Ontario has implemented the latest phase of its response to the federal government's legalization of cannabis by passing new regulations around retail stores.
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has found a litigant had no prospect of success in a claim that her employer-sponsored insurance plan was discriminating against her disability by refusing to pay for her medical cannabis.
The executive director of B.C.'s Lawyers Assistance Program says that with the decriminalization of marijuana, lawyers who are abusers are now more open to talking about their problem and seeking counselling.
When it comes to cultivating large quantities of cannabis plants for medical purposes, jurisdictional zoning bylaws can sometimes be murky, as was evident in the recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling on an injunction motion.
Recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada on Oct. 17, but there are many myths and misconceptions about the substance and the laws that will govern its use.
With the legalization of recreational marijuana pending, a recent decision shows that health care disciplinary bodies, professionals and lawyers are still dealing with issues of medical marijuana regulation.