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The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Growing flowers of cannabis intended for the medical marijuana market are shown at OrganiGram in Moncton, N.B., on April 14, 2016. Federally regulated marijuana companies caught using banned pesticides that put consumers’ health at risk will now face fines of up to $1-million per violation, The Globe and Mail has learned. The fines will be enshrined in federal legislation as a way to clamp down on unauthorized use of dangerous chemicals by licensed cannabis growers, according to Health Canada. The new penalties come after an investigation by The Globe this year revealed banned pesticide use in the medical-marijuana industry was far worse than the government realized, resulting in serious health consequences for people exposed, including cancer patients who took the drug to ease their pain. The legislative changes will “provide the Minister of Health with the authority to issue an administrative monetary penalty of up to $1-million per violation to a licensed producer for a violation of the Act or its regulations,” Health Canada spokeswoman Tammy Jarbeau said. Marijuana companies caught using banned pesticides to face fines up to $1-million

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