CNCA is a family owned medical and recreational marijuana dispensary based in Kelowna British Columbia. Since 2004 CNCA has fought for recognition of providing Hemp for ailments as an alternative to chemicals. CNCA produces organic grade strains which have specific body altering ...
Unit of big pharmaceutical firm Novartis partners with medical marijuana producer Tilray
British Columbia-based medical marijuana producer Tilray announced Monday it has formed a strategic partnership with Sandoz Canada, the first known affiliation between a marijuana producer and a major pharmaceutical company.
Tilray signed a letter of intent with the Quebec-based affiliate of Sandoz International GmbH, an arm of global health care giant Novartis.
The entry of Big Pharma into Canadas marijuana industry comes after alcoholic beverage giant Constellation Brands and a large U.S. tobacco company recently made their own forays into the countrys MJ sector.
Despite Canadas longstanding plan to begin legal marijuana sales in July, a Canadian official has conceded that they wont actually begin until August, maybe a little later.
As recently as last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus government was insistent that it was still on track to begin legalization in July, which has been the plan for quite a while now. However, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas said Thursday that this simply wont happen, and sales arent going to begin in July. Instead, sales are likely to begin in August, or potentially shortly thereafter. The change in time-frame is based on the Senates updated timetable for considering the issue, which has already been passed by the House of Commons.
Petitpas Taylor says that provincia....
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