TerrAscend Commences Sales to Europe with 1st Health-related Cannabis Shipment to Germany


TORONTOAug. 14, 2019 /CNW/ – TerrAscend Corp. (CSE: TER OTCQX: TRSSF) (“TerrAscend” or the “Company”), the initially and only cannabis business licensed for sales in Canada, the US, and the EU, these days announced that it has completed its initially international shipment of dry cannabis flower to its German distribution partner iuvo Therapeutics GmbH (“iuvo”).  The shipment was produced from TerrAscend’s EU GMP certified manufacturing facility in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. As the Corporation ships more solution to Germany in partnership with iuvo, it will continue to expand its footprint in Europe and other international markets. The Corporation appears forward to offering investors with updates on such expansion activities.

TerrAscend and iuvo, respectively had been granted an Export Permit by Well being Canada, beneath the Cannabis Act, and an Import Authorization from Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Health-related Devices, following the issuance of the Company’s EU Good Manufacturing Practice (“GMP”) certificate on April 29, 2019. TerrAscend is one particular of only six corporations with a GMP certified cannabis facility.

It is anticipated that the German cannabis market place will produce much more than $five billion in income by 2025. With much more than 30,000 present healthcare cannabis sufferers in Germany and upwards of 7,200 kg in annual healthcare patient consumption, the TerrAscend-iuvo partnership presents an thrilling chance to fulfill the developing desires of healthcare cannabis sufferers in Germany.

“We appear forward to bringing TerrAscend’s top quality solutions to the German market place and operating with a companion who is also focused on patient properly-becoming,” said Robyn Rabinovich, VP, Cannabis Tactic and Partnerships, “This initially shipment solidifies our partnership with iuvo and will permit for ongoing access to higher top quality healthcare cannabis solutions for German sufferers.”

“We are pleased to commence our initially shipment to Germany together with our companion TerrAscend.” Said Daniel Seidi, Director and Co-Founder of iuvo “In close collaboration we have effectively established a completely EU GMP/GDP licenced provide-chain of our pharmaceuticals. This areas us in a exclusive position to respond to the provide-deficiency inside the EU in the interest of the sufferers in need to have.”

About TerrAscend

TerrAscend delivers top quality solutions, brands, and solutions to the worldwide cannabinoid market place. As the initially North American Operator (NAO), with scale operations in both Canada and the US, the Corporation participates in the healthcare and legal adult use market place across Canada and in a number of US states exactly where cannabis has been legalized for therapeutic or adult use. Furthermore, TerrAscend will quickly be the initially and only cannabis business with sales in the US, Canada, and Europe as it has received EU GMP certification for its manufacturing facility in Mississauga, Ontario. TerrAscend lately announced the planned acquisition of Ilera Healthcare, one particular of 5 vertically-integrated cannabis cultivator, processor, and dispensary operators in Pennsylvania. TerrAscend operates a quantity of synergistic corporations, which includes The Apothecarium, an award-winning cannabis dispensary with a number of retail places in California and Nevada Arise Bioscience Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of hemp-derived solutions Ascendant Laboratories Inc., a biotechnology and licensing business committed to the continuous improvement of cannabinoid expressing plants Solace RX Inc., a proposed Drug Preparation Premises (DPP) focused on the improvement of novel formulations and delivery types and Valhalla Confections, a manufacturer of premium cannabis-infused edibles.

About iuvo

iuvo Therapeutics GmbH is a pharmaceutical wholesaler with a cannabis particular import and narcotics distribution license in adherence with EU GMP &amp GDP requirements. With a concentrate on patient properly-becoming and top quality assurance, iuvo aims to act as bridging companion in between international licensed producers and pharmacies in the EU.

Caution Concerning Cannabis Operations in the United States

Investors need to note that there are substantial legal restrictions and regulations that govern the cannabis business in the United States. Cannabis remains a Schedule I drug beneath the US Controlled Substances Act, generating it illegal beneath federal law in the United States to, amongst other items, cultivate, distribute or possess cannabis in the United States. Economic transactions involving proceeds generated by, or intended to market, cannabis-connected organization activities in the United States may kind the basis for prosecution beneath applicable US federal revenue laundering legislation.

When the strategy to enforcement of such laws by the federal government in the United Stateshas trended toward non-enforcement against folks and corporations that comply with healthcare or adult-use cannabis applications in states exactly where such applications are legal, strict compliance with state laws with respect to cannabis will neither absolve TerrAscend of liability beneath US federal law, nor will it present a defense to any federal proceeding which might be brought against TerrAscend.  Following any investment produced by TerrAscend in operations in the United States, enforcement of federal laws in the United States will be a substantial danger to the organization of TerrAscend and any proceedings brought against TerrAscend thereunder might adversely influence TerrAscend’s operations and monetary functionality.

Forward Hunting Facts

This news release includes “forward-seeking information” inside the which means of applicable securities laws. Forward-seeking statements in this press release might be identified by the use of words such as, “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “likely”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “believe, “intend”, “plan”, “forecast”, “project”, “estimate”, “outlook” and other comparable expressions, and contain statements with respect to the completion of the transactions discussed herein, the payment of future consideration therefor and the anticipated rewards thereof, as properly as future plans for Ilera (which includes more dispensaries) and sales by TerrAscend into Europe. Forward-seeking statements are not a assure of future functionality and are primarily based upon a quantity of estimates and assumptions of management in light of management’s expertise and perception of trends, present situations and anticipated developments, as properly as other things relevant in the situations, which includes assumptions in respect of present and future market place situations, the present and future regulatory atmosphere and the availability of licenses, approvals and permits.

Despite the fact that TerrAscend believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-seeking statements are primarily based are affordable, undue reliance need to not be placed on the forward-seeking statements for the reason that TerrAscend can give no assurance that they will prove to be appropriate. Actual outcomes and developments might differ materially from these contemplated by these statements. Forward-seeking statements are topic to a assortment of dangers and uncertainties that could bring about actual events or outcomes to differ materially from these projected in the forward-seeking statements. Such dangers and uncertainties contain, but are not restricted to, the inability of the parties to satisfy the situations to closing of the transaction in a timely way or at all TerrAscend’s capability to fund any future consideration payments dangers connected to federal, state, provincial, territorial, regional and foreign government laws, guidelines and regulations, which includes federal and state laws in the United States relating to cannabis operations in the United States TerrAscend’s capability to effectively integrate any acquired corporations in the future and fluctuations in foreign currency exchange prices.

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