EMMAC becomes first European cannabis company licensed to manufacture medical cannabis APIs with THC

19 May 2020, London. EMMAC Life Sciences Group, Europe’s leading independent cannabis company, is pleased to announce that Medalchemy, the Group’s GMP certified manufacturing site in Alicante, Spain, has secured approval from the Spanish Health Authorities (“AEMPS”) to manufacture medical cannabis extracts as active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”). The GMP license extension allows Medalchemy to manufacture medical cannabis APIs with delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”) for commercial purposes, establishing EMMAC as the first European cannabis company to do so.

Medalchemy will commence the immediate production and distribution of a number of medical cannabis products across multiple jurisdictions in Europe and beyond as well as supplying white-label medical cannabis products. This landmark announcement supports EMMAC’s business-to-business operations, expands its medical and wellness operations, and confirms its position as Europe’s leading vertically integrated cannabis company, with full control of the supply chain.

Antonio Costanzo, CEO of EMMAC, said: “This is a landmark announcement for EMMAC, and is the realisation of our vision to create a vertically integrated multi-national operation. This milestone will position EMMAC as a trusted leader in the medical cannabis market in Europe and  is testament to the continued innovation and excellence at Medalchemy, as we focus now on scaling production of our medical cannabis export to meet growing patient demand.”

About EMMAC Life Sciences Group

EMMAC Life Sciences Group is Europe’s leading independent cannabis company, bringing together pioneering science and research with cutting-edge cultivation, extraction and production. With a unique supply and distribution network throughout Europe, EMMAC’s vision is to bring the life-enhancing potential of cannabis to the people who need it.

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