FSD Pharma Completes Harvest and Passes Analytical Testing of Second Lot
– Company in position for pre-sales license inspection, last step to issuance of a Sales License –
TORONTO, January 8, 2019 /CNW/ – FSD Pharma Inc. (“FSD Pharma” or the “Company”) (CSE: HUGE) (OTC: FSDDF) (FRA: 0K9) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, FV Pharma Inc. (“FV Pharma”), a licensed cannabis producer under the Cannabis Act, has completed the harvest of its second lot of cannabis and successfully passed all analytical testing, thereby positioning the Company to request a Pre-Sales License Inspection from Health Canada. The Pre-Sales License Inspection is the last step prior to the issuance of a Sales License under the Cannabis Act and Regulations.
Zeeshan Saeed, President and Founder of FSD Pharma stated, “With the completion of analytical testing and the recent addition of grow rooms to our license, we are now positioned to submit our readiness report for a pre-sale inspection, while at the same time being able to continuously cultivate and harvest all existing licensed space so as to maximize supply to the medicinal and recreational markets. This is yet another significant step in the Company’s strategic implementation of its business plan to be the largest indoor licensed producer of cannabis.”
About FSD Pharma
FSD Pharma is focused on the development of the highest quality indoor grown, pharmaceutical grade cannabis and on the research and development of novel cannabinoid-based treatments for several central nervous system disorders, including chronic pain, fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome. The Company has 25,000 square feet available for production at its Ontario facility with an additional 220,000 square feet currently in development (with an estimated cost of $250 per square foot to be completed in 2019).
FSD facilities sit on 72 acres of land with 40 acres primed for development and an expansion capability of up to 3,896,000 square feet.
FSD’s wholly-owned subsidiary, FV Pharma, is a licensed producer under the Cannabis Act and Regulations, having received its cultivation license on October 13, 2017. FV Pharma’s vision is to transform its current headquarters in a Kraft plant in Cobourg, Ontario into the largest hydroponic indoor grow facility in the world. FV Pharma intends to cover all aspects of this exciting new industry, including cultivation, legal, processing, manufacturing, extracts and research and development.
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