Yesterday the British Columbia provincial government released its proposed framework for the non-medical (i.e., adult-use) cannabis retail sector. While most of the proposal is in line with previous communications, there are a few points which are disappointing to some. The framework is subject to federal and provincial legislation that still has to be passed. The wholesale distribution will be handled through the provincial Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB), while the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch will do the licensing and monitoring. The province is allowing government-run as well as privately owned non-medical retail cannabis stores. It should be especially noted that, for private retail establishments, the LDB is not capping or limiting the number of licences. It should be … [Read more...] about B.C. Cannabis Private Retail Licensing Guide
After 4 years of operation and nearly 1000 site inspections, Health Canada made an important announcement today regarding 2 targeted changes in the physical security requirement for cannabis for medical purpose. Licensed producers (LPs) will no longer be required to store cannabis in a highly secured physical vault. Instead of a vault, cannabis can now be stored in a secured area with physical barriers that includes an intrusion detection system, 24/7 visual monitoring and recording, recording of the identity of every individual that enters and exits the secured space and access restricted to those whose presence is required by their work responsibilities. Rooms where cannabis are grown no longer need 24/7 video monitoring and recording LPs are no longer required to … [Read more...] about Health Canada Update Summary on Physical Security Requirement for Cannabis for Medical Purposes
CCI Appoints Mr. Maurizio Calconi as Vice President for CCI Staffing Solutions, a division of Cannabis Compliance Inc.
Toronto, ON – November 27, 2017. Cannabis Compliance Inc., (CCI) of Toronto, Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Maurizio Calconi to the CCI team as VP of CCI’s Staffing Solutions division. Mr Calconi holds an Arts & Science Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. As a seasoned Executive Recruiter with over 12 years experience, Maurizio is passionate about finding the best candidates with the right fit for his clients by using his vast network of contacts to deliver top talent. Cannabis Compliance Inc., is the largest north American consultancy agency, focused on the new and emerging medical and recreational cannabis market. To-date Cannabis Compliance has recruited well over 150 Quality Control, Master Grower, Production, and Management Executives to the … [Read more...] about CCI Appoints Mr. Maurizio Calconi as Vice President for CCI Staffing Solutions, a division of Cannabis Compliance Inc.
Ottawa, ON Nov. 24, 2017 Cannabis Compliance Inc. (“CCI”) is pleased to announce that it is working with National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC”), providing technical services in connection with NAC’s anticipated proposal to the Manitoba Request for Proposal for Retail Cannabis stores (RFP 10QGET-CRS-2017) (the “RFP”) due December 22, 2017. CCI looks forward to working collaboratively with NAC to develop a full-scale retail channel for cannabis distribution in Manitoba should NAC be successfully awarded the RFP. “We are thrilled to work with NAC in responding to the Manitoba RFP for Retail Cannabis Stores,” says Todd Masse, President of CCI. “NAC’s experience in ensuring responsible patient access to medical cannabis under the ACMPR, combined with CCI’s knowledge of safety, quality … [Read more...] about CCI and NAC announce Manitoba Tender intentions