CANNABIS CULTURE – An important case being brought against the city of Vancouver by medical dispensaries is finally underway, after much anticipation. The outcome of the case could determine whether pot dispensaries in the city will be forced to close or be allowed to remain open.
A Florida judge has ruled the state’s ban on smokable medical marijuana is unconstitutional.
Massachusetts’ top court on Monday ruled that a woman who had been fired for testing positive for marijuana that she had been legally prescribed under state law could sue her former employer for handicap discrimination.
Pro-legalization advocates say Ottawa’s proposed cannabis legislation is too strict.
Because it can make them “irrational and unpredictable.”
Some criminal trial judges are questioning why people continue to be prosecuted for simple possession of marijuana while the Liberal government moves to legalize the narcotic
Joshua Hughes had more than 40 plants with a set-up for watering, ventilation and lighting, and the electricity meter had been bypassed, a court heard.
Tensions running high between courts, family attorneys and child protective services, who are unsure where lines are drawn in a world of legalized cannabis.
The legal odyssey started nine years ago when a knock on the door woke James Turner from a nap. It is scheduled to end Friday when he walks from the Ottawa courthouse with a clean legal slate. As 51-year-old Turner recalls it, the police officer who arrived at his door in 2006 was holding aRead More
One day last week, the main Gatineau courthouse was buzzing with a judge’s ruling, a loonie sentence that says much about marijuana’s road to respectability. A man was before Justice Pierre Chevalier charged with cultivating 30 pot plants. The Crown was looking for a sentence of 90 days in jail. The judge had a differentRead More