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Man Left Homeless After Getting Kicked Out of Apartment for Smoking Medical Weed

A 57-year-old Nova Scotia man who uses a wheelchair spent a rainy night outside of his building, with a garbage bag over his head.
Sarah Krichel
5.15.19
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The First Legal Bulk Cannabis Shipment to the UK Has Arrived

Patients prescribed cannabis now don't have to wait months for their medicinal weed.
Mike Power
2.15.19
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An MS Patient Had Her Car Impounded Over Weed Even Though She Was Sober

Michelle Gray tested positive for THC, but she wasn’t impaired.
Manisha Krishnan
2.5.19
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Don’t Get Too Excited About Shoppers Selling Weed

Shoppers Drug Mart stores aren't actually going to carry any cannabis.
Manisha Krishnan
1.8.19
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Some Licensed Producers Are Selling Weed Oils That Are Placebos: Researchers

Scientus Pharma claims its technology will ensure Canadians are getting what they pay for.
Manisha Krishnan
12.10.18
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The Story of Two Epileptic Sisters, One Who Can Get Medical Cannabis, the Other Who Can't

We spoke to the makers of a new documentary, 'Separating the Strains', which tells the story of US-based Chelsea Leyland and UK-based Tamsin.
Mattha Busby
7.25.18
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I Had to Fight the British Government to Get Medical Cannabis for My Son

Charlotte Caldwell tells the story of how she took on the Home Office to save her son's life.
Charlotte Caldwell
7.4.18
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This New Data Reveals the Scale of the UK's Cannabis Industry

As the Home Office reviews the use of medical weed, campaigners say data shown to VICE demonstrates more hypocrisy from a government who say it has no medicinal benefits, while quietly granting hundreds of cannabis cultivation licenses.
Mac Hackett
6.20.18
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Smoking Weed Legally Can Still Get You Fired

Weed legalization in Canada is going to have a profound effect on the workplace and will likely lead to lawsuits over dismissals, experts tell VICE.
Manisha Krishnan
6.18.18
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The Home Office Can No Longer Pretend Cannabis Doesn't Save Lives

After returning 12-year-old Billy Caldwell's cannabis-derived medicine when he started suffering life-threatening epileptic seizures, the government has contradicted its long-held position that weed has "no therapeutic value".
Mark Wilding
6.18.18
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My Quest to Get Inside Britain's Biggest Weed Greenhouse

The UK is the world's biggest exporter of cannabis-derived medicines. This British Sugar greenhouse is where a whole load of that cannabis is grown.
Mattha Busby
6.12.18
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I Tested the Weed You Can 'Buy Legally' in the UK

Over 200 companies sell cannabis they claim is legal throughout Europe, so I ordered a bag.
Ali Cedar
4.5.18
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