Health Canada has granted a cultivation licence to Aqualitas Inc., the third N.S. firm to obtain one.
A Nova Scotia firm will quickly start rising hashish in a former pulp and paper mill in Queens County, and hopes the buy-local ethos extends to marijuana.
Health Canada granted Aqualitas Inc.’s cultivation licence Jan. 19, making it the third Nova Scotia firm to get the approval — becoming a member of Breathing Green Solutions Inc., which has a manufacturing facility in the Wentworth Valley, and THC Dispensaries Inc. of Antigonish.
Myrna Gillis, co-founder and CEO, stated Aqualitas plans to begin rising its first crop in February after which it’s going to check it and apply for a gross sales licence, with the hope of promoting hashish this summer time. So far, not one of the three Nova Scotia corporations are licensed to promote.
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