Member Testimonials

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Anxiety, Arthritis, Chronic pain, Head trauma/Brain injury, Mental health, Nausea, Sleep disorders

My name is Rob and I have been a member for almost 5 years now. I find the Po Chi good strong pain relief and it calms me down and helps me sleep too. I also had Reiki at the Wellness Centre with Edna for 2 1/2 years. I think the Compassion Club...

Arthritis, Chronic pain, Fibromyalgia, Nausea, Neuropathic Pain

I injured my spine in 2003 and have suffered with chronic pain, with the addition of other medical conditions, in the ensuing years. The first several years were spent forever adding, increasing, and changing drugs, and a few futile attempts at...

Anxiety

I have been using BCCCS for almost 2 years and the service and hospitality is something that has to be seen to be believed. It is truly a God send :)

 

 

Anxiety, Blood & circulation, Sleep disorders

In summer I frequently find myself suffering from heat exhaustion (over heating), and cannot cool down due to a heart problem brought on by a massive heart attack years back. I have found that marijuana eases the effects of heat exhaustion and...

Arthritis, Epilepsy, Seizure disorders, Sleep disorders

My experience with cannabis and alcohol: 

Chronic pain, Mental health

I have been a member since May 2005, and have over that time have had so much relief from my pain thanks to the people in distro as well as the wellness center. The medicine the club has is high quality and consistency, and the staff are always...

Colitis

Got colitis in spring 2000 and today I'm in excellent shape and not taking pharmaceutical poison. I do watch what I eat, and cannot say enough about the benefits of weed! It's a weed, and yet it is so powerful on the body's health. I stared early...

Diabetes, Glaucoma, Nausea, Neuropathic Pain, Sleep disorders

Helping with appetite is a must with type 1 diabetes. Not having food on schedule could be a disaster. Cannabis is the best way to control my appetite. Cannabis also supplies the fastest fix for nausea. (Good flavor is important here). ...

Hepatitis C, Mental health

I am suffering from both Hepatitis C and Bi-Polar Affective Disorder. The latter illness causes me to be in a constant state of stress and high anxiety, while the former results in various stomach problems such as pain, indigestion and appetite....

Arthritis, Glaucoma

I suffer from arthritis and glaucoma. Both these diseases are very painful, but through the use of cannabis I am able to control the pain and I can live a normal, full live; I am no longer bedridden and miserable. Cannabis is one of the least...

Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS

I have been diagnosed with HIV, and Hepatitis B and C. I am on a strict regimented daily intake of three HIV drugs (Crixivan, Stavudine and Lamivudine). Although these drugs have saved my life, I suffer terrible side effects from them. I get...

HIV/AIDS

I am a 28 year old responsible member of society who suffers daily with the AIDS virus. Upon being diagnosed in June of 1996, I began a strict drug schedule consisting of several strong anti-viral drugs, the side effects of which are almost as...

Multiple Sclerosis

I have Multiple Sclerosis which means I have extreme spastisity and pain in my muscles. Cannabis relaxes my muscles, alleviates the pain, reduces my spastisity and increases my appetite. I get my medicine from the BC Compassion Club Society...

Arthritis, Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, Mental health

In addition to being HIV positive, I suffer from Hepatitis B and C, arthritis, a peptic ulcer, a hyper thyroid and chronic depression. All of these conditions have debilitating symptoms such as wasting (extreme weight loss), night sweats,...

Chronic pain, HIV/AIDS, Nausea

I often experience nausea, neuropathy (pain in my feet, hands and legs), depression and lack of appetite because I am HIV positive. Without cannabis, I have to wait at least two hours after getting up before I eat because of nausea and a lack of...

Chronic pain, Mental health

I suffer from changing and unpredictable stiffness and pain in my joints, lower back, neck and shoulders. This pain contributes to my insomnia (I often cannot get to sleep until 3-5 a.m.), depression and poor appetite. Cannabis augments the...

Chronic pain, Mental health, Sleep disorders

I am 37 years of age, and I was born in Kitimat, BC. In January 1996, I was involved in a serious car accident which left me with acute back pain, depression, insomnia, nightmares and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I have tried a wide array of...

Chronic pain, HIV/AIDS, Nausea

I have been HIV positive for the past 18 years. The AIDS virus is a debilitating disease which results in symptoms such as nausea, peripheral neuropathy (pain in my legs, hands and feet), indigestion, weight loss and insomnia. I have tried all of...

Chronic pain, HIV/AIDS, Sleep disorders

I have been suffering from the HIV virus since I was 1 year old. The treatment I receive to fight this disease is quite harsh; I suffer from insomnia, and I often have no appetite. In addition to HIV, I suffer from hemophilia.

Cannabis...

Anxiety, Brain disorder, Mental health

I have cerebral and cerebellar organic brain disorder. This means that I have trouble walking, poor balance, problems with speech, poor short term concentration and I tire easily. My condition is permanent and progressive. I have also been...