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Research director Catherine Jacobson appears on SiriusXM radio show

Research director Catherine Jacobson appears on SiriusXM radio show

WHAT SHE SAID RADIO (SIRIUSXM)

There are still far too many myths and misconceptions surrounding medical cannabis. On Tuesday, Dr. Catherine Jacobson, the Director of Clinical Research at Tilray, appeared on What She Said Radio to debunk those myths and answer some frequently asked questions. 

Five questions with Tilray, B.C.'s largest licensed medical pot producer

Five questions with Tilray, B.C.'s largest licensed medical pot producer

CTV VANCOUVER ISLAND

Tilray, one of Canada's largest medical marijuana producers, has opened the doors of its 65,000-square-foot, $30-million Nanaimo facility to give a rare glimpse of its production process. Company CEO Greg Engel answers five questions about the facility, its employees, legalization, and lessons for the industry.

Canada to introduce legislation in 2017 to legalize sale of marijuana

Canada to introduce legislation in 2017 to legalize sale of marijuana

WASHINGTON POST

Brendan Kennedy, president of Privateer Holdings of Seattle, welcomed the Canadian announcement. His company owns Tilray, a medicinal marijuana facility in British Columbia, and he is looking to build a facility that would supply the market for recreational marijuana in Canada.

Catherine Jacobson: Pot is a medicine like any other

Catherine Jacobson: Pot is a medicine like any other

NATIONAL POST

These seismic global shifts in perception and policy have a deeply personal significance for me. As a scientist and director of clinical research at Tilray, one of Canada’s largest producers of medical cannabis, I welcome policies that open the doors for ground-breaking and potentially life-saving research.

Canada’s licensed growers want sales tax taken off medical marijuana

Canada’s licensed growers want sales tax taken off medical marijuana

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Philippe Lucas, executive director of the council, said he met with a policy adviser to Finance Minister Bill Morneau during prebudget consultations last week. His group represents Tilray, Peace Naturals and Delta 9 Bio-Tech, which are among about two dozen commercial producers licensed to ship medical marijuana to patients through the mail.

Canada’s medical pot producers set sights on recreational users

Canada’s medical pot producers set sights on recreational users

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

What we continue to hear from government, both at the provincial and federal level, is they are very focused on ensuring a high level of control and quality on the production of cannabis for the adult recreational space, and we are very supportive of that,” said Greg Engel, chief executive of Tilray, which has been a licensed producer for nearly two years.

Canada’s medical pot producers set sights on recreational users

Canada’s medical pot producers set sights on recreational users

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

“What we continue to hear from government, both at the provincial and federal level, is they are very focused on ensuring a high level of control and quality on the production of cannabis for the adult recreational space, and we are very supportive of that,” said Greg Engel, chief executive of Tilray, which has been a licensed producer for nearly two years.

Part 2: Doctors urge cannabis caution for children with chronic diseases

Part 2: Doctors urge cannabis caution for children with chronic diseases

VANCOUVER SUN

A B.C. company licensed by Health Canada could be involved in the first Canadian trial of CBD oil and epilepsy in adults. Nanaimo-based Tilray will provide CBD oil capsules to a team working with the Ontario Brain Institute.

Mom denied marijuana prescription for daughter turns to Ontario clinic

Mom denied marijuana prescription for daughter turns to Ontario clinic

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

An Alberta mother whose daughter has severe epilepsy has travelled to Ontario for a medical marijuana prescription after the girl’s doctor said he was no longer allowed to provide permission to purchase the product.

Five now licensed to produce cannabis oil

Five now licensed to produce cannabis oil

LIFT MAGAZINE

Three more Canadian medical cannabis producers have been issued production licenses for cannabis oils. Quebec’s Hydropothecary, BC’s Tilray and Saskatchewan’s Prairie Plant Systems (CanniMed) were all added to Health Canada’s production list today, after initially licensing BC’s Whistler Medical and Ontario’s Peace Naturals late last week.

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