Health Canada says cannabis labs willing to assist in COVID-19 testing

  • Federally-regulated cannabis labs have answered Health Canada’s call for assistance in supporting COVID-19 testing, and the health department is currently assessing their capabilities.
  • Health Canada is confirming next steps, the spokesman said, including whether the cannabis labs have the appropriate equipment, certifications and protocols to be able to conduct the testing.
  • Last Thursday, MJBizdaily obtained an email from Health Canada reaching out to cannabis researchers and laboratories as part of efforts to identify lab capacity that might be available in various sectors.

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