Entries by Dieter MacPherson

CANARY Study Extended until May 1st!

CAMCD is pleased to be collaborator on the CANARY study. This nation-wide study is open to patients with any medical condition who access cannabis under the MMAR, MMPR or neither government program. It is also open to patients who do not currently use cannabis. The CANARY Study is examining the impact of regulatory changes on patient access […]

Spring 2014 CAMCD Newsletter

Spring 2014 CAMCD Newsletter Table of Contents 1. Navigating the Changes to Canada’s Medicinal Cannabis Landscape 2. New Canadian Dispensary Discussion Email List 3. CANARY: Cannabis Access Regulations Study 4. Calendar of Upcoming Events 1. Navigating the Changes to Canada’s Medicinal Cannabis Landscape With the changing landscape of medical cannabis regulation in Canada, CAMCD reaffirms […]

Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Encouraged by Court Ruling

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – March 21, 2014) – The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) is encouraged by today’s Federal Court decision granting an interim injunction that allows patients to continue growing and possessing cannabis under the Medical Marihuana Access Regulations (MMAR) pending further trial. As of April 1, patients currently licensed to grow or […]

CAMCD Launches Certification Program for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) launched its Certification Program to a packed room of dispensary operators and prospective licensed producers.  The announcement coincides with the publication of Health Canada’s Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations in the Canada Gazette.  The dispensary Certification Standards are available for review by interested stakeholders. Download the CAMCD Certification […]

Spring 2013 Update

1) Save the date!  CAMCD Dispensary Symposium – Toronto May 24 and Vancouver June 20 2) Become a CAMCD Supporter 3) CAMCD Certification Program Update 4) CAMCD Comments on the CG1 draft of Health Canada Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) 5) Treating Yourself Expo in Toronto May 24-26 6) International Cannabinoid Research Symposium and […]

Winter 2013 CAMCD Update

1) Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Concerned About Quality of Patient Care Under Proposed Regulations 2) List of Dispensaries Currently “In Certification Process” 3) CAMCD announces new Chief Operating Officer 4) Five BC Cannabis Policy Reform Advocates Awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal 5) Americans for Safe Access National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference 6) R vs. Mernagh […]

Dispensary Input Request re: the Proposed MMPR

The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) is encouraged to see that a number of its recommendations have been adopted by Health Canada in their proposed Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), but there are still gaps to be filled. You can view the proposed MMPR here: http://gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2012/2012-12-15/html/reg4-eng.html Health Canada is accepting comments on […]

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Concerned About Quality of Patient Care Under Proposed Regulations

Download PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) is encouraged to see that a number of its recommendations have been adopted by Health Canada in their proposed Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), but there are still gaps to be filled. “Health Canada has incorporated many of our recommendations, including […]

CAMCD is excited to announce the launch of the CAMCD Certification Program for MCDs

Apply today! Applications will be accepted starting today and must be submitted with the program registration fee of $1600, payable by cheque, certified money order, or email money transfer. This initial fee covers the application fee and the self-assessment phase of the program. Any applicant that is found to be ineligible will be issued a […]