Canadian Cannabis Production Increase Needed To Meet Demand

According to officials in Canada, a sharp increase in the cultivation of medical cannabis is needed, in order to keep up with growing demand there

Cam Battley, executive vice-president of Aurora Cannabis Inc., said on Monday, “Right now, the existing capacity and what is already envisioned will not be sufficient to meet the needs of the adult consumer market.”

There is an added urgency also, due to the fact that recreational cannabis use is set to become legal as of July 1st, 2018.

According to Battley, “We need to expand our capacity right away simply to meet the demands of the rapidly growing medical cannabis system. When the demand of the adult consumer system is layered on top of that, it’s a rush to build as much capacity as possible.”

Despite the worries and in some cases minor panic, Battley also came with some good news, telling reporters, according to ...

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