Aurora Cannabis (ACB) announced that it has completed its first commercial export of cannabis oil to the United Kingdom (UK) and the product has been successfully dispensed from a pharmacy. Authorities there recently granted the Company approval for its first shipment of medical cannabis into the UK from Canada under its new legal framework that came into effect on November 1, 2018.
Under the new UK framework, specialist doctors can legally issue prescriptions for cannabis-based medicines when they agree that their patients could benefit from this treatment.
“Being one of the first Canadian companies to commercially supply cannabis-based medicines into the UK under the new legal framework reflects Aurora’s ability to do business in international markets that have complex and evolving regulatory systems,” said Neil Belot, Chief Global Business Development Officer. “Aurora continues to grow its international footprint, which now includes the UK, a country with a population of approximately 66