Canadian drink manufacturers and distributors launch Cannabis Beverage Producers Alliance
Submission to Health Canada - Regulations Amending the Cannabis Regulations (New Classes of Cannabis)
TORONTO, April 24, 2019 – Ten companies spanning Canada’s beverage and cannabis industries are aligning under the leadership of former Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter to advocate for the safe, reliable and replicable production of legal cannabis beverages.
The Hon. Darrell Dexter will serve as the executive director of the newly formed Cannabis Beverage Producers Alliance.
The case for parity in alcohol and cannabis beverage marketing, promotion, and distribution in Canada
The Cannabis Beverage Producers Alliance (‘CBPA’) outlines our thoughts on Health Canada’s proposed regulations for edibles containing cannabis, cannabis extracts, and cannabis topicals.
Economically, allowing cannabis-infused and alcoholic products to co-exist on retail shelves together will produce a potential cost savings to the Canadian government in the region of $4 billion annually.