Alberta announces agreements with 13 Canadian marijuana cultivation firms

It was a busy day for the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC), which introduced Thursday it inked hashish provide agreements with 13 cultivation firms.

Alberta – which permits privately run hashish retailers however will include provincial management of cultivation – signed provide offers with:

  • 7 Acres/The Supreme Cannabis Company
  • ABCann Global
  • Aphria
  • Aurora Cannabis
  • CannTrust
  • Canopy Growth
  • Emblem Cannabis
  • Maricann Group
  • MedReleaf Corp.
  • Organigram
  • Starseed Medicinal
  • UP Cannabis
  • Weed MD

Those 13 federally licensed producers (LPs) have been chosen from a area of 31 candidates that responded to an “expression of interest,” in response to a information launch. The software interval closed in February.

Alberta hashish regulators stated they hope to group with different LPs as they grow to be federally licensed, particularly producers based mostly within the province.

Of the 13 LPs that signed provide agreements with Alberta on Thursday, solely Edmonton-based Aurora calls the province house.

Other Canadian provinces which have signed provide agreements with licensed producers embrace New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.

Categories: Briefs, Canada Marijuana News


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