Medical cannabis coverage granted to UBC Okanagan students


March 19, 2018 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ News


Students at UBC’s Okanagan (UBCO) campus will soon be able to get medical cannabis covered by their student health insurance plan.

The university’s students’ union has approved a pilot project to test the coverage of medical cannabis starting Sept. 1, 2018. They are the second post-secondary students’ union in Canada to take this step.

In 2015, the students’ union at the University of Waterloo agreed to cover medical cannabis under its health plan.

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