Medical marijuana users can grow at home, for now

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A Federal Court judge in Vancouver has granted a last-minute reprieve for medical marijuana users who say they need to be able to grow their own pot at home. On Friday morning, the judge granted an injunction allowing those who have a … Read More

Canada Rolls Out a ‘$1 Billion’ MMJ Industry

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Marijuana was Canada’s newest mail-order product Tuesday, the inaugural day of a controlled medical marijuana industry that is expected to grow to more than $1 billion dollars within 10 years. But even as the new system privatizes distribution, critics fear … Read More

Canada’s new Medical Marijuana rules cut Homegrowers, Pharmacists Out

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After two years of study and discussion, the federal government has finalized new rules for medical marijuana and granted a reprieve to pharmacists who opposed the rules in their draft form. Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq rolled out the regulations today … Read More

Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations

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( Editor’s note: The following opinion piece was submitted by Leona Aglukkaq, federal minister of health ) While the courts have said Canadians must have reasonable access to a legal source of marijuana for medical purposes, the Government of Canada … Read More

Feds Announce Mail-Order Medical Pot

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Ottawa’s decision to phase out both government and personal medical marijuana production came as no surprise to patient advocates who opposed the new rules. “I’m not surprised a bit,” said Ric Bills, who organized a rally protesting the proposed changes … Read More

Lawyer Takes On Feds Over New Pot Rules

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Abbotsford lawyer John Conroy is undertaking a legal battle against new changes to the federal government’s medical marijuana program. On Monday, Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced some of the anticipated changes to the program, which includes banning individual home-based medicinal … Read More

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