You could still face a maximum five years in jail for possessing cannabis – but a campaign to decriminalise the drug is gaining momentum and is being backed by a number of famous faces.
Epilepsy, nausea caused by chemotherapy, chronic pain and symptoms of multiple sclerosis are among ailments that can be treated.
Ottawa and the provinces and territories could have another $1 billion a year in tax revenues to split after pot becomes legal next year.
CANNABIS CULTURE – To put this as simply and succinctly as possible: doctors cannot prescribe cannabis; they can only recommend it. This is because cannabis is federally illegal, and any doctor caught prescribing it will have their license to practice ripped up and put in prison.
The city will push the legal medical marijuana industry out of Hamilton if it prevents rural facilities from expanding, say local growers.
On June 19th, 2017, Mexico legalized medical marijuana, or more specifically, “pharmacological derivatives of cannabis” to be regulated and studied by the Ministry of Health.
After years of delays, lawsuits and other controversy, 14 firms in Maryland are now growing or poised to grow legal medical marijuana, firing up the supply chain for a market that’s expected to reach a quarter billion dollars annually.
CANNABIS CULTURE- The obsolete policies of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions are destined for a date before the courts. This time, Sessions is being taken to court by an array of activist patients, now plaintiffs, including a former NFL defensive end and an 11-year-old girl.
Among the host of uncertainties they face, cannabis industry entrepreneurs might wonder if they can patent marijuana products
Pharmacies or liquor stores? Independent shops or convenience stores? Where will legal pot be sold in Sask.?