Health Canada Medical Marijuana

Demand For Licences Growing Like (A) Weed

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - There's no business like grow business.Health Canada is struggling to process a mountain of applications for licences to grow medical marijua...

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Canada's Marijuana Industry Just Took A Big Step Forward

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s first medical marijuana clinical trial has been registered with Health Canada, a milestone that could be the first step toward legitimacy i...

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'Quackery.' 'Bad Medicine.' What Canadian Docs Think Of Medical Pot

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Business

The head of the Canadian Medical Association has a few choice words for the medical marijuana industry. “Quackery.” “Snake oil salesmen....

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Why Health Canada Is Asking These Pot Users To Ditch Their Stash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Business

Health Canada has issued a recall of medical marijuana for the second time in just over a month, this time because it contained an unacceptable level ...

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Meet Canada's 'Grey Market' Pot Retailers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Business

It's not just the four joints he’s smoked by mid-afternoon. Neev Tapiero is genuinely unconcerned that a slew of new commercial medical marijuana co...

Medical Marijuana RECALL

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In what's believed to be the first-ever marijuana recall in Canada, a B.C. company is asking its clients to avoid using a batch of Purple Kush. Gr...

Wow, Health Canada Sure Hates Weed

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada Business

If you’re wondering why many Canadian doctors are so reluctant to prescribe marijuana to patients, Health Canada’s information site for health-car...

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Medical Pot Producer Gives Up On Stash Seized By RCMP

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Business

Medical marijuana producer Tweed Inc. is abandoning a shipment of pot that was seized by the Mounties last week but maintains the company, which is li...

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Investors Pounce On Weed Shares

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Business

Friday was an unusually active day for fans of marijuana — at least on the stock market. Tweed Marijuana Inc. became Canada’s first licensed p...

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Canada's Stock Markets Go To Pot

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Business

Investors will be able to buy shares in Canada’s first publicly-traded medical marijuana company starting Friday. Tweed Marijuana Inc., one of 1...

Medical Pot Users Fear Arrest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The Conservative government is forcing users of medical marijuana to choose between treating their symptoms or holding on to their freedoms...

Tories Are Having None Of This 'Grow-Your-Own-Weed' Nonsense

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government will contest an injunction that allows people to continue to grow medical marijuana while a full legal challenge plays...

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Why Canada's Billion-Dollar Pot Biz May Have Just Gone Up In Smoke

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Business

The promise of a billion dollar Canadian medical marijuana industry may have gone up in smoke before the market even gets off the ground. Once pro...

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Health Canada: We're Not Changing Stance On 'Narcotic' Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Business

Health Canada isn't backing down after a federal court ruled against the government's efforts to ban medical marijuana users from growing their own po...

Harper Launches A Witch Hunt On Medical Pot Users

Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Business
Daniel Tencer

Imagine the federal government decided one day that a doctor-prescribed medication you're using is now illegal. Imagine the government then sent you a notice demanding that you write a letter to them, declaring you have destroyed all your illegal medication. And if you don't, the government says they will pass your confidential medical information -- and that of everyone else using this drug who doesn't write a letter -- to the police. Improbable as it seems, this is exactly what's happening to more than 37,000 Canadians right now. And apparently the Harper government considers this acceptable, because the medication in question is marijuana.

Health Canada Threatens Medical Pot Users With Legal Action

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Business

Medical marijuana growers hoping the federal government would be lax in implementing its new ban on self-grown pot next month are likely to be disappo...

Medical Pot Grow-Op Busted

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Police in B.C. busted a licensed marijuana operation after it was found to have over eight times the number of legal plants under Health Canada rules....