According to officials in Canada, a sharp increase in the cultivation of medical cannabis is needed, in order to keep up with growing demand there.

Cam Battley, executive vice-president of Aurora Cannabis Inc., said on Monday, “Right now, the existing capacity and what is already envisioned will not be sufficient to meet the needs of the adult consumer market.”

There is an added urgency also, due to the fact that recreational cannabis use is set to become legal as of July 1st, 2018.

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