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    Health Canada Improvements to the Licensing of Production of Cannabis for Medical Purposes

    June 1, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Cannabis Canada Association and its members welcome the announcement by Health Canada of improvements under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) that will streamline the processes for licensed producers with a record of good compliance with the ACMPR. “It is definitely important that Health Canada […]


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    Cannabis Canada Supports Additional Product Testing Requirements for Medical Cannabis

    May 9, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Cannabis Canada Association and its members welcome the May 5, 2017 announcement by Health Canada of new mandatory testing of medical cannabis for unauthorized pesticides, which reflects the Association’s own direction, announced March 9, 2017, requiring new product testing protocols for all Association members. “It is essential that […]


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    Newstrike, Natural MedCo and Bonify join Cannabis Canada

    Newstrike, Natural MedCo and Bonify Join Cannabis Canada Association   – April 26, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Cannabis Canada Association is pleased to announce Newstrike, Natural MedCo and Bonify as the association’s newest members. Newstrike, headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, Natural MedCo, based in London, Ontario, and Bonify, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, are Licensed Producers of […]


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    New Board Members Named at AGM

    New Board Members Named at Cannabis Canada Association Annual General Meeting April 20, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Cannabis Canada is pleased to announce that several new members were named to the Association’s Board of Directors at its annual general meeting on April 10. Neil Closner, CEO of MedReleaf was confirmed for another term as […]


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    Why the marijuana industry needs a national system, zero taxes

    Colette Rivet, executive director at the Cannabis Canada Association, joins BNN to talk about whether Canada’s new agreement to break down domestic trade barriers could open the door to a national marijuana market and what that would mean for the recreational and medical industries. Watch the video here.


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    Government of Canada’s Proposed Cannabis Act

    Cannabis Canada Association Welcomes Government of Canada’s Proposed Cannabis Act April 13, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – 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. This as […]


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    Inaugural Cannabis National Conference

    Cannabis Canada Association Launches Inaugural Cannabis National Educational & Business Conference Ottawa – April 2017 March 13, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Cannabis Canada Association, the leading organization of federally licensed medical cannabis companies, is pleased to announce the launch of Cannabis Canada 2017: A National Education Conference & Business Forum. The first Cannabis Canada […]


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    Launch new guidelines & standards

    Cannabis Canada to launch new guidelines and standards to enhance consumer safety and increase transparency March 9, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Cannabis Canada Association, the leading organization of Health Canada Licensed Producers of cannabis, will soon roll out new guidelines and standards aimed at enhancing consumer safety and increasing transparency within the medical cannabis […]


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    Statement on New Health Canada Inspection Provisions

    Statement from Cannabis Canada Association On New Health Canada Inspection Provisions February 14, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Cannabis Canada Association welcomes Health Canada’s announcement that it will begin conducting random testing of medical cannabis products produced by licensed producers, to provide added assurance to Canadians that they are receiving safe, quality-controlled product. Cannabis Canada’s […]


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    WeedMD joins Cannabis Canada Association

    WeedMD Joins Cannabis Canada Association Medical cannabis industry association welcomes newest member January 10, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Cannabis Canada Association is pleased to announce WeedMD as the association’s newest member. WeedMD, based in Alymer, Ontario, is a Licensed Producer of Medical Cannabis under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). […]

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