Two cannabis-related cases to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada this week

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The Supreme Court of Canada will hear two cannabis cases in Quebec City this week. The second case will decide if Quebec’s ban on growing cannabis plants for personal use is constitutional. The man was later convicted in a municipal court and his appeal was dismissed by the Superior Court of Quebec. Currently, residents of Quebec who are caught growing cannabis at home could be fined between $250 and $750. Decision to be made on Quebec’s ban on home growing The second case, which begins on Sept. 15, will decide whether Quebec’s ban on growing cannabis plants for personal use is constitutional.

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The Supreme Court of Canada will hear two cannabis cases in Quebec City this week.

The first case relates to the use of approved screening devices (ASD) and whether or not police officers must have an ASD with them when they order someone to provide a breath sample.

The second case will decide if Quebec’s ban on growing cannabis plants for personal use is constitutional. Each case will be streamed online.

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