Do we need to reform international drug treaties as more countries legalize cannabis?

Did you know that? 12 September 2017 | 0 Comments

The future of international drug control treaties is in doubt because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalize cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay. A professor, whose 2014 review of 20 years of cannabis research made world headlines, thinks so. If decriminalization is the way of the future, he advocates a cautious approach [...]

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Canada should continue with separate medical stream after cannabis is legalized for recreational use: Study

Did you know that? 17 July 2017 | 0 Comments

After cannabis is legalized, Canada should continue with a separate medical cannabis stream to keep patients safe, argues a new commentary.

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Legalizing marijuana will harm health of youth in Canada, study shows

Did you know that? 29 May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Canadian federal government’s bill C-45 to legalize marijuana in Canada will jeopardize the health of young people and Parliament should vote against it, argues a new article.

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Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced in Canada

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Today, 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. The legislation would establish 18 as the minimum legal age to purchase marijuana and would create a legal framework for production, sale, and distribution. The bills [...]

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Canada: Trudeau Administration Seeking Marijuana Legalization By July 2018

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The Trudeau administration is anticipated to introduce legislation in early April to regulate the use, production, and sale of marijuana. In 2015, the Liberal Party pledged to “legalize and regulate” marijuana if Justin Trudeau became Prime Minister. The forthcoming legislation will likely be modeled after recommendations issued by a federal task force in 2016. Members [...]

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