Alberta court says THC limitation of 30mg/ml on THC oil or 10 mg per capsule was a violation of the Charter

An Alberta court has ruled that the THC limits for cannabis oils established by Health Canada under the country‚Äôs previous medical cannabis regulations are a violation of Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  Given that the ACMPR was repealed and replaced by the federal Cannabis Act in 2018, it is unclear how this will impact products sold to medical patients or sold under the non medical market by federally-licensed producers.  The case, R v Howell, was brought about by a medical cannabis grower, Shaun Howell, who was charged with unlawfully possessing cannabis in an amount exceeding three kg for the purpose of trafficking, as well as the illegal production of cannabis on March 24, 2017. Howell argued that his charges should be dismissed because the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) … Continue reading Alberta court says THC limitation of 30mg/ml on THC oil or 10 mg per capsule was a violation of the Charter