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Medical Marijuana subsidiary HempMeds exhibits at SupplySide West 2018

Medical Marijuana subsidiary HempMeds exhibits at SupplySide West 2018

SAN DIEGO — Medical Marijuana announced that its subsidiary HempMeds will be exhibiting its line of cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil products at SupplySide West, taking place in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort on November 7-10. SupplySide West brings together thousands of ingredient buyers and suppliers from the dietary supplement, beverage, personal care, nutrition and cannabis industries.

FDA approves first marijuana-based prescription drug

FDA approves first marijuana-based prescription drug

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a marijuana-derived drug for the treatment of two rare and serious forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, that begin in childhood but can persist in adulthood. The drug is made from purified cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in the cannabis plant. The drug

SDM inks medical marijuana supply pact

EDMONTON, Alberta — Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) has expanded its access to medical marijuana products by entering into a supply agreement with Aurora Cannabis Inc. Aurora said that under the pact it will supply SDM with Aurora-branded medical cannabis products. The agreement is pending Health Canada’s approval of the pharmacy retailer’s application to be a

Shopping Drug Mart enlists medical cannabis supplier Aurora

Shopping Drug Mart enlists medical cannabis supplier Aurora

EDMONTON, Alberta — Shoppers Drug Mart has expanded its access to medical marijuana products by entering a supply agreement with Aurora Cannabis Inc. Aurora said Tuesday that under the pact it will supply Shoppers Drug Mart with Aurora-branded medical cannabis products. The agreement is pending Health Canada’s approval of the pharmacy retailer’s application to be a

SDM gears up to sell medical marijuana

TORONTO — Canada’s largest retail pharmacy, Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM), is set to become a licensed dispenser of medical marijuana, pending approval from Health Canada, the Canadian government’s department of public health. In anticipation of that approval, medical marijuana producer MedReleaf recently said it has signed an agreement with SDM to become a medical cannabis

Shoppers Drug Mart set to dispense medicinal cannabis

Shoppers Drug Mart set to dispense medicinal cannabis

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart is set to become a licensed dispenser of medicinal cannabis, pending approval from Health Canada, the Canadian government’s department of public health. Medical marijuana producer MedReleaf said yesterday it has signed an agreement with Shoppers Drug Mart to become a medical cannabis supplier to the chain. The announcement comes on

Lovell Drugs signs supply deal for medicinal cannabis

Lovell Drugs signs supply deal for medicinal cannabis

TORONTO — Canada’s Lovell Drugs has entered into a definitive agreement with Maricann Group Inc. to be the exclusive supplier of medicinal cannabis to its pharmacies. Maricann said that Lovell has begun dispensing medical marijuana to its patients, registering and filling its first medicinal cannabis prescription registered and fulfilled on Dec. 1. The drug chain

Lovell Drugs enlists Maricann to supply medicinal cannabis

Lovell Drugs enlists Maricann to supply medicinal cannabis

TORONTO — Ontario pharmacy chain Lovell Drugs has signed a letter of intent with Maricann Group Inc. to be its exclusive supplier of medicinal cannabis. Under the planned four-year pact, the companies would work together to develop processes to facilitate the distribution and sale of Maricann’s medicinal cannabis to patients through Lovell Drugs retail pharmacies,

Shoppers Drug Mart eyes dispensing of medical marijuana

Shoppers Drug Mart eyes dispensing of medical marijuana

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has confirmed media reports that it’s proceeding with plans to provide medical marijuana to patients, with guidance from a pharmacist. Canada’s largest drug chain, part of Loblaw Cos., has applied to become a licensed producer of medical marijuana strictly for the purposes of distributing it, according to spokeswoman Tammy Smitham.

London Drugs, SDM weigh sale of medical marijuana

London Drugs, SDM weigh sale of medical marijuana

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — London Drugs vice president of pharmacy John Tse said the chain is exploring the idea of selling legal marijuana through its 79 pharmacies in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. “When it gets classified as a legal product, Health Canada will most likely regulate it, because there are regulated producers as

Canadian drug chains mull medical marijuana

Canadian drug chains mull medical marijuana

Shoppers Drug Mart and London Drugs, two of Canada’s largest pharmacy chains, reportedly are considering selling medical marijuana. A published report by The Globe and Mail this week said Shoppers Drug Mart has made inquiries with medical marijuana suppliers. The article also reported that the drug chain, Canada’s largest with over 1,300 stores, has discussed