Tag: Personal Cultivation

Enrollment in Canada’s personal cannabis cultivation program continues to grow

According to new information from Health Canada, as of June 16, 2017, there were 6,225 active registration certificates issued by Health Canada for individuals to produce a limited amount of cannabis for their own medical purposes. Of these 6,225 registrants, says a Health Canada representative, 5,760 individuals were registered to produce cannabis for their own

Over 4,000 now able to grow medical cannabis

Enrolment in Health Canada’s personal cultivation program has nearly doubled in less than three months, according to new figures from the agency. To handle this, Health Canada’s Office of Medical cannabis recently hired 17 new employees to help with processing and responding to questions. As of May 1, there are now 4,480 Canadians with active

Patients waiting months for approval to grow their own cannabis

Health Canada began accepting applications from patients with approval from a physician last August in response to a court ruling in February 2016, but the process has quickly created a backlog with what some are saying is a greater interest in the program than was expected. Although applications in the first few months were approved