Canadian pharmacy chain to cover employees’ medical cannabis

The biggest pharmacy chain in Canada will begin covering medical cannabis for certain conditions under its employee health insurance plan. Loblaw Companies Limited and its Shoppers Drug Mart unit made the announcement through a staff memo, The Toronto Star reported. The move coincides with Shoppers’ application last October to become a licensed MMJ producer in order to sell MMJ through its 1,300 brick-and-mortar storefronts. Shoppers, which is awaiting a decision on its application, does not plan to grow its own cannabis. The producer application “is an administrative requirement to be able to distribute the drug,” The Globe ... Canadian pharmacy chain to cover employees’ medical cannabis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs