Ottawa Mayor Wants To Know Why Police Allow Dispensaries To Continue To Operate

Many dispensaries have been raided in Canada over the past several months, but a large number still remain open; with new ones opening all the time. But Ottawa mayor Jim Watson wants to know why police won't put a stop to it.
 Cannabis still isn't legal in Canada even though Trudeau said it was one of the first things that he was going to take care of. But he also said he was going to address c-51 prom… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/ottawa-mayor-wants-know-why-police-allow-dispensaries-continue-operate/

Admitting You've Smoked Cannabis Might Get You Banned From The U.S.

Even though there are several states allowing citizens to grow or use cannabis for medicinal purposes etc, it is still recognized as a prohibited substance federally under the Controlled Substances Act. Immigration experts say that admission of having smo…
 Several weeks ago, Vancouver-based music writer Alan Ranta was crossing the border from British Columbia into Washington State for a music festival and was banned after revealing… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/admitting-youve-smoked-cannabis-might-get-you-banned-us/

Now Canadians Can Grow Cannabis At Home

Medical cannabis patients in Canada now have the ability to be able to grow cannabis plants for themselves without the risk of punishment.
Effective as of this week, Canadians who have their medical cannabis license are going to be able to grow their own cannabis at home. This will apply to Canadians who have a docto… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/now-canadians-can-grow-cannabis-home/

DEA Not Ready To Act Reasonably On Cannabis

According to the DEA, there is no medical benefit that can be derived from consuming cannabis, despite the fact that the many individuals around the world use cannabis to medicate and treat their symptoms.
 The DEA is still not ready to allow human beings to make their own choice when it comes to whether or not they want to ingest and put a plant into their own bodies. Despite the f… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/dea-not-ready-act-reasonably-cannabis/

Canadian Government Wants To Discourage Cannabis Tourism

As legalization efforts continue to unfold in Canada, it is expected that once the market is finally established that Canadians can expect the age of use for cannabis to vary across the country. And the government will also be looking to discourage any ca…
As legalization efforts continue to unfold in Canada, it is expected that once the market is finally established that Canadians can expect the age of use for cannabis to vary acros… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/canadian-government-wants-discourage-cannabis-tourism/

Who is Helping To Fund The US Cannabis Industry ?

The cannabis industry in the US brings in billions of dollars every year, but because the rules are still in a somewhat gray area, it's prompted a need for the funding to come from smaller players in the market.
At least 25 different states in the US have already started to make the move toward legalization of cannabis, even though the plant still remains prohibited at the federal level. T… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/who-helping-fund-us-cannabis-industry/

Despite Legalization, Usage Isn't Up With Teens In Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public health and Environment conducted a biannual poll that investigated the percentage of high school students that indulged in cannabis in Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Public health and Environment conducted a biannual poll that investigated the percentage of high school students that indulged in cannabis in Colorado. T… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/despite-legalization-usage-isnt-teens-colorado/

Liberal Government Fights Back Against Calls From NDP For Immediate Decriminalization Of Cannabis

The NDP made the move this week to introduce an opposition day motion that called on the House of Commons to end the charade and decriminalize cannabis. Unsurprisingly, the Liberal government (that campaigned heavily around legalization) doesn't agree tha…
The NDP is looking to get cannabis decriminalized before the government gets its legalization market in place. Many feel that more criminal records shouldn't be assigned for someth… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/liberal-government-fights-back-against-calls-ndp-immediate-decriminalization-cannabis/

Legalizing Cannabis Is Permissible On The Basis Of Human Rights Obligations

According to a new study by legal scholars Piet Hein van Kempen and Masha Fedorova from Radbound University in the Netherlands, titled International Law and Cannabis II, they say that international law allows for the legalization of cannabis.
According to a new study by legal scholars Piet Hein van Kempen and Masha Fedorova from Radbound University in the Netherlands, titled International Law and Cannabis II, internatio… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/legalizing-cannabis-permissible-basis-human-rights-obligations/

Legalization Mess: Canadians Are Angry Over Raids On Cannabis Dispensaries

Canadians are becoming increasing upset with this governments approach to legalization and the move of various police departments to recently crackdown on dispensaries, hitting at least 43 last week in Toronto.
One of the main reasons that many people were supportive of Trudeau winning the recent election, was because he spoke boldly about legalizing cannabis for Canadians. He said that i… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/legalization-mess-canadians-are-angry-over-raids-cannabis-dispensaries/

