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.

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."

Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau prepares to tackle pot politics

Canada already boasts a well-regarded pot production and distribution system under the medicinal umbrella.

B.C. municipalities vote to have power over pot shops despite federal stance

VANCOUVER — Local governments in British Columbia have declared they have the authority to licence medical marijuana dispensaries, defying the federal government's opposition to regulation of the...

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...
Canada's marijuana laws, medical marijuana, Health Canada, Access to mediciation

Medical marijuana patients struggle to access pot under federal rules: study

VANCOUVER — A University of British Columbia study suggests medical marijuana patients are struggling to access cannabis under current regulations and many are turning to the black market. The study...