CannTrust and Well.ca to Launch Online Cannabis Education Portal

Published: May 28, 2019

CannTrust and Well.ca to Launch Online Cannabis Education Portal

CannTrust Holdings Inc. has launched a cannabis education portal with Well.ca. This resource is available to Ontario residents through Well.ca, with additional provinces to launch soon. Well.ca will serve as a resource and education centre for those interested in exploring medical cannabis, leveraging content, insights and expertise from CannTrust’s medical business. CannTrust services more than 70,000 medical cannabis patients and has earned the trust of health care professionals across the country.

Interested Canadians will be directed from the Well.ca website to O Cannabis (OCannabisClinic.com/well) to schedule a virtual consultation with a nurse educator to determine if medical cannabis is an appropriate treatment option. Patients who receive a medical document can then register with the Licensed Producer of their choice to purchase medical cannabis.

“Our goal is that every Canadian has access to credible, balanced information and advice about medical cannabis,” said Peter Aceto, CEO of CannTrust. “At CannTrust, the medical market has always been our primary focus and this relationship with Well.ca further establishes our commitment to leading innovation and our belief in the powerful medicinal value of cannabis.”

In the most recent National Cannabis Survey, Canadians identified quality, safety, accessibility and the ability to purchase online as main factors taken into consideration when making cannabis purchases. The new telemedicine offering addresses many of these concerns by combining the strengths and capabilities of Well.ca, CannTrust and O Cannabis.

“We are constantly looking to partner with companies that share our vision of bringing together clinical knowledge, process expertise and accessible resources to improve the quality of healthcare,” says Rebecca McKillican, CEO of Well.ca. “Through this strategic partnership with CannTrust, we look forward to bringing their medical cannabis expertise into our robust healthcare network.”

Well.ca recently launched a new patient education portal, providing patients with a trusted source for therapeutic guidance on new and emerging approaches to care. Through this portal, patients will be able to virtually connect with wellness professionals for a variety of personalized services, including medical cannabis, conveniently delivered through video in the comfort of home.

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