Tuesday 18 May 2021

Colombian Clever Leaves made first shipment of medical cannabis to the U.S.

QCOLOMBIA – Clever Leaves, a Colombian company authorized to handle pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, announced that its subsidiary, Herbal Brands, managed to establish a strategic alliance with Looper Group and TruSource Hemp Group, to import the first commercial shipment of medicinal cannabis to the United States.

“This alliance will leverage the combined expertise of both Clever Leaves and TruSource within the hemp industry, resulting in a significant access to high-quality CBD products for the U.S .market,” said Kyle Detwiler, CEO of Clever Leaves.

- Advertisement -

It is estimated that the CBD industry, a component of cannabis, will reach a demand of US$20 billion in 2024, so with this alliance in the United States, the opportunity opens to provide high-quality raw materials to that market.

Robert W. Looper, president and CEO of The LooperGroup, highlighted that “this achievement opens the door to the importation of pharmaceutical-grade CBD products from Colombia to the United States. We are delighted to be part of the team that has achieved this remarkable milestone and look forward to maximizing the opportunities this offers us, ”said Robert W. Looper, President and CEO of The LooperGroup.

With this alliance, Andrés Fajardo, president of Clever Leaves, added that at this time their products already reach more than 15 different countries on the five continents.

“This alliance enables our Herbal Brands business, which currently has access to more than 10,000 retail distribution points in the United States, to manage all aspects of the development of our topical CBD products,”he said.

- Advertisement -

Article originally appeared on Q Colombia and is republished here with permission.

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Q24N
Q24N is an aggregator of news for Latin America. Reports from Mexico to the tip of Chile and Caribbean are sourced for our readers to find all their Latin America news in one place.

Related Articles

Political pressure grows for medical marijuana and hemp

QCOSTARICA -A group of legislators is pressuring the government to take...

Legislators urge President Alvarado to present the bill on medicinal cannabis and hemp

QCOSTARICA - Given the economic boost that the bill on Cannabis...

MOST READ

Keltner Channel Strategy Explained for Beginners

The trading world is full of trading strategies that vary by assets, timeframes, and, of course, technical indicators. In this article, you will learn...

Guide to the COVID Travel Restrictions for Central America

QCOSTARICA - A country-by-country guide to the current Covid travel restrictions for Central America guidelines during the COVID-19 crisis. Costa Rica (open) Costa Rica opened its...

Bishop of Cartago suspends baptisms, first communions and confirmations to avoid family parties

QCOSTARICA - No baptisms, first communions or confirmations will be permitted in the Catholic churches of Cartago, a measure that will be enforced indefinitely...

Why Colombian protesters are taking to the streets

QCOLOMBIA – For the past two weeks, mass protests that started on April 28, have rocked Colombia, leaving at least 42 people dead and hundreds...

New batch of 124,000 doses of Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine arrived Tuesday

QCOSTARICA - A new batch with 124,020 doses of the covid-19 vaccine landed Tuesday night, as part of the weekly deliveries from Pfizer. With this...

Today’s Covid News: 32 deaths in the last 24 hours; 3,039 news cases

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica reported this Thursday the highest number of deaths associated with covid-19 in a single day, since the start of the...

New restrictions outrage hospital staff while business applauds “balance”

QCOSTARICA - The measures announced by the Government to reduce COVID-19 infections and hospital saturation unleashed a wave of reproaches, from one sector, and...

Rodolfo Méndez will complete the Circunvalación, a work that he started in 1978

QCOSTARICA - It's been almost 43 years since the Circunvalación (Ruta 39) project, to provide the capital with a peripheral ring road, was started,...

How to Make the Most Out of Your Travel Experience

There’s no one out there that doesn’t love the sense of adventure that comes with exploring a new place. Whether you’re planning a short...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Article originally appeared on Q Colombia and is republished here with permission.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.