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Infographic on recreational cannabis for youth

This infographic has been produced by Justice for Children and Youth. It sets out the regulations and limits with regard to cannabis for youth under 19 and adults 19 and over. 

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Hot topics on JFCY: Cannabis

Questions about cannabis answered on the Justice for Children and Youth website:

  • Who can possess recreational cannabis?
  • Does this mean full legalization?
  • What are the rules on having recreational cannabis?
  • Can...
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ID Replacement Clinics in Ottawa

Information from Connecting Ottawa: Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), the YMCA Newcomer Information Centre, and Connecting Ottawa will be partnering to host three immigration ID clinics in 2018-19. The clinics are coordinated and...

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10 things that are still illegal after pot legalization

As the high from Wednesday's historic cannabis legalization wears off, there are a few legal footnotes worth taking note of before lighting up again.

Despite being allowed to use or even grow marijuana, Canadians can still be charged if they're...

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Justice for Children and Youth has information for youth about cannabis laws

Information from Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY): Possession of small amounts of cannabis by adults for recreational use will be permitted in Canada. These laws are different from the medical use of cannabis. These changes do...

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October 25: Community Information Session in Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre would like to invite you to a FREE community information session on The Office of the Children's Lawyer (OCL):

· What is the OCL?...

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Latest updates from Steps to Justice

Steps to Justice now has information about what happens when a Children's Aid Society gets involved with a family. It includes questions such as: What if CAS takes my child? and How do I get access to see my child after CAS takes them?

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Children and youth rights advocate Birdsell to receive 2018 Guthrie Award

The Law Foundation of Ontario announced that the 2018 Guthrie Award recipient is Mary Birdsell. The Guthrie Award is the foundation’s signature award to recognize exceptional access to justice champions.

Birdsell is the executive...

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Ontario to allow pot smoking wherever tobacco smoking allowed

Ontario residents will be able to smoke recreational cannabis wherever the smoking of tobacco is permitted, the Progressive Conservative government said Wednesday, loosening rules established by the previous Liberal regime.

The government will...

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JFCY Blog: Cannabis Laws in Ontario – Starting Oct 17, 2018

From the Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY) blog: Possession of small amounts of cannabis by adults for recreational use will be permitted in Canada. These laws are different from the medical use of cannabis. These changes do not...

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