FAQ

What is your cancellation policy?

If a patient wishes to cancel or re-book their appointment it must be done so within 1 full week prior to their appointment date. Failure to cancel or re-book within this time period will subject you to a non-refundable charge. Cancellations and re-bookings can only be done by speaking to our staff in person or by telephone. E-mails and voice mails will not be accepted. No exceptions.

Do you offer payment plans?

We do not offer payment plans. You are however welcome to pay in increments up until the time of your appointment.

What qualifies me for an appointment at Greenleaf?

You must have a pre-diagnosed eligible condition done so by a Canadian physician or specialist within the past 12 months. All patients must have a physician following your primary care. You must be over the age of 25.

Do you handle all my documentation to a licensed commercial producer?

Although a patient is responsible for completing their documentation we do review, correct, make copies of and send all documentation to the licensed commercial producer of your choice by courier. Any changes such as an address change after your application has been approved will be responsibility of the patient.

How long will it take for me to get a appointment?

On average the process is 2 – 4 weeks. This is dependant on when we receive your paperwork and records from your medical office.

Will your Doctor sign additional prescriptions, paperwork or take me on as a long-term patient?

No. We only handle MMPR applications. We can assist you however with your renewal.

I need to see a specialist, how can I do this?

You will need to see your family Doctor and request a referral to see a specialist. Don’t have a family Doctor? You can also do this within your local walk-in medical clinic.

What is the daily dosage your doctor will recommend?

While the daily gram per day amount does vary patient to patient our clinic does not sign applications for over 5 grams per day. No exceptions.

I am not located in Langley, BC. How can I have my appointment?

For all patients that are not available for a walk-in appointment we can conduct your appointment by tele-medicine (VSee). Your family doctor or specialist will be notified of your prescription in writing after your appointment.

Does my health care plan cover costs for this appointment?

Cost for the appointment is income tax deductible and you will receive an invoice upon your appointment. Medical plans do not cover the cost of this medication or appointment. If you are a member of Veterans Affairs please inform our office staff at time of booking. 

How do I obtain my medication after I am legal? What does it cost?

You will obtain your medication from the legal licensed commercial producer that you have registered with. Prices vary from $3.00-$12.00 per gram depending on your own personal needs.

For a list of all producers please review here:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/info/list-eng.php

What is the minimum age requirement to be a license holder?

There is no age requirement for the program itself. Within our clinic patients under the age of 25 will be reviewed on a case by case basis and will require a physicians referral prior to chart review.

How long will it take for my prescription to become approved with my licensed producer?

All licensed commercial producers have their own approval time line. The approval can take a few days to a few weeks.