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Update - Our Application Process - June 2019

Champion is very pleased to announce we have been notified by Health Canada that we have completed the preliminary and high level review of our license application. We are now moving into the building stage on our site. 


Champion MMP Ltd. has been producing and providing a pure, high quality, medicinal cannabis product as a Designated Grower since 2010. We are excited about our future in providing the same quality of product to licensed producers in Canada.

Update - Our Application Process - June 2018

We continue to work with Health Canada on our Licensed Producer licensing requirements. We are currently in the final stages of our review and pending license approval. Our goal is to be in full production by early July 2018.

News Stories

Sparking up a trend: These nations are following Canada's lead on legal cannabis

May 9, 2019


Cannabis is legal in Canada — here's what you need to know

October 17, 2018


Marijuana legalization comes one step closer 

May 28, 2018


Marijuana legalization news

December 7, 2017


Highlights of Ontario's new marijuana rules

November 1, 2017


Federal marijuana legislation to be introduced in Spring 2017, Philpott says

April 20, 2016

 Ban on medical marijuana patients growing own pot struck down by Federal Court 

February 24, 2016   


Canada's licensed marijuana producers are still selling a lot less pot than Vancouver's dispensaries 

January 14, 2016
 

Parents find success treating kids’ epilepsy, autism with cannabis oil  

December 27, 2015   


Bagnall: Why marijuana's momentum seems unstoppable 

November 3, 2015
 

Researchers urge medical marijuana over opioids to treat neuropathic pain 

October 9, 2015   


Medical Marijuana Can Be A Huge Help For People In Pain -- With A Few Stipulations October 1, 2015   


Medical marijuana seems to safely help chronic pain patients: study 

September 29, 2015


Alberta girl denied marijuana for epilepsy gets help in St. Catharines 

September 15, 2015   


Majority of Canadians support decriminalizing marijuana: poll 

August 19, 2015

Medical marijuana stigma still a hurdle, says cancer patient 

August 9, 2015


Insurance Coverage For Medical Marijuana On The Horizon, Industry Experts Say 

July 26, 2015

Calgary woman fights hospital policy denying daughter medical marijuana 

July 16, 2015

Dalhousie researcher investigates use of marijuana for arthritis pain 

July 8, 2015

Common-sense rules on medical marijuana 

June 12, 2015   


Medical marijuana legal in all forms, Supreme Court rules 

June 11, 2015   


Medical marijuana registry in Quebec called world's 1st 

May 11, 2015
 

Marijuana delivery app Eaze hoping to expand to Vancouver
April 17, 2015


Medical marijuana users could help researchers define risks, benefits
March 31, 2015
 

Vancouver's medical marijuana dispensaries aren't getting pot legally
February 2, 2015
 

Medical marijuana needs better guidance, doctors say
January 26, 2015
 

Marijuana firm gets big investment from Silicon Valley fund
January 8,  2015   


Medical marijuana from unlicensed outlet shouldn't be covered: N.S. Court
October 23, 2014
 

Sharad Interviews Chris Jackson of My Marijuana Canada Inc. September 23, 2014

Expensive lesson: Medical marijuana plants aren't covered by insurance -
August 10, 2014

CTV News top stories medcial marijuana -
July 28, 2014
 

Medical marijuana users concerned about drug supply -
July 1, 2014
 

Medical marijuana clinical trial is a first for Canada -
May 22, 2014
 

Medical marijuana gives epileptic child new lease on life -
April 27, 2014
 

How medical marijuana growers make sure they're selling quality pot - 'The three things that are important are purity, safety and efficacy'
April 24, 2014
 

Video: The future of medical marijuana production in Canada -
The Vancouver Sun
April 17, 2014

Medical marijuana: New rules and a 'ton of confusion' - Physicians reluctant to become gatekeepers for those who want legal access to pot.
March 31, 2014
 

Medical marijuana: Don't expect to see clever ads  - Licensees are only allowed to lobby doctors and other health care practitioners and forbidden to market to the general public.
March 17, 2014
 

