Health Canada Requires That Marijuana Waste Be Destroyed — but Is It a Missed Opportunity?

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Licensed marijuana producers in Canada are throwing out thousands of kilograms of plant waste each year in what some of them say is a missed opportunity to find other uses for the byproduct. Health Canada’s destruction policy for producers makes it impossible to benefit or learn from the potentially valuable waste product, said Terry Lake, the vice-president of corporate social responsibility at Hydropothecary, a licensed producer in Gatineau, Que. “We’re growing like 3,000 kilograms to…

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