Medicinal marijuana regulations about to be imposed by Health Canada may strive to place the responsibility of growing the product in the hands of a few organizations, but the war over who can grow what is about to get messy.
Canada’s medicinal marijuana industry will be re-crafted at the end of the month, pulling the right to grow weed from the hands of thousands of Canadians and placing it in the care of large companies.
The Canadian Press cites court documents defending the government's change in tack, which says there have been "significant unintended consequences" in expanding the number of people legally allowed to grow marijuana.
More specifically, the government says growing pot at home can cause issues such as mould, fire and toxins in the building. Houses that are known to be home to grow ops are also under the threat of home invasion, and the product capable of appearing on the black market.
The documents were presented as the federal government defends an impending changeRead More »from Changes to Canada’s medicinal marijuana rules unlikely to stop smaller grow-ops