Canada

NORML Canada Testifies In Parliament On Impending Legalization

NORML Canada Testifies In Parliament On Impending Legalization

So what brought Trudeau to his decision to repeal prohibition? You know what they say: behind every great man there’s even greater, weed-loving woman.

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Never Underestimate The Power Of A Single Face To Face Interaction

Never Underestimate The Power Of A Single Face To Face Interaction

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was not always a supporter of marijuana policy reform. In fact, it wasn't until he met face to face with NORML representatives that the Canadian Premiere ultimately changed his mind for good.

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Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced in Canada

Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced in Canada

The federal Liberal government of Canada released a slate of proposed bills that would legalize and regulate the commercial sale and adult use of marijuana in the country.

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Canada: Trudeau Administration Seeking Marijuana Legalization By July 2018

Canada: Trudeau Administration Seeking Marijuana Legalization By July 2018

The Trudeau administration is anticipated to introduce legislation in early April to regulate the use, production, and sale of marijuana. Proponents of the measure are seeking to achieve its implementation by July 1, 2018.

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Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

This morning in Ottawa, a task force assigned to study legalizing and regulating the adult use of marijuana in Canada released their recommendations. While the task force's recommendations are non-binding, they announced during the press conference that the Canadian government will present legislation in the spring of 2017 modeled after this report.

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Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

This morning in Ottawa, a task force assigned to study legalizing and regulating the adult use of marijuana in Canada released their recommendations. While the task force's recommendations are non-binding, they announced during the press conference that the Canadian government will present legislation in the spring of 2017 modeled after this report.

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Canada: Rising Popularity Of Medical Cannabis Among Veterans Associated With Declining Opioid Use

Canada: Rising Popularity Of Medical Cannabis Among Veterans Associated With Declining Opioid Use

Rising rates of medical cannabis use among Canadian military veterans is associated with a parallel decline in the use of prescription opiates and benzodiazepenes, according to newly released federal data.

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NORML’s Legislative Round Up February 26th, 2016

NORML’s Legislative Round Up February 26th, 2016

The Vermont Senate approved legalization legislation this week! We also have several additional international updates from around the globe.

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Canadian Court: Government Can’t Prohibit Patients’ Rights To Grow Cannabis

Canadian Court: Government Can’t Prohibit Patients’ Rights To Grow Cannabis

A federal court in Canada ruled today that government officials cannot prohibit physician-authorized patients from growing their own supply of medical cannabis.

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What Justin Tradeau’s Win Means for Marijuana Legalization

What Justin Tradeau’s Win Means for Marijuana Legalization

Liberal Party candidate Justin Tradeau has defeated incumbent Prime Minister Stephen Harper to become Canada’s next Prime Minister. Tradeau’s win is expected to usher in a new wave of political priorities, with marijuana legalization nearing the top of the list.

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