‘Our first cannabis crops failed, but we learned along the way’

‘Our first cannabis crops failed, but we learned along the way’

Having a regulatory compliance expert for a husband may have kick-started her cannabis career, but Nan-Maree Schoerie is ploughing her own path in the industry. In the first of a two-part interview with Cannabiz, she tells of the early days of Murray Meds and explains why greenhouse growing is no longer sustainable in Australia. Sometimes in…

ECS Botanics inks cannabis supply and tolling deal with Sun Pharma
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ECS Botanics inks cannabis supply and tolling deal with Sun Pharma

Medicinal cannabis and hemp company ECS Botanics Holdings (ASX: ECS) has revealed it has entered into a collaborative supply and toll processing agreement for cannabis biomass extraction with pharmaceutical company Sun Pharma. Sun Pharma is an Australia-based subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, the fourth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company in the world. With global revenues in excess…

Alex Keach “I GREW UP WITH POPPY FIELDS ALL AROUND ME. SO, WHY NOT CANNABIS?”

Alex Keach “I GREW UP WITH POPPY FIELDS ALL AROUND ME. SO, WHY NOT CANNABIS?”

Australian cannabis companies are standing out as making a cautious yet steady entry into the cannabis industry. One of these companies is ECS Botanics. “ECS Botanics started as a hemp company,” says Alex Keach, founder, and Managing Director of ECS Botanics. “We have a farm in Tasmania where we grow our cannabis outdoors.” The idea…

Cannabidiol: The ultimate investor’s guide to a potential $64 billion global market

Cannabidiol: The ultimate investor’s guide to a potential $64 billion global market

Cannabis has been used as medicine for thousands of years. Ancient Indian, Chinese, and Egyptian civilisations have all employed it to cure various illnesses. But increasing recreational use and perceived harm to society meant that it has been outlawed in many countries since the early 20th century. In the US for example, cannabis was restricted…

Just the beginning; ECS Botanics growing its cannabis market

Just the beginning; ECS Botanics growing its cannabis market

ECS Botanics Holdings has secured a one year, rolling supply agreement with Australian cannabis company, Canngea. ECS Botanics Managing Director, Alex Keach, says he’s pleased Canngea sees value in its product and he’s looking to building on the agreement. Alex says the deal reinforces the company’s commitment to the growing medicinal cannabis market in Australia…

ECS Botanics Managing Director Message: Why Australia for Medicinal Cannabis

ECS Botanics Managing Director Message: Why Australia for Medicinal Cannabis

Dear shareholders, FY21 has been a defining year for the company as we start to leverage assets that we have established in proceeding years. These include our production base, industry leading team and culture, intellectual property and systems. As a result, the company is at a major inflection point. We are now in a position…

Releaf Clinic Dispensaries to open in Noosa

Releaf Clinic Dispensaries to open in Noosa

Noosa is set to become the home of one of four new medicinal cannabis clinics and three dispensaries providing support for patients from the Brisbane region through to the Sunshine Coast. Releaf Clinics are set to open in Caloundra, Noosa, Mooloolaba and Fortitude Valley over the next four months with Caloundra slated to open first…

Is medical marijuana legal in Australia – A Budding Industry

Is medical marijuana legal in Australia – A Budding Industry

Australia has the potential to become the international gold standard for production of medicinal marijuana and multiple ASX-listed companies are seeking to benefit. – Is medical marijuana legal in Australia: Manufacturing of medicinal cannabis products has been legal in Australia since 2016-Australian revenue from medicinal cannabis projected to double in 2021 to $200m-Australia has the potential…