VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N) (FRA:M5BQ) (OTC:NXTTF) is pleased to announce that the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Cannmart Inc. (“Cannmart”) has submitted its Affirmation of Readiness (“AOR”) and video evidence package to Health Canada. Cannmart is a late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis “sales-only” license under Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulation (“ACMPR”). The purpose of the AOR is to provide evidence to Health Canada that Cannmart has completed construction and fit-up of the facility as per the application. Having submitted the AOR, the Company anticipates Health Canada’s review of the evidence package in due course and the issuance of its ACMPR sales license shortly thereafter. The AOR represents a significant milestone for the Company in completion of the construction of Cannmart’s facility.
Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments; “We are very pleased to have completed construction of Cannmart and submission of the AOR. Namaste is looking forward to launching Cannmart and following through with our strategy to become Canada’s leading innovator in medical cannabis online retail. Thank you to the management team at Cannmart for seeing this project through to completion and we’re looking forward to receiving follow up from Health Canada soon.”
About Namaste Technologies Inc.
Namaste is the largest online retailer for medical cannabis delivery systems globally. Namaste distributes vaporizers and smoking accessories through 24 e-commerce sites in 20 countries and with distribution hubs located around the world. Namaste has majority market share in Europe and Australia, with operations in the UK, Canada and Germany and has opened new supply channels into emerging markets including Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Namaste, through its acquisition of Cannmart Inc., a Canadian based late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis sales license (under the ACMPR Program) is pursuing a new revenue vertical in online retail of medical cannabis in the Canadian market. Namaste intends to leverage its existing database of Canadian medical cannabis consumers, along with its expertise in e-commerce to create an online marketplace for medical cannabis patients, offering a larger variety of product and a better user experience.
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