Manitoba's medical marijuana growing facility says its cannabis is safe, tested

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Manitoba's only medical marijuana growing facility licensed to sell cannabis says its marijuana is tested for safety and quality.

John Arbuthnot, vice president of Delta 9, said he doubts those standards are being followed at medical marijuana dispensaries like Your Medical Cannabis Headquarters on Main Street in Winnipeg. He said customers who buy from there need to be careful.

"A lot of the challenges that arise from that are things that are not covered in a regulated market like packaging, labelling. Where's the product coming from?" said Arbuthnot. ​"Has it been grown under sanitary conditions?"

Employee holds a vial of medical marijuana packaged at Delta 9

Employee holds a vial of medical marijuana packaged at Delta 9 (CBC)

Arbuthnot agreed to give CBC a tour of the Winnipeg facility this week to show how his marijuana plants are harvested and packaged. He said all 1000 plants are grown in ventilated rooms with a negative pressure...

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