Canadian cannabis decriminalization has earned the support of Toronto’s Board of Health. On June 12, 2017, the board voted unanimously to request that the Government of Canada immediately decriminalize the possession of cannabis for personal use.
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On Dec. 5, 2016, the Toronto Board of Health passed a motion to recommend that Canada’s federal government approve pharmacies to dispense medical marijuana.
While the board’s decision is not surprising, it is illogical considering the state’s progressive recreational marijuana program as well as the lax process to acquire a medical marijuana card.
GLENDALE, Colo. — The crowd of approximately 100 veterans, marijuana patients, doctors and activists erupted in cheers at about noon on December 17, 2014.
Thanks to the surplus of medical marijuana license registration fees in Colorado, the state can now use funds to finance new medical studies on marijuana.
On September 16, 2014, the Colorado Board of Health heard arguments and subsequently voted 6-1 against a proposal to change Colorado’s medical marijuana caregiver laws. For those of you that don’t know what a caregiver is, in Colorado, medical marijuana patients can designate an individual to grow and provide medical marijuana for them; those people are known are caregivers.
On September 16, 2014, the Colorado Board of Health will convene a public hearing on a proposed change to Colorado’s medical marijuana caregiver laws. Under current laws, caregivers are allowed up to five patients; however, if caregivers can get a special waiver, they can serve more.