Medical Marijuana

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Marijuana Prices Are Going To Crash

Some say that the proliferation of home cultivation licenses has also helped to drop prices, but I don't think this has had a major impact. The amount of cannabis being produced by all licensed patients is not that significant when compared to the total level of underground production in Canada. It's shrinking U.S. demand that is driving prices down here.
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Pot Prescriptions Will Shift To Doctors

TORONTO - "What about marijuana?"It's a question that likely will soon be posed by a growing number of patients in more and more doctors' offices across the country.And no, it's not some kind of reefe...
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Corporate Pot Profiteers Don't Care About Patients

I want to point out that not a single one of the new licensed producers has ever come out publicly in support of patients' rights to grow their own. And certainly none of these multi-million dollar operations has donated so much as one cent towards this ongoing legal challenge. Why would they? They stand to reap greater profits if patients are forbidden to compete by growing cheaply for themselves.
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Harper Launches A Witch Hunt On Medical Pot Users

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.
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Medical Pot Grow-Ops Are Safe: Mayors

Municipal politicians and police in B.C. say it's doubtful home marijuana grow-ops will be shut down when new federal rules come into play. As of January 8, 13,734 people in British Columbia had...
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New Medical Marijuana System Will Lead to Widespread Fraud

With dozens of different companies providing medical cannabis, each with different labels and packaging, it will be impossible for an officer to tell if the cannabis in question is really from a licensed producer. I predict widespread proliferation of fake prescription bottles with fake labels and fake contact information. I predict that police will quickly become frustrated in trying to figure out who is valid and who is not.

Alberta's College of Physicians Snuffs Doc Pot

The federal government has recently changed the rules for medical marijuana. The new rules were developed, we are told, as the result of legal challenges that determined that the old ones were defective and made it unreasonably difficult for patients to access marijuana for medical purposes. While the federal government is trying to make things easier, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta is working hard to accomplish the opposite.