Is medical cannabis for you?

If you’re considering whether medical cannabis can help with your unmet medical need, here’s some information to get you started.

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The Spectrum Therapeutics Framework

The Spectrum Framework is a straightforward colour-coding system that simplifies the understanding of medical cannabis. This helps healthcare professionals and patients communicate clearly about product selection.

Steps to get medical cannabis

Talk to your doctor

Consult with your doctor about whether medical cannabis is right for you. If appropriate, they will complete a Medical Document for you, authorizing the use of medical cannabis, and send it to Spectrum Therapeutics.

Register with us

Fill out a Registration Form. We will process your Medical Document and Registration Form within 24 hours of receipt.

Start ordering

You'll receive a confirmation email, at which point you may place your first order online or by phone.

What is medical cannabis used for?

Your healthcare professional may authorize medical cannabis to relieve symptoms associated with a variety of conditions that have not responded to conventional medical treatments.

Chronic neuropathic pain that impacts your daily activity or impairs your mobility.

Mood disorders such as anxiety, which are common in patients with chronic pain.

Sleep disturbances and clinical insomnia, made worse by pain and anxiety.

Choosing the right product for you


Softgels are filled with extracted cannabis resin dissolved in coconut-derived, non-GMO, medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil in a dosed form. They offer you a convenient and discreet option for your medication.


Available in Red, Blue, and Yellow.


Cannabis resin, containing cannabinoids and other active compounds, is extracted from cannabis flowers that have undergone thermal decarboxylation, then diluted with coconut-derived, non-GMO, medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil to make an ingestible product. This allows you to know exactly how much THC and CBD you are taking in each dose.

Dried flowers

Whole flowers from female cannabis plants are harvested, the stems and leaves are trimmed, and the flowers are dried to a specific moisture content. Milled cannabis contains the same active ingredients as dried whole flowers and is ready for use in a vapourizer.

What are cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are the main active ingredients in medical cannabis. They are produced by the human body, found in plants, or can be manufactured in a laboratory for use in prescription medications. THC and CBD are the two most commonly discussed cannabinoids.


THC (Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol) is responsible for many of the pharmacological effects of medical cannabis, and may be helpful to relieve pain and nausea, help with sleep disorders, and improve appetite. It can cause euphoria.


CBD (cannabidiol) may be helpful for reducing inflammation, seizures, and anxiety and to improve sleep. It is not known to cause the intoxicating, euphoric effects that THC does. In fact, it may help reduce these effects.

Searching for a doctor?

Talking to a healthcare professional can help determine if medical cannabis is right for you.

Get answers to your questions

Our FAQs will answer your questions about medical cannabis, registering and ordering, our products, safety, quality assurance, and pricing.

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