CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. Completes Cannabis Oil Export to Cayman IslandsMay 3, 2017
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (CMED.TO) (“CanniMed” or the “Company”) today announced the fulfillment of the sale of 12,960 ml of CanniMed® Oils to the Cayman Islands.
The purchaser is Caribbean Medical Distributors Ltd. and is working with Professional Pharmacy Services Ltd., located in the CTMH Doctors Hospital (George Town, Cayman Islands), to initiate the dispensing of CanniMed® Oils. CanniMed has been advised that dispensing of the CanniMed® Oils to patients with a valid medical document has begun.
“Medical cannabis is quickly becoming a valuable treatment option in markets around the world, and we are very pleased that we were selected to supply our GMP-compliant products for pharmacy distribution in the Cayman Islands,” said Brent Zettl, President and CEO of the Company.
About CanniMed Therapeutics Inc.
The Company is a Canadian-based, international plant biopharmaceutical company and a leader in the Canadian medical cannabis industry, with 15 years of pharmaceutical cannabis cultivation experience, state-of-the-art, GMP-compliant production process and world class research and development platforms with a wide range of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis products. In addition, the Company has an active plant biotechnology research and product development program focused on the production of plant-based materials for pharmaceutical, agricultural and environmental applications.
CanniMed Ltd., through its subsidiaries, was the first producer to be licensed under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, the predecessor to the current Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. It was the sole supplier to Health Canada under the former medical marijuana system for 13 years, and has been producing safe and consistent medical marijuana for thousands of Canadian patients, with no incident of product diversion or recalls.
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