Aurora Announces Completion of Pre-License Assessments by Health Canada, Receipt of Production License for Building Number 3 and other Updates
October 1, 2015 (Source: Marketwired) — Aurora Cannabis Inc. (CSE:ACB)(FRANKFURT:21P)(WKN:A1C4WM)(OTCQB:ACBFF) (“Aurora” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that on Friday, September 25, 2015, Health Canada inspectors from the Regions and Programs Bureau (“RAPB”) completed their latest assessments in response to three active section 29 license amendment applications. The assessment visit commenced on September 22, 2015.
On the same day, Aurora received approval for its Building Number 3 Production license under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (“MMPR”). Aurora’s entire facility is now approved to produce dried medical cannabis.
Aurora anticipates receiving further news regarding the additional section 29 license amendment applications including the Cannabis Oil Production License and the Sale of Dried Marijuana License.
Terry Booth, CEO, commented: “Getting the building 3 confirmation so quickly after the inspection is a fantastic sign. We are looking forward to the issuance of our sales license and extraction license so we can provide Canadians high quality medical cannabis produced to the Aurora Standard.”
Australis Holdings LLP, a 50% subsidiary of Aurora, continues with the engineering and design on the Bellingham project. The preliminary drawings have been received and are being reviewed. Washington regulators announced plans to begin Phase 2 of their medical cannabis program including to once again accept license applications on October 12, 2015, for the first time since 2012.
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Aurora’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc., is a licensed producer of medical marijuana pursuant to the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations and operates a 55,200 square foot expandable state-of-the-art production facility in Alberta, Canada. Aurora’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Australis Capital Inc., seeks to be an active participant in the U.S. Cannabis market. Aurora is trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the trading symbol “ACB”.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
AURORA CANNABIS INC.
Terry Booth, CEO
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