Unifor and Aleafia Health Enter Exclusive Agreement to Support Medical Cannabis Coverage for Members


<![CDATA[TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PRESS RELEASE — Unifor and Aleafia Health Inc. have entered into an exclusive 10-year agreement to support union members, retirees and their eligible dependents who receive medical cannabis insurance coverage through Unifor’s collective bargaining agreements."Unifor members across the country deserve access to the benefits of medical cannabis coverage through their benefits. As a union, we will support our local bargaining committees to add this coverage where possible," said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President.The agreement supports a historic breakthrough in access to legal cannabis in Canada.Aleafia brings unique national scale, organization and expertise to provide union members, retirees and their eligible dependents with access to medical cannabis product insurance reimbursement and physician-led cannabinoid therapy.“This agreement will provide thousands of union members and their families with improved and affordable access to medical cannabis care, and ultimately be one of the largest breakthroughs in patient access since the early days of legalization in Canada,” said Geoffrey Benic, Aleafia Health CEO. “Our dedicated team of medical professionals and program managers are excited to begin working directly with Unifor members and launching this program.”Through its subsidiaries, Aleafia Health provides an enhanced level of service not available through any other Canadian cannabis company. Members will receive a customized wellness regime, including cannabis education, virtual physician consultation, medical authorization, when appropriate, product ordering and scheduled home delivery, all in one business day.Physician Expertise: Aleafia Health is a pioneer in cannabinoid therapy in Canada, providing care to over 75,000 unique patients. This has also provided actionable data on best practices on dosing, modes of intake, strain selection and patient safety, resulting in peer reviewed research published in medical journals. Best in class electronic medical records systems also allow close collaboration between Canabo physicians and Unifor members’ family doctor.Virtual Consultation: Canabo today…

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