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Press Release – CAMCD Calls On City Of Toronto To Halt Raids

CAMCD calls on city of Toronto to halt raids Vancouver BC -The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) is standing up for thousands of patients by calling on the City of Toronto to immediately halt the raids on medical cannabis dispensaries. “Dispensaries provide a critical point of access for thousands of patients struggling to […]

Dispensary Association Offers Expertise to MP Blair

Welcomes Coming Consultation Process on Cannabis The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) commends the Liberal government for continued momentum toward cannabis legalization with Friday’s announcement that MP Bill Blair will lead broad-based consultations under the Minister of Justice. “We are pleased this government has reaffirmed its dedication to an evidence-based approach and we […]

Dispensary Association Agrees No Need to Reinvent the Wheel

Makes Sense to Use Existing System for Cannabis Distribution The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) agrees with the Ontario Public Service Employees Union that there is no need to reinvent the wheel. “Dispensaries have 20 years of expertise in providing safe and dignified access to medical cannabis along with education on its use,” […]

Dispensary Association Disappointed in Nanaimo RCMP

Enforcement Action Hurts Patients Most   The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) called yesterday’s Nanaimo RCMP enforcement action a completely inappropriate way to deal with dispensaries. “It’s like using a sledgehammer as a flyswatter,” said Jamie Shaw, the organization’s President, “and about as effective.” With the clear direction given by Canadian voters to […]

CAMCD Comments on Proposed Regulations, Victoria BC

Victoria Releases Staff Report on Proposed Regulations With the announcement yesterday of Victoria’s draft regulations for medical cannabis dispensaries, the city is poised to become the third municipality in BC to license these businesses. The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) congratulates city staff for all their hard work up to this point. “The report was very […]

Press Release: CAMCD Comments on Health Canada Correspondence

Download Original: CAMCD Press Release Sept 10 2015 2 CAMCD Press Release Sept 10 2015 2 CAMCD Comments on Health Canada Correspondence Federal government out of step with realities on the ground September 11, 2015 – – Today, the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) has confirmed some of the oldest dispensaries in North America […]

Press Release- CAMCD COMMENTS ON VANCOUVER REGULATIONS

CAMCD Press ReleaseJune 29 2015 – 2 Vancouver, BC, June 29 2015 – The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) announced they were pleased with Vancouver’s decision to regulate dispensaries, however are concerned that some of the bylaws may impede patient care and best practices established by the industry. “This is certainly a hugely […]

Press Release: CAMCD announces certification schedule and formal complaint process

CAMCD Press Release June 22 2015 Vancouver, BC, June 22 2015 Today, the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) released their summer inspection schedule for the On-site Survey portions of the CAMCD Certification Program. Beginning in 2011, CAMCD, Canadians for Safe Access, and the University of British Columbia began developing the CAMCD Standards and […]

Press Release: CAMCD Congratulates Vancouver On Vote

Looks forward to public hearing Vancouver, BC, April 28, 2015– Today, the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries praised Councils 10-1 vote that moved the proposed dispensary regulations to a public hearing. “We’d like to congratulate the City of Vancouver for making this historic and necessary move,” said Jamie Shaw, the group’s President. “We understand […]