In Canada, it is possible to buy cannabis directly from growers or retailers who are registered with a Marijuana Dispensary. Licensed growers are allowed by the government to produce and distribute dried cannabis, which they call ‘patient care product’. This is in contrast to user-grown cannabis, which cannot be regulated and has no control over quality. This means that marijuana sold in Canada is not regulated by the government but is instead sold and distributed by licensed distributors.
All licensed Canadian growers are expected to comply with all Canadian health and safety laws which are necessary for overseeing the production, handling and distribution of medical marijuana. Licensed distributors are also responsible to file annual reports with the applicable provincial government office regarding how they distributed and sold cannabis. These reports are used by the police to ensure that they maintain a high level of service. Police officers are also notified of cannabis Dispensaries close to schools, residential complexes, other drug facilities and other premises used for unlawful distribution of cannabis.
Licensed growers who operate independently from any distributor, are not subject to the same reporting requirements as distributors. However, operating independently still exposes them to many risks including the risk of providing marijuana to children or drug users in addition to any legal or financial liability that may result from distributing marijuana that has not been properly inspected and tested. For this reason, it is very important that you work with an organization that is licensed and follows stringent industry standards. Choosing a good Dispensary will help you avoid these problems while ensuring that you get what you need when it comes to quality fresh marijuana delivered right to your door.