January 11, 2018
New supplier agreement with Abattis Bioceuticals Corp.
ABLE BC is pleased to announce we have entered into a partnership with licensed cannabis producer and tester, Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. As part of the agreement, Abattis will assist in ensuring quality control, and providing expert technical advice on cannabis products sold therein, when non-medical cannabis is legalized.
Abattis also has agreed to work with ABLE BC and our store members to offer expert technical advice about product quality, to provide educational resources as needed, and to offer ABLE BC access to qualified sales, marketing, scientific, and technical personnel as needed for ABLE BC conferences, meetings, and events.
About Abattis Bioceuticals Corp.
Abattis is a life sciences and biotechnology company which aggregates, integrates, and invests in cannabis technologies and biotechnology services for the legal cannabis industry developing in Canada. The Company has successfully developed and licensed natural health products, medicines, extractions, and ingredients for the biologics, nutraceutical, bioceutical, and cosmetic markets.
To learn more about the supplier agreements ABLE BC has also signed with Supreme Pharmaceuticals and Maricann, please click here.
New Op-Ed: No evidence that alcohol and cannabis co-sale encourages co-use
Click here to read and share the article: https://www.straight.com/news/1015601/stephanie-smith-and-jeff-guignard-no-evidence-alcohol-and-cannabis-co-sale-encourages
As the B.C. government prepares to announce retail options for non-medical cannabis, some advocates have been vocal in their opposition to the sale of cannabis products in B.C. liquor stores. It’s important to note, however, that none of these advocates has presented any evidence to support their position.
Keeping the sale of controlled substances like alcohol and cannabis within the secure, regulated environment of B.C. liquor stores will help control misuse of the products and increases government’s ability to track sales and affect health outcomes with on-site public education campaigns.
Read the full op-ed by ABLE BC Executive Director Jeff Guignard and BCGEU President Stephanie Smith here: https://www.straight.com/news/1015601/stephanie-smith-and-jeff-guignard-no-evidence-alcohol-and-cannabis-co-sale-encourages