Research and Development Licence
A research and development licence permits you to possess, produce, transport, send, or deliver cannabis between sites, for the purposes of research, that are authorized by the licence. You are permitted to sell cannabis plants or seeds to a cultivator, another researcher, cannabis drug licence holders, the Minister, or exemption holder. In general, research licence holders will be required to destroy all cannabis in their possession upon the completion of their research project as part of the terms and conditions of their licence. They may be authorized to conduct limited sale and distribution activities such as the sale of cannabis plants and seeds to another researcher or a cultivation licence holder.
A research and development licence permits (but is not limited to):(1) performing in vitro and in vivo studies;
(2) working with plant genetics to hybridize or genetically modify cultivars that can assist with certain types of illnesses;
(3) determining phytocannabinoid pathways and how interactions occur with different types of illnesses;
(4) developing novel cultivars;
(5) getting into the market of synthetic cannabinoids;
(6) operating with health care practitioners and perform clinical trials2;
(7) being able to tie into all other licence classes on the same site, giving the holder flexibility, among other testers of this class, in the competitive market1;
(8) directing towards higher level scientific individuals, including health care, pharmacy, biochemistry individuals and more.