‘Money drove the policy’: How dreams of dividends got Canada to legal pot

NORML Canada’s Vice President – Professor Alan Young Brent Bambury – CBC Radio June 22, 2018 When veteran marijuana legalization lawyer Alan Young took on his first pot case, Justin Trudeau was barely out of his teens. [picture] Alan Young is a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. (Lisa Xing/CBC) When veteran marijuana legalization lawyer […]

With Cannabis legalization commencing in 2018, NORML Canada declares the greatest victory of its 40 year history

April 20, 2018 18:32 ET | Source: NORML Canada TORONTO, April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With the legalization of adult-use cannabis across Canada intended for this year, one of the chief objectives of our organization has been achieved. With these coming changes there are many reasons to celebrate this 420, yet there is still […]

Legal Opinion – ACMPR Patient Access To Lounges

March 5, 2018 Paul Lewin, Legal Counsel for the Canadian Cannabis Industry – Lewin & Sagara LLP NORML Canada Secretary & Ontario Regional Director See my submission to the Ontario government on why providing medical cannabis patients a place where they can smoke, vape and communicate with like-minded people (such as vapour lounges) could stop […]

The Wynne Monopoly

Paul Lewin NORML Canada’s Ontario Regional Director November 7, 2017 Kathleen Wynne wants to create a cannabis monopoly in Ontario. She says it’s her bureaucrats, not the cannabis community, who have the expertise to sell cannabis. They are good at checking ID. That is what makes them experts. The Liberals feel strongly about this. They […]

420 Across Canada 2017

This year, NORML Canada wanted to capture a variety of voices and experiences during this year’s 4/20 celebrations. Being a particularly important year with legislation for legal cannabis regulation tabled just two weeks ago, we certainly know the work is only beginning. We checked in with NORML Canada Members across Canada to see what was […]

Liberals, marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018

March 26, 2017 NORML Canada President John Conroy: I expect the Federal government will control manufacturing and production and international matters and the provincial and territorial governments will control distribution and people will be able to grow up to 4 plants per residence (not residents), but the plants can be no bigger than 110 cm […]

November 2016 NORML Canada Newsletter

November 2016 NORML Canada Newsletter The Task Force’s Report and the Task Force’s Friends Cannabis Legalization Initiatives Win Big On Election Day in the United States Federal Government to place Limits on Medical Cannabis Coverage for Veterans April is the Cruelest Month: Trudeau Urges Police to Crack Down on Cannabis Dispensaries The Task Force’s Report […]