December 07, 2021 – MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF) (FSE: MLZ) (“MediPharm Labs” or the “Company”) a pharmaceutical company specialized in precision-based cannabinoids, is pleased to announce changes to its Board of Directors (the “Board”).
Effectively immediately, Pat McCutcheon, Warren Everitt and Keith Strachan will be resigning from the Board. The change is being made as a next step in the Company’s transformation to an operating pharmaceutical cannabis manufacturing company, maturing beyond the founder-lead phase of the business.
“I would like to thank Pat, Warren and Keith for their vision and execution as founders of MediPharm Labs,” said Chris Taves, Chairman, MediPharm Labs. “Accomplishments like the first non-cultivation processing license in Canada, a fully functional GMP facility in Australia and the only domestic GMP license in North America for the extraction of natural cannabinoids, could not have been achieved without the vision and foresight of these leaders. We look forward to Warren and Keith’s continued involvement in management of the Company and Pat’s continued support as a major long-term shareholder.”
The Board is now composed entirely of Independent Directors with Bryan Howcroft, MediPharm Labs’ new CEO, being the only Executive Director. With MediPharm Labs’ strong cash position, the Board will oversee the Company’s execution of its global pharmaceutical cannabinoid strategy. The Board now consists of:
- Chris Taves, Chairman
- Bryan Howcroft, CEO
- Chris Halyk
- Shelley Martin
- Miriam McDonald
- Dr. Paul Tam
About MediPharm Labs
Founded in 2015, MediPharm Labs specializes in the development and manufacture of purified, pharmaceutical-quality cannabis concentrates, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and advanced derivative products utilizing a Good Manufacturing Practices certified facility with ISO standard-built clean rooms. MediPharm Labs has invested in an expert, research driven team, state-of-the-art technology, downstream purification methodologies and purpose-built facilities with five primary extraction lines for delivery of pure, trusted and precision-dosed cannabis products for its customers. Through its wholesale and white label platforms, MediPharm Labs formulates, develops (including through sensory testing), processes, packages and distributes cannabis extracts and advanced cannabinoid-based products to domestic and international markets.
In 2021, MediPharm Labs received a Pharmaceutical Drug Establishment License from Health Canada, becoming the only company in North America to hold a domestic Good Manufacturing License for the extraction of natural cannabinoids. The Company carries out its operations in compliance with all applicable laws in the countries in which it operates.