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Geoff Starr Appointed Chairman of CannPal

CannPal Animal Therapeutics (CannPal) has finalized the Company’s board ahead of their upcoming IPO, with the appointment of Mr Geoff Starr as the Company’s Independent Chairman. Mr Starr joins a highly credentialed board, alongside serial entrepreneur Dr Kate Adams, practicing veterinarian and part owner of Bondi Vet, Robert Clifford, food and beverage executive and ex-president … Continue reading

July 10, 2017 Latest News, News

Animal Health Company, CannPal, Closes Second Round of Funding

The Animal Health sector is hot and the medical cannabis sector is even hotter. Merchant Opportunities Fund is managed under Merchant Fund Management, a subsidiary of Merchant Group and one of the largest investors in the medicinal cannabis sector in Australia. The fund gained 89 percent last year, largely benefiting from its long investments in … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 News

Cannabidiol Officially Classed as Medicine in the UK

CBD (Cannabidiol) the phytocannabinoid derived for cannabis, is now officially classified as an ingredient in medical products. The MHRA requires manufacturers to meet the safety standards, quality and effectiveness standards that you would expect from any other medicine. This is a very positive step forward for medicinal cannabis compounds and this decision now closely mimics … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 News

Medicinal Cannabis for Pets, Gaining Momentum

The prevalence of cannabis edibles has led to a dramatic increase in dogs rushed to emergency rooms after getting into their owner’s stash – especially in states like Colorado which has legalized recreational pot. Now, with California days away from a similar pot legalization vote, there’s growing evidence a compound derived from a different variety … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 News