New Rules will Allow Medical Marijuana to be Grown at Home

People who use medical marijuana will soon be able to grow their own as new federal regulations for the drug come into effect.

The Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations come into force on August 24, six months after a judge struck down the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations implemented under the Harper government.

The previous law required patients to fill their marijuana prescription at one of 34 authorized producers, mostly in Ontario.

Come the end of the month, those producers will still be legal providers of marijuana, but those with prescriptions will also be allowed to apply to grow their own, or to designate a producer.

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