Canadian Marijuana Laws

Trudeau Should Just Say No To City Pot Tax Grab

Jordan Bateman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

In last year's Liberal election platform, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to legalize marijuana, touting a "new system of strict marijuana sales and distribution, with appropriate federal and provincial excise taxes applied." By leaving out the possibility of city taxes, Trudeau raised the hackles of spend-crazy mayors across the nation. Now the mayors are pushing back -- they want a piece of the green.

Ambrose Orders Health Canada To Monitor Marijuana Advertising

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2015 | Canada Politics

Health Canada issued a statement saying it will actively monitor marijuana advertising instead of acting mostly on the basis of complaints.

Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana More Than Just Dried Pot

CP | Geordon Omand and Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2016 | Canada Business

Medical marijuana can legally be consumed in a range of ways — from cannabis-infused cookies and brownies to cooking oils and tea — the Supreme Court of Canada ruled.

Liberal Party: We Need Cheaper, Better Legal Weed

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Business

Legalizing marijuana in Canada would create thousands of jobs and become a significant new source of tax revenue, the Liberal Party says in a new draf...

Most Canadians In Favour Of Decriminalization Or Legalization: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Politics

The majority of Canadians support the legalization or decriminalization of marijuana, a new poll shows. Sixty-five per cent of Canadians over 18 su...