Medical Marijuana Growers Finding it Pricey to Legally Obtain Seeds

Medical-marijuana patients won a court battle at the beginning of this year allowing them to grow their own cannabis at home, but they have no legal way to obtain the seeds or seedlings at an affordable price.

Ottawa tweaked its medical-cannabis regime two months ago, after a Federal Court ruling in February found the government was “over broad and arbitrary” in banning home growing in favour of a mail-order system supplied by a network of large commercial growers.

Now, B.C.-based Whistler Medical Marijuana Corp. is the only one of more than 30 licensed commercial producers so far approved to sell seeds or small plants – known as clones – to authorized clients.

– Read the entire article at The Globe and Mail.