TORONTO, Dec. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Cronos Group Inc. (TSXV:MJN) (OTC:PRMCF) ("Cronos" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its first shipment to G. Pohl-Boskamp GmbH & Co. KG ("Pohl-Boskamp") of Peace Naturals ("Peace") branded products is now available for sale across retail locations throughout Germany. Peace is a wholly-owned licensed producer operated by Cronos, and Pohl-Boskamp is an international pharmaceutical manufacturer with distribution into over 12,000 pharmacies in Germany.
With over 82 million people, Germany is the largest federally legal cannabis market in the world, and Pohl-Boskamp's distribution network provides Cronos access to patients with insurance coverage for medicinal cannabis.
"This marks a key milestone for Cronos by solidifying the largest international distribution platform in the industry and providing an unprecedented supply of high-quality medical cannabis products to German patients," said Mike Gorenstein, CEO of Cronos.
Pohl-Boskamp is a privately-owned business that has been active in the international pharmaceutical market for 182 years with commercialized products in more than 45 countries. Through close collaboration with its partners abroad, Pohl-Boskamp focuses on developing and marketing products that positively impact patients' quality of life. It operates in numerous healthcare sectors including pneumology, urology, parasitology, cardiovascular diseases, gastroenterology, sleep disorders, and dermatology. For more information visit https://www.pohl-boskamp.de/de/start/.
About Cronos Group
Cronos Group is a geographically diversified and vertically integrated cannabis company that operates two wholly-owned Licensed Producers ("LPs") regulated within Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (the "ACMPR") and holds a portfolio of minority investments in other Licensed Producers. The Company's flagship LPs, Peace Naturals Project Inc. (Ontario) and Original BC Ltd. (British Columbia), are collectively situated on over 125 acres of agricultural, licensed land. Cronos Group is focused on building an international iconic brand portfolio, providing patients with personalized care, and creating value for our shareholders.
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