BRAMPTON — The e-commerce platform, Shoppers Drug Mart for the sale of medicinal cannabis has been launched on Tuesday, a month after Health Canada had authorized the retailer to sell this product online.
The product information is available at the national level, but Shoppers Drug Mart, well known in Quebec under the name Pharmaprix, may not initially sell medicinal cannabis to patients in Ontario.
Patients will be required to submit a medical document similar to a prescription to a pharmacy, ontario to begin the process.
Specialist advisers will contact then the patients, check their medical history and provide support for online registration and the selection of products.
Shoppers Drug Mart indicates have signed procurement agreements with 10 licensed producers of dried cannabis and cannabis oil. It will also provide products and medical devices.