Shoppers Drug Mart formally applies to distribute medical marijuana


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Canada’s largest pharmacy chain has formally applied to be a distributor of medical marijuana.

“We have applied to be a licensed producer strictly for the purposes of distributing medical marijuana,” Shoppers Drug Mart spokeswoman Tammy Smitham told CBC News in an email Tuesday.

“We have no intention of producing medical marijuana, but we do want the ability to dispense medical marijuana to our patients in conjunction with counselling from a pharmacist.”

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