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Insurance companies each have their own policy with regards to marijuana smoker rates

Are All Marijuana Users Considered Smokers?

Ever since a landmark court ruling struck down the prohibition on medical marijuana, the drug has grown in popularity in Canada with over 40,000 currently licensed patients allowed to consume cannabis as a form of medical treatment. According to an online doctor from detoxofsouthflorida.com/drug-rehab-florida, medical marijuana is often used by patients to help deal with chronic pain and other serious diseases. Despite the apparent medical benefits of medical marijuana, Health Canada ...
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Will The Assisted Death Ruling Affect Life Insurance Claims In Canada?

In a historic ruling presented on February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada has struck down a ban on doctor-assisted deaths for terminally ill patients who are suffering physically or psychologically. This decision came as a response to the Carter v. Canada (AG) case, in which various parties representing two women, Kay Carter and Gloria Taylor, challenged the prohibition on doctor-assisted deaths. According to the Supreme Court, the prohibition on doctor-assisted deaths was found to ...
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