Tilray Brands today announced that its medical cannabis division, Tilray Medical and FL Group have received authorization from Italy’s Ministry of Health to distribute three new medical cannabis compounds. These medical cannabis compounds will be distributed by FL Group to pharmacies across Italy further broadening its portfolio of pharmaceutical grade cannabis offerings. Tilray also announces a new strategic partnership with Pharmaidea, a Petrone Group company, to market and educate over 12,000 pharmacies across Italy on the benefits of medical cannabis and medical cannabis patient care.
Tilray Medical has an established broad national pharmaceutical distribution network in Italy, where medical cannabis is reimbursed by the healthcare system to eligible patients. Tilray’s new medical cannabis authorizations include three cannabis extracts which through pharmaceutical compounding by pharmacists are made available for patients. Medical doctors may now prescribe Tilray supplied medical cannabis extracts at different concentrations throughout the country.
Tilray Medical is also proud to partner with the oncology and patient care research community in Italy by supporting the leading cancer and patient care conference. The ONCOWELLNESS conference is accredited by Italy’s Ministry of Health and led by Dr. Vittorio A. Guardamagna, National Coordinator and Director SC Pain Therapy and Palliative Care at the European Institute of Oncology (IEO) Milan. The conference includes participation from Italy’s premier healthcare practitioners across Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Anesthesia, Intensive Care, Physiatry, Oncology, Palliative Care, Internal Medicine, surgery, and research.