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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.

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
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