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Veterans Support Program

At Starseed, we’re committed to delivering premium medical cannabis to our patients, establishing ourselves as industry pioneers who provide exceptional care and innovative solutions to the medical cannabis community.


Veterans’ Cannabis Coverage: Bridging Health Gaps

We proudly extend our medical program to veterans and active-duty service members through our Veterans Support Program. Our mission is simple:  to empower veterans nationwide with accessible treatment options, education, and support to make informed decisions about cannabis use.


Effortless Enrollment: Pre-Approval & Direct Billing

With our streamlined 3-step registration process, getting started is quick and easy. Once approved, we handle the direct billing process with Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC) for eligible products, eliminating upfront expenses.

Starseed also provides a network of knowledgeable healthcare professionals who specialize in medical cannabis. Whether you have questions about its efficacy, potential side effects, or integration into your treatment plan, our team is here to assist you every step of the way.

Registration Process


Affordable Access to Tailored Medical Cannabis

Starseed is dedicated to honouring and supporting veterans by providing affordable medical cannabis. In recognition of your service, we will cover up to 90 grams while you wait for approval, ensuring uninterrupted access.

Our commitment extends further by covering additional expenses beyond the maximum VAC reimbursement rate of $8.50 per gram for all eligible products.

Applying for VAC Coverage


Compassionate Pricing for Veteran Spouses and Active Military Personnel

Veteran spouses, still-serving military members, or veterans without a K number authorized to use medical cannabis will receive a 30% discount on all medical cannabis products in the Starseed store.


Empowering Patients through Education

At Starseed, we firmly believe in the power of knowledge. Explore resources on PTSD, Sleep, Chronic Pain, and more through our educational platform. We are dedicated to ongoing investment in innovative products, research initiatives, educational tools, and impactful partnerships. Our relentless commitment aims to provide practical solutions that enhance health outcomes for individuals across Canada.

Education Hub 



A Wide Range of Products

Starseed proudly offers a diverse range of premium medical cannabis products tailored to meet individual preferences and needs. Our comprehensive selection spans from topicals and convenient capsules to dried flower and vaporizers. Each product is expertly crafted with a commitment to purity, potency, and consistency.

Product Guide

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Our Top Priority: Dedicated Customer Care

Our dedicated Customer Care Team is specially trained to prioritize and promptly handle orders from veterans over the phone. If any challenges arise, our Veteran Care agents are ready to assist in providing ongoing support, ensuring a positive experience with medical cannabis.


Contact Us

Have questions? Contact our veterans support team.

