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Cannabis in Canadian Jails: Canadian Inmate Access To Organic Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Exist

Jay Alexander
Medical cannabis has been legal for a while now, but what about in the slammer? We wanted to learn a little bit more about if, and how inmates with medical cannabis prescriptions gain access to their product. Stephanie, the Correction Service of Canada’s Communication Manager was kind enough to take our team through the policies that medical patients behind bars...
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Health Canada Releases Cannabis Product Policy Framework for Feedback

Jay Alexander
Health Canada released the framework for cannabis products early Friday December 20, 2018 and it’s not pretty.  Fortunately, they have requested your input and will be revisiting the policies in two months.  The regulation is a step in promoting safe consumption of cannabis.  Focusing on labeling, product strength, packaging, and general areas, the outlined policies outline suggested intake of edibles, beverages,...
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Pardon a Cannabis Conviction in Canada – The How To Guide

Jay Alexander
You’ve probably heard rumors about cannabis convictions being overturned in Canada post legalization. Approaching October 17, 2018 (Canada’s national legalization of cannabis date),  the Canadian Government and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it clear they have a path to right the wrongs and overturn past cannabis possession convictions that they deemed unnecessary. Unfortunately the topic line that wasn’t discussed is the...
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Cannabis allowed in Canadian Camp Grounds

Jay Alexander
Cannabis smokers have been given the go by Parks Canada to light up in designated camp grounds. Along with the freedom of open smoke, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec are the four provinces that are opening hiking trails to cannabis consumption. Although designated camp grounds have been given the go, not every camp site is cannabis friendly and users are...
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Roadside Testing Continues to Puzzle Canadian Authorities

Pat Chilo
There is money to be made from every spectrum of the booming cannabis industry here in Canada. From licensed producers, all the way down to law enforcement technology. The green light has been given to almost any industry that you can think of. Companies are diversifying their research and development departments in a variety of ways. Cannabix Technologies Inc. from...
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Digital Purchasing of Cannabis Can Leave a Sticky Trail for Border Officials

Pat Chilo
The globalization of data worldwide has become one of the fastest growing advantages of our global connectivity. The ability to access, exchange, and control global information has been groundbreaking for many industries and everyday people. But what happens when agencies start to use this information against cannabis consumers? Upcoming legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada has put U.S. border officials...
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What Can Canada Expect From the USA’s Experience With Legalization

Maciej Otw
Since 2012, 10 states in the USA have legalized cannabis, California being the most recent state to do so in 2016. Increased legalization by state governments has revealed a number benefits and issues and offers some insights for Canadians as national legalization becomes a reality here. Issues of security and legality persist for growers and consumers of cannabis despite state...