BC premier John Horgan acknowledged the quality of cannabis from that province’s legacy market, saying “We have in B.C. a legendary quality product, and that’s not making its way to the legal market.”
- Speaking of the BC NDP government’s $676,000 project to help illicit growers in the Central Kootenay region into the legal system, social development minister Shane Simpson said if the project works it could work in other craft-heavy areas of BC such as Okanagan or the Sunshine coast.
Simpson added, “Everybody talks about BC Bud and the reputation it has, so if we can build a craft industry that’s legal, that’s regulated appropriately, then that’s a good thing.”
- Workers at Tilray‘s Nanaimo production facilit, joined the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, , citing concerns about job security.