Canada – Medical marijuana users can continue growing from home after feds lose appeal

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PHOTO BY IRIANA SHIYAN / SHUTTERSTOCK - HOME IS WHERE THE POT IS Medical marijuana users will be able to continue growing pot at home at least until a case is settled in federal court later this year.

 

Medical marijuana users will be permitted to continue growing pot at home after the Federal Court of Appeal upheld a decision last month that would exempt patients from a massive overhaul of Canada’s cannabis laws.

Regulations introduced in 2013 shifted the production of medical marijuana to licensed commercial producers, preventing users from growing cannabis at home, a move that is being challenged by a group of patients in a case that will be heard this year.

 

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