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OUTDOOR GROWS GET GO-AHEAD, CHP DELAYED

The COVID-19 pandemic is not expected to cut into the planting season for LPs with licences to grow outdoors.
MJ Biz Daily

Separately, Health Canada’s plan to discuss the proposed “Cannabis Health Product” (CHP) designation for CBD products and other non-intoxicating REC products has been pushed back. The deadline to nominate an advisory committee has been delayed to May 11.
MJ Biz Daily, Twitter–@Matt_Lamers

Quick Hits

  1. High Hopes, the program offering MED to residents of Vancouver’s Downtown East Side as an opioid-reduction measure, is attempting to enter the legal market. The organization is shifting to connecting patients with home- and micro-growers.
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  2. Canada attempted REC legalization once before, in 2003, under the Liberal government of prime minister Jean Chr├ętien. Here’s how that project failed.
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