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Is it a Crime to Work at a Marijuana...

You may be charged with a criminal offence for working at a marijuana dispensary. Here, police raid a dispensary in Toronto.    What is a Marijuana Dispensary?  A marijuana dispensary is a storefront operation that sells marijuana to customers. Some dispensary operators require customers to provide medical documentation while others do not.   Are dispensaries legal?   Despite pending legislation that will make recreational marijuana use legal in Canada, dispensaries are still illegal. Under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, it is illegal to sell marijuana outside of the federal medical marijuana program, which provides marijuana through the mail to 20 licensed producers. Due to the illicit nature of dispensaries, most marijuana dispensaries have obtained or grown the marijuana illegally. Furthermore, marijuana clinics are not licensed by Health Canada.   Is it a Crime to Work at a Marijuana Dispensary?   Bill C-45, known colloquially as…

8 Aug 2017

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Andrew Leander...

2 Aug 2017

    Here is Andrew Leander Wilson with his family, shortly after his release. Andrew Leander Wilson would spend 32 years, three months and 14 days…

Is it a Crime to Falsely Identify Yourself...

1 Aug 2017

It is possible to be charged with the criminal offence of Obstructing Justice for falsely identifying or refusing to identify yourself to police Obstruction of Justice is defined in section…

Who is Nelson Mandela?

27 Jul 2017

While fighting for equality and peace Nelson Mandela faced and was convicted of criminal offence charges. Before winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 and becoming…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Mustafa Ururyar

26 Jul 2017

  Mustafa Ururyar was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault.   In 2015, Mustafa Ururyar was accused of sexually assaulting Mandi Gray, a woman with whom he…

Is it a Crime to Prank Call Someone?

25 Jul 2017

You could face criminal offence charges for prank calling someone.   prank calling can be defined as a mischievous phone call made to trick someone. While…

What is Mental Health Court?

21 Jul 2017

Accused persons in Ontario suffering from mental illness can have different resolutions available to them. The Ontario criminal justice system recognizes the casual connection that can…