Cannabis, Commentary

Canada Post’s new pick-up policy elevates risks for medicinal cannabis users

Those who suffer from chronic illness have a higher risk for exposure, and if they become sick, their symptoms will be much more severe

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Bring on pot perestroika-and improve Canadian governments’ fiscal capacity to respond to COVID-19

Every day, there’s more awful economic news related to the novel coronavirus.

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Sarah Leamon: Heavy-handed cannabis enforcement on Thurlow Street punishes Vancouver medicinal users

By now, many of us have the seen footage from the scene of an unlicensed dispensary raid that happened yesterday.

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Sarah Leamon: Assessing the pros and cons of Canadian cannabis legalization one year later

The one-year anniversary of cannabis legalization is swiftly approaching.

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Dana Larsen: Canadian docs warned that cannabis could be as risky as opioids

A new commentary published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal is full of anticannabis bias and false claims, ending with a dire warning that widespread cannabis use could create ‘a disaster similar to the opioid epidemic’.

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Sarah Leamon: B.C. police go their own way when it comes to enforcing cannabis-driving law

It’s been nearly a year since cannabis was legalized, but there have been zero—count that, zero—cannabis-related driving offences laid under our new criminal law…in B.C. at least.

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