Medical Pot Producers Awaiting Approval to Sell Now-Legal Cannabis Oils in Canada

A number of Canada’s medical marijuana growers are poised to release cannabis oils for authorized patients who don’t want to smoke or vaporize the dried herb to relieve their symptoms.

In July, Health Canada gave growers the green light to begin producing the plant-based extracts, which are expected to be approved for sale in the coming months.

About a dozen of the country’s 25 medicinal pot producers have sought expanded licences to produce and market cannabis oils and/or fresh marijuana buds and leaves under the updated federal regulations. Among them are Ontario companies Tweed and Bedrocan Canada Inc., and B.C.’s Tilray.

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