Shoppers Drug Mart Is Now Licensed To Sell Medical Marijuana Online

The Canada-wide drug store chain continues to make waves in the cannabis space.

Having granted Shoppers Drug Mart a medical marijuana producer license last month, Health Canada has now put Shoppers on their list of authorized cannabis sellers. The pharmacy chain says they hope to soon start selling dried and fresh cannabis, as well as plants, seeds and oil for medicinal use through their website.

While there is no exact date for when Shoppers will begin sales, a spokesperson said patients "with a valid medical document will soon be able to purchase a wide selection of medical cannabis products" online once things get off the ground. The spokesperson said the company is still working out  a "technical issue" with Health Canada.

Once the new website launches, patients will have an alternative source for their medication. As of right now, the only way medical marijuana patients in Canada can get their medication is through one of Canada's licensed cannabis producers. With Shoppers in the game, patients will be able to purchase their medicine from a source that can also provide medical advice from trained pharmacists.

Even though Shoppers in now technically a licensed cannabis producer, the company says they have now intentions of producing their own marijuana products. Nor do they intend to enter the market for recreational cannabis.

H/T: The Financial Post

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