InnoCan Signs its First Distribution Agreement with “Active Therapeutics” for InnoCan’s CBD Derma Cosmetics products in the United Kingdom and Ireland
InnoCan Pharma Corporation (“InnoCan” or the “Company”) (CSE:INNO) announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Active Therapeutics Ltd (“Active Therapeutics”), part of Natural Resources (NW) LTD (“Natural Resources”) of Lancashire, United Kingdom to distribute InnoCan’s cutting edge scientifically CBD based Derma Cosmetic products in the UK and Ireland markets.
Active Therapeutics Ltd. has vast experience in pharmaceuticals and healthcare including the brand portfolios of Merck, GSK, Astra Zeneca, 3M, and STADA. This experience has enabled Active Therapeutics to view the market with a long-term vision and introduce innovative and technologically advanced CBD based products to the growing demands of the UK and Ireland markets.
The CBD skincare market is projected to bring in US$959 million in sales by 2024, according to the leading cannabis market intelligence and strategic consultancy firm, Prohibition Partners latest report, The Impact Series: Disrupting Beauty, released on January 23, 2020. According to the report, the largest CBD markets in Europe today are the United Kingdom (UK) and Austria, each of which made up an early US $80 million market in 2018. The UK is expected to remain a market leader over the medium-term. Source: Bright field group, Press Release, Europe CBD Market through 2023.
Iris Bincovich, InnoCan’s CEO said, “We are excited to present our first distribution agreement in the large, sophisticated UK and Irish market. Active Therapeutics is an exceptional distributor that will ensure that our products attain maximum visibility. With manufacturing agreements in the US and Europe and this first distribution agreement in a key market, InnoCan is rigorously executing its business plan for full commercialization in 2020.
Zahid Atcha Co-Founder, Active Therapeutics Ltd., said, ” We are very excited to be working with Innocan Pharma’s world class team and truly believe that customers will benefit from this relationship as we aim to introduce and educate consumers of the advanced scientific approach of Innocan Pharma’s CBD portfolio.”
About InnoCan Pharma Corporation
InnoCan Pharma brings pharmacological rigour to the burgeoning CBD marketplace. The founders and officers of InnoCan have commercially successful track records in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors in Israel and globally. InnoCan’s business has three distinct operating segments relating to the incorporation in products of CBD in their formulation: (i) research, development, marketing, distribution and sales of InnoCan-branded OTC pharmaceutical products; (ii) research and development of non-pharmaceutical products for third parties in exchange for fees and/or royalties; and (iii) research and development of hydrogels containing liposