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Edibles Regulations to be Challenged in Canadian Court

Lawyer John Conroy says Health Canada's edibles-package limit of 10 mg is not enough for medical consumers.

If Elected, Major Manitoba Parties Vow to Overturn Home Cultivation Ban

The Liberals, NDP, and Greens have promised they will overturn the ban on home growing if they win September's upcoming provincial election.

Northern Canadians Unlikely to Benefit From New Record-Suspension Bill

Due to expenses, difficulty of filing, and the potential of multiple charges, Bill C-93’s ‘no-cost record suspensions’ aren’t necessarily free.

Cannabis NB Blamed its $2M First Quarter Loss on the Illicit Market

Progressive Conservative Premier Blaine Higgs flirted with privatizing adult-use retail in the province, scaling down Cannabis NB, or bringing in third-party experts to run the Crown company.

Quebec Sets Sights on Topicals Ban at SQDC Stores

In Quebec’s ongoing campaign against simple access to alternative cannabis products and applications, Health Minister Lionel Carmant follows the province’s proposed edibles ban with one aimed at medicinal topicals.

Vancouver Island Compassion Society Closes After 20 Years

The compassion society would love to reopen under legal terms, but Health Canada’s strict regulations make it hard to imagine the VICS as part of the legal cannabis stream.

How This Chain of Illegal Dispensaries Captured the Hearts of Toronto

And what's next for the rogue cannabis chain.

Did Indigenous Canadians use Cannabis Before Europeans Arrived?

And why this little fact matters.

Corporate Interests and Health Coverage Under Review in N&L

Newfoundland and Labrador’s auditor general wants to keep cannabis profits in the province and look at how provincial health insurance can benefit medical cannabis consumers.

Liberals Pass Bill to Suspend Records for Simple Cannabis Possession

Bill C-93 was passed by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Vancouver City Council Debates Cannabis Sales in Downtown Eastside

Even before legalization, Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has excluded medical cannabis clinics.

420 Supporters Claim Parks Board is Keeping Vancouver Park Closed

More than a month after Vancouver's 420 protest/celebration, a popular city space remains fenced off to the public.

More Conservative Politicians Are Joining the Cannabis Industry

With a BC MLA and federal MP both joining the board of directors of Vancouver's ParcelPal.

Edibles Unlikely to Launch in Canadian Market Until 2020

The Canadian government is set to legalize edibles by Oct. 17 but don’t expect an automatic unveiling on store shelves the next day.

Cannabis Smoke in Public Not a Crime, Quebec Decides

Cities in Quebec claim it would be too difficult to enforce a ban on consuming cannabis in public.

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