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Does OHIP Cover Medical Marijuana?

In this post, we'll discuss if medical cannabis is covered by provincial health insurance programs or private insurance. We'll also go over alternative options to save money on your medication.

Does OHIP Cover Medical Marijuana?

The short answer: Medical marijuana appointments with a qualified doctor are covered by OHIP. However, the medical marijuana you are prescribed—and cannabis-related devices such as vaporizers—are not covered by OHIP.

Medical cannabis doesn’t have a DIN (drug identification number) yet. For this reason, it isn’t covered by OHIP and other provincial health insurance programs. However, some exceptions may apply to synthetic marijuana medications, such as Nabilone (Cesamet®).

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