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How to Read Product Labels
Medical cannabis labels contain important details about the products within the package. This is where you will find all the information you need to understand what you are consuming. Starting with the front label, here is a detailed guide on how to make sense of it: Front Label 1. Standardized Cannabis Symbol This symbol is required on the front of cannabis products that contain more than 10 micrograms per gram of THC. It is used to warn consumers that the product contains THC. The symbol is a white cannabis leaf inside a red hexagon, bearing the abbreviation “THC” on a black background. 2. Brand Name The Licensed Producer’s company brand name and logo. 3. Class of Cannabis The type or class of cannabis the product belongs to. This is the format of the cannabis product that is being purchased. The categories can include: · Dried Flower · Cannabis plant seeds · Vapes, Inhalers · Edible cannabis – soft chews, chewing gum, chocolates, etc. · Cannabis extracts – oils, softgels · Cannabis topicals – compounds, patches, lotions 4. Cannabis Cultivar/Product Name The name of the unique product that is in the package. It could be listed as the cannabis cultivar or the brand’s product name for the item. 5. THC and CBD The potency of the two primary cannabinoids, THC and CBD. To help consumers make informed decisions, the amounts are shown in two ways: · “THC” and “CBD” · “Total THC” and “Total CBD” When cannabinoids are exposed to heat or oxygen, a process called decarboxylation, they become activated. When cannabis is decarboxylated, its cannabinoid levels increase. The first numbers on the label, listed as “THC” and “CBD”, represent the active cannabinoid levels in the product. Dried cannabis will have a lower level of active cannabinoids because it has not been decarboxylated yet. The second set of numbers listed as “Total THC” and “Total CBD” represent the active cannabinoid levels in the product when it is ready for consumption. Oils, softgels, vapes, inhalers, soft chews and topicals will have the same numbers for both “THC” and “CBD”, and “Total THC” and “Total CBD” because the cannabinoids were activated during production and do not need to be decarboxylated further for consumption. For dried flower, this number will be higher because the cannabinoids will increase once heated. The amount of THC and CBD in a product can be presented in different ways: · Amount by weight: If a 7-gram package of dried cannabis is labeled as “THC 180 mg/g”, it means the entire package contains 1,260 mg of THC (180 mg multiplied by 7 g). · Amount by unit: If a package of 4 pieces of edible cannabis is labeled as “THC per unit 2.5 mg”, it means  the entire package contains 10 mg of THC (2.5 mg multiplied by 4 pieces). · Total amount: If a package of edible cannabis is labeled as “THC 10 mg”, it means  the entire package contains 10 mg of THC. · By activation: If an oral spray is labeled as “Total THC per activation 2.5 mg”, it means that 2.5 mg of THC will be dispensed per spray. Handy Tip - Converting potency from mg/g to %: Converting mg/g to % is simple – move the decimal point one spot to the left and you’ll determine the percentage of THC or CBD. For example, if the potency for dried flower is listed as 246 mg/g of Total THC, then it contains 24.6% THC. To do this conversion, always use the “Total THC” or “Total CBD” listed. 6. Standardized Health Warning: A message highlighted in yellow that includes a warning about the potential health risks and effects of using cannabis. All cannabis products must have a health warning message on the front of the product label. There are several health warning messages  created by Health Canada based on the most recent scientific research findings on cannabis. Back Label 1. How to open the package infographic Different styles of packaging can be difficult to open. The infographic is a step-by-step guide on how to open the packaging properly so that it can be resealed after use. 2. Class of cannabis product See #3. 3. Warning Statement All product labels need to indicate “KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN / TENIR HORS DE LA PORTÉE DES ENFANTS”. 4. Recommended storage conditions The recommended storage conditions such as temperature, light conditions, or humidity to ensure the product’s quality. 5. Expiry Date Expiry dates are used to communicate the stability of the product regarding potency. Edibles must have a durable life date (“best before”) if the quality of the product will degrade within 90 days of manufacturing. This does not mean the product expires or is unsafe for consumption after the date, but its potency, flavour, texture or freshness may have changed. 6. Licensed Producer’s Contact Information The contact details how to contact the Licensed Producer. 7. Net Weight and Number of Units / Dried Cannabis Equivalent The total weight of the product per package and per unit if applicable. The number of individual pieces that are within a package – such as 4 soft chews or 20 softgel capsules. Cannabis extracts and edibles will include the Dried Cannabis Equivalency on the label. This information can help you determine if you’re within the public possession limit of 30 grams. Medical cannabis patients may be authorized to carry up to 150 grams or a 30-day supply of dried cannabis or the equivalent, in addition to the 30 grams allowed for non-medical purposes. 8. Lot Number and Packaging Date The Lot number refers to a specific harvest or “lot” of products, which helps the Licensed Producer to trace it back to their quality control processes. The packaged date refers to when the product was sealed in its final packaging. 