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Ontario Judge Rules Canada's Marijuana Laws Unconstitutional

Ontario Judge Rules Canada's Marijuana Laws Unconstitutional

By Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture - Wednesday, April 13 2011 :
Medical marijuana user Matt Mernagh and his medicine.CANNABIS CULTURE - In a case with wide-ranging implications, an Ontario Superior Court judge struck down Canada's laws prohibiting the possession and production of marijuana on Tuesday, giving the federal government 90 days to fix the country's medical marijuana program before the ruling comes into effect and effectively legalizes cannabis.
In an April 12 ruling in the case of R. v. Mernagh , Justice Donald Taliano found that Canada's Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR) and "the prohibitions against the possession and production of cannabis (marihuana) contained in sections 4 and 7 respectively of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act" are "constitutionally invalid and of no force and effect".
The case centers around medical marijuana activist (and frequent Cannabis Cultu