medical marijuana

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 more

Nov 20, 2017 7:46 AM News

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Cheol Joon Baek

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

Oct 4, 2017 10:57 AM Education

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 more

Sep 25, 2017 12:42 PM News

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

Sep 13, 2017 7:49 AM News


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 more

Aug 14, 2017 2:41 PM News

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Mar 10, 2017 11:08 AM Life

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 more

Dec 30, 2016 11:06 AM News



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?” more

Dec 21, 2016 7:10 PM News


R. Jeanette Martin

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

Nov 23, 2016 4:01 PM

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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 more

Oct 27, 2016 8:24 AM News

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Sponsored feature: presented by Plants Not Pills more

Oct 12, 2016 3:39 PM Life

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

Sep 28, 2016 6:02 PM Life

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 more

Sep 21, 2016 7:00 PM News


Russell Barth

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

Aug 31, 2016 7:18 PM News


Cheol Joon Baek

But dispensaries are still illegal more

Aug 11, 2016 6:17 PM News

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" more

Aug 3, 2016 8:22 AM News


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 more

Jul 4, 2016 8:15 AM News

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Jun 14, 2016 1:59 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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

Jun 1, 2016 6:45 PM News


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Wade through the medpot weeds on April 2 more

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