Tag: Health Canada

Busy time for Health Canada’s Office of Medical Cannabis

March and April were both busy months for Health Canada’s Office of Medical Cannabis, with five new licensed producers of medical cannabis added, and two new sales licenses being issued. In March, the regulator issued three new cultivation licenses to, Ontario’s Del Shen Therapeutics, BC’s Evergreen Medicinal Supply Inc. and Alberta’s Acreage Pharms Ltd. In

Canada’s medical marijuana program growing by more than 10,000 a month

Health Canada reports that as of January 31, 2017, there were nearly 142,541 clients registered with licensed producers of medical cannabis. This figure is up from 130,000 as of December 31 of last year. At the end of June, 2015, there were almost 24,000 registered patients, increasing exponentially each quarter. As more Canadians become aware

The future of commercial cannabis production in Canada

As the government of Canada works towards creating a functional adult use cannabis market, coming up with a source for the cannabis Canadians will be able to buy is one of many issues to find solutions for. Before it can be sold in stores, it has to originate from somewhere, and as far as the

Health Canada satisfied with measures taken by OrganiGram and Mettrum after recalls

Health Canada says it is satisfied that the two companies who recently underwent recalls for the presence of unauthorized pesticides have taken the issue seriously. No other regulatory action will be taken at this time beyond extended expanded monitoring and evaluation. “The companies have undertaken a series of corrective actions, including strengthening monitoring, enhancing internal