420 Canada's marijuana laws

As Liberals prepare to legalize, Canadians facing pot charges left in limbo

Cannabis-related crimes continue to tie up police and court resources, but no timeline is in sight for Justin Trudeau's vow to free the weed.

Canadians with marijuana convictions call on Trudeau to offer pardons

VANCOUVER — Marcus Richardson is, in the eyes of the law, a criminal. Never mind that a judge ruled the six kilograms of cannabis police found in his car was for severely ill patients at a medical...

Wynne wants clear regulations on medical and recreational marijuana

Federal Liberals promised in this month's throne speech to "legalize, regulate and restrict access to marijuana."

Liberal government's throne speech promises to legalize, regulate, restrict pot

New PM Justin Trudeau is making good on his pledge to free the weed after a 40-year struggle against prohibition.

B.C. groups call for legalized marijuana to be sold in liquor stores

Responsible Marijuana Retail Alliance of B.C. partnership is pushing for pot to be available in liquor stores by Christmas 2016.

B.C. doctors criticize Canada's strict medical marijuana rules

Medical marijuana held to different standard than other prescription drugs despite research suggesting it has therapeutic benefits. say experts.

Producers of dried medical pot awaiting approval to sell now-legal cannabis oils

12 of Canada's 25 medicinal pot producers seeking expanded licences to produce and market cannabis oils and/or fresh marijuana buds and leaves.

Medical marijuana seems to help chronic pain patients, appears to be safe: study

TORONTO — Medical cannabis appears to be reasonably safe as well as effective in helping to relieve chronic pain — at least in patients who have previously used the drug, a study has found. The...

Vancouver pot dispensaries to fight closure as a portion expected to be approved

VANCOUVER — Medical marijuana dispensary owners who stand to be uprooted by Vancouver's sweeping new regulations say they won't disappear without a fight. Vancouver Coun. Kerry Jang estimated this...

U.S. lawyer moves from lobbying for pot laws at home to urging B.C. politicians

Vancouver is poised to push forward the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada, says a lawyer who helped spearhead a successful pro-pot campaign in Washington state. Tonia Winchester said...