Alberta’s AGLC has taken regulatory action against at least 25 cannabis growers and retailers since legalization began on October 17, 2018. The AGLC, the Alberta
Established in 1976 and emerging as the largest independent third party testing company of nicotine containing products in the world, Labstat International first began providing analytical testing of cannabis in 1982 under a joint program with Health Canada.
As pot store approvals in Alberta continue to climb, several cannabis retailers in the province appear to have closed their doors, at least temporarily. However, several retailers and industry participants say they don’t believe Alberta is anywhere near reaching a saturation point for retailers.
With a population of 4.3 million, Alberta accounts for roughly 11.5 percent of the Canadian population, and with 466 cannabis providers listed on the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) website, that’s a whole lot of access.
Budding Gardens was started by Jim Vanden Berg in early 2019. He’s currently growing out his first crop of Bruce Banner inside his 12,000 ft greenhouse located just outside Calgary, Alberta.
Located on campus at the University of Lethbridge in southern Alberta, Inplanta Biotechnology is home to three small greenhouses and several breeding rooms and labs. It bills itself as providing cannabis genetics, breeding and research services primarily to commercial growers at the moment.
ANC’s retrofitted facility currently includes, along with the associated administrative space, four flowering rooms, one vegging room, and one propagation room, all within their 200m2 allowance as a micro cultivation licence holder.