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Canadian Federal Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Patients Can Grow Their Own Medicine

Canadian Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Patients Can Grow Their Own Medicine

Last week a federal judge in Canada struck down the country’s latest round (2013) of medical marijuana regulations, eliminating the ban on patients growing their medicine at home.

Judge Michael Phelan ruled that the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) “have no force and effect.” He also placed a 6-month suspension on his ruling designed to give the new Liberal Government time to come up with new rules for medical cannabis.

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Canadian Judge Fines Man $1.30 for Growing 30 Weed Plants

Canadian Judge Fines Man $1.30 for Growing 30 Weed Plants

A Canadian judge issued a significant ruling last week when hearing the case of Mario Larouche, 46, who was charged with possession of 30 marijuana plants. Further proving that Canadian politics is on the right track when it comes to legalization, Quebec Judge Pierre Chevalier presented the defendant with his punishment: a fine of $1.30 Canadian.