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Landscape shifts for medical marijuana after judge strikes down law

VANCOUVER — The federal government will have to mull a new system to distribute medical marijuana and Canada's multi-million dollar cannabis industry was thrown into flux Wednesday after a judge...

Judge strikes down law barring patients from growing medical marijuana

VANCOUVER — A Federal Court judge has struck down "arbitrary and overbroad" legislation introduced by the former Conservative government that barred medical marijuana patients from growing their own...

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. 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...

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...

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...

Use of medical marijuana at work poses challenges for employers: experts

Employers in a bind as calls grow for medical marijuana to be treated like any other prescription medicine.

13 pot shops in B.C. threatened with police raids in Health Canada crackdown

B.C. Compassion Club Society - North Americas oldest medical marijuana dispensary - demands to know why it's being targeted in clampdown.