SUPPLIERS


    The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is in the process of creating a province-wide, wholesale distribution system for non-medical cannabis.

    As the wholesale distributor, we will only purchase non-medical cannabis from federally licensed producers. The LDB will be the only entity that retail stores, both private and government-owned, can purchase non-medical cannabis from in BC.

    Health Canada is responsible for licensing producers and undertakes a strict and thorough review of all applications.

    HOW IT WILL WORK

    The LDB will purchase non-medical cannabis from licensed producers based in BC and across Canada. Non-medical cannabis products will be safely transported to the LDB’s warehouse by appropriately regulated transport agents before they are distributed to both the public and private retail stores. 

     

    Cannabis supply chain

     

    LICENSED PRODUCER PRODUCT CALL

    PROUCT CALL STATUS: OPEN

    The BC Liquor Distribution Branch is inviting licensed producers to take part in its current product call for non-medical cannabis.

    Licensed producers are invited to make submissions for dried cannabis (including pre-rolls), cannabis oils, capsules and seeds that comply with federal requirements, across the various product segments of good, better, best, and premium.

    The product call opened at 9am on August 13, 2018 (PST). Submissions will close at 5pm on Friday, August 31, 2018 (PST).

    Going forward, the LDB will issue product calls on a regular basis. We encourage you to continue to visit www.bcldbcannabisupdates.com for updates on future product calls.

    Please direct all submissions and enquiries to the LDB’s merchandising team, at cannabis.products@bcldb.com.

    Download the product call submission documents: PRODUCT CALL 08132018
    (Note: Please download the product call document using Google Chrome)

     

    OUR SUPPLIERS

    In July 2018, the LDB announced that it had entered into Memorandums of Understanding with 31 licensed producers from across the country to form an extensive and competitive initial wholesale product assortment.

    We will be continuously expanding our product assortment and engaging with additional licensed producers as we do so. An updated list of the LPs we have engaged with will be available on this page.

    The 32 licensed producers that have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the LDB, to date are:

    • Acreage Pharms Ltd.
    • Agrima Botanicals Corporation
    • Aphria Inc.
    • Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc.
    • Beleave Kannabis Corp.
    • Bloomera Inc.
    • Broken Coast Cannabis Ltd.
    • Canna Farms Ltd.
    • CannTrust Inc.
    • Canopy Growth Corporation
    • Cronos Group Inc.
    • DOJA Cannabis Ltd.
    • Emerald Health Therapeutics
    • Evergreen Medicinal Supply Inc.
    • Experion Biotechnologies Inc.
    • Hydropothecary
    • Maricann Inc.
    • MedReleaf Corp.
    • Natural Med Company
    • Redecan Pharm 
    • Solace Health
    • Starseed Medicinal Inc.
    • THC BioMed Inc.
    • The Flowr Corporation
    • The Supreme Cannabis Company/7 Acres
    • Tilray Canada Ltd.
    • United Greeneries Ltd.
    • UP Cannabis Inc.
    • WeGrow BC Ltd.
    • WeedMD RX Inc.
    • Whistler Medical Marijuana Corp.
    • Zenabis Ltd.

    FAQ

    A licensed producer holds a licence issued by Health Canada, under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, to produce quality-controlled cannabis under secure and sanitary conditions.

    Visit Health Canada's website for more information. All applications to become a licensed producer undergo a strict and thorough review by Health Canada. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    The BC Liquor Distribution Branch is now inviting licensed producers to make a submission for its current product call.

    Going forward, the LDB will issue product calls on a regular basis. We encourage you to continue to visit www.bcldbcannabisupdates.com for updates on future product calls.

    Product call documents can be downloaded from the product call section above.

    The LDB will purchase non-medical cannabis from licensed producers based in BC and across Canada. Non-medical cannabis products will be safely transported to the LDB’s warehouse by appropriately regulated transport agents before they are distributed to both the public and private licensee retail stores.

    Private retailers will be responsible for procuring their own range of accessories.

    LDB will distribute pre-packaged product only, with labelling compliant with federal standards, in ready-to-sell formats (no bulk products). The product brands belong to the licensed producers. Retailers will not be authorized to re-package the product with their own branding. Information about specific size formats will be confirmed at a later date.