As the first terminally ill cancer patient in Canada to legally use so-called magic mushrooms to treat anxiety, Thomas Hartle is hopeful that more temporary approvals from the federal government signal a permanent regulatory regime may be in the works. Hartle, 53, received a one-year… Read More »Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for treatment with ‘magic mushrooms’
Canadian health regulator on Thursday raised concerns about the large quantity of medical marijuana people were growing at home, after its data showed a significant jump in daily average production permitted by health care practitioners. While the practitioners can allow registered patients to grow limited… Read More »Health Canada concerned too much cannabis is being grown at home – National
VANCOUVER—Talk to historians and they will tell you Vancouver — the city that spawned Greenpeace and the anti-consumerist magazine Adbusters — has always marched to its own, cloudy-skied beat. It is a city whose residents don’t look east for kindred spirits but south to progressive-minded… Read More »Of course, it’s Vancouver. Why this city is poised to lead Canada’s drug revolution
A Saskatoon man is calling for Health Canada to approve medicinal cannabis products for therapeutic use so he won’t go hungry. Aaron Unger said it’s a much better way to deal with his chronic pain than to use opioid-based medication, which he was previously prescribed… Read More »Saskatoon man calls for federal government to widen medicinal cannabis coverage
The Ontario Provincial Police released some shocking numbers on the number of illegal cannabis plants they say they seized over the past few months. Since the beginning of July, police say that across Ontario they have seized over 122,000 illegal cannabis plants worth $143 million… Read More »OPP say police have dismantled 52 illegal cannabis production sites since July – Kingston
Craft cannabis growers in B.C. will soon be able to deliver directly to stores and sell from their production sites. While the Williams Lake First Nation is ahead of the game, retailers say Ottawa is blocking growth. Aaron McArthur reports. Source link
OTTAWA—Health Canada is warning people to do more to keep edible pot products out of the hands of kids, as multiple children ended up in the hospital after eating them. A department official said Thursday that since October 2018, when the recreational use of marijuana… Read More »Health Canada says several kids hospitalized after eating edible pot products
FSD Pharma, which launched a medicinal cannabis production facility in Cobourg, Ont., will be cancelling its cannabis licences and closing the operation next month to focus on coronavirus work. On Thursday, the biotech/pharmaceutical company announced it has notified Health Canada of its decision to forfeit… Read More »FSD Pharma leaving cannabis for COVID-19, closing medical pot facility in Cobourg, Ont.