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Medical Marijuana – Expect Patient Friendly Changes after Allard This is an update to our article from earlier this week, “Allard has no Appeal”. In that article we pointed out the massive risks caused by the Allard decision, leaving the MMPR’s in legal limbo. Read that article for context and background, then...

Calyx Wellness Centre’s Roger B. measures out some RockStar Indica marijauna on Wednesday. Exploring the “grey area” of medical marijuana dispensaries A Toronto mother of three has opened up a medical marijuana shop on Parkdale’s main strip on Queen Street West and a passer-by wouldn’t even know it. Nestled between a...

We all are too busy. There is no doubt about that. Thanks to internet and smart phones, everybody is available all the time. However, did you ever notice that the people who constantly mention that they are very busy are in fact the least effective ones? Being very busy is not an indicator of being effective or...

While some have questioned the legality of municipalities like Vancouver and Victoria regulating illegal marijuana dispensaries, there is already a precedent in place for the issuing of business licenses and ‘regulation’ or at least allowance of illegal practices in various Canadian cities. When it comes to...

Alberta liquor stores contemplating pot sales Even before Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci jokingly suggested retail pot sales go to liquor stores last week — which he quickly retracted — the Alberta Liquor Store Association says it was asking its members about the idea. “We started the conversation back...

Federal budget comes as Canadians fear for financial security OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau’s government takes the wraps off its first budget Tuesday at a time when many Canadians are worried about economic uncertainty and a majority fear for their own financial security, a new poll shows. Trudeau’s promise of...

CLEAR LAKE, CA – AUGUST 7, 2014: Marijuana plants grow on a residential property in a vegetable garden in Lake County on August 7, 2014 in Clear Lake, California. Lake County just passed strict growing laws recently. But, activists are putting a new initiative on the ballot to allow marijuana farming. (Photo by Gina...

British Columbians are taking a keen interest in a petition that asks for the Canadian government to fully repeal the prohibition of marijuana. Of 12,549 signatures gathered so far, residents of B.C. account for 5,133 of them. That’s 41 percent, whereas B.C. accounts for roughly 13 percent of the country’s...

Canada is taking the lead on studying marijuana as a way to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD has become a hot-button issue among marijuana advocates. Right now, Canada and some American states including Michigan and Nevada recognize cannabis as a drug that can help veterans, first responders and others...

Of all of the promises the Liberals made in the lead-up to last year’s election, one would have thought that legalizing marijuana would be an easy one to keep, as it would be pretty easy to do. The basis for marijuana’s illegality in Canada is its inclusion in several schedules of the Controlled Drugs and...