SMITHS FALLS, ON, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a supply agreement with AusCann Group Holdings Ltd. ("AusCann"), whereby Canopy Growth will act as AusCann's exclusive supplier of medical cannabis for the Australian market, beginning with the transfer of a range of medicines for research and commercialization in Australia.
The Australian market continues to present attractive growth opportunities for medical cannabis and through the Company's minority ownership stake and excellent working relationship with AusCann, it is in a prime position to realize this potential for its shareholders.
"This agreement is a positive step in enabling Australian patients to have access to high quality cannabinoid medications," said Elaine Darby, Managing Director, AusCann. "I'm excited to move forward with this partnership, and continue to utilize the production scale of existing partners to accelerate our own sales function and market presence."
As an emerging market, the size of this initial shipment is not expected to affect registered customer's ability to purchase product through Tweedmainstreet.com where consistent product availability has stabilized thanks to strong production from the Canopy-wide production platform.
Whether Europe, South America, Australia, or at home, Canopy Growth is working hard to bring its recognized, high quality genetics to the world.
Here's to Future Growth Down Under.
About Canopy Growth Corporation
Canopy Growth is a world-leading diversified cannabis company, offering distinct brands and curated cannabis varieties in dried, oil and capsule forms. Through its wholly‑owned subsidiaries, Canopy Growth operates numerous state-of-the-art production facilities with over half a million square feet of GMP-certified indoor and greenhouse production capacity, all to an unparalleled level of quality assurance procedures and testing. Canopy Growth has established partnerships with leading sector names in Canadaand abroad, with interests and operations spanning four continents. The Company is proudly dedicated to educating healthcare practitioners, providing consistent access to high quality cannabis products, conducting robust clinical research, and furthering the public's understanding of cannabis. For more information visit www.canopygrowth.com.
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