Health Canada announced, after being ordered by the Allard court ruling to change the current MMPR program to allow for patients to, once again, grow their own cannabis, the new Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), which will take effect Aug. 24.

You can click on the video post above to listen to the government’s full briefing on the new regulations, Aug. 11 from cannabis legalization and regulation assistant deputy minister Jacqueline Bogden and Office of Medical Cannabis director of policy Andrea Budgell, including questions from the media.