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Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis to Replace Prescription Drugs

A new study published by the International Journal of Drug Policy has found that a majority of medical cannabis patients are using cannabis in replace of dangerous prescription drugs, mainly opioids. For the study; “Patients registered to purchase cannabis from Tilray, a federally authorized Licenced Producer (LP) within the MMPR [the law that allows medical …

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Canada’s Largest Pharmacy Applies for License to Distribute Medical Cannabis

Shoppers Drug Mart, the largest pharmacy in Canada with hundreds of locations across the country, confirmed Wednesday that it has filed an application with the Canadian government to become a licensed distributor of medical cannabis. “We are hopeful that the Government of Canada will revise the current regulations to allow dispensing at pharmacy,” a spokesperson …

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Canada: Patients Now Allowed to Grow Medical Cannabis at Home (Indoors and Outdoors)

In Canada, medical cannabis patients are now legally allowed to grow the plant at home. The change made by Health Canada comes roughly six months after a federal court struck down the nation’s ban on home-grown medical cannabis. Under the new law, patients are allowed to grow at least two plants outdoors, or up to …

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Canada Patients Allowed to Grow Medical Cannabis at Home Starting August 24th

Canada’s government announced today that it will be allowing qualified medical cannabis patients to grow their own cannabis at home beginning August 24th. The announcement comes nearly six months after a federal court struck down the nation’s ban on home-grown medical cannabis. Under the new policy, patients are allowed to grow at least two plants …

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Federal Court Strikes Down Canada’s Ban on Home Cultivation of Medical Cannabis

A Canadian Federal Court ruled Wednesday that the nation’s ban on medical cannabis patients growing their own medicine is unconstitutional. The court gave the Canadian government six months to establish regulations for legal cannabis cultivation. “The evidence at trial failed to show that public safety will be advanced in any significant way by the removal …

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Canada Supreme Court Legalizes Cannabis-Infused Products for Patients

Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled that the nation’s ban on the medical use and distribution of cannabis-infused products such as edibles and oils is illegal, rendering it “null and void”. The ruling was unanimous. According to the ruling, Canada’s law restricting medical cannabis use to only dried cannabis flowers, prohibiting the use of any cannabis-infused …

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