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The Government of Canada is revamping the Medical Marijuana access program in Canada, scrapping the current arrangement of designated growers and patients growing their own to a future ‘free-market’ controlled by government licensed industrial producers. With an estimated $1.3 billion market for medical marijauna serving 450,000 Canadians within the next 10 years it’s no wonder there’s over 150 applicants vying for the potentially lucrative licenses (CBC, Canadian Press).

On September 23rd 2013 Health Canada awarded the first production licenses for the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations to Saskatchewan based partnered companies:

Prairie Plant Systems Inc. #1 Plant Technology Road, Box 19A – RR#5, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3J8

PRAIRIE PLANT SYSTEMS INC. - Prairie Plant Systems Inc.
“Prairie Plant Systems Logo (CNW Group/Prairie Plant Systems Inc.)”

and CanniMed Ltd. #1 Plant Technology Road, Box 19A, RR#5, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7K 3J8 Canada

PRAIRIE PLANT SYSTEMS INC. - Prairie Plant Systems Inc.
“CanniMed logo (CNW Group/Prairie Plant Systems Inc.)”

and this is a sample picture of the CannaMed product:

"CanniMed Product Photo (CNW Group/Prairie Plant Systems Inc.)"
“CanniMed Product Photo (CNW Group/Prairie Plant Systems Inc.)”

October 31st 2013 – Health Canada has announced the first ever non-government producers of medical cannabis:


Mettrum Ltd. 1725 Avenue Road P.O. Box 70040, Toronto, Ontario, M5M 0A3 Canada


Peace Naturals Project Ltd. 3854 12th Sunnidale Concession, Stayner, Ontario, L0M 1S0 Canada

Additional Licensed Producers announced in 2014:


Canna Farms PO Box 245 Maple RidgeBritish Columbia, V2X 7G1 Canada

Tweed Smith Falls logo

Tweed Inc. 1 Hershey Drive, Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 0A8 Canada

bedrocan Authorised Licensed Producer

Bedrocan Canada Inc. 250A Eglinton Ave. East, PO BOX 89589, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 3E1 Canada

* Bedrocan Canada is a joint venture between “Bedrocan BV” of the Netherlands and “Bedrocan Canada Inc” * 

ThunderBird Biomedical

Thunderbird Biomedical Inc. Vancouver Island, British Coumbia, Canada


MedReleaf Corp. PO BOX 3040, Markham Industrial Park, Markham, Ontario, L3R 6G4 Canada

WMMC Whistler Medical Marijuana Co

Whistler Medical Marijuana Co. Unit 113 – 1330 Alpha Lake Rd., Whistler, British Columbia, V0N 1B1 Canada

Delta 9 Bio-Tech logo

Delta 9 Bio-Tech LP PO BOX 68096 Osborne Village, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3L 2V9 Canada

In The Zone Produce LOGOIn The Zone PO BOX 705-3465, Pleasant Valley Road, Armstrong, British Columbia, V0E 1BE Canada

Tilray exceptional cannabis products

Tilray 1100 Maughan Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia, V9X 1J2 Canada


OrganiGram, Inc. 35A English Dr., Moncton, New Brunswick, E1E 3X3 Canada


Aphria Inc. P.O. Box 20009 / 269 Erie St. South, Leamington, Ontario, N8H 3C0 Canada

Broken Coast Cannabis

Broken Coast Cannabis Box 1150 / 610 First Ave., Ladysmith BC, V9G 1A8 Canada

Stay tuned to the federal government Health Canada site for a list of Authorized Licensed Producers with more to be added soon…



NOTE: Following a Health Canada recall of one batch (Purple Kush, Batch PK-10-20-13) on April 18, 2014, the Greenleaf Medicinals company will remain off the list of licensed producers until re-inspection and their website has been taken down

greenleafmedicinals-LOGOGreenleaf Medicinals Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

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