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Shoppers Drug Mart Now Has Four Canadian Cannabis Suppliers

Shoppers Drug Mart Now Has Four Canadian Cannabis Suppliers

Shoppers Drug Mart Now Has Four Canadian Cannabis Suppliers

Shoppers Drug Mart may have yet to receive its medical cannabis license from Health Canada, but it is moving full steam ahead to make sure it has secured multiple Canadian cannabis suppliers to provide its customers with products.

GrowPros

Tetra Bio-Pharma Receives Health Canada Approval for Phase 2 Cannabis Oil Trial in Partnership with Sante Cannabis

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 29, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, is pleased to announce the approval by Health Canada of a Phase 2 clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of different doses and ratios of medical cannabis oil (THC & CBD) to improve uncontrolled chronic pain in cancer and non-cancer patients.

Physical Security

Statement from Health Canada: Physical Security Requirements for Producers of Cannabis for Medical Purposes

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 25, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Health Canada is introducing two targeted changes to the physical security requirements under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) that must be respected by licensed producers (LP) of cannabis for medical purposes.

GrowPros

Tetra Bio-Pharma Receives Approval from Health Canada of its Phase 1 Clinical Trial with PPP005 (Cannabis Oil)

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, is pleased to announce that it has received a No Objection Letter (NOL) from the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD), Health Canada to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of its cannabis oil PPP005.

Physical Security

Health Canada Releases First Snapshot of Cannabis Use in Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Between March and May 2017, Health Canada asked 9,215 Canadians about their knowledge, behaviours and attitudes towards cannabis use, including driving behaviours after consuming cannabis.

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Northern Vine Labs Expands Dealer’s License with Health Canada

VICTORIA, British Columbia, Dec. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Northern Vine Labs (“Company”), a subsidiary of Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (“Emerald”) (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF) and Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (“Abattis”) (CSE: ATT; OTC: ATTBF), today announced that Health Canada has approved an amendment to the Company’s dealer’s license.

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Emerald Health Therapeutics Announces Positive Health Canada Review of License Application for Prominent Fouth Facility

VICTORIA, British Columbia, Nov. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF) (“Emerald”) announced today that its licensed producer application (submitted through its subsidiary, Emerald Health Botanicals) for its new Richmond, BC greenhouse facility under Access to Cannabis for Medical Purpose Regulations (“ACMPR”) has met the requirements of the paper-based review of Health Canada’s Office of Medical Cannabis (“OMC”).

Marijuana Advent Calendar Sales Soar Despite Health Warnings

Marijuana Advent Calendar Sales Soar Despite Health Warnings

A Vancouver cannabis company is scrambling to keep up with a flood of orders for marijuana-filled advent calendars, but the novel take on a popular Christmas tradition has some health experts ringing alarms.

GrowPros

Tetra Bio-Pharma’s Business Model and Commercialization Strategy In Line with the Canadian Government’s Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, today announced that the Canadian Government’s Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis further confirms the strategic direction of its business model, and that the company is in an excellent position to commercialize natural health products and drugs post-legalization for both the pet and human markets.

Physical Security

Health Canada Launches Public Consultation on Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis

OTTAWA, Ont., Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The current approach to cannabis does not work. Earlier this year, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, the proposed Cannabis Act, to legalize, strictly regulate and restrict access to cannabis. Bill C-45 aims to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth and the profits away from criminals and organized crime.

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Emerald Health Therapeutics Announces Positive Health Canada Review of its Licensed Producer Application for Pure Sunfarms Facility

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF) announced today that its licensed producer application for the Pure Sunfarms Delta 3 greenhouse facility under Access to Cannabis for Medical Purpose Regulations (“ACMPR”) has met the requirements of the paper-based review of Health Canada’s Office of Medical Cannabis (”OMC”).

Physical Security

Health Canada hosts Partnership Symposium on Cannabis Public Education and Awareness in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Health Canada hosted a one-day public education symposium with approximately 90 representatives from federal, provincial and territorial governments, Indigenous groups, and health and other partner organizations that play a role in raising awareness and educating Canadians about the health and safety risks of cannabis use.

BlissCo Cannabis

Supreme Commences Production in New Flowering Rooms

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce 7ACRES has commenced production in the newly constructed flowering rooms recently approved by Health Canada.

Can Any Other Cannabis Stock Measure Up to Canopy Growth Right Now?

Can Any Other Cannabis Stock Measure Up to Canopy Growth?

Shares of Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) have climbed a stunning 53.8% month over month as of close on November 1. With all of this in mind, has Canopy established itself as the premier cannabis stock for Canadians?

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Supreme Receives Approval for Increased Capacity at 7ACRES Hybrid Facility

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) announced today that 7ACRES has obtained the Health Canada approvals necessary to commence cultivation at the recently completed 30,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms at the Company’s Hybrid facility.

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Emerald Health’s Two Cannabis Production Expansion Sites Progressing for Legalized Adult-Use Market in 2018

VICTORIA, British Columbia, Oct. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (“EHT”) (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF), through Emerald Health Botanicals Inc. (“Emerald”), its wholly owned subsidiary and a Licensed Producer under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”), has submitted license applications to Health Canada for approval of two new growing sites.

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Supreme to Quadruple Capacity at 7ACRES Hybrid Facility

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce that 7ACRES has completed construction of three additional 10,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms at its Hybrid Facility, and applied to Health Canada for licensing.

