Tag: Health Canada

  • WINDSOR STAR: ‘Wildest dreams’ — legalizing pot has benefits and pitfalls for Windsor region

    WINDSOR STAR: ‘Wildest dreams’ — legalizing pot has benefits and pitfalls for Windsor region

    Doug Schmidt – Windsor Star – December 28, 2017 “Not in my wildest dreams.” Vic Neufeld can’t believe how fast and far the health venture he helped launch has grown since a single Leamington greenhouse switched three years ago from flower production to pot production. Aphria Inc. has mushroomed into a $2-billion corporation with 150 […]

  • CBC Windsor: Windsor pot proponents support task force recommendations

    CBC Windsor: Windsor pot proponents support task force recommendations

    [CBC Windsor] Windsor proponents for the legalization of marijuana support the latest federal recommendations that outline how pot should be produced, sold and taxed in Canada. Those recommendations, released Tuesday by a federal task force, say the provinces should regulate sales to prevent the illegal sale of marijuana. Pot task force recommends legal cannabis sales […]

  • Cannabis Life Network: INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO NEW ACMPR MEDICAL CANNABIS SYSTEM

    Cannabis Life Network: INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO NEW ACMPR MEDICAL CANNABIS SYSTEM

    [Cannabis Life Network] Yesterday’s announcement of new Health Canada regulations around medical cannabis was met by the cannabis community with mixed response. The new rules, Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), replace the existing MMPR system once again allowing medical patients to grow their own cannabis at home but only by getting seeds and supplies from the licensed cannabis producers set up under […]

  • Civilized: How Ontario’s Landmark Public Vaping Laws Just Went Up In Smoke

    Civilized: How Ontario’s Landmark Public Vaping Laws Just Went Up In Smoke

    [Civilized – James McClure] Medical marijuana patients in Ontario are angered and dismayed by the provincial government’s 180 on vaping rights. Just last November, Associate Minister of Health Dipika Damerla announced that patients would be allowed to vape in public – including at movie theatres, restaurants, sporting venues and public parks, unless site managers specifically banned patrons […]