Tag: Health Canada


FSD Pharma Leaving Cannabis for COVID-19, Closing Medical Pot Facility in Cobourg, Ont.


FSD Pharma, which launched a medicinal cannabis production facility in Cobourg, Ont., will be cancelling its cannabis licences and closing the operation next month to focus on coronavirus work. On Thursday, the biotech/pharmaceutical company announced it has notified Health Canada of its decision to forfeit its licences. It also plans to suspend all activities within 30 days and has begun the process of liquidating all assets, including the sale of its cannabis production facility in…


Edmonton-Area Company Set to Be Canada’s Largest Producer of Cannabis-Infused Gummies


Dynaleo acquired production licence. A new cannabis-infused gummy producer near Edmonton is set to be the largest in the country. Dynaleo received its production licence from Health Canada last week. The company has a 26,000-square-foot warehouse in an industrial park just south of the city. “The next phase of that would be getting our sales licence which we’re currently very excited about,” said Kristy Skwaruk, Dynaleo’s director of people and culture. – Read the entire…


Health Canada Asks Cannabis Industry for Help With COVID-19 Testing


Canadian officials are turning to the cannabis industry to see if laboratories typically used to check for cannabinoids can be also used to test for COVID-19. In an email sent to licensed cannabis industry executives on Thursday obtained by BNN Bloomberg, Health Canada acting director general Joanne Garrah asked respondents if there was any spare lab capacity to assist the country with COVID-19 testing. “Health Canada is working to identify lab capacity that might be…


Physician-led Online Healthcare Technology Company Applies for Novel Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Using Medical Cannabis


CANNABIS CULTURE – Rapidly-emerging online healthcare technology company, Cannalogue, has submitted an application to Health Canada to conduct a real-world clinical trial with medical cannabis for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). If approved by Health Canada, Cannalogue will enroll patients into the research study to determine if medical cannabis can reduce the symptoms caused by COVID-19 or any mutant strains of coronavirus. “Cannalogue is committed to doing our part.  The need is too great and we have to act…