Medical marijuana licences no longer a home-grown option

Suppliers will have to be approved and licensed by federal government
CBC News (Canada)
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

med-marijuana-grower-canadaStarting next year, thousands of medical marijuana users will have to dig up their gardens and start buying only from suppliers approved and licensed by Ottawa. Health Canada announced the changes in June. Starting Oct. 1, licences will no longer be issued to people who wish to grow their own medical marijuana. As of April 2014, the practice will be outlawed. Anyone using medical marijuana will need to get it from a licensed medical supplier. (See also: Conservative government launching billion-dollar free market)