As of August 24, 2016, the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) will replace the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR)

Yes Medical Cannabis

11 August 2016

Understanding the New Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Health Canada's role
3. What it means for health care practitioners
4. What it means for licensed producers
5. What it means for individuals who require access to cannabis for medical purposes
6. What it means for law enforcement
7. What remains illegal

Fact Sheet: Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations

Information bulletin: safety and security considerations when producing cannabis for your own medical purposes

NOTE: A start but still to restrictive. Limited to producing for only 2 people. No dispensaries. On the plus side they finally changed "marihuana" / "marijuana" to "cannabis."
Keith Fagin - @KF420

Tousaw Law Corporation - August 11, 2016 Opinion on Health Canada’s ACMPR Announcement

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Media:

NORML Canada’s Craig Jones on Allard win CTV Feb. 24, 2016

A federal judge ruled today that users of medical marijuana can grow their own pot. Craig Jones, Executive Director of NORML Canada joined CTV News Channel to weigh in.

Posted by CTV News Channel on Wednesday, 24 February 2016

NORML Canada’s John Conroy on Allard win Feb. 24, 2016