Health Canada Reclassifies Tetra Bio-Pharma’s Inhalation Device Making it Eligible for Reimbursement

ORLEANS, Ontario, Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Corporation“) (TSX VENTURE: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, announced today that Health Canada has re-classified the inhalation pipe device used in the delivery of its PPP001 cannabis drug to a Class 2 Medical Device.  The reclassification will help pave the way towards reimbursement for patients; a key element to patient access and care. The significance of this decision is such that if PPP001 is approved by Health Canada, both the prescription drug and the inhalation device will be eligible for insurance coverage by private and provincial public insurance plans.  Tetra Bio-Pharma is undertaking a Phase III trial with PPP001 treating late stage cancer patients looking to improve quality of life and reduce pain.  The Company also recently announced it is starting a head to head trial to investigate

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