BCIT and UBC Okanagan profs work with Pacific Rim Brands to research cannabis beverages (Dr. M-J Milloy)

Another cannabis company has forged a connection with B.C.'s public postsecondary sector.

Pacific Rim Brands is working with researchers at UBC Okanagan and the B.C. Institute of Technology to investigate development of cannabis-infused beverages.

News of the partnership between Pacific Rim Brands and the two academic institutions came three days after UBC announced that M-J Milloy has been named UBC's first Canopy Growth professor of cannabis science.

Milloy is an epidemiologist with the B.C. Centre on Substance Use.

Charlie Smith reports.

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