Can’t I Just Go To A Store And Ask A Budtender For Help?

First, what is a budtender? A budtender is a person who works at a cannabis shop. To work at a cannabis shop, you must take a course put out by the province, in Ontario it’s called CanSell, this is similar to Ontario’s alcohol serving certificate Smart Serve. Budtenders can tell you about products, but they cannot recommend nor are they allowed to help you dose product based on health concerns.

What Does An Appointment Look Like?

First I would take a detailed health and food history, to determine our starting point. We would discuss your health goals to determine the appropriateness of cannabis and how it can help you for your specific needs.

I Am A Mom, Should I Be Using Cannabis?

Do you drink wine to brush off a hard day? Then yes, you could also be incorporating cannabis into your health routine, neither make you a bad mother. Cannabis can help you relieve pain, anxiety or depression so you can be more present for your kids or your partner or even your work. The right ratio of CBD:THC can help you concentrate and make you feel more present in your everyday.

I Am Pregnant / Breastfeeding, Should I Be Using Cannabis?

Not at this time, there isn’t enough evidence to suggest that it is either harmful or not harmful to your baby either through the placenta or breastmilk. However, this is a great time to start to think about options for when you can safely return to using cannabis and I can help give the information you need to make an informed choice.

What If My Children Find My Cannabis?

When you buy from the regulated online or in person stores through your province (and that is the only place you should be buying from), there are strict guidelines for packaging. All packaging must be labeled as THC and have childproof packaging. Always keep your Cannabis out of reach and hidden, if you require an extra layer of protection, keep it in the childproof packaging in the hard to reach cabinet or drawer (Even I have had difficulty figuring out how to open some packages).