The goal of legalized cannabis shouldn’t be corporate gold

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Source : http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/the-goal-of-legalized-cannabis-shouldnt-be-corporate-gold/article30924588/ Alan Young is an associate professor at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. He has worked with the federal government to recognize cannabis in the medical drug schedule and led a number of constitutional challenges on drug and morality laws.    For the past 25 years I ...

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Toronto council approves 3 supervised injection sites

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Source : https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/07/14/toronto-council-approves-3-supervised-injection-sites.html Toronto city council has given its resounding support to the opening of three supervised injection sites for intravenous drug users. On Thursday, council voted 36-3 to back Board of Health recommendations to move forward with the proposed sites in existing community health centres on Queen St. W., ...

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Puissante drogue: 1kg de carfentanyl saisi à l’aéroport de Vancouver

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Source : http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2016/08/10/puissante-drogue-1kg-de-carfentanyl-saisi-a-laeroport-de-vancouver VANCOUVER – L’Agence des services frontaliers du Canada a annoncé mardi avoir intercepté un paquet contenant un kilogramme de carfentanyl, l’un des opioïdes les plus puissants. «Un kilogramme de carfentanyl peut produire environ 50 millions de doses mortelles qui auraient pu se retrouver dans nos rues», a ...

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Les patients pourront bientôt produire leur propre marijuana médicinale

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Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/sante/201608/11/01-5009558-les-patients-pourront-bientot-produire-leur-propre-marijuana-medicinale.php Les Canadiens qui souhaitent cultiver leur propre marijuana médicinale pourront bientôt le faire en vertu de nouvelles règles, a annoncé Santé Canada, jeudi. Ces règles permettront aux personnes ayant reçu l’autorisation de leur médecin pour consommer du cannabis à des fins médicales de faire pousser une quantité ...

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California Approves Recreational Marijuana Ballot Measure

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Source : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/california-recreational-marijuana_us_57733b88e4b0d1f85d47c3cf Californians are set to decide whether to make recreational marijuana use legal, as other Western states have done, after the California Secretary of State’s office said on Tuesday the issue could be put to voters in the November ballot. The proposed so-called “Adult Use of Marijuana Act,” ...

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Marijuana task force to be led by former deputy PM Anne McLellan

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Source : http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/liberals-marijuana-task-force-1.3659509 Justice Minister Wilson-Raybould announced today the launch of a task force to advise the Canadian government on how best to move forward with its plan to legalize marijuana. The nine-member task force will be chaired by Anne McLellan, a former deputy prime minister under Paul Martin who also served as ...

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