FSD Pharma Receives Cannabis Sales License From Health Canada

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CANADA: FSD Pharma Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary FV Pharma Inc. has received its Sale for Medical Purposes license to sell cannabis under the Cannabis Act (Canada). The license went into effect on April 18, 2019. The license allows the current FSD facility to supply and sell cannabis products. The company anticipates receiving the amended sales license that will include the sale of dried and fresh cannabis flower in Read the full article…

Tilray Expands Manufacturing Capacity With New Processing License From Health Canada

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Newly-acquired Natura Naturals Inc. located in Leamington, Ontario obtains processing license, allowing it to produce a wide range of cannabis form factors for the Canadian market CANADA: Natura Naturals Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray, Inc. and High Park Holdings Ltd., has received a standard processing license under the Cannabis Act. The Natura greenhouse facility, which Read the full article…

Aphria Receives Health Canada License Amendment, Approving Fully Expanded Production At Aphria One

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CANADA: Aphria has announced that Health Canada has granted the Company its license amendment, permitting Aphria to commence production in an additional 800,000 square feet of facilities at its Aphria One location, as part of the Company’s completed Part IV and Part V expansions. “This is a major milestone for Aphria on its path to becoming a Read the full article…

Health Canada Releases New Data On Cannabis Use In Canada

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2018 Survey provides a snapshot of Canadians’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours related to cannabis before the law changed CANADA:The old approach to cannabis did not work. It let criminals and organized crime profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it has been easier for our kids Read the full article…

Zenabis Receives Cannabis Plant Sales License

This amended license brings the Company one step closer to increasing its global presence as the prominent industry leader in cannabis innovation, production, and distribution of high-demand cannabis strains.

CANADA: Zenabis, a licensed producer, has announced that Health Canada has issued an amendment to its Producer’s License. Zenabis is now eligible to sell clones to other licensed producers under current Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). The amended license also opens the door for the Company to meet national demand for high-quality cannabis. Read the full article…

High Park Farms Receives Cannabis Cultivation License From Health Canada

High Park Farms will begin cultivating cannabis plants in its greenhouse next week.

CANADA:  High Park Farms announced that it has received a federal license from Health Canada to cultivate cannabis under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). The High Park Farms facility, which is anticipated to represent an investment of up to $30 million, features 13 acres of greenhouse on 100 acres of property in Read the full article…

Canadian Producer Aphria Comments On News Of Pesticide Use; Reaffirms Commitment To Quality And Safety

Canadian producer Aphira affirms non-pesticide use

CANADA: Despite most Licensed Producers taking great care to provide safe and effective products, there are still reports surfacing regarding the presence of harmful pesticides in regulated medical cannabis. “We support the use of independent evaluations and testing of medical cannabis as a necessary measure to protect the safety of Canadians,” said Vic Neufeld, Chief Executive Read the full article…

OrganiGram Announces Voluntary Product Recall

The source of the substance is unknown as Organigram is a certified organic grower and does not use compounds of this nature in its production processes.

CANADA: Licensed medical marijuana producer Organigram Holdings has announced it is voluntarily recalling certain lots of medical marijuana which were supplied between August and December 2016 due to the detection of amounts of an unapproved pesticide not registered for use on marijuana under the Pest Control Products Act. Following discussions with Health Canada, this has been deemed Read the full article…

MMJ Patients Speak To Canadian Task Force on Marijuana Legalization And Regulation

Study: Cannabis and mental illness

CANADA: Patients who use cannabis for medical purposes had the opportunity today to directly address the federal government’s Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation about their issues and concerns as the Task Force develops recommendations for the government’s planned major changes to Canadian laws about cannabis. The full afternoon session in Toronto, hosted by Read the full article…

Health Canada Will Actively Monitor For Marijuana Advertising Violators

The Health Minister ordered a crackdown on groups that illegally advertise marijuana.

CANADA:  Health Minister Rona Ambrose ordered a crackdown on groups that illegally advertise marijuana and re-stated the Conservative party’s pledge to keep storefront dispensaries illegal Saturday on the eve of the expected launch of a federal election campaign. “Today I directed Health Canada to create a task force to crack down on illegal marijuana advertising,” Read the full article…