In a primary for the licensed Canadian market, Agrima Botanicals Corp., a B.C. cannabis producer, has had its licence revoked by Well being Canada.
The choice, carried out on July 12, follows a November discover from the regulatory department asserting that “unauthorized actions” involving cannabis had taken place in periods each earlier than and after the corporate was issued licences underneath the previous Entry to Hashish for Medical Functions Rules (ACMPR).
Agrima was first awarded a cannabis licence again in December 2017, although nearly quick confronted a letter of infraction. This was rapidly fastened, with the corporate passing additional inspections that 12 months, and later once more in early 2018.
The producer and seller licences had been revoked after the corporate’s appeals did not show that the sooner notices of suspension had been unsubstantiated or that infractions had been corrected, Well being Canada said.
As reported by The Canadian Press, Well being Canada spokesperson Anna Maddison famous in an emailed assertion, “That is the primary time that Well being Canada has revoked a licence because it first issued licences to corporations to provide cannabis for medical functions in 2013.”
Agrima Botanicals Corp. can now be seen on Well being Canada’s web site of licensed producers, underneath a standing noting “revoked.”
The corporate had moreover entered right into a multi-year settlement with Simon Fraser College to analysis medical cannabis.
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