Legal cannabis is gaining momentum in Latin America for its wide range of applications within the medical sector. Colombia just became one of a growing group of countries in which the healthcare system covers cannabis products.
Khiron Life Sciences Corp KHRNF -2.27%, a vertically integrated Colombian cannabis company with operations in Latin America, Europe, and North America, is a part of the companies that currently are filling medical cannabis prescriptions within Colombia ,Peru and The UK. The company was recently certified as a National Strategic Project by the Colombian Government (PINES status), and its products will be covered through the Colombian platform MIPRES.
Colombian Medical Platform MIPRES, is a technological tool that allows healthcare professionals to prescribe medical products not financed with resources from the government or complimentary services.
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