Richmond Row welcomed a new neighbour interested in consultation and treatment involving medical cannabis.
The Ready to Go Clinic opened its doors on Friday afternoon, joined by partner GrowWise Health to cut the ribbon for its grand opening at 642 Richmond St. around 12:30 p.m.
According to Dr. Michael Hart, medical director for the clinic, his team will consult with potential patients to identify if treatment involving medical marijuana would effectively address their symptoms.
Following a detailed treatment form and consultations, patients are directed to GrowWise Health for education on treatment.
As the federal government determines regulations in order to legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use, the new clinic is confident it can help provide support to patients, Hart said.
Hart clarified that the treatment being offered by his clinic’s team will not have any psychoactive effects.
According to Saperia, federal regulations will help de-stigmatize marijuana and help Canadians understand the benefits of medical cannabis.
Hart decided to set up shop in London after finishing his residency at Western University.
According to Saperia, the team has received a lot of positive feedback from local residents.
The Ready to Go Clinic and GrowWise Health are looking to expand operations to the Greater Toronto Area while looking into new treatments to better address the needs of their patients.
Hart said the clinic is also looking into gaining access to IV vitamin drips and hopes to set up discussion sessions to help those dealing with mental health issues.