Toronto-based Hope for Health became the first cannabis charity to register with Canada Revenue Agency. The charity—started by the founders of Auxly Cannabis Group—aims to help MED patients gain greater control over product and LP choices (which have traditionally been limited by regulations), and intends to provide the patients it registers with a monthly stipend with which to purchase MED.
- MED activists in Saskatoon gave out free joints while protesting the opening of a Tweed-branded REC retailer, which replaced a popular unlicensed dispensary called Best Buds.
- Aleafia Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Verbora reported one of his patients received CBD oil bearing a warning it could be addictive, “when in fact it is not, and most preliminary evidence shows it actually may help with addictions.”
- The owner of a Regina head shop charged with trafficking CBD in March 2018 has been given a 10-month conditional sentence and will not be incarcerated.
- If you buy MED you don’t like, you can give it away, but you can’t legally sell it. The Leaf