The government of Canada places a high value on the well-being of its veterans compared to their neighors to the South. One of the ways it sought to show this is by setting up a reimbursement policy for the medical use of cannabis by veterans. This policy was implemented after input from all concerned stakeholders and medical experts. However, since its inception, the amount incurred by the government for the policy has increased at an exceptional rate. Read on as we explain how Canada spent $135 million in the last fiscal year on medical cannabis for veterans.