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Shoppers Drug Mart clears hurdle in bid to sell medical marijuana

Sep 22, 2018 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Health Canada issued a licence to Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. late Friday that will bring the company one step closer to being able to distribute medical cannabis to patients.

The government has awarded Shoppers with a production licence, according to the government's website. This type of licence has been issued only once before, in March, 2018, to CannMart Inc., which is owned by Namaste Technologies Inc. Shoppers' licence, which was granted to numbered company 9408843 Canada Inc., allows i...