Gerald Le Dain was a luminary figure in Canada’s progressive political history. A respected lawyer and former Supreme Court Justice, he authored the Le Dain Commission, a groundbreaking study that recommended cannabis decriminalization in 1973. Unfortunately for Le Dain, the prohibitionists came after him. Hard. Through a series of dirty tactics, vicious personal attacks andRead More
Browsing: Supreme Court of Canada
CANNABIS CULTURE – Ottawa – Canadian Supreme Court Dec. 7th Security was a little tighter today. “Would you turn that belt buckle over please, sir,” asked the man with the gun. It was easy to say, “Yes.”
CANNABIS CULTURE – The case centers around Gerard Comeau, a retired New Brunswick power linesman who was fined CAD 292.50 after being stopped for transporting multiple cases of beer and liquor back home from Quebec. The fine stems from New Brunswick’s liquor acts that limit a person to transport 12 pints of beer or aRead More
Intervention in Cross-Border Beer Case Could Affect Plans for Provincial Cannabis Monopolies, says Jodie Emery
Will a Supreme Court of Canada case dealing with interprovincial alcohol import limits have implications for provinces that plan to monopolize legal cannabis? Jodie Emery thinks it might.
Cannabis Culture seeks to intervene in Supreme Court case of N.B. man who exceeded liquor importation limits.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis Culture contributor David Malmo-Levine’s open letter to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, the Liberal MP in charge of the policies of Justin Trudeau going forward or not.
The last time the Liberals proposed decriminalizing marijuana, we faced the real prospect of being penalized by our neighbours to the south.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Last Friday March 20 was a dream come true for myself and many other cannabis activists.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Five years of court wrangling came to a sudden end when Supreme Court of Canada denied our leave to appeal, effectively throwing medical marijuana patients into the arms of Harperites and their jailers.
We have a sadist for a prime minister.