Members of the Senate’s Aboriginal peoples committee are recommending the Liberal government hold back on legalizing cannabis for up to a year in order to address its potential for harmful effects in Indigenous communities. Read More.
Canadian realtors are raising fears that growing recreational marijuana at home “unleashes all kinds of problems,” while suggesting that growing four plants amounts to a “grow-op.” Read More.
NFL running back Mike James calls it his medicine for pain management, but league officials call it a banned substance. Now, James’ athletic career is hanging in limbo because he chose pot over pills. Read More.
Canada’s real estate industry organization is calling for a moratorium on growing recreational marijuana at home until the government sets out nationwide regulations for the practice. Read More.
With the full legalization of recreational cannabis expected in just months, the country’s real estate agents are warning that provisions allowing for home cultivation of marijuana plants could undermine property values. Read More.
Nova Scotians like their cannabis more than any other region in the country, according to data from Statistics Canada released Monday. Read More.
Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth’s legislation to regulate recreational cannabis and amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act, announced Thursday, include a new 90-day administrative driving penalty for drivers found with pot in their system, as well as stiff penalties and zero tolerance for new drivers. Read More.
It’s not an abstract question. Under the federal government’s proposed cannabis legalization plan, 30 grams of dried marijuana is the maximum a person can legally possess in a public place. Carry any more and you could be subject to fines, jail time, or both. Read More.
It’s been nearly two years since the City of Vancouver ordered unlicensed dispensaries to shut down or face legal consequences and, while some have paid the $30,000 licensing fee, many more continue to operate outside the rules. Read More.
The regulatory body that oversees medical cannabis in Canada says it’s open to the idea of distributing cannabis directly to patients through pharmacies, a move that could give the country’s MMJ market a boost by improving access. Read More.