Eliminate All Tax on Medical Cannabis

Eliminate All Tax on Medical Cannabis

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Let the government know taxing medical cannabis is wrong. Join the #DontTaxMedicine campaign and make your voice heard TODAY.

On November 10th, the Department of Finance announced a proposal to apply excise tax to both non-medical and medical cannabis. With a lack of insurance coverage and GST/HST already applied to medical cannabis, this proposal will lead to further affordability challenges for patients using cannabis for medical purposes. Medical cannabis must be treated as other prescribed medicines and accordingly be exempt from ALL taxes.

Take action now:

Learn more about CFAMM.

Let the government know taxing medical cannabis is wrong. Join the #DontTaxMedicine campaign and make your voice heard TODAY.

On November 10th, the Department of Finance announced a proposal to apply excise tax to both non-medical and medical cannabis. With a lack of insurance coverage and GST/HST already applied to medical cannabis, this proposal will lead to further affordability challenges for patients using cannabis for medical purposes. Medical cannabis must be treated as other prescribed medicines and accordingly be exempt from ALL taxes.

Take action now:

Learn more about CFAMM.

Tell the government: #DontTaxMedicine

Taxing medical cannabis is wrong. Don't wait - make your voice heard right now and send a letter to the government. Be sure to add your personal experience to the letter.   

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Share something about your own story to make it personal, such as...

  • How has cannabis helped? 
  • What affordability challenges do you have today?
  • How will further costs impact your health? 

Note: your letter will be sent to your local MP, provincial senators, the Finance and Health ministers, MP Bill Blair, and Finance Canada's consultation email on the excise tax proposal.