Marijuana cultivators up 20% in Canada as industry scrambles to meet growing demand

By Matt Lamers The number of licensed medical marijuana producers in Canada has jumped 20% over the past few months after the nation’s top regulator dedicated more resources to processing cultivator applications to meet growing demand for cannabis. Since revamping and streamlining the application process in late May, Health Canada has awarded nine licenses, bringing the number of licensed producers (LPs) to 54. Health Canada had issued six licenses in the previous five months. The increase in cultivators has positioned the industry to better meet the nation’s growing demand for medical marijuana. The number of registered MMJ patients has tripled ... Marijuana cultivators up 20% in Canada as industry scrambles to meet growing demand is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs