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19 April 2022

Rua Bioscience launches its first medicine in New Zealand

Rua is one of just two companies in New Zealand manufacturing medicinal cannabis that has met the minimum quality standards as ...
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13 April 2022

Helius teams up with University of Canterbury for wearables trial

Helius Therapeutics has launched a collaboration with the University of Canterbury (UC) to test how accurately conditions such as stress ...
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8 April 2022

$13m grant turbocharges NZ’s medicinal cannabis industry

A partnership between the Government and Marlborough-based medicinal cannabis grower Puro will fast-track New Zealand’s organic medicinal cannabis industry. Managing director Tim ...
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31 March 2022

Puro’s natural born defenders

Puro has released over 400,000 beneficial bugs to protect their precious plants. One of the key challenges of growing medical cannabis organically ...
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22 March 2022

Greenfern NZ’s first medicinal cannabis B Corp company

Greenfern Industries is the first New Zealand medicinal cannabis company to be awarded B Corp certification gaining an overall finalised score ...
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3 March 2022

Greenfern pursues Australia’s over-the-counter CBD medication market

Greenfern Industries Limited (GFI) is about to commence the writing of clinical trial protocols for a low dose CBD medication that ...
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23 February 2022

ANTG gets green light to ship THC dried flower products to NZ

Australian Natural Therapeutics Group (ANTG) has been granted approval by the New Zealand ministry of health to import and distribute THC ...
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24 January 2022

First New Zealand medicinal cannabis company launches globally

As part of its global strategy, New Zealand medicinal cannabis company Ora Pharm has launched in Australia this week. Ora Pharm ...
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20 January 2022

Rua shareholders green light Zalm deal

BUSINESSDESK.CO.NZ Rua BioScience shareholders have signed off on the $10 million equity purchase of cannabis firm Zalam Therapeutics. The deal, announced ...
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20 January 2022

Landmark agreement paves way for NZ grown cannabis medicines

New Zealand’s two largest medicinal cannabis companies have signed a supply contract that will provide Kiwis further access to locally made ...
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19 January 2022

Shareholders Approve Zalm Therapeutics Share Issue – Set Stage to Accelerate Market Entry and Expand Patient Choice

Rua Bioscience shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the purchase of Zalm, throwing further shareholder weight behind the company’s bid to become New ...
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11 January 2022

Greenfern reaches agreement with Cannvalate to develop its cannabis medicine sales in Australia

Greenfern Industries has reached an agreement with Australian-based Cannvalate Pty which will assist Greenfern (GFI) to develop its cannabis medicine sales ...
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