Tom Ulanowski is the Quality Assurance Person (QAP) and Manager at Canna Farms Ltd., a family-owned and operated ACMPR Licensed Producer of high-quality medical cannabis products based in Hope, British Columbia. Tom is a Chartered Chemist, and holds an HBSc Degree in Analytical Chemistry & Environmental Monitoring from the University of Toronto, and a MSc Degree in Biogeochemistry and Hydrogeology from the University of Western Ontario. At Canna Farms, Tom ensures that all of Canna Farms’ dried cannabis, cannabis oil, and live cannabis plants are produced under Good Production/Manufacturing Practices (GPP/GMP), and that all products meet and exceed strict quality standards as required under Health Canada’s ACMPR. In addition to his QA/QC responsibilities, Tom is intimately involved in day-to day production/manufacturing activities at Canna Farms, as well as method and product development, regulatory liaison, licensing, education/outreach, and marketing.
Tom is an advocate of a science-based approach to cannabis cultivation, and encourages the use of critical thinking and healthy skepticism in all aspects of the human experience. He has been involved in the Canadian legal cannabis industry for over 3 years, and has gained an intimate knowledge of all aspects of cannabis production/manufacturing and associated regulations from seed-to-sale, including cultivation, extraction, and testing of cannabis. Prior to his work with the cannabis plant, Tom was managing an environmental research laboratory at the Biotron Institute for Experimental Climate Change Research at the University of Western Ontario. Tom has also conducted extensive interdisciplinary environmental research in the Hudson Bay Lowlands of northern Ontario, Canada.
Tom currently resides in Abbotsford, BC, and in his spare time, enjoys photography, music, hiking, climbing, scuba diving, snowboarding, and exploring his (relatively) new home on the West Coast of Canada.