Emerging-stage pharmaceutical and IP development company Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE: VRT) (OTC: VRTHF) (FRT: 2VP) this morning announced that it has completed a prestudy visit of the Fundación de Investigación (“FDI”) facilities in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Per the release, this will be the site where the company’s research arm, Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”), will be conducting its first human study of CTL-X, a cannabis strain targeting the pain management market. Speaking about the FDI clinical trial facility in this morning’s update, Veritas CEO Lui Franciosi stated, “I was very impressed by their Phase I and Phase II-III clinical trial units. They were fully staffed and had a complete array of standard medical and laboratory equipment along with a functioning pharmacy… Although the island took a big hit by Hurricane Maria this September, most of San Juan’s major clinical centers such as the FDI suffered little or no damage… We are pleased to see that IMC is fully operational and they are still on track to supply Current Good Manufacturing Practice (“cGMP”) medical cannabis for Cannevert’s upcoming study at FDI.”
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About Veritas Pharma Inc.
Veritas Pharma Inc. is an emerging-stage pharmaceutical and IP development company, who, through its 80% owned Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”), is advancing the science behind medical cannabis. It is the Company 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 marijuana 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 CTL’s IP (cultivars & strains) and sell or license to cancer clinics, insurance industry and pharma, targeting multi-billion dollar global markets. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.veritaspharmainc.com
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