First Cannabis Company in Canada to Go Organic – LPC The Green Organic Dutchman Ltd. is a vertically integrated cannabis cultivator, processor, and producer in Ontario and Quebec. As the name suggests, The Green Organic Dutchman Ltd. is a fully organic company, right down to its LEED-certified facilities. This approach has added costs and time…

InPlanta Biotechnology Inc. Becomes First Health Canada Nursery Licence Holder – LPC Not only is InPlanta Biotechnology Inc. Canada’s first Nursery Licence Holder, the company represents a giant leap in diversity. “This opens up a number of pathways to address the genetics issue,” said Deepak Anand, a Vancouver-based cannabis industry expert. “I think that’s why…

Candre Cannabis Inc. Introduces 141 Cannabis Strains, Many New – LPC Candre Cannabis Inc., which received its Health Canada licences for cultivation, processing, and medical sales in July 2019, is taking a unique approach. Thanks to changes in Health Canada’s regulations, the company is able to bring new strains to the market that previously were…

Plant Can Produce 2.8 Billion Gel Caps Per Year – LPC “Olds Softgels Inc. is strictly for the medical community, and will never produce a product for the recreational market.” So said Jerry Bechtold, General Manager of one of Canada’s newest licensed producers (LPs). Olds Softgels Inc. received its Health Canada Processing Licence on September…

ADC BioMedical Corp. Developing a New Cannabis Formulation – LPC When ADC BioMedical Corp. received its Health Canada medical sales licence on August 23, 2019, it was a good day for its parent company too. CanaQuest Medical Corp., formally Algae Dynamics Corp., develops “unique health products and nutraceuticals” from hemp, cannabis, and algae oils. CanaQuest…

  Newest LP Helps Companies Extract CBD and THC Just in Time for Edibles Rush – LPC GreenLeaf Productions Inc. might be a new licensed producer (LP), but it’s no stranger to extract processing. Founder and president Mike Hodgson opened the processing facility in southwestern Ontario initially to extract CBD from hemp. Now that GreenLeaf…

Making the Switch from Oil and Gas to Cannabis – LPC SugarBud Craft Growers Corp. is an unusual licensed producer (LP), as licensed producers go. Anyone who thought for a second would easily envision farmers giving up one crop for cannabis. Mother Labs Inc. did that as we read last week, moving from vertical farming herbs to…

  Saskatchewan Herb Producer Reinvents Itself to Become Second Nursery Licence Holder – LPC Six years ago, Mother Labs Inc. wasn’t even a dream for owners Brian and Roberta Bain. In fact, they had just opened the first commercial vertical farm in Saskatchewan. Back then, the company was called Ecobain Gardens, producing live basil and…

Northern Ontario Micro-Cultivator Signs Supply Agreement with BC Craft Supply Co. – LPC Weeks after Hearst Organic Cannabis received its licence to cultivate on July 12, 2019, it signed a supply agreement with BC Craft Supply Co. For Hearst Organic owner Joël Lacelle, it’s the culmination of months of hard work. “Building in Hearst and…