October 2020 Newsletter

CARYMA SA’D This month we start global and end up local. Eight years after the world’s largest survey researching the patterns and practices of cannabis cultivation, the researchers are back and they’re asking Canadian cannabis growers to help them get real data to the policymakers who will be reviewing the Cannabis Act (Daniel Bear). On […]

September 2020 Newsletter

CARYMA SA’D As we draw nearer to the second anniversary of cannabis legalization, there is no better time to reflect on the heroic efforts that paved the way for reforms. It is also an opportune moment to envision the progress we hope to see in the future. Staying in touch with the roots of cannabis […]

June 2013 NORML Canada Newsletter

This month, the main issue in the Canadian cannabis movement is the publication of the finalized medical marihuana regulations. While the true effect of the new regulations will not be seen until patients begin transitioning to the new system, it seems the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) will be far from a perfect solution […]

February 2013 NORML Canada Newsletter

Greetings Cannabis Law Reform Community, This month we are focusing on a few law reform campaigns currently working to change cannabis policies. For decades, it seems substantial reform of cannabis law has been just around the corner. Government reports blast cannabis prohibition for being ineffective; Policy makers, judges, law enforcement officials and celebrities all seem […]

January 2013 NORML Canada Newsletter

Greetings Cannabis Law Reform Community, As we begin 2013, there is a lot for NORML Canada to be excited about. We hope to carry forward the international momentum gathered in 2012, in our continued mission to reform Canadian cannabis law. Although 2012 had its set-backs in Canada, specifically the implementation of increased penalties for cannabis […]

October 2012 NORML Canada Newsletter

Sensible BC Jennifer Collett’s Freedom Walk Sensible BC The Sensible BC campaign has recently received confirmation from Elections BC that their new proposed Sensible Policing Act meets the requirements of the Recall and Initiative Act (is jurisdictionally appropriate, clearly written and suitable for a provincial referendum). The Sensible BC campaign and their draft legislation, the […]

NORML Canada: 2011 Year in Review

May 2 Election Bill C-10, the “Omnibus” Crime Bill MMAR Proposed Changes 2nd Annual Treating Yourself Medical Marijuana & Hemp Expo CannaMed Fair Vancouver B.C. 1st Annual Prairie Medicinal Cannabis Cup Saskatoon Sask. Global Marijuana March / Toronto Freedom Festival Worldwide Marijuana March Alberta Ontario Superior Court rules against Religious Exemption Justice Taliano rules cannabis […]