is there a minimum age to participate in the MMPR program?
The current regulations only allow for those 18 years of age or older. There are extenuating circumstances we will take into consideration. If your children have serious conditions that may benefit from medical marijuana you should speak to your doctor, or contact us.
How should I approach my doctor about medical marijuana?
The best approach is to be as informed as possible about your potential treatments, their side effects, and what you want to get out of your treatment. Using our website as a resource can help you achieve this, and being open and honest with your doctor is always the best approach. If you find your doctor is closed to the idea of medical marijuana, we are here to help you as best we can!
Can you use marijuana while on other medication?
Some pain medications have been proven to be more effective in combination with marijuana. However, with all medication, different combinations can have unpredictable effects. You should always consult your doctor before combining any medications.
Is marijuana legal?
Marijuana is still a controlled substance, and possession of marijuana for recreational purposes is a criminal offence. Marijuana is only legal when used by an authorized patient for medical purposes.
What’s the difference between Sativa and Indica?
There are two basic types of Cannabis plants, Sativa and Indica. Sativas are taller plants originating from Mexico, Columbia and Southeast Asia. Sativas usually have a higher THC content and cause a stimulating, uplifting effect. Indicas are shorter, dense plants originating from Afghanistan, Morocco, Tibet, etc. Indicas have a more sedative or relaxing effect and can be used for anxiety reduction. Within these two types of Cannabis exist many sub-types or strains of Sativa and Indica. Many of these strains are given seemingly odd or interesting names, usually based on a slang description.
How much marijuana do you need to take, and how often do you take it?
Medical marijuana prescriptions vary depending on the patient’s condition and the strain of marijuana. Your doctor can help you determine the right dosage for your situation. The average use of marijuana for medical purposes is from 1 to 3 grams per day. If you are just beginning to use marijuana, you should start with a small dose and increase it gradually until you reach a comfortable level. The limit set by the MMPR is 30 times the daily quantity of dried marijuana indicated by your doctor on your medical document OR 150 grams – whichever is less.
How do I store my medical marijuana?
Always store your marijuana in a cool, dry and above all SECURE place. Consider using a safe or other locked secure container to store your medicine. Ensure that any edible product is also well marked and secured against mistaken identity.
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