Posts tagged "Helius Therapeutics"

Kiwis want cannabis law to go further – study

[9 December/NZ Herald] A recent survey of 2000 New Zealanders suggests new cannabis laws do not extend far enough. The survey was conducted by Horizon Research, between November 27 and December 6, concludes Kiwis want broader access to medicinal marijuana and for cannabis-derived products to be regulated like other medicines. In late November, the Misuse...

Cannabis buyers get option to ‘buy New Zealand-made’

[21 November/Stuff] The Buy New Zealand Made Campaign has licensed a medicinal cannabis manufacturer to use the New Zealand Grown logo. Auckland-based Helius Therapeutics is the first grower in the emerging sector to be approved to carry the New Zealand Made Kiwi logo on medicinal products derived from cannabis grown in New Zealand once they...

Cannabis start-up Helius Therapeutics lands Auckland’s first cultivation license

[31 October/NZ Herald] The Ministry of Health has informed Helius Therapeutics that its application for a cannabis cultivation license has been successful. The company becomes the third company to be issued a license but the first based in Auckland. The company recently secured $15 million in investment from a small group of investors, led by...

Trio taking $5m bet on medicinal cannabis industry that doesn’t exist yet

[31 March/NZ Herald] Advertising Executive, Paul Manning, has left his role as the Managing Director of the ad agency 99 to take what is essentially a $5 million bet on an industry that doesn’t yet exist. He is joining cannabis start-up Helius Therapeutics. Mr Manning said all three men had given up salaries and high-paying...