VIVO Cannabis Announces Appointment of Dr. Richa Love as Chief Medical Officer

Published: January 7, 2019

VIVO Cannabis Announces Appointment of Dr. Richa Love as Chief Medical Officer

VIVO Cannabis Inc., a licensed cannabis producer offering premium medical and adult-use products and services through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, ABcann Medicinals Inc. and Canna Farms Ltd., announced the appointment of Dr. Richa Love as the Company’s Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Love serves as Medical Director at Harvest Medicine, VIVO’s wholly-owned network of specialty medical cannabis clinics that offer education, care, advice and follow-up support to their rapidly growing base of medical patients. She is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer at CannU, an online cannabis education and training resource for patients, consumers, retail workers and health care professionals.

“Throughout her career, Dr. Love has provided thousands of patients with cannabis assessments and has become an industry leader in helping patients improve their lives with cannabis,” said Barry Fishman, Chief Executive Officer at VIVO. “As Chief Medical Officer at VIVO, Dr. Love will play a critical role in helping guide product development and innovation, along with serving as a valuable resource for our patients and team of healthcare and retail professionals. She makes a great addition to our team of medical experts and further strengthens our position as a leader in the medical cannabis space.”

Dr. Love received her medical degree from the University of Calgary in 1998 with a speciality in family practice from the University of Alberta. She has been nominated for the Outstanding Physician of the Year Award by the Alberta College of Family Physicians multiple times, has sat on several medical boards, and has been involved in physician governance, research, as well as advocacy and teaching.