VANCOUVER, Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - THC BioMed Intl Ltd. ("THC BioMed") (THC.CN) announces that Health Canada has amended its licence to authorize the sale of cannabis extracts, topicals and edibles.
The Canadian market for cannabis edibles, topicals and extracts is worth an estimated $2.7 billion per year, with edibles representing more than half that amount, according to a report from Deloitte in May 2019. This spending is expected to be in addition to the approximately $6 billion estimated domestic market for recreational and medical cannabis.
While Health Canada has indicated that sale of these newly legalized products will not be made available to the public until at least mid-December, THC has completed renovations of their flagship Acland Road location to enable production of these products. THC BioMed now has a total of 22 strata lots licensed for production.
THC BioMed expects to start building inventory soon and looks forward to being able to provide the same high quality products to customers in extract, topical and edible form.
THC is an ACMPR Licensed Producer and Canada's largest supplier of legal Cannabis Genetics. THC is on the leading edge of scientific research and the development of products and services related to the medical cannabis industry. Management believes THC is well-positioned to be in the forefront of this rapidly growing industry. Please visit our website for a more detailed description of our business and services available. www.thcbiomed.com
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