Dust-Up Over Medical Marijuana at Calgary Stampede Points to Legalization Challenges

Vicky Penny was initially barred from entering the grounds with her prescription.

A Calgary woman who has a prescription for medical marijuana was recently refused entry into the Calgary Stampede while carrying the drug.

After discussing the issue with her at length, Stampede organizers relaxed their policy and allowed Vicky Penny to bring the marijuana in, but told her not to smoke it on site.

It raises questions about permitting medical marijuana at large events and what the Stampede will do next year when recreational use is expected to be legal.

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