Veritas Pharma (CSE: VRT) (OTC: VRTHF) (FRT: 2VP), a pharmaceutical and IP development firm, this morning announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with BioCan Technologies Inc. of Calgary, Alberta to collaborate exclusively to conduct additional investigations of cannabis strains being developed by Veritas’ research arm, Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”). Optimizing the genetics of the cannabis plants for scientific and clinical testing over the next two years is the company’s primary focus during the collaboration. Definitive agreements relating to the MOU are anticipated to be signed by July 31, 2018. “BioCan’s geneticists will help CTL scientists further develop proprietary strains that can produce consistent and optimal therapeutic effects in patients. We want to put in place a collaborative agreement with BioCan, which will outline this development work and related intellectual property as well as the approach to profit-sharing,” Veritas Pharma CEO, Dr. Lui Franciosi stated in the news release.
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About Veritas Pharma Inc.
Veritas Pharma Inc. is an emerging pharmaceutical and IP development company, who, through its 80% owned subsidiary Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”), is advancing the science behind medical cannabis. It is the Company’s aim, through its investment in CTL, to develop the most effective cannabis strains (cultivars) specific to pain, nausea, epilepsy and PTSD, solving the critical need for clinical data to support medical cannabis claims. CTL’s unique value proposition uses a low-cost research and development model to help drive shareholder value, and speed-to-market. Veritas investment in CTL is led by strong management team, bringing together veteran academic pharmacologists, anesthetists & chemists. The company’s commercial mission is to patent protect IP (cultivars & strains) and sell or license to cancer clinics, insurance industry and pharma, targeting multi-billion dollars global markets. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.VeritasPharmaInc.com.
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