Cannabis Science Pioneer Tikun Olam Teams with iaso to Serve Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico and NEW YORK, Aug, 7, 2018
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico and NEW YORK, Aug, 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global cannabis brand Tikun Olam is bringing its pioneering cannabis medicine to Puerto Rico through an exclusive licensing agreement with iaso Corporation. iaso, a leading San Juan-based science and technology company, will cultivate Tikun™ strains, including the widely researched high-CBD Avidekel™, and distribute Tikun™ products throughout the Commonwealth in 2019. The arrangement with iaso is the tenth struck in the United States by Tikun Olam's US joint venture, TO Global LLC (Tikun).
iaso is Puerto Rico's only all-indoor cultivation facility, employing soil-less, aeroponic technology.
"iaso is an ideal partner for Tikun's values and mission," says Tikun USA CEO Bernard Sucher. "César Cordero-Krüger has accomplished so much for his community, in business and philanthropy. We are privileged to work with his team of professionals dedicated to advancing the science of cannabis."
"Tikun's proprietary cultivars are shown to treat patients in a safe, effective, and consistent manner," says iaso founder and CEO César Cordero-Krüger. "This partnership advances iaso's mission to become a trusted provider of cannabis products to Puerto Rican patients."
About Tikun Olam
Tikun Olam ("repair the world" in Hebrew) is globally recognized as the pioneer of modern medical cannabis. Since 2010, its products have been the subject of ongoing clinical trials and have been relied upon to treat over 20,000 patients in Israel's regulated market for symptoms of conditions including cancer, PTSD, AIDS, epilepsy, Crohn's Disease/colitis, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, chronic pain and neuropathy. In 2016, TO Global LLC was launched as an independent joint venture with Tikun Olam Ltd (Israel) to bridge life-changing knowledge, experience and intellectual property into US communities where medical cannabis has been made legal. The growing international network of Tikun Olam affiliates includes, among others, Canada's MedReleaf and Australia's Medifarm.
iaso ™ is a science and technology company that spans the entire continuum of medical cannabis applications to promote wellness, cures, and remedies. Founded in 2015 by César Cordero-Krüger, iaso has an accomplished and experienced leadership and management team in place in Puerto Rico, along with a world class board of scientific PhD advisors from the US, India, Israel, and Sri Lanka.
T.O. Global LLC/ Tikun™
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