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Health advocates ask Saskatchewan medical cannabis users to talk with physicians, pharmacies

April 20 has been a day of advocacy for cannabis use long before its legalization in Canada. This year, health advocates are asking for more people to pursue proper health channels when accessing medical marijuana products. Founder and CEO of the SheCann medical cannabis community,… Read More »Health advocates ask Saskatchewan medical cannabis users to talk with physicians, pharmacies

Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for treatment with ‘magic mushrooms’

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’

Health Canada concerned too much cannabis is being grown at home – National

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

Of course, it’s Vancouver. Why this city is poised to lead Canada’s drug revolution

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

OPP say police have dismantled 52 illegal cannabis production sites since July – Kingston

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

FSD Pharma leaving cannabis for COVID-19, closing medical pot facility in Cobourg, Ont.

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.