New research aimed at increasing the production of cannabis is underway at l’Universite de Moncton.

“The main idea of the project is to increase productivity,” says Dr. David Joly, of the department of biology.

“Whether in a specific amount of time, just generating more plants or more products of the plant, or shorten the time to get the same product.”

The three-year project is expected to cost over $1.1 million. The partnership includes Universite de Moncton, Government of Canada, Genome Atlantic, Genome Canada, the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, and local licensed producer Organigram.

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