Stephen Harper Loses Again In the Supreme Court of Canada, This Time Over Medical Marijuana

Today’s ruling on medical cannabis extracts is only the latest in a long series of Conservative government drubbings in the Supreme Court of Canada.

The highest court determined that the federal ban on non-dried marijuana extracts for medical use is unconstitutional.

Similarly, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in February that the federal ban on assisted suicide was unconstitutional.

The Conservative government also lost in December 2013 in a landmark case involving three prostitution laws.

And when Prime Minister Stephen Harper tried to appoint a Federal Court of Canada judge to fill a Quebec seat on the Supreme Court of Canada, this too was deemed unconstitutional.

Harper had a hissy fit after that one.

– Read the entire article at The Georgia Straight.