Embattled Canadian hashish cultivator CannTrust was dealt one other blow after its leisure merchandise have been yanked from the cabinets of Canada’s largest marijuana retailer.
Daffyd Roderick, director of communications for the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), the province’s on-line retailer and wholesale distributor, confirmed to BNN Bloomberg that CannTrust’s merchandise weren’t out there on the market.
“Due to the Health Canada temporary hold on certain CannTrust cannabis products, OCS has voluntarily removed all affected products from distribution pending the outcome of the investigation,” Roderick wrote in an e mail to the information outlet.
Ontario-based CannTrust on Monday was sanctioned by Health Canada for conducting unlicensed cultivation for six months and offering inaccurate info to the federal regulator.
CannTrust’s greenhouse facility in Pelham, Ontario, acquired a “noncompliant” score from Health Canada for working 5 unlicensed rooms.
Soon after, CannTrust disclosed it had shipped some unlicensed medical marijuana abroad, including a world dimension to the corporate’s regulatory woes.
The Ontario Cannabis Store’s Roderick declined to element which CannTrust merchandise have been faraway from the retailer’s cabinets or how a lot was yanked.
But Roderick did affirm that the company stopped distributing CannTrust merchandise to approved retailers in Ontario.