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Statement from the Minister of Health on the ‘Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines’

Statement from the Minister of Health on the ‘Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines’

OTTAWA, Ont., June 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — I welcome the publication of the “Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines” today in the American Journal of Public Health. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research supported the development of these Guidelines through funding provided to the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse.

Canada to Strictly Regulate Adult Use Cannabis

Canada Takes Action to Legalize and Strictly Regulate Cannabis

OTTAWA, Canada, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The current approach to cannabis does not work. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it is easier for our kids to buy cannabis than cigarettes.

Toronto Board of Health Wants Canada's Pharmacies to Sell MMJ

Toronto Board of Health Wants Canada’s Pharmacies to Sell MMJ

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.

Age Restrictions Considered for Canada Recreational Marijuana Program

Age Restrictions Considered in Canada for Recreational Marijuana Program

Health officials in Canada’s capital city want the federal government to restrict marijuana sales to individuals 25 and older as the nation prepares to legalize weed within the next few years, according to newly released documents.

Canada to Strictly Regulate Adult Use Cannabis

Government of Canada Moves Forward on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation

OTTAWA, Ontario, June 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Canada is taking an important step towards legalizing, strictly regulating and restricting access to marijuana, working to ensure marijuana is kept out of the hands of children, and the profits out of the hands of criminals.

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Canada, Cannabis and Trudeau: Working from Tea Leaves

Justin Trudeau is the new Prime Minister of Canada. He earned that office after an election campaign in which the legalization of marijuana was, explicitly, a contested issue.


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