Medical Marijuana for Pain
Toronto Poly Clinic provides an Evidence-Based Medical Cannabis Opioid Reduction Program: MCORP. Proper use of Medical Cannabis based on the current evidence and guides along with proper opioid tapering schedule based on the Canadian National Opioid Guidelines and Mental Wellness support.
Medical Marijuana Research for conditions not responding to other treatments:
Toronto Poly Clinic is now accepting candidates for participation in an Ethics Board approved long term observational study on effects and side effects of Medical Marijuana in Chronic Non Cancer population. Toronto Poly Clinic follows guides provided by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the College of Physicians and surgeons of Ontario for use of Medical Marijuana in design and conduction of this study. Patients can contact their family doctors to be referred for consideration of participating in this study.
Subject Selection and Withdrawal criterias:
Subject withdrawal criteria:
Participants are free to withdraw from the study anytime they wish. Besides, if any patient display side effects from MM, this patient will be excluded from the study.
Dr. Kevin ROD the principal investigator of this study has extensive experience in conducting clinical trials on new medications. For example Toronto Poly Clinic conducted five of the multi-center clinical trials of the newest opioid medication: Tepentadol and was the largest Canadian recruiter center for these studies. Dr. ROD has also a long history of performing medical investigations on the quality assurance of physician prescribing practices for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. As a result he is well familiar with the standards of practice in prescribing controlled substances. Dr. ROD of is hoping by conducting ethical high standard medical research on Medical Cannabis we can have a better understanding about effects and side effects of this substance in the hopes of finding better ways to help our patients. Participation is free of charge to patients.
Toronto Poly Clinic does not engage in the unethical practice of accepting referral fees from Licensed Producers for referring patients or prescribing medical marijuana to patients by way of providing medical documents or any other means.