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Is Marihuana Still Illegal in Canada?

The current Canadian marihuana laws are not black and white. Approximately 40 000 Canadians currently use medical marihuana. Currently only medical marihuana is legal in Canada. The current liberal Government has promised to legalize marihuana but that has yet to do so. Any medical doctor can legally prescribe pot in Canada. Ontario has the highest number of licensed medical pot producers. the maximum amount of weed a person with a medical marihuana  can possess with a medical marihuana license from a doctor is at a time 150 grams What is required to get a membership to a dispensary? At some dispensaries, all you need is a prescription for an medical condition that can be treated  by marihuana.  Selling and purchasing marihuana from a dispensary is technically still illegal. Until recent police raids the Toronto police were not enforcing the law. There are approximately twenty five dispensaries operating in Toronto. Of…

2 Jun 2016

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays Donald...

1 Jun 2016

Marshall spent eleven years in jail for a crime he did not commit. In 1971 Donald Marshall Junior, a Native man, was wrongfully convicted of murdering…

Is it a Crime to Blackmail Someone?

31 May 2016

  It is a crime to blackmail someone.   Blackmailing someone is a criminal offence in Canada. It is defined as extortion under section 346 in…

What Are Your Rights When Interacting With...

26 May 2016

You have rights when interacting with the police. What Are Some of The Different Ways Toronto Police Officers May Interact With You? Informal Interactions Investigative Detention Arrest…

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25 May 2016

Anthony Hanemaayer Anthony Hanemaayer was wrongfully convicted of an assault committed by Paul Bernardo. In 1987, when Torontonian Anthony Hanemaayer was only nineteen years old, he…

Is it a Crime to Spit on Someone in Canada?

24 May 2016

Spitting on someone is considered an assault.   It is a criminal offence to spit on someone in Canada. Section 265 and 266 of the Canadian…

What are the Potential Sentences for a...

19 May 2016

A domestic assault conviction carries serious consequences. Domestic Assault Charges  In our experience as Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyers, domestic assault charges are very common. Domestic assault…