Canopy Growth partners with Ontario Long Term Care Association to develop medical cannabis pilot study for seniors

Canopy Growth Corporation recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Spectrum Cannabis has partnered with the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) by way of an unrestricted educational grant to pursue the development and implementation of a long-term care (LTC) medical cannabis pilot study and care pathway for utilization in Ontario long-term care homes.

The six-month pilot aims to measure how medical cannabis use can potentially displace other, less-desirable therapeutics for both pain and cognitive function for residents in a select group of homes.

 

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Development and implementation of the pilot will be coordinated by the OLTCA with Canopy Growth providing all product from its Spectrum Cannabis brand. Key components of the four-phase program include: the initial recruiting of long-term care homes; identifying physicians to create a care pathway for the use of medical cannabis in LTC; providing education tools for frontline staff and clinicians delivering care to residents; evaluating quality of life, clinical

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