OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Cannabis Canada Association is pleased to announce Sundial Growers Inc. ("Sundial") as the association's newest member.
Sundial based in Airdrie, Alberta has a Cultivation License to produce medical cannabis under Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).
With the addition of Sundial, Cannabis Canada continues to increase its position as the leading organization of companies that hold Health Canada licenses to cultivate and sell medical cannabis.
"Cannabis Canada is very pleased to welcome Sundial to the Association," said Colette Rivet, Cannabis Canada's Executive Director. "Sundial is the third company in Alberta to become a Health Canada Licensed Producer. We look forward to their involvement and input as our association continues to work with all levels of Government to shape the future of the cannabis industry in Canada."
"This is obviously a very dynamic and exciting time for the cannabis sector in Canada," said Geoff Thompson, President of Sundial. "Sundial looks forward to embracing a collaborative and productive relationship with Cannabis Canada Association and our colleagues in Canada's legal cannabis industry as we move towards an environment of both medical and adult use cannabis."
About Cannabis Canada Association
Cannabis Canada is the leading organization of Canada's Licensed Producers of Medical Cannabis under Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).
The Association's mission is to act as the national voice for our members in their promotion of industry standards; support the development, growth and integrity of the regulated cannabis industry; and serve as an important resource on issues related to the safe and responsible use of cannabis for medical and non-medical purposes.
Members of Cannabis Canada share a philosophy of both patient-centric care and improved public health, and are committed to product safety and quality, secure and reliable access and the promotion of the safe and healthful use of cannabis.
Sundial Growers Inc. ("Sundial") is a privately held ACMPR licensed cannabis producer based in Alberta. Sundial currently has a cultivation license to produce medical cannabis at its MD Rocky View facility and is expanding its operations in the town of Olds, Alberta. Once this expansion is fully realized in 2019, Sundial will operate over six hundred thousand square feet of production facilities capable of producing 120,000,000 grams of cannabis per year.
SOURCE Cannabis Canada Association
For further information: Colette Rivet, Executive Director, Cannabis Canada Association, 613-407-1080, [email protected]; Claire Buffone-Blair, Director, Communications & Stakeholder Relations, Sundial Growers Inc., 403-471-6378, [email protected]