Medical Marijuana News

Alexander Repetski says cannabis oil treatments for epilepsy have dramatically improved his daughter's quality of life.

U of S study to look at cannabis treatment for childhood epilepsy

By Chris Carr March 8, 2017 - 4:35pm Updated: March 8, 2017 - 4:35pm

Alexander Repetski hopes a new pilot study at the University of Saskatchewan will help legitimize cannabis treatment for childhood epilepsy.

He's a firm believer in the...

Crowd lights up for 4:20 in Victoria Park in Regina.

Crowd lights up for legalization at 4:20 in Regina's Victoria Park

By Adriana Christianson April 20, 2016 - 7:28pm Updated: April 20, 2016 - 7:30pm

The mood was high and the police presence was very chill for the crowd of people who gathered to celebrate 4:20 on Wednesday in Victoria Park.

Carla McEwan has been...

Murray Nichol leaves Saskatoon city hall after addressing the planning, development and community services committee about medical cannabis.

Committee hears calls for Saskatoon cannabis dispensary

By Bryn Levy February 8, 2016 - 2:32pm Updated: February 8, 2016 - 2:34pm

City council heard once again from a group calling for a medical marijuana dispensary in Saskatoon.   Members of the Saskatchewan Compassion Club addressed a meeting of the...

Four people accused of various drug offences in relation to an unlicensed medical marijuana dispensary in Saskatoon had a number of charges dropped in provincial court

Several drug charges dropped against Saskatchewan Compassion Club owner, co-accused

By Bre McAdam January 6, 2016 - 1:51pm Updated: January 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

Four people arrested after Saskatoon police raided an unlicensed medical marijuana dispensary last year now face fewer charges.

On Wednesday morning, federal Crown...

Mark Hauk pictured at Saskatoon Provincial Court on Nov. 2

Case against marijuana dispensary continues in 2016

By François Biber December 31, 2015 - 6:27am Updated: December 31, 2015 - 6:28am

The fate of the Saskatchewan Compassion Club could be settled in 2016.

That’s when 36-year-old Mark Hauk, Lane Britnell, 24, and Carson Ramsay, 23, are due back in court...

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Whitewood medical marijuana dispensary giving back to community

By 980 CJME November 12, 2015 - 6:59am Updated: November 12, 2015 - 7:00am

In less than a year, a medical marijuana dispensary in Whitewood has donated $90,000 to the community.

"Well that's what a compassionate club was originally designed to...

Medical marijuana activists continue to protest compassion club raid

By François Biber November 4, 2015 - 2:34pm Updated: November 4, 2015 - 2:35pm

The backlash continues in Saskatoon after city police raided a medical marijuana dispensary known as the Saskatchewan Compassion Club.

This week supporters of the...

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Mayor says dispensaries in Regina unlikely under current law

By 980 CJME November 3, 2015 - 10:30am Updated: November 3, 2015 - 10:45am

Mayor Michael Fougere doesn't see a future for compassion clubs in Regina until the federal laws regarding marijuana are changed.

Pat Warnecke has told News Talk Radio...

Atchison argues 'the laws are the laws' after B.C. mayor shares positive experience with dispensary

By Bryn Levy November 2, 2015 - 4:12pm Updated: November 3, 2015 - 9:46am

In Saskatoon, police and the courts are dealing with the city's first medical marijuana dispensary following a raid last Thursday. But the city of Kimberley, B.C. is having a...

Regina man hoping to set up marijuana dispensary in Regina, despite Saskatoon raid

By Lisa Schick November 1, 2015 - 9:58am Updated: November 1, 2015 - 10:00am

As a medicinal marijuana dispensary in Saskatoon was raided this past week, one man is trying to set up a dispensary in Regina.

Pat Warnecke has been working within in...

A medical marijuana protest on the steps of the Saskatoon Police Service headquarters in Saskatoon on Oct. 31, 2015

Medical cannabis users protest police raid on Saskatoon dispensary

By François Biber October 31, 2015 - 5:00pm Updated: October 31, 2015 - 5:21pm

A Saskatoon man with chronic pain stemming from kidney cancer and Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome (VHL) feels helpless after the main source for his medication was on the wrong end...

Saskatoon police policy on marijuana dispensaries at odds with some other parts of Canada

By Alex Docking October 31, 2015 - 11:34am Updated: October 31, 2015 - 11:45am

The Saskatoon Police Service has defended its raid of an unlicensed pot dispensary, also known as a compassion club, this week - but it turns out police in other parts of the...