Growing Number of Jurisdictions Move To Permit Students With Cannabis Prescriptions To Use It At School

New Jersey was the very first state to go ahead and establish laws that would require all schools to have rules surrounding the use of cannabis for children with disabilities, followed by Maine, and now Colorado.
Colorado is moving forward with considering the move to allow schools to permit the use of medical cannabis for children who have a need for it. House Bill 1373 was recently voted … https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/growing-number-jurisdictions-move-permit-students-cannabis-prescriptions-use-it-school/

Victory For Canadian Cannabis Growers

Joining us in studio today on Press For Truth Live is Jeremiah Vandermeer editor-in-chief of Cannabis Culture Magazine and Pot TV and host of the weekly marijuana news show CCN LIVE.
Good news for medical cannabis growers in Canada, Justice Michael Phelan has ruled in favour of patients in the Allard v Queen challenge, saying the MMPR (Marihuana for Medical Pu… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/victory-canadian-cannabis-growers/

Canada Ponders Age Limit For Medical Marijuana Prescriptions

As it stands currently, there are no laws in Canada which mandate the age at which people can be allowed to receive prescriptions for cannabis. As Canada continues (slowly) down the path of legalization, some doctors are raising concerns about young teens…
As it stands currently, there are no laws in Canada which mandate the age at which people can be allowed to receive prescriptions for cannabis. As Canada continues (slowly) down th… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/canada-ponders-age-limit-medical-marijuana-prescriptions/

Police In Canada Upset Over Push For Cannabis Legalization

Police officers in Canada are upset with the plans of the Liberal government to go ahead with their idea of legalization for cannabis.
Police officers in Canada are upset with the plans of the Liberal government to go ahead with their idea of legalization for cannabis. They say that legalizing the plant would prom… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/police-canada-upset-over-push-cannabis-legalization/

The "Legalization" of Cannabis In Canada

Today on Press For Truth Live Dan Dicks breaks down the latest news in regards to Justin Trudeau's plan to legalize cannabis. Joining us on the line is Chad Jackett founder of cannagrowers.ca! We'll also be speaking in studio with PFT member Caleb McMilla…
Today on Press For Truth Live Dan Dicks breaks down the latest news in regards to Justin Trudeau's plan to legalize cannabis. Joining us on the line is Chad Jackett founder of can… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/legalization-cannabis-canada/

Mexico changes its mind on cannabis

The Supreme Court in Mexico recently ruled that it was legal to grow, possess, and to smoke marijuana, under the country's constitution.
The Supreme Court in Mexico recently ruled that it was legal to grow, possess, and to smoke marijuana, under the country's constitution. The country is now opening the door to decr… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/mexico-changes-its-mind-cannabis/

School officials blamed for death of teen

The student, Hayden Long, who is a sophomore football player and honor-roll student at Geneva High School, committed suicide after the homecoming dance on Saturday.
An Ohio teen has committed suicide and it's the school officials who are being blamed over the incident. The student, Hayden Long, was a sophomore football player and honor-roll st… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/school-officials-blamed-death-teen/

Couple Fights For Right To Treat Their Child With Cannabis Oil

One Canadian family is now fighting for the right to choose treatment for their ill baby, specifically they want to treat her with cannabis oil.
One Canadian family is now fighting for the right to choose treatment for their ill baby, specifically they want to treat her with cannabis oil. The Chilliwack couple, Michelle Arn… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/couple-fights-right-treat-their-child-cannabis-oil/

NDP Makes Promises Of Legalization

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair announced this week that his party would seek to end the unjust criminalization of cannabis, and they'd move for legalization the minute that they should win and form a new government.
On Thursday, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair vowed that “the minute [they are elected and] form government,” that they will seek to decriminalize by legalizing and regulating persona… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/ndp-makes-promises-legalization/

Canada Day Celebrations End In Arrest For Cannabis Advocates

The annual cannabis day/Canada day protest is usually held without incident, this year however, the protest turned violent, when (witnesses say) at least two dozen police officers showed up with pepper spray and physical force.
On Canada Day there are a variety of events held in celebration around the lower mainland and across the nation. One in particular, held in downtown Vancouver, has been held witho… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/canada-day-celebrations-end-arrest-cannabis-advocates/

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