Tilray Medical Cannabis Products Now Available In Chilean Pharmacies

Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that initial shipments of the company’s medical cannabis products have arrived in Chile, where they are now available for authorized patients to access. The products are initially available at select pharmacies in Santiago. This marks the first time a North American cannabis producer has successfully distributed full-spectrum cannabis-based medicines to patients through pharmacies in the Americas.

Tilray has partnered with Alef Biotechnology SpA to import and distribute medical cannabis products in Chile, where law permits patients to access medical cannabis under the supervision of a recommending physician. Tilray products in Chile will be distributed only to patients with prescriptions under a series of safeguards to promote safe and responsible use. Alef is licensed by the Chilean government to commercially produce medical cannabis. Tilray announced its partnership with Alef in February 2017.

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