Redefining Relief – Telemedicine
Opticann has partnered with Releave Therapeutics to offer our patients a quick and easy way to connect with a healthcare practitioner for an assessment to see if medical cannabis is right for you.
Book a FREE Virtual Clinic Consultation
Releave’s team of general practitioners, pain specialists and psychiatrists are compassionate, and knowledgeable experts, with one goal in mind: to help people. Their nurse practitioners share this goal and are there to help support you through the intake process and follow-up process, as well as provide cannabis education.
How to Get Your Medical Document
A Medical Document is a form, similar to a prescription, completed by a licensed healthcare practitioner (physician or nurse practitioner) which authorizes a patient’s use of medical cannabis in Canada. To purchase medical cannabis in Canada from Opticann, first submit your registration application then provide your signed Medical Document to Opticann to complete your patient registration.
If you do not have a healthcare practitioner, we have made the process easy to quickly obtain your Medical Document online through Releave, our trusted partner clinic. Simply follow these 3 easy steps.
Book a consultation from the privacy and comfort of your own home. There is no fee and no doctor referral is required. Telehealth services are fully covered by your provincial health plan. Have your provincial Health Card ready for the intake form.
Talk to a Physician
A licensed physician from Releave will call you to discuss if medical cannabis is right for you, an a clinic educator will help answer any questions on formats and dosing. The clinic will submit your completed Medical Document to us directly.
Once we have received both your registration application and signed Medical Document, your account will be verified and you will receive a welcome email and/or phone call with your Patient ID. You can then login to our Patient Portal and start shopping.
What to Expect from Your Consultation
A telemedicine consultation with Releave typtically takes approximately 15 minutes.
This can be done from the comfort of your own home or anywhere you can find a quiet, private space. Schedule a time that is convenient for you.
A licensed physician from Releave will call you at your appointment time. The physician will determine your eligibility and discuss your conditions, products, any drug interactions, and dosing. A clinic educator will follow up at a scheduled time with you to help answer any questions you may have about medical cannabis. Once your assessment is completed, they will fax us your completed Medical Document.