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What are the Current Marihuana Laws in...

As the recreational use of marihuana grows, it is important to note that marihuana remains a controlled substance, prohibited under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act. Possessing and selling marihuana for non-medical purposes is still illegal everywhere in Canada. Marihuana dispensaries are not licensed by Health Canada and under the current law are also illegal. The federal government and law enforcement attempt to justify their stance against dispensaries stating that the marihuana in dispensaries may be supplied by illegal growers and the marihuana sold therefore may be untested, unregulated and unsafe for users. Growing marihuana at home for purposes such as recreational or commercial use with the exception of medicinal purposes is also against the law. As of 2016, the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) allows individuals who have been authorized by their doctor to register with Health Canada to produce a limited amount of marihuana for…

19 Jan 2018

Is it a Crime to Vape Indoors?

18 Jan 2018

  ¬†According to the Electronic Cigarettes Act (2015), an electronic cigarette is considered a vaporizer or inhalant-type device that contains a power source and heating element, designed to heat a…

Section 8 of the Charter of Rights and...

11 Jan 2018

Section 8 of the Charter addresses what it mans to have a reasonable expectation of privacy. Section 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms…

Section 10 of the Charter of Rights and...

9 Jan 2018

  Included in the section 10(b) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is your right to counsel upon arrest or detention. Section 10 of the…

What Happens When a Police Officer Lies...

4 Jan 2018

Incidents of police misconduct, particularly dishonesty during the trial process, are widespread¬† leading to public resentment.     In 2012, the Toronto Star documented an in-depth…

Alberta’s Bill 29: An Act to Reduce...

3 Jan 2018

Under new legislation police officers in Alberta will determine whether or not to lay criminal offence charges on impaired drivers. The Province of Alberta is to…