GATINEAU, QC--(Marketwired - September 01, 2015) - Canadian medical marijuana producer, Hydropothecary, today announced that Health Canada has recently approved a new licensed space for the company’s state-of-the-art cannabis oil production/extraction lab. The company also noted positive results for initial content and quality tests of Hydropothecary’s cannabis oil.

The news cements the Quebec-based company’s position as a leader in the emerging cannabis oil industry.

The newly licenced space covers a genetics containment room and oil production laboratory. The new oil production lab uses a best-in-class supercritical C02 oil extraction machine. This also expands Hydropothecary’s existing research and development facilities.

"We have state-of-the art, clean and green technology that eliminates the need for harmful solvents and chemicals often used for oil extraction. This will ensure adherence to our commitment to the highest, safest production standards," says Dr. Shane Morris, Vice-President, Scientific Affairs and Stakeholder Relations.

The company also noted positive results from the recent content quality assurance tests that are an essential step in the application process for a full oil sales licence.

"We are ensuring we meet the stringent standards set by Health Canada in all our products. We’ve got the right people, the right facilities and the positive test results to indicate our leadership in this industry," says Magda Farid, Vice-President, Quality.

Hydropothecary’s oil products will be produced under same four "Time of Day" product names, Good Morning, Midday, After Dinner and Bedtime, all supported by the most complete and sophisticated "white glove" customer service in the industry.

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