Document R. v. Mernagh
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This case concerns the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (“MMAR”). The Ontario Superior Court of Justice determined that the MMAR sections of Canada’s Controlled Drugs and Substances Act that bar marijuana possession and cultivation are unconstitutional because they deprive Mr. Mernagh … Read More

Document PHS Community Services Society v. Canada (Attorney General) and Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users v. Canada (Attorney General)

The recent decision of the B. C. Supreme Court granted a supervised injection facility, Insite, located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, a permanent constitutional exemption from prosecution under federal drug laws. The judgment asserted that sections of Canada’s drug laws against … Read More