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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.

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...

"Prince of Pot" Marc Emery faces sentencing today in Seattle

After a long extradition fight that ended earlier this year, Marc Emery is finally going to prison, news reports say. Observers expect Emery to receive a five year prison term. Emery's legal team...