Avicanna Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of plant-derived cannabinoid-based products, announced today that Medical Cannabis by Shoppers will be the exclusive Canadian distributor of the Rho PhytoTM medical cannabis and Pura EarthTM CBD derma-cosmetic product lines. Medical license holders in Canada will be able to purchase a consistent supply of Avicanna’s advanced and evidence-based products starting in early-2020, including the Rho Phyto line, which includes sublingual sprays, oil drops, gels, creams, tablets and capsules.
“As a Canadian company, we are proud to be partnering with one of the country’s largest and most trusted brands to bring our products to medical patients and consumers, who will benefit from our years of research and development in collaboration with some of Canada’s leading scientific and clinical institutions,” stated Aras Azadian, Chief Executive Officer of Avicanna. “We believe this partnership represents the future of the medical segment of the cannabis industry and what can be perceived as ‘medical cannabis 2.0’ due to its emphasis on the controlled dosing, data, quality, consistency and wide range of deliveries and cannabinoid ratios.”
In an effort to support the patient community, Avicanna and Medical Cannabis by Shoppers plan to collaborate to provide the Canadian medical community and patients with education, training and on-going support.