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Federal Court rules medicinal marijuana users allowed to grow their own pot

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DH Vancouver Staff Feb 24, 2016 9:25 am

The Federal Court has struck down the ban on people growing their own medical marijuana and ruled that users are, indeed, allowed to grow their own pot.

In a ruling handed down today in Vancouver, the court has ruled the former Conservative government’s Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations violates the Charter.

The government has 6 months to re-write the rules.

This ruling comes as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government vows to legalize marijuana in general, although the framework for that has not been revealed.

Read the full ruling here.

More to come…

Originally published on CKNW.com


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