Medical cannabis industry association
welcomes newest member
OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Cannabis Canada Association is pleased to announce WeedMD as the association's newest member. WeedMD, based in Alymer, Ontario, is a Licensed Producer of Medical Cannabis under Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).
With the addition of WeedMD, Cannabis Canada continues to increase its position as the leading organization of companies that currently hold Health Canada licenses to cultivate and sell medical cannabis.
"We are very pleased to welcome WeedMD to Cannabis Canada Association," said Colette Rivet, the Association's Executive Director. "WeedMD is joining the Association at an important time as the Government of Canada is expected to table legislation for the legalization and regulation of cannabis in Canada later this year."
"It is important for WeedMD to be part of the united voice of Canada's legal, regulated producers and sellers of cannabis," said Bruce Dawson-Scully, WeedMD's President and CEO. "We look forward to working closely with the Association, our industry colleagues and all levels of government as a new regime for legal and regulated cannabis in Canada takes shape in the coming years."
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 a trusted 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 effective use of cannabis.
WeedMD Rx Inc. is a Canadian company licensed to produce medical marijuana under Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations ("ACMPR") and operates a 25,000 square foot, scalable, state-of-the-art production facility in Aylmer, Ontario. WeedMD's mission is to supply a wide selection of cannabis and cannabis-related products that meet the high standard of quality clients deserve.
SOURCE Cannabis Canada Association
For further information: Colette Rivet, Executive Director, Cannabis Canada Association, 613-407-1080, [email protected]