WeedMD Expands Genetics Business into Australia


Ryan Allway

September 13th, 2018

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WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (OTC:WDDMF) (FSE:4WE) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally-licensed producer and distributor of cannabis, is pleased to announce it has completed the export of its cannabis genetics to Australia’s Medifarm, a privately-held Queensland-based licensed producer (“LP”) distinguished in Australia for being the first licensed medical cannabis producer to be authorized for therapeutic use.

“WeedMD has differentiated itself by proudly supplying more than 20% of the Canadian cannabis industry with its highly-regarded cannabis strains. Today, we are honoured to be one of the first Canadian LPs to welcome an international partner with the sale and export to Australia’s Medifarm,” said Keith Merker, CEO of WeedMD. “As trusted and proven cultivators in our respective markets, we’re thrilled to see selected WeedMD genetics enter Australia and provide Medifarm’s patients with our trusted cannabis strains.”

“Medifarm prides itself on the cultivation of exclusive cannabis genetics, supported by proven breeding programs used in university and hospital clinical trials for therapeutic use. WeedMD’s highly-regarded cannabis strains will help us bring Australians continued access to a diverse set of consistent, quality cannabis products,” said Edward Harris, Managing Director of Medifarm. “Ensuring that our patients have access to clinically-validated and cost-effective medicine for their therapeutic use is paramount for Medifarm. We are honoured to be making history alongside WeedMD – together we are amongst the very first LPs to secure respective export and import licenses for cannabis seeds.”

For more information, access WeedMD’s investor presentation here and recently updated corporate video here.

About WeedMD Inc.

WeedMD Inc. is the publicly-traded parent company of WeedMD Rx Inc., a federally-licensed producer and distributor of cannabis and cannabis oil under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”). The Company operates two facilities: a 26,000 sq. ft. indoor facility in Aylmer, Ontario and a state-of-the-art greenhouse facility located in Strathroy, Ontario. The Greenhouse currently has 44,000 square feet of licensed space in production and is expected to have a total footprint of more than 500,000 square feet online by year-end 2018. WeedMD has a multi-channeled distribution strategy that includes supply agreements with Shoppers Drug Mart and provincial distribution agencies, as well as through strategic relationships across the seniors’ market in Canada.

Ryan Allway

About Ryan Allway

Mr. Allway has over a decade of experience in the financial markets as both a private investor and financial journalist. He has been actively involved in the cannabis industry since its inception, covering public and private companies.


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