Your Rights To Medical Cannabis In Canada

Cannabis as a drug is legal to possess, consume, or grow for medicinal purposes under conditions outlined in the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations issued by Health Canada.

In April 2014, the Medical Marijuana Access Program was replaced by the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (or MMPR) by Health Canada.

In June 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada expanded the definition of medical cannabis to include any form of the drug, including but not limited to brownies, teas, or oils.

February 24, 2016 A Vancouver Federal Court judge rules medical marijuana law unconstitutional. The judge has struck down the law barring medical users from obtaining marijuana outside of licensed producers, saying it violates their charter rights. In (the Allard decision). It was argued, and the Federal Court agreed, that limiting patient access to purchasing from Licensed Producers under the MMPR , infringed Section 7 of the Charter, and on that basis, the entire MMPR was declared invalid.
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Cannabis Top 50 unexpected benefits

It comes as no shock to anyone who knows cannabis that it’s something of a miracle herb. But as we bring this plant out of the dark and into the light, it continues to blow our minds – just how great the benefits of marijuana actually are! We are talking about benefits to public health, to the economy, and to each and every person who develops a positive relationship with this therapeutic plant.
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Recent Research on Medical Marijuana

Humans have cultivated and consumed the flowering tops of the female cannabis plant, colloquially known as marijuana, since virtually the beginning of recorded history. Cannabis-based textiles dating to 7,000 B.C.E have been recovered in northern China, and the plant’s use as a medicinal and mood altering agent date back nearly as far. In 2008, archeologists in Central Asia discovered over two-pounds of cannabis in the 2,700-year-old grave of an ancient shaman. After scientists conducted extensive testing on the material’s potency, they affirmed, “[T]he most probable conclusion … is that [ancient] culture[s] cultivated cannabis for pharmaceutical, psychoactive, and divinatory purposes.”
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Chronic marijuana use is about as bad for your health as not flossing

Chronic marijuana use long-term is not associated with a raft of physical health problems, according to a new study, with one surprising exception: gum disease.
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5 Amazing Medical Benefits of Cannabichromene (CBC)

Have you heard of cannabichromene (CBC)? While psychoactive THC and non-psychoactive CBD take up most of the limelight in cannabinoid world, lesser-known CBC has some potent medical benefits of its own. Here are five amazing medical benefits of cannabichromene.
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Studies Show Cannabis Relieves Symptoms Of Parkinson’s Disease

Observational studies show cannabis relieves motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Studies focused on cannabinoid-based treatments for Parkinson’s disease have been conducted since the seventies, due to the important number of patients suffering from the illness reporting an improvement of their symptoms following the consumption of cannabis.
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Using Marijuana to Treat Diabetic Nerve Pain

A new diabetic nerve pain randomized, controlled study from the University of California at San Diego has shown that inhaling cannabis can blunt diabetic neuropathic pain for several hours. “We found that the more concentrated the dose, the more relief people got,” says lead author Mark Steven Wallace, MD, chair of the Division of Pain Management at the University of California, San Diego.
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