CANNABIS CULTURE – The International Hempology 101 Society is spearheading a nationwide protest against Health Canada’s proposed Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) TODAY at Member of Parliament offices across Canada.
The Canadian federal government’s new medical marijuana regulations are a response to court cases that have found the current scheme, the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations, to be in clear violation of section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (CCRF). The new regulations will, among other things, remove patients’ right to grow their own medicine.
Voices from all across Canada will gather outside MP’s offices to protest the MMPR on Thursday, February 21, with 115 ridings confirmed to date.
Protest organizers are encouraging anyone who can’t make it out to participate in a “phone jam” aimed at the office of our Minister of Health, Leona Aglukkaq, as well as a letter writing campaign. Tell the Minister what you think about the new regulations!
PHONE JAM: (613) 992-2848
The deadline for public consultation on the matter is on February 28.