Veterans advocate says let doctors decide on medical marijuana

As the federal government tries to come up with a pot policy for military veterans, one medical marijuana user has some advice: don’t limit how much prescription pot a veteran can eat, smoke or drink.

“I think there should be no cap and that every case should be judged on individual merit and that the doctor’s prescription is paramount,” said Mike Blais, president and founder of Canadian Veterans Advocacy.

Veterans Affairs currently covers the cost of up to 10 grams of medical marijuana per day for veterans. But in March, Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr said he was “shocked” to find his more at