Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis

Committees

The Association has formed committees whose mandates are in line with its vision to actively contribute to the responsible development of a regulatory framework adapted to Quebec and with the public health and safety objectives targeted by the legalization of cannabis.

Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis

Medical Committee 

The mission of the committee is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge about medical cannabis, support the accessibility of medical cannabis, and share its expertise with stakeholders. The committee develops and recommends national policies for a safe and secure medical cannabis environment and makes recommendations on best practices, training, and actions necessary for its administration. The committee participates in working groups related to its mandate.

Chair - Philippe Laperrière
Members - call for interest underway
If you are interested in joining this committee, please send your application to info@aqic.ca.

Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis

Committee of microproducers and artisanal producers

The committee's mission is to support the artisanal cannabis industry in Quebec and to develop the accessibility of artisanal cannabis for consumers by developing recommendations to support small and medium scale production in Quebec. The committee is recognized as the voice of Quebec's artisanal producers in AQIC's governing bodies

Chair - Philippe Laperrière
Members - call for interest underway
If you are interested in joining this committee, please send your application to info@aqic.ca.

Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis

Scientific Committe

Le comité a pour mandat de contribuer à l’amélioration des connaissances sur le cannabis, ses composants, ses effets et ses applications, ainsi qu’à l’avancement de la science. Le comité conseille et recommande des priorités et des orientations sur les activités de recherche ainsi que la mise en œuvre de programmes de recherche. Le comité rend accessible aux membres l’état de la littérature, facilite les relations entre la communauté scientifique en assurant le partage d’information notamment avec les universités, les centres de recherche et les fonds de recherche et en informant ses membres d’opportunités de projets de recherche et de possibilités de collaboration avec des chercheurs ou experts. Le comité participe aux groupes de travail en relation avec son mandat.

Chair - Hugo St-Laurent
Members - call for interest underway
If you are interested in joining this committee, please send your application to info@aqic.ca. 

Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis

Government Relations Committee

The committee creates action plans and produces awareness and information tools to elected officials and civil servants. The committee has a good understanding of the loan and grant application process for government programs. All activities are conducted within strict compliance with lobbying laws.

President - Pierre Leclerc
Members - call for interest underway
If you are interested in joining this committee, please send your application to info@aqic.ca.

Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis

Committee for the revision of the federal law on cannabis

The committee's role, which includes cannabis producers, ancillary service providers and legal experts,  is to conduct interventions with federal legislators on behalf of the Quebec industry. The committee also produces briefs which are presented during federal government open public consultations.

Chair - call for interest underway
Members - in collaboration with the Chair
If you are interested in joining this committee, please send your application to info@aqic.ca.

 
Association Québécoise de l'Industrie du Cannabis

SQDC Relations Committee

The committee ensures that a partnership between the cannabis industry and the SQDC is established and maintained. The committee identifies priority issues for the industry and, in collaboration with the SQDC, implements collaborative mechanisms. Transparency and efficiency are at the heart of the committee's actions. In addition, recommendations are made with a perspective to develop the industry in accordance with the SQDC's mission and the regulations in force. The committee consults and informs the other members of the Quebec Cannabis Association on areas of collaboration with the SQDC.

President - Pierre Leclerc
Members - Michel Timperio, Philippe Laperriere, Daniel Simard, George Goulakos, Nicholas Sosiak, Mariève Rodrigue, Hugo St-Laurent, Sonia Isabel, Jon Morrison, Dany Renaud and Michel Corbeil of Groupe Conseil Pilote.