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Despite marijuana being a legally prescribed medication, few patients are able to receive coverage through benefit plans creating a financial incentive to substitute medical cannabis for addictive opioid-based drugs Read more

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However, what the job market will look like for graduates of Niagara College's one-year program is still hazy Read more

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Toronto's former chief is not the only ex-cop or politician to want to profit from legal marijuana, but he may be the biggest hypocrite among them Read more

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Eden non-profit society's opioid substitution program aims to show how street-level dispensaries can be useful in the fight against overdose crisis Read more

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Michelle da Silva

If Mayor Tory is willing to “consider anything” to stem overdose emergency he must call for an end to marijuana dispensary raids because the science-based evidence is in: cannabis can save lives Read more

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But new restrictions on medical marijuana program means military veterans like Darrell Hulme will only be reimbursed for a third of the medicine they need to deal with PTSD and other conditions Read more

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Co-owner Tania Cyalume remembers her mom’s concerns when they first started up: “You are going to get arrested! What are you guys thinking?” Read more

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“Detox feels like you’re dying," says one user in recovery. "[Marijuana] helped a lot.” Read more

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Third annual Cannabis Festival and Industry Trade Show offers up the real deal for Canadian products with craft marijuana growers, trained chefs, hash-makers and glass artists Read more

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These are the coolest pot accoutrements you can find in Toronto Read more

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The Canadian Medical Association says Canadians under 21 shouldn't be legally allowed to smoke pot, but studies on the effects of weed on developing brains are open to interpretation Read more

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Russell Barth

As a 24/7 caregiver for my wife, we have two choices: suffering or breaking the law Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

But dispensaries are still illegal Read more

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City Hall forum on the future street-level dispensaries hears from councillor that May's police raids "was a knee-jerk reaction to a couple of hundred emails the mayor got" Read more

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Michelle da Silva

High hopes among cannabis activists for an interim measure to decriminalize pot also goes up in smoke before serious work on legalization has begun Read more

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Legalized weed looks like a cash cow, and just like any other billion-dollar industry, it will be heavily regulated Read more

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Wade through the medpot weeds on April 2 Read more

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