Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis

Accomplishments

Our Successes

2022

Upcoming Events

            September 20  AQIC Annual General Meeting at the InterContinental Montreal Register

            September 21 and 22 Expo Cannabis at the Palais des congrès de Montréal Register

  • Implementation of various measures with the SQDC including:
    • Integration of category management  ++
    • Publication of matrices  ++
    • Valorization of products
    • The "Petits lots"  ++
  • Participation in 5 major events so far:
    • Canadian Conference on Cannabis ++
    • Cannabis Scientific Symposium: From Plants to People ++
    • Forum Cannabis Québec: Towards a Global Approach to Public Health ++
    • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Hill Day ++
    • Cannabis Council of Cacada Grass on the Hill ++
  • Creation of the first information, exchange and B2B purchases of cannabis products secured website in Canada (AQIC's members area)
  • Creation of a new federal government cannabis strategy table led by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to develop the legal cannabis sector in Canada
  • Changes to the excise tax on cannabis products
  • Over 20 meetings with provincial and federal government departments and agencies.
 
2021
  • Recognition of AQIC as the industry's spokesperson by the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC)
  • Meeting with the cabinets of the main ministers of the Quebec and Canadian governments
  • Participation in the development and modification of cannabis regulations in Canada as the voice of the industry
  • Agreements with insurers Aon    AGA
  • Member of the horticultural table of the UPA
2020
  • Participation in Health Canada's Cannabis Regulations Consultation: Cannabis Research and Other Regulatory Issues
  • Publication of the ’ABC du cannabis : un petit guide essentiel to raise awareness and promote responsible consumption
  • Creation of a scientific committee to advance the science of medical cannabis / CBD in Quebec
  • Partnership with the McGill Cannabis Research Centre to establish a CBD research fund
  • Meeting with the provincial cabinets of Health, Finance and Economy and Innovation
  • Deposed memoire: Health Canada Public Consultation on providing financial assistance to the cannabis industry in the context of the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Submissions to the 2020-2021 provincial and federal government pre-budget consultations
 
2019
  • Meeting with the cabinet of the Economy and Innovation
  • Deposed Memoire on edibles 
  • April creation of the Quebec Cannabis Industry Association (AQIC) 
Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis