Canadian Government Imposes New Rules for Medical Marijuana

Using wastewater from fish farming and hydroponic lamps, 100 green leafy plants are beginning to thrive.

They’re the bright centre piece in a dim 3,000-square-foot Cambridge warehouse where George — a marijuana grower who only wants to go by his middle name — has been selling the herbal remedy for a year to licensed users.

“It’s much easier to make money growing marijuana than lettuce,” he said. “I’d be a microbrewery if I was selling alcohol. I think we’re just at the cusp of the end of prohibition of marijuana.”

Now, pot is a cash crop.

Or at least George is hoping it will be — thanks to new federal changes surrounding medicinal marijuana.

Health Canada is poised to change its regulations — effective Tuesday — as it eliminates the federal department’s role as the middleman in filling prescriptions for the 30,000 people qualified to use medical marijuana.

– Read the entire article at The Toronto Sun.