'A lot of people need our help here': PEI medical marijuana wellness centre growing rapidly

A company that helps people access and use medical marijuana says the demand for its services in Charlottetown is steadily increasing. 

Since January, Marijuana for Trauma's operations manager Eldon Bennett says the number of clients at the Charlottetown office has doubled, from 300 to 600.

Marijuana for Trauma

In January, Marijuana for Trauma moved to a bigger location inside this office building on Allen Street. (Steve Bruce/CBC)

"A lot of people need our help here," said Bennett.

"We've been able to keep up with the demand, but I think in the near future we'll be hiring another employee to help out. It's getting very busy here."

More doctors referring patients 

The Charlottetown branch of Marijuana for Trauma opened a year ago, initially to offer military veterans advice and assistance in legally obtaining the right medical marijuana to help them deal with PTSD or chronic pain. 


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