Canadian Court Rules Government Can’t Prohibit Patients’ Rights to Grow Cannabis

Canadian Court Rules Government Can’t Prohibit Patients’ Rights to Grow Cannabis

A federal court in Canada ruled Wednesday that government officials cannot prohibit physician-authorized patients from growing their own supply of medical cannabis.

The decision strikes down regulations enacted in 2013 that sought to take away patients’ longstanding authority to grow personal use quantities of cannabis.

The court opined that the regulations unduly infringed upon patients’ liberties and that they were “not in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice.”

The judge’s ruling provides Parliament with six…

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