Vancouver’s 4/20 Marijuana Smoke Fest Sees 64 Taken To Hospital

Vancouver’s 4/20 marijuana-smoking rally led to hospitalization for 64 revelers Monday.

CANADA:  Vancouver’s 4/20 marijuana-smoking rally led to hospitalization for 64 revelers Monday, turning a celebratory occasion into a headache for ER workers. “Sixty-four people in the emergency department is a large number, in an already busy emergency department,” Providence Health Care spokesperson Dave Lefebvre told CBC. Patients were complaining of nausea, vomiting, palpitations and “a decreased level Read the full article…

Health Canada Clamps Down On Medical Marijuana Advertising

Health Canada issued warning letters this week to licensed commercial growers across Canada telling them to clean up their advertising or face suspension and revocation of their licences.

CANADA:  Health Canada has ordered Canada’s medical marijuana companies to stop making their products look so good. The department issued warning letters this week to licensed commercial growers across Canada telling them to clean up their advertising by Jan. 12 or face suspension and even revocation of their licences. The letters, customized for 20 officially Read the full article…

Dutch Maker Of Medical Marijuana Considers Supplying Canada

"Offering more varieties is the first thing," Bedrocan director Tjalling Erkelens said this week from Veendam. "I think that's very important to patients, that they have this possibility to choose different varieties."

CANADA:  A Dutch company is interested in supplying marijuana to Canada’s medical pot users, a service currently provided by a Saskatoon company with an operation in Flin Flon, Man., near the Saskatchewan border. Bedrocan B.V. has been producing medical-grade marijuana for the government of the Netherlands for six years. The company is contemplating bidding for a Read the full article…