Ted Ohashi's Canadian Cannabis Licensed Producer Watch
One new Licensed Producer approved this week as Aurora Cannabis received its 4th license to grow. The number of LPs now stands at 116. There have been thirty-six LPs approvals in 2018. In the past 64 weeks there have been 74 new Licensed Producer approvals. Of the 116 LPs: 36 are Cultivation & Sale, 75 are Cultivation and 5 are Sale Only. On the list of Fresh Marijuana & Oil producers, there are 33 LPs approved: 20 as Production & Sale, 10 approved for Production and 3 approved as Sale Only. In the category “Sale of Starting Materials,” 10 LPs are approved to sell starting materials: 8 approved to sell plants and 2 approved to sell seeds.
There are 35 public companies that are LPs or own an interest in one or more LPs and more are on the way.
Licensed producers by province are Ontario (62 or 53%), British Columbia (24 or 21%), Quebec (9 or 8%) Alberta (7 or 6%), Saskatchewan (4 or 3%), New Brunswick (3 or 3%), Nova Scotia (3 or 3%), Manitoba (2 or 2%) and Prince Edward Island (1 or 1%). Percent totals may not add up to 100% due to rounding.