TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Cannabis Compliance Inc., (CCI) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Deepak Anand to the CCI Team as their VP of Government Relations. Mr. Anand holds a Master's in Business Administration and Management from Vancouver Island University.
Mr. Anand steps into the position with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the cannabis industry. He is a recognized thought leader in the Canadian cannabis space and brings 15 years of leadership experience in the health, charitable/non-profit, and private sectors in Canada. Within the global cannabis sector, Mr. Anand has worked with senior government officials, politicians, policy makers, health professional organizations, clinical practitioners, educators, investors, patients as well as producers. He has also served on the boards of various pharmaceutical associations across Canada, the United States and Europe.
Prior to joining Cannabis Compliance Inc., Mr. Anand acted as the Executive Director for the Canadian National Medical Marijuana Association (CNMMA) and Adjunct Professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). Most recently, Mr. Anand was the Vice President for Zenabis (International Herbs Medical Marijuana Ltd)., a Health Canada licensed producer under the ACMPR with facilities in British Columbia and New Brunswick, Canada.
Todd Masse, President of Cannabis Compliance Inc., welcomes Mr. Anand's expertise and extensive knowledge about the cannabis industry: "Mr. Anand will add to our exemplary team at CCI and will help us grow the company into a trusted source for Cannabis consulting and compliance not only in Canada but across the globe."
Brian Wagner, CEO and Founder of Cannabis Compliance Inc, is pleased and excited to welcome Mr. Anand – "Deepak has been a very trusted and reputable thought leader in the global cannabis space, and we couldn't be more pleased to have him join our senior team".
Cannabis Compliance Inc (CCI) is a privately held entity incorporated in the Province of British Columbia, providing compliance consulting and solutions within the legal supply chain of cannabis in Canada. To date, CCI has assisted over 100 companies in their efforts to achieve a production license of medical cannabis under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). CCI has over 40 employees across Canada that have worked for licensed producers, and has a strong reputation with the Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) at Health Canada. Combined with its sister company, NHP Consulting Inc (www.nhpconsulting.ca) CCI has filed over 60,000 regulatory submissions for facilities and products with Health Canada.
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For further information: Todd Masse, President, Cannabis Compliance Inc., Phone: 1-866-595-2261 ext. 102, Email: [email protected]