DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / December 14, 2017 / United Cannabis Corporation (OTC:CNAB) (the ''Company'' or ''United Cannabis'') today announced that Jamaica's Ministry of Health has approved its patent-protected Prana Medicinal Sublinguals and Prana Medicinal Transdermals for use by registered medicinal cannabis patients.
The Prana Collection is the foundation of the Company's cannabis-centric formulations, which patients have found effective in providing relief from the symptoms of arthritis, neuropathy, acute pain, joint aches, muscle tension, muscle spasms, muscle recovery, migraines, and various skin conditions.
The products will be manufactured and distributed by the Company's Jamaican subsidiary, Cannabinoid Research & Development Limited (''CRD''). CRD is currently making preparations to produce the complete line of Prana products in Jamaica in anticipation of receiving a license from the Cannabis Licensing Authority.
Earnest Blackmon, Chief Executive Officer of United Cannabis, commented on the announcement, ''Jamaica remains at the forefront of the medical cannabis market, both domestically and as a distribution hub for other markets around the world, including Canada, the European Union and Australia. Our partners at CRD are working to establish relationships with potential distributors in those markets so that we're ready to initiate sales as soon as we are licensed to begin production.''
About Cannabinoid Research & Development Limited
Cannabinoid Research & Development (CRD), a subsidiary of United Cannabis, is a Jamaican based corporation pursuing local licensing to advance the use of medical cannabis therapies through biomedical research and development for the nutraceutical industry. CRD focuses on genetic restoration, cannabinoid isolation techniques, scientific research, educational programs, and promotes domestic job opportunities. John Sayers, along with Kenyama Brown, local Jamaican directors and executives of CRD, coupled with Jamaican partners specializing in agricultural science and plant based medicine, will help United Cannabis implement Sayer's 40 years of agricultural methodologies into localized educational curriculums, job training programs, and help with integration of localized products.
About United Cannabis Corporation
United Cannabis Corporation is a biotechnology company dedicated to the development of phyto-therapeutic based products supported by patented technologies for the pharmaceutical, medical, and industrial markets. The Company has long advocated the application of cannabinoids for medical applications and is building a platform for designing targeted therapies to increase the quality of life for patients around the world. Most of the Company's products are patent protected first in class medicines with applications to a global market. United Cannabis trades on the OTCQB under the symbol CNAB.
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