"Adastra Holdings, a Langley-based cannabis company, received approval from Health Canada on Feb. 17 to “interact with” up to 250 grams of cocaine and to import coca leaves to manufacture and synthesize the substance. The company’s CEO said in a Feb. 22 press release it will explore the “commercialization” of cocaine to provide a safe supply of the drug."
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“Since the NDP decriminalized hard drugs like cocaine, fentanyl and methamphetamine, this company’s stock price has doubled. But let’s be really clear here. Cocaine isn’t prescribed. It isn’t safe. This is wrong. Commercializing cocaine as a business opportunity amounts to legalizing cocaine trafficking, full stop. So, why has this Premier allowed for the commercialization of cocaine?” Kevin Falcon BC Liberal Party.
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