9. Other Information – Terpenes, Ingredients Licensed Producers can choose to list the terpenes tested in the unique Lot of the product. The first line “Total Terpenes Tested” indicates the total percentage that is present in the product. The specific terpenes are listed in descending order of dominance. A list of ingredients is required on the product label for: · cannabis extracts · cannabis topicals · edible cannabis Ingredients are listed in descending order of weight. This means that a product contains more of the first ingredient and less of the last ingredient on the list of ingredients. Understanding a cannabis label is an important part of making educated and informed decisions about the products you are consuming. There is a lot of information that can be found on the label but once you know what they mean, it can be extremely helpful. Be sure to read every label carefully to find the information you need before consuming.  
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Soft Chews 101
Soft Chews are part of the Starseed’s ingestibles lineup providing patients with product options that are pleasant tasting and pre-measured for consistent and accurate dosing. If you are new to medical cannabis or interested in trying this format as part of your treatment plan, there are a few things you need to know before getting started. What is a Soft Chew? A soft chew is a type of edible cannabis that is ingested, an alternative to inhalation. Soft chews are infused with cannabinoids and have a soft, gummy texture. These provide a precise and consistent experience for patients seeking the therapeutic benefits of cannabis in a convenient, discreet, and enjoyable form. They are offered in a variety of flavours and doses. Types of Soft Chews Starseed offers soft chews in a variety of natural fruit flavours and cannabinoids. The potential therapeutic effects of each variety is dependent on its  cannabinoid content. Potential therapeutic effects of the dominant cannabinoids: • CBD: Non-intoxicating, Lowers Inflammation, provides relief from Muscle Spasm, Lowers Anxiety, Brain Protective, Antioxidant, Mood Stabilizing • THC: Provides relief from Pain and Muscle Spasm Sleep Aid, Improves Appetite and Nausea, Mood Elevating • CBN: Non-intoxicating at therapeutic Doses, Sleep Aid, Provides relief from Pain. To learn more about CBN, check out our blog post on everything you need to know about this minor cannabinoid. • Balanced: The balanced ratios provide patients with the benefits of both cannabinoids while minimizing the risk of unwanted side effects. If patients experience persistent pain and sleep problems and do not respond to CBD only, balanced THC:CBD products may be a reasonable alternative. • Fast-Acting: offers a quicker onset from traditional medical cannabis ingestibles View All Soft Chews The Effects Of Ingesting Edible Cannabis Edible cannabis travels first to your stomach and then to your liver before getting into your bloodstream and brain. The liver converts THC into a stronger form, and this combined with the THC from the original product can add to the intensity of the experience. Effects from edible cannabis can be felt within 30 minutes to 2 hours of ingesting. Full effects can peak within 4 hours, with the effects lasting up to 12 hours after use. Some residual effects can last up to 24 hours. For dosing instructions (i.e., how many soft chews to take and how often a day), please consult your healthcare practitioner. The safest dosing strategy is to "start low, go slow", and stay at the lowest effective dose that allows you to reach your treatment goals with minimal to no side effects. Storing Your Edible Cannabis Products Cannabis should be kept in an airtight container in a cold, dark location to ensure optimal preservation. Safe storage of cannabis helps keep everyone safe, especially children and pets. Keep it up high and out of reach, securely packaged, and locked up. Follow these steps for soft chews: Step 1: Open the package of the cannabis soft chews. Step 2: Soft chews can be divided in half for smaller doses. Step 3: Chew and swallow the soft chew like a gummy. Step 4: Seal the soft chew package securely to keep the remaining soft chews fresh. Why Choose Soft Chews? 1.     If you prefer ingesting over inhalation, soft chews offer a smoke-free alternative for those looking to benefit from the potential therapeutic effects of cannabis. 2.     Soft chews are simple to use. These provide a discreet and easy  method of consuming cannabis without involving additional tools. 3.     The effects can be more potent and longer lasting. The cannabinoids in edibles enter through the digestive tract and are metabolized in the liver before travelling to the rest of the body. THC is processed in the liver and transforms into a more potent form of THC which can lead to a stronger experience over other consumption methods. 4.     Precise and consistent dosing. Soft chews are carefully crafted and specially formulated to contain an exact dose in each unit. This allows for precise, accurate and repeatable dosing. 5.     Tasty natural fruit flavours. If you prefer a flavourful experience like Pineapple Tangerine or Strawberry-Elderberry, rather than an oil or capsule, soft chews provide an enjoyable consumption format. Soft Chews offer a precise, consistent and flavour-forward method of consuming medical cannabis. Starseed offers soft chews in a wide variety of flavours and doses to fit in your treatment plan. If you have any questions about our products or services, please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-844-756-7333 or email us at