Cannabis use increased significantly in the year leading up to legalization among women and people over 50, a long-running survey in Ontario found.
Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers smoking weed, law enforcement officials say.
Marijuana seems to be a reoccurring theme this month. Canada, which legalized recreational use of the drug on Wednesday, has already had an opportunity to remind its citizenry that there are still some ground rules that must be followed. Literally one hour after weed received the green light, Winnipeg police issued a citation for consumption […]
Businesses across Canada are cooking up weed-laced goodies to prepare for their legalization next year. Companies are betting on a big market and hope to avoid some of the pitfalls seen in U.S. jurisdictions when edibles were legalized.
Health Canada will continue operating the medical marijuana system after recreational use of cannabis is legalized next month, but it will be reviewed within five years.
Legalization comes with risks: Doctors reminding public that health effects of cannabis use are real
On the heels of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement Wednesday that adults will be able to legally buy and consume recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, some doctors are reminding Canadians of potential risks from cannabis and countering some of the misperceptions about the drug that still prevail.
Community advocates say legal marijuana has been thrust upon them and they didn’t have a say.
‘Into the dark’: With just months to go before legalization, federal government funds marijuana research
With the legalization of recreational cannabis use just months away, the federal government is “stepping a little into the dark,” according to the scientist who helped create pot use guidelines for Canada.
Businesses touting cannabis-infused food and drink position themselves to snap up opportunities in what is expected to be an explosive market.
Published time: 7 Oct, 2017 04:03 Edited time: 7 Oct, 2017 04:04 Almost 2,000 Canadians have chosen to put an end their lives with a doctor’s help in the year since medically assisted suicide became legal in the country. The number rose over the 12 months to almost 1 percent of all deaths. Read more […]