Dr. Caroline MacCallum

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So far Dr. Caroline MacCallum has created 11 blog entries.

Maclean’s- Are there any after-effects or hangovers to cannabis?

So who’s right? “It all depends on how you’re using it and if you’re using too much,” says Dr. Caroline MacCallum, medical director of Greenleaf Medical Clinic in Vancouver. A medical patient, for example, will likely start with 1 to 2.5 mg dose of THC, slowly build up their tolerance and never experience a weed [...]

By Maclean's|2021-03-02T08:13:45+00:00October 10th, 2018|

CBC- Phasing out medical cannabis would leave pediatric patients in the lurch

By: Jenna Valleriani & Caroline MacCallum, September 8, 2018 for CBC News Physicians in Canada are prescribing cannabis. They have been doing so for years, and will likely continue to do so after recreational cannabis is legalized this fall. But the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) says that doctors in Canada want to see the phasing out of [...]

By CBC|2021-03-02T08:15:15+00:00September 8th, 2018|

Canadian Living- 5 common myths and misconceptions about cannabis use

As cannabis is legalized in Canada, we know you have questions—and we know there’s a lot of misinformation out there. We sat down with two doctors to chat about cannabis usage. CAN CANNABIS SMOKE BE WORSE THAN SMOKING TOBACCO? WHY DO SOME PEOPLE GET ANXIOUS WHEN THEY CONSUME CANNABIS AND OTHERS ARE MORE RELAXED? CAN [...]

By Canadian Living|2021-03-02T08:15:42+00:00August 17th, 2018|

How Canada legalising recreational marijuana could vault country to forefront of cannabis research

Medical marijuana studies are set to explode in Canada after the use and sale of cannabis become legal in October. It is only the second country, after Uruguay, to fully legalise the drug for recreational purposes Caroline MacCallum, a Vancouver-based internal medicine specialist, has focused on complex pain at a number of hospitals. She is [...]

By SCMP|2021-03-02T08:16:12+00:00July 15th, 2018|

Arthritis Society to launch employer toolkit for medical cannabis coverage

As a forward-thinking advocate for the needs of Canadians living with arthritis and related chronic pain conditions, the Arthritis Society today announced that it is leading the way by introducing a program and toolkit to help employers cover the costs of cannabis for medical purposes for employees through their company-sponsored employee benefit plans. The Arthritis [...]

By Arthritis Society|2021-03-02T08:18:39+00:00February 13th, 2018|
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