46% of Canadians Would Try Cannabis Edibles If Available in the Legal Market

Study: Nearly 46% of Canadians Would Buy Cannabis Edibles If Available Legally

While Canada is planning to delay the roll out of recreational cannabis edibles for regulatory reasons, it may give stakeholders the added benefit of having extra time to master their formulations for what may become a booming market segment.

Aurora Ships First 50 Kilos of Medical Cannabis to Germany

Aurora Ships First 50 Kilos of Medical Cannabis to Germany

Landmark legislation has led to the first serious deal in terms of shipping cannabis globally, with an initial consignment of dried medical cannabis already on its way to Germany for distribution. Now that Aurora are the proud recipients of a Health Canada issued Export Permit, they can legally send medical cannabis to Germany.

How Well Are Canadian Cannabis Companies Managing Recall Risks?

How Well Are Canadian Cannabis Companies Managing Recall Risks?

It seems as though news of recalls related to specific batches of bad marijuana from licensed Canadian producers has been coming in more frequently than marijuana investors and consumers would like to see.

Better Know a Marijuana Stock: MedReleaf Corp.

Better Know a Marijuana Stock: MedReleaf Corp.

MedReleaf is one of less than four dozen licensed producers and retailers of medical cannabis products in Canada. The company was founded just four years ago, and it focuses on supplying dried cannabis, cannabis oils, and cannabis oil capsules to qualified medical patients in Canada.

Physical Security

Statement from the Minister of Health on the ‘Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines’

OTTAWA, Ont., June 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — I welcome the publication of the “Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines” today in the American Journal of Public Health. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research supported the development of these Guidelines through funding provided to the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse.

The Very First Cannabis Stock ETF Is Now in Bear-Market Territory

The Very First Cannabis Stock ETF is Now in Bear-Market Territory

The first cannabis stock ETF of its kind, the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF allows investors to own more than a dozen pot stocks through a single investment fund. Today, however, is a different story.

Physical Security

Statement from Health Canada on Improving the Licensing of Production of Cannabis for Medical Purposes

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Health Canada is introducing several improvements to its medical cannabis program that aim to streamline the application process for issuing production licenses and enable increased production under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).

Canadian Cannabis Stock Rises With Friday's Cultivation Announcement

Canadian Cannabis Stock Rises With Friday’s Cultivation Announcement

On May 19, 2017, Beleave Inc. (CNX:BE) announced that its subsidiary, First Access Medical Inc., had been awarded a cultivation license from Health Canada, prompting the Canadian cannabis stock to rise 7.62% on Friday.

Cronos Group Responds to Health Canada Testing

Cronos Group Responds to Health Canada Testing

TORONTO, Ontario, May 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cronos Group Inc.’s (TSXV:MJN) wholly owned licensed producer, the Peace Naturals Project Inc. (“Peace”), was notified on May 4, 2017 by Health Canada that upon testing a random cannabis leaf sample, trace levels of Piperonyl Butoxide (PBO) were discovered at 0.78 parts per million (ppm). PBO is an organic compound known as a synergist.

Physical Security

Statement from Health Canada on Mandatory Testing of Medical Cannabis for Unauthorized Pesticides

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Health Canada is announcing that it will require all licensed producers to conduct mandatory testing of all cannabis products destined for sale for the presence of unauthorized pesticides.

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Cannabis Canada Association Welcomes Government of Canada’s Proposed Cannabis Act

OTTAWA, Ontario, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Canada, the leading organization of companies that hold Health Canada licenses to cultivate and sell medical cannabis, welcomes the legislation tabled today by the Government of Canada to legalize, regulate, and restrict access to cannabis.

Canada to Strictly Regulate Adult Use Cannabis

Canada Takes Action to Legalize and Strictly Regulate Cannabis

OTTAWA, Canada, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The current approach to cannabis does not work. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it is easier for our kids to buy cannabis than cigarettes.

The Inside Scoop On Aurora Cannabis Inc

The Inside Scoop on Aurora Cannabis Inc.

While shares have backed off the 52 week highs, Aurora Cannabis is making another run towards the highs as investor enthusiasm increases over recreational marijuana legalization in Canada. Here’s the insider scoop and why we like Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Shoppers and Loblaw employees to be covered for medical marijuana

Shoppers and Loblaw Employees to be Covered for Medical Marijuana

Shoppers Drug Mart spokesperson Tammy Smitham told CityNews that “effective immediately prescriptions for medical marijuana will be covered up to an annual maximum of $1,500.” Loblaw employees would also be covered. Loblaw owns Shoppers.

Marijuana industry faces challenge in gaining Canadians’ trust, survey finds

Marijuana Industry Faces Challenge in Gaining Canadians’ Trust

Marijuana stocks may have leapt higher on the news of Ottawa’s plans to legalize the drug by next year, but the industry is facing an uphill battle in building trust with Canadian consumers, according to a new survey.

Aurora Cannabis Inc Remains a Top Cannabis Pick

Aurora Cannabis Inc Remains a Top Cannabis Pick

Investors are becoming more and more impressed with the job CEO Terry Booth and his team are doing at Aurora Cannabis Inc. After posting strong Q2 results and closing a C$75 million financing, there’s a lot to like with company.

Canopy Growth Corp. Could Crash Over Use of Banned Pesticides

Canopy Growth Corp. Could Crash Over Use of Banned Pesticides

Canopy Growth’s recently acquired Mettrum Ltd. stated that it wrote off $800,000 of costs owing to a series of recalls over the use of a banned pesticides. The staff at Mettrum feared detection from authorities, so they hid the pesticides in the office’s ceiling tiles.


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