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New Poll Finds 67% of British Columbia Residents Support Legalizing Cannabis

A new poll released by Insights West has found that a strong majority of those in British Columbia support legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes. According to the survey, 67% of B.C. residents favor legalizing and taxing cannabis, with just 28% opposed. Of those opposed to legalization, just 14% “strongly oppose” it, while 36% “strong support” …

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B.C. Judge Discharges Man Caught Growing 414 Cannabis Plants

A judge in British Columbia has given an absolute discharge to a man charged with trafficking cannabis after police raided his home and found 414 cannabis plants, around half of which were seedlings. The man, Michael Santos – an audio engineer with no criminal record – pleaded guilty to possessing around 6.5 pounds of cannabis …

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Judge Rules B.C.’s Ban on Medical Cannabis Edibles and Topicals is Unconstitutional

A B.C. Court of Appeals judge has ruled that it’s unconstitutional to forbid licensed medical cannabis patients from possessing cannabis-infused products such as cookies and lotions. The judge has given Parliament one year to recraft regulations to allow the use of such products; this includes brownies, teas, lotions and oils. Justice Risa Levine, in her written response …

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