Unless you have been living under a rock you probably are aware that class action lawsuits have been launched against Organigram and Mettrum (as well as Canopy by virtue of the fact that Canopy has since acquired Mettrum) as a result of banned pesticides being discovered on medical cannabis sold by those companies. What you may not know is what a class proceeding is and how … [Read more...] about The Cannabis Class Actions: A Procedural Primer on the Canopy / Mettrum & Organigram Lawsuits
Gordon “Wayne” Skinner was an elevator mechanic who developed both physical and mental disabilities as a result of an on-the-job motor vehicle accident in August, 2010. The accident left Wayne unable to work and qualified him for permanent impairment and extended earnings replacement benefits. For the two years following the accident Wayne attempted to treat his disabilities … [Read more...] about Nova Scotia Human Rights Board Orders Employee Insurance Plan To Cover Medical Marijuana Expenses
In November 2015, Seamus John Neary (“Neary”) was convicted of possession for the purpose of trafficking and trafficking over 20 pounds of marijuana, and for possession of psilocybin (magic mushrooms), contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The sentencing decision was released June 23, 2016, where Justice R. Shawn Smith of the Saskatoon Court of the Queen’s … [Read more...] about Did Saskatchewan’s High Court Judge “Fumble” by Considering Upcoming Legalization of Cannabis in Former Football Player’s Sentencing Decision?