Winnipeg pot producer fires senior managers. Source of recalled weed remains unknown – Winnipeg


Investigators for Bonify, a Winnipeg cannabis producer, announced Thursday the company had fired several senior staffers following an investigation sparked by a recall of their products.

In total, three senior managers were let go and an executive assistant was released without cause.

George Robinson, CEO of RavenQuest, also said at a press conference they did not know the source of the cannabis that was pulled.

Bonify pot recall expands to 14 additional products

After the second expanded recall, Health Canada said almost 5,900 units of these products have been sold in two Saskatchewan stores and throughout Manitoba between Oct. 22 and Dec. 20, 2018.

“Eight of the recalled lots also have a labelling error where the cannabinoid values are reversed,” stated the recall notice.

Manitoba cannabis producer issues recall

After the initial recall was announced, Manitoba premier Brian Pallister said his government acted quickly to seize all products in stock, but voiced concern with the way Health Canada handled its communication.

“We came into possession of this information courtesy of the company itself, not from Health Canada,” Premier Brian Pallister said. “That is totally unacceptable.”

Pallister said the federal government had known about the issue for a week and a half without notifying his office. He said the government can’t protect cannabis users if the federal government doesn’t communicate.

To date, no complaints have been received related to the recalled lots. Neither Health Canada nor Bonify has received any adverse reports for the recalled cannabis product.

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