Roughly 1.5 % of the Canadian inhabitants is Jewish. Up till final month, nevertheless, there was no method for them to entry medical marijuana that complied with their perception system. In different phrases, there was no kosher hashish.
Enter the Hydropothecary Company, Quebec’s solely licensed hashish producer and Canada’s first licensed producer to supply kosher-certified hashish. The Gatineau-based firm introduced on Sept. 20 that it had been granted kosher certification by the Ottawa Vaad HaKashrut, a not-for-profit group that confirms merchandise conform with Jewish dietary legislation, which prohibits meals like pork.
The certification – which covers the corporate’s Decarb, Elixir and H2 merchandise – requires a number of steps, together with an audit of cleansing protocols, a kosher compliance evaluation and on-site inspections all year long.
Hydropothecary founder and CEO Sebastien St-Louis stated the choice was made within the curiosity of “giving a breadth of merchandise to our shoppers.”
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