Medical marijuana and ‘the entourage effect’ -  

March 11, 2014


Marijuana factory hosts hiring fair in Nanaimo - City officials thrilled as Lafitte Ventures, Ltd. looks to hire dozens of staffers
March 1, 2014
 

Medical marijuana poses new problems for Metro Vancouver February 16, 2014   


Medical marijuana users may face pot shortage - Critics say government hasn't issued enough licenses to meet demand when regulations change in April
January 29, 2014   


Medical marijuana ‘completely fine’: Peter MacKay - Justice Minister says many ill Canadians find comfort in drug 

January 10, 2014


Medical marijuana sought for children with seizures - Family moves to U.S. because cannibidiol 'not going to come to Canada soon enough'  

November 19, 2013   


Canada's changing medical marijuana system - Entrepreneurs rushing to get a piece of what's expected to be a billion dollar business.
November 1, 2013   


Canadian pot growers eyeing medical marijuana free market - 171 individuals and corporations have applied to become medical marijuana producers. 

October 7, 2013   


Medical marijuana free market to open in Canada - The Conservative government is launching a $1.3-billion medical marijuana program on Tuesday, eventually providing an expected 450,000 Canadians with quality weed. 

September 30, 2013
 

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: A Diagnosis for Employers - The use of prescribed marijuana by employees creates new questions for Canadian employers. How do you deal with an employee in a safety-sensitive role who has a medical marijuana licence?
September 26, 2013

 Medical Marijuana Plant Could Be Coming to Smith Falls - A Canadian company is awaiting approval to bring medical marijuana production to Smiths Falls, Ontario.
September 26, 2013   


Marijuana Laws Canada: Majority Of Canadians Want Looser Laws, Poll Suggests - With politicians across the country now being asked if they've ever smoked marijuana, a new poll shows Canadians are overwhelmingly in favour of looser pot laws.  

August 30, 2013   


Easton Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Provides Update on Its Medical Marijuana Initiatives - Easton Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company that designs, develops, and markets a premium array of topically-delivered therapeutic healthcare products, today announced updates to its Canadian and United States Medical Marijuana initiatives.
August 23, 2013   


Health Canada weeds out problems -   The days are numbered for residential medical marijuana cultivation.
August 21, 2013   


Canada Marijuana Laws: Criminal Charges For Small Amounts Not Worth It, Police Chiefs Say - Canada's top cops say handing out tickets for illegal possession of small amounts of marijuana could be more efficient than laying criminal charges.
August 20, 2013   


Watch-Medical marijuana users vow to fight new licensing laws   -  Medical marijuana users are outraged by new laws announced last month which will mean they can no longer grow their own pot. In Canada almost 30,000 people are licensed to possess the drug under the medical marijuana program. Of those 18,000 grow it themselves. But as of April 1, 2014, only those who’ve been issued a new license will be able to produce and sell marijuana.
August 14, 2013   


Doctors planning clinic devoted solely to medical marijuana - A pair of Ontario doctors is planning a brave foray into the perilous field of marijuana medicine: a new clinic dedicated solely to assessing people for possible cannabis prescriptions, where patients could also pick up their dose of pot.
August 13, 2013   


Federal government allowing more medical marijuana grow ops   -   The 38-year-old operations analyst from Welland, who who asked that his name not be used, has struggled with severe anxiety and depression since he was a teenager and pot is the only thing that provides relief. He has used several different medications to try to control his condition including Ativan, but found that left his head in a fog. “I have a job where I need to think and string together a conversation without being all stoned,” he said.
August 12, 2013


 Marijuana Stops Child's Severe Seizures  -  Charlotte Figi, 6, has Dravet Syndrome, a rare, severe form of eplilepsy.  Doctors tried everything they could think of to get her daily seizures to stop.  The family decided to try a special type of medical marijuana low in THC. Her parents say Charlotte is now thriving and seizures have been reduced to one a day.
August 7, 2013   


How Rob Kamermans made $500K as Canada’s top medical marijuana doctor — until police came knocking - Dr. Rob Kamermans was arrested by police while working at the emergency ward of the hospital for having given out too many medical marijuana prescriptions.
July 26, 2013