Demand for medical marijuana ‘accelerating’

Note: Ronan Levy, director of Canadian Cannabis Clinics, said the company plans to open a clinic in Sudbury. An exact site for the clinic remains to be confirmed, but it will likely be downtown and operating this month. The Sudbury clinic will be 13th one in Ontario for the company, which is the country’s largest operator of clinics specializing in medical cannabis.

While the concentration of medicinal marijuana dispensaries is mainly in downtown Toronto, access to the drug isn’t just exclusively for those living in the 416 area code.

Canadian Cannabis Clinics has sparked up 11 locations throughout the GTA — including one recently in Mississauga — and southern Ontario since September 2014.

The clinics hook up people who suffer from legitimate ailments with prescriptions for medicinal pot. Patients rely on licensed growers — approved by Health Canada — for their weed.

Ronan Levy, director and general consul for the clinics, speaks about how

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