List of Authorized Licensed Producers in Canada
Cannabis Growers of Canada
The Cannabis Growers of Canada is an association of cannabis businesses in Canada that are dedicated to building a free and fair craft cannabis economy. It was founded on the belief that every Canadian has the right to access high-quality, locally grown cannabis from a craft cannabis producer of their choosing, and that the best way to legalize cannabis is to empower local entrepreneurs to create jobs and support their local economy.
Cannabis Canada Association
Cannabis Canada Association, formerly known as the Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association (CMCIA), is Canada’s member-driven association that represents the majority of cannabis producers licensed under Health Canada’s Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR). Cannabis Canada Association’s mission is to act as the national voice for our members in their promotion of industry standards, and support the development, growth and integrity of the regulated cannabis industry.The Association serves as a trusted resource on issues related to the safe and responsible use of cannabis for medical and non-medical purposes. The Association shares a philosophy of both patient-centric care and improved public health, and is committed to product safety and quality, secure and reliable access and the promotion of the safe and effective use of cannabis.
Cannabis Friendly Business Association
The CFBA aims to build a refined and respected cannabis industry in Canada — one that benefits businesses, consumers and the greater community. Alongside the Cannabis Growers of Canada (CGC), the CFBA strives to create a “seed to sale” distribution process, inclusive of Legal Producers and craft growers. The world-renowned Canadian cannabis industry blazed the trail for legalization, setting the bar for responsible retail practices. The CFBA aims for inclusion of these pioneer businesses in the regulated space.
Canadian Cannabis Coalition
The CCC is a national coalition founded in 1999, comprised of over 150 leading grassroots, business, political, medicinal, academic and international stakeholders, “Dedicated to facilitating access to a safe supply of cannabis through research, education and advocacy.”
The legalization of cannabis in Canada is a complex issue with multiple stakeholders and levels of government who play key roles in developing a framework to ensure the safe transition to legal cannabis. With legalization, the focus on public safety and public health requires strategic partnerships to support research, policy, public education and new resources for health and law enforcement stakeholders. The National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education (NICHE) is a not-for-profit corporation and was created to support the safe transition to legalization. Canada is the leader among G7 nations in legalizing cannabis, and the goal of NICHE is to support the development of policies and regulations that have the health and safety of Canadians as the fundamental priority.