Medical pot users seek class action against Health Canada

Claire Mellor reports:

Lawyers representing plaintiffs in a proposed class action, claiming Health Canada breached privacy rights and jeopardized the safety of medical marijuana users, will be seeking damages of up to $20,000 per person, a court in Halifax heard Wednesday.

Federal Court Justice Michael Phelan is hearing a certification application for a proposed class action, put forward by medical marijuana users and growers across Canada, who were licensed under the previous federal medicinal marijuana program.

Read more on The Chronicle Herald.

Previous coverage of this case can be found on PHIprivacy.net.

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