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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE ORDERING CANNABIS ONLINE

An informative piece explaining the law as it pertains to those who want to order Cannabis from online stores outside of Canada. You can legally order up to thirty (30) grams of Marijuana at a time from an online store.
Apr 22, 2020
Daniel A. Wolson
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Criminal Law

RETHINKING THE CONDITIONAL SENTENCE (HOUSE ARREST)

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently reversed a Bill that eliminated Conditional Sentence (House Arrest) as a sentencing option for certain crimes.
Daniel A. Wolson
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Criminal Law

WHY MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES DONT WORK

An informative piece on why mandatory minimum sentences for various offences don’t work. They have been declared unconstitutional by Courts across the country, including the Supreme Court of Canada, to be contrary to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Daniel A. Wolson
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FEDERAL PROSECUTORS TO AVOID PROCEEDING ON SIMPLE DRUG POSSESSION CHARGES IN NEW DIRECTIVE

A groundbreaking new directive issued by the Federal Prosecution Service of Canada has revised the Government’s approach on simple drug possession offences. Federal Prosecutors are now being told to avoid prosecuting simple drug possession cases.
Daniel A. Wolson