CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A father and son in Chesterfield are serving to sufferers hook up with regulated, medical-grade marijuana via telehealth.
Scott Fiore and his father, Dr. Steven Fiore, began CannabisMD Telemed in January.
Their brick-and-mortar workplace is positioned at 1230 Alverser Drive in Midlothian, however their employees conducts almost all their appointments nearly.
“Most of our sufferers are literally not what folks would anticipate,” Scott defined. “They’re folks at their wits finish which can be simply on the lookout for some kind of remedy that simply wish to take pleasure in life like everybody else.”
The corporate provides telehealth appointments to help Virginia residents with making use of for a medical marijuana card via the Virginia Division of Well being.
Scott Fiore advised CBS 6 that they’ve helped sufferers affected by a variety of illnesses from nervousness to persistent ache.
“The overwhelming majority of our sufferers have extreme medical situations. Many instances, they’ve tried all types of commonplace remedy and a few of these tales will carry tears to your eyes. It’s actually emotional a few of the unintended effects these folks have had, how poor their high quality of their life is,” he recalled.
Medical marijuana might help these prescribed opioids discover a substitute for residing with their sickness.
“There’s this large discouragement from docs prescribing opioids due to the unintended effects and the dependancy potential,” Scott said. “Many of those sufferers are discovering out they will cut back and even cease their opioid medicine and take hashish as a substitute and so they’re having far fewer unintended effects and it really works even higher.”
Dr. Steven Fiore, MD is registered with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy to certify sufferers for medical hashish remedy.
The price of an appointment is $99 and also you have to be a Virginia resident to qualify.
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