SYDNEY, Australia, Aug. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tilray Brands, Inc. (“Tilray” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: TLRY; TSX: TLRY), a leading global cannabis-lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company, today announced that its medical cannabis division, Tilray Medical, has received approval and verification from The Natural Health Science Foundation (“NHSF”) of its flagship product, Tilray Purified Oral Solution (“OS”) CBD100, to be used in clinical trials in Australia and New Zealand.
Denise Faltischek, chief strategy officer and head of international, Tilray Brands, said, “The NHSF (Natural Health Science Foundation) Quality and Equivalency test approval is a testament to the high standards Tilray Medical upholds across all international cannabis markets. As Tilray continues to grow, we are extremely proud to be recognized as a trusted cannabis partner and for the quality standards we deliver for patients worldwide.”
George Polimenakos, general manager, Tilray Medical ANZ (Australia and New Zealand), noted, “We are extremely pleased with this outcome and proud to provide EU-GMP certified products to patients in Australia and New Zealand. Having our product quality validated by the NHSF demonstrates Tilray’s commitment to delivering the highest quality cannabis products to our patients.”
The NHSF is an independent not-for-profit organization that assists patients, consumers, and healthcare professionals in making informed natural medicine choices based on robust science. NHSF believes natural medicines will be valuable in modern scientific medical practice if they follow best practices of quality, safety, and efficacy through transparency and evidence.
Nigel Pollard, chairman, Natural Health Science Foundation, said, “Tilray Purified OS CBD100 has been thoroughly assessed by independent experts and has met the Quality & Equivalence standards of the Natural Health Science Foundation. This means the product has a basis of reproducibility which serves as a valid medical intervention, from a scientific point of view, for patient use and to test in a clinical trial.”
In addition to the approval received from the NHSF standard of scientific reproducibility for clinical trials, the New Zealand Ministry of Health has verified that the Tilray Purified OS CBD100 has met its quality standards to ensure consistency of the products that medical practitioners prescribe to their patients.
Tilray Medical is one of the leading providers of medical cannabis in Australia and New Zealand for commercial, compassionate access, and research purposes. Patients in Australia and New Zealand may seek access to medical cannabis products by consulting their healthcare practitioner.