For those patients who previously received their medical marijuana supply from Health Canada, the CanniMed 12•0 product is the same variety as they have relied on in the past. As of April 30, 2014, CanniMed will also be making available CanniMed 1•13 (0.7% THC; 13.0% CBD) and patients are welcome to put in their order now for shipment in early May.
To date, CanniMed Ltd. has seamlessly transitioned a handful of patients through to the new MMPR program.
"We are actively encouraging patients to connect with us regarding our products and what varieties of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis we should consider producing in the future," added Mr. Zettl. "It continues to be our goal to provide our patients with a wide range of varieties consistent with the needs expressed for managing the effects of different ailments and diseases."
About CanniMedCanniMed Ltd. was the first producer to be licensed under the new Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR). Our pharmaceutical-grade marijuana is produced under Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations, the criteria used to manufacture all pharmaceuticals in Canada. We are committed to standardizing care by taking a leadership role in closing the gap between the anecdotal benefit of medical marijuana and evidenced-based scientific research. Our goal is to provide improved access for Canadians who rely on medical marijuana through scientific collaborations with external partners including academic institutions and healthcare professionals. Our primary focus is patient safety by strictly following a 281 point quality control process. SOURCE CanniMed Ltd. Image with caption: "CanniMed Ltd. logo (CNW Group/CanniMed Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140319_C6122_PHOTO_EN_38153.jpg