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Veterans Affairs Canada MMJ UPDATE POLICY - Partial Victory for Veterans.

Veterans Affairs Canada has **backed off from requiring both a pain and psychiatrist** if you have both a physical and psychological condition as of May 15th.

Updated Article
"When both chronic pain and a psychiatric condition are present, additional documentation will be required from either a medical specialist in the treatment of chronic pain or a psychiatrist."

Past Article
When both chronic pain and a psychiatric diagnosis are present, additional documentation will be required from a medical specialist in chronic pain as well as from a psychiatrist. Both medical specialists must be in agreement for approval of reimbursement.

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/about-us/policy/document/2461