Month: February 2013

MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND MANDATORY MINIMUMS

The North Island Compassion Club is co-sponsoring a number of events next week, starting with “Medical Marijuana and Mandatory Minimums”, a talk by Kirk Tousaw, executive director of the Beyond Prohibition Foundation. Mr. Tousaw recently won the constitutional challenge in R vs. Smith (aka the “cookie case”) heard in Victoria. Justice Robert Johnston ruled that people authorized to use medical marijuana in BC can now legally make cookies, salves, tinctures and other edible and topical medicinals, not just smoke it. Currently Health Canada allows people with licences to use cannabis only in its dried form.   MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND...

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