Watch: Medical marijuana 420 Clinic opens in Calgary

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Watch above: Heather Yourex takes you on a tour of the 420 Clinic, Calgary’s first facility dedicated to helping patients access medicinal marijuana.

CALGARY – Alberta’s first medical clinic solely dedicated to providing access to medical marijuana officially opened Wednesday in Calgary’s Inglewood neighbourhood.

The 420 Clinic is not a dispensary, and no marijuana will be kept on site.  Instead, the clinic will help patients navigate new federal rules around how medical marijuana can be accessed.

“Basically a patient will come here and we help them through the Health Canada process,” explained Jeff Mooij, director of operations for the 420 Clinic, in a past interview.

Under Health Canada’s medical marijuana program, patients must first obtain a medical document from a qualified healthcare practitioner.  In Alberta, only physicians are able to provide such a document.  Once a document is obtained, patients must register as a client with a licensed producer before...

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