Cann Group closer to prescribing & dispensing medical cannabis

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by Jessica Amir

Cann Group (ASX:CAN) has partnered with a medicinal cannabis portal, to help streamline prescribing and dispensing the drug in Australia.

The company focused on developing and suppling medicinal cannabis, inked the deal with Medicinal Cannabis Medicines Portal (MCMP). 

The portal is a collaboration with prescribers, pharmacists, sponsors and manufactures and aims to help patients access medical cannabis treatment in line with the state based legislation.

From 12 September, prescribers and pharmicists will be able to register for the system and in October health professional will be able to give patients access to medical cannabis via the TGA’s special access scheme.

Shares in Cann Group (ASX:CAN) closed 1.3 per cent higher yesterday to $1.15.

Jessica Amir

Finance News Network
Jessica joined FNN in January 2017 after having worked in financial advising for seven years and in TV journalism for seven years, specialising in finance, equities and analysis. She has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Australia, Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd and ex Treasurer Jo Hockey. Jessica has worked as a journalist with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business, ABC24 and has also been a regional Channel 7 and 9 TV reporter with Prime7 and Win News.