Ban on medical marijuana patients growing own pot struck down by Federal Court

Some big news and advances occurred yesterday in Canada!

A Federal Court judge has struck down federal regulations restricting the rights of medical marijuana patients to grow their own cannabis and has given the Liberal government six months to come up with new rules.

Judge Michael Phelan ruled Wednesday in Vancouver that the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations were an infringement on charter rights and declared they have no force and effect.

But the judge also suspended his declaration for six months to give the federal government time to come up with new rules.

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