Medical Marijuana Laws Canada

Medical Marijuana Stigma Still A Hurdle

CBC | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada

It was just one year ago that Gaston Miron was living a healthy life — an avid cyclist and kayaker raising three small girls along with his wife in...

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.

Canada's Medical Pot Users Turning To Black Market: Study

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada Business

Many patients are turning to dispensaries, which are abundant in Vancouver, but technically illegal.

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Insurance Plan Agrees To Cover Waterloo Student's Medical Marijuana | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

Jonathan Zaid, 22, may have just established a precedent that could pave the way for coverage of medical pot

New Medical Marijuana Laws Remove the Rights of Patients

Jenna Valleriani | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada Politics
Jenna Valleriani

The transition from Health Canada's old medical cannabis regulations, to the new regulations removed the right of patients or caregivers to produce their own medicine. This was an important decision which, in the meantime, will prevent the violation of patients' constitutional rights to life, liberty and security. Recently, this injunction was appealed, but yesterday the unanimous decision to uphold the injunction was released, and soon after, lawyer Kirk Tousaw tweeted, "both systems can and should exist."

Medical Marijuana, Coming To A Family Doctor Near You?

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Two medical groups weighed in Monday on the issue of medical marijuana, with the College of Family Physicians issuing guidelines to its memb...

Vancouver Police Raid Pot Dispensary

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Police in Vancouver are recommending charges after executing a search warrant at a marijuana dispensary.They say the search at Weeds Glass...

Want Free Medical Pot For A Year?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A new Canadian contest is stirring the pot with, well, pot. The Get Happy Canada contest, created by Lift, is giving one resident free medical mari...

B.C. Toddler Treated Witih 'Illegal' Marijuana Oil

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When you're a parent, you'd do anything for your child — even if it means ignoring the law. A Summerland, B.C. couple has done just that to get thei...

Medical Pot Lawsuits Piling Up

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The lawsuits challenging Ottawa's attempted overhaul of the medical marijuana system continue to pile up, meaning the government will be f...

Want To Grow Medical Pot? Here's A DIY Legal Kit

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - More than 200 people, many armed with a "legal kit" downloaded from the Internet, have flooded the Federal Court with lawsuits demanding t...

B.C. Pets Have Most Weed-Related Health Claims

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Pets in British Columbia have the most marijuana-related health claims in North America, says a pet insurance company. Trupanion paid over $54,000 ...

Epileptic B.C. Toddler Needs Illegal Medical Pot

CP | James Miller, Penticton Herald, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PENTICTON, B.C. - When a retired police officer from Summerland, B.C., left his job after 25 years, he hardly imagined fighting for his little grandda...

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...

B.C. Woman 'Will Die' Under New Pot Laws: Mother

CBC | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The mother of an epileptic woman says the only treatment that works for her daughter's epilepsy — cannabis — will become unaffordable under Heal...

Is Getting Legal Medical Pot About To Get Easier?

CBC | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Politics

The federal government is expected to unveil its new regulations for the medical marijuana program in the next few weeks and the expected changes have...