Sask Polytech receives licenses for cannabis research, analytics


Saskatchewan Polytechnic recently announced that Health Canada has granted it cannabis research and analytical licenses. With these licenses, Sask Polytech will be able to engage in cannabis-related applied research initiatives to address industry needs and provide dedicated services. “As the cannabis industry continues to mature, it will be vital to develop excellent breeding programs and energy-efficient methods of propagation,” said Sask Polytech AVP, Applied Research and Innovation Dr Susan Blum. “Sask Polytech’s applied research will draw on techniques that are well established in the traditional agricultural space and adapt them for use in the cannabis industry to improve plant quality and performance.”

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