Battle over medical marijuana

Court ruling and government policy fail to fix systemic problems
Editorial Opinion
The Toronto Star (Canada)
Monday, February 11, 2013

More than a decade ago, after several court rulings, the federal government was forced to create regulations allowing people with legitimate needs to possess or grow cannabis for personal medical use without facing criminal charges. Yet it seems Canadians will have to wait longer for a truly workable system that ensures access. Unfortunately, the Ontario Court of Appeal rejected the latest constitutional challenge to the current marijuana medical access regulations (MMAR).