Medical Marijuana in Canada: Weeding Through the Risks and Opportunities


In This Presentation:

1) History of legislative regime in Canada re: marijuana

2) Overview of Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR’s)

3) How to become a licensed producer

4) Challenges for licensed producers (LP’s) / applicants

5) Current legal challenges to MMPR’s

6) Opportunities

7) Looking forward

- Excerpt from History of legislative regime in Canada re: marijuana:

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA):

- CDSA, s.4(1) – no person shall possess a substance included in Schedule II, except as authorized by regulation – contravention is an indictable offence

- Schedule II includes “Cannabis, its preparations, derivatives and synthetic preparations”

- Also includes certain cannabinoids including Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD)

Please see full presentation below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:

Published In:

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© MERITAS - Law Firms Worldwide | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »


Meritas is an established global alliance of independent, full-service law firms. Since our founding... View Profile »

Follow MERITAS - Law Firms Worldwide:

Reporters on Deadline

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.