Veritas Pharma (CSE: VRT) (OTC: VRTHF) (FRT: 2VP) today announced that its research arm, Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”), received an acknowledgement letter with the filing number of US 62/558,021 from the US Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) for the filing it made in September for use of a specific cannabis strain to enhance the actions of opioid analgesics. Veritas CEO, Dr. Lui Franciosi commented, “We are pleased with Cannevert’s latest submission to protect its discovery of a cannabis strain that could potentially reduce the dose and side effects of clinically used opioids while maintaining a good pain relieving effect for patients. This strain could be also potentially useful in addressing the current fentanyl crisis throughout North America. If we’re targeting pain or opioid addiction, we want to deliver a scientifically tested, standardized product that clinicians can rely upon.”
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About Veritas Pharma Inc.
Veritas Pharma Inc. is an emerging pharmaceutical and IP development company, who, through its 80% owned subsidiary Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”), is advancing the science behind medical cannabis. It is the company’s aim, through its investment in CTL, to develop the most effective cannabis strains (cultivars) specific to pain, nausea, epilepsy and PTSD, solving the critical need for clinical data to support medical marijuana claims. CTL’s unique value proposition uses a low-cost research and development model to help drive shareholder value, and speed-to-market. Veritas investment in CTL is led by strong management team, bringing together veteran academic pharmacologists, anesthetists & chemists. The company’s commercial mission is to patent protect IP (cultivars & strains) and sell or license to cancer clinics, insurance industry and pharma, targeting multi-billion dollar global markets. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.VeritasPharmaInc.com.
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