A law firm in Halifax that is representing medical marijuana users has filed a class-action lawsuit against the federal government, arguing Health Canada outed them and violated their privacy.
Health Canada sent letters to about 40,000 people across the country to inform them of changes to the Marijuana Medical Access Program beginning April 1. The envelopes referred explicitly to the marijuana program and included users’ names and addresses.
Less than a week ago, some complainants came forward arguing that violates their privacy.
The McInnes Cooper law firm filed the class action in Federal Court on Monday.
It must be certified by a judge to proceed, and none of the allegations has been proven in court.
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