The current medical cannabis framework in Canada allows a certain number of producers to become certified by health Canada for the regulated production of MMJ. Across the provinces, there are fifty “Authorized Licensed Producers,” with the most having production in Ontario and British Columbia. In no particular order, this list includes 30 of the most well-known and trusted producers of medical cannabis across Canada.
For reference, this map outlines the distribution of producers within the great white north. For a full list of every Health Canada-approved producer and links to their websites and registration information, check out the official list on the Canadian government’s website.
Tweed has become the biggest medical cannabis brand in Canada as of late. Frequent acquisitions of smaller producers is allowing Tweed to gain a foothold as the leader of MMJ from coast to coast. The powerhouse Ontario company has hadtheire stock price more than double since the IPO in summer 2016.
Aurora Cannabis Inc.
Based out of a small town just north of Calgary, Aurora is the largest producer of medical cannabis in Alberta. The new 800,000 sq/ft building, referred to as the Aurora Sky facility, will be the size of 16 football fields and capable of growing in excess of 100,000 kilograms of high-quality cannabis a year.
Specializing in clone distribution for patients to grow at home, THC Biomed is one of the first producers to be regulated by Health Canada. A proudly socially and environmentally friendly company, they provide interior BC patients with a wide range of medicinal genetics.
Known for their great prices and stellar customer services, WeedMD is a favourite among Ontario-based medical cannabis patients. They are famous for selling customized blends of cannabis to target the unique symptoms of their patients.
Tilray is a MMJ producer on Vancouver Island that supplies some of the highest quality cannabis on the West Coast. With a team of PhD botanists and a huge facility, they continue to tinker with genetics to provide the best medicine to their patients.
In a first-of-its-kind 7 acre greenhouse, 7 Acres is growing medical cannabis a little differently: passionately, with a lot of care, and with a little help from the sun, just as nature intended.
The first and only ISO 9001 certified cannabis producer in North America, MedReleaf is an R&D-driven company dedicated to patient care, scientific innovation, research and advancing the understanding of the therapeutic benefits of cannabis.
Abcann Medicinals pride themselves in offering 100% pesticide free cannabis with compassionate pricing.
Broken Coast Cannabis
Based on the beautiful British Colombian west coast, Broken Coast Cannabis offers great flat rate shipping prices and custom genetics.
Canada’s Island Garden
Being the only producer in Prince Edward Island, Canada’s Island Garden know how to make their customers happy. They grow organic fruits and veggies alongside the ACMPR medical cannabis.
Canna Farms was the first producer in British Columbia to receive a ACMPR license, and since then they have grown into a dedicated and talented team that has been working hard to provide their patients with exceptional cannabis products at an affordable price.
CanniMed was established in 2013 to provide Canadian patients with access to a standardized and trusted supply of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis. Since the year 2000, their parent company Prairie Plant Systems, was the sole supplier to Health Canada of medical cannabis.
CannTrust brings more than 40 years of pharmacy and healthcare experience to the Medical Cannabis industry. Their in-house laboratory houses advanced technology and equipment for testing and research on the medical use of cannabis.
Delta 9 Biotech
Since 2013 Delta 9 Biotech remains a private, family-oriented operation focused on growing small batch, hand trimmed, high quality cannabis strains.
Emblem Cannabis Corp.
Producing in their brand-new Ontario facility, Emblem Cannabis Corp made sure it was custom-designed and purpose-built specifically to cultivate cannabis for medicinal use. The carefully regulated indoor environment is powered by a Canadian-made, custom-developed Argus controlled system.
Emerald Health Botanical’s
The dedicated team at Emerald Health Botanicals includes talented MDs, PhDs, engineers, and horticulturists with extensive experience, offering more than 60 years of cannabis growing leadership, knowledge and commitment.
Green Relief Inc.
The only medical cannabis provider in Canada that’s producing by way of aquaponics, considered the most innovative and sustainable form of agriculture. Using fish fertilizer, Green Relief is guaranteed to have healthy plants and a great product.
Grown synthetic pesticide-free in a state-of-the-art curved glass roof greenhouse, Hydropothecary‘s cannabis receives natural sunlight supplemented with up to 1,000,000 watts of high-pressure sodium lighting.
In The Zone Produce Ltd.
In The Zone Produce Ltd. is a licensed producer located on 31 acres of land in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia.
Zenabis is touted for their facility design, including led lighting, air lock systems and temperature regulation which deploys the latest technology to reduce our carbon footprint and environmental impact.
Maricann live by 5 main principles; Quality, integrity, authenticity, innovation, and approach-ability.
What sets Mettrum apart from the rest is the new Mettrum Spectrum™. It simplifies the dialogue around strength and dosage by categorizing medical cannabis according to THC and CBD levels, using a straightforward color-coding system.
Natural Med Company
Natural Med Company prides themselves in offering cannabis that is grown using the simplest of methods.
For patients just getting into the MMJ market, Organigram offers a strain discovery program that will ensure patients get the medicine they require.
Peace Naturals Project
Peace Naturals Project offers a range of therapeutic medicinal cannabis varieties and Cannabis oils. Their therapeutic cannabis strains are grown using natural production methods and our premium extracts contain no harmful solvents or byproducts.
Prairie Plant Systems
Prairie Plant Systems was established in 1988 as a privately held plant biotechnology company with a focus on research and development. They now offer medical cannabis to thousands of patients in Saskatchewan.
RedeCan Pharm is a family owned and operated business in the heart of the beautiful Niagara Escarpment.
The Green Organic Dutchmen
The Green Organic Dutchman carries out its organic MMJ production from its facilities located on a 100-acre farm in Ancaster, Ontario.
United Greeneries specializes in genetic tinkering to provide the best medicine for their patients.
Whistler Medical Marijuana
Located in one of the most beautiful areas of the world, Whistler Medical Marijuana produces top shelf organic cannabis that has to be tried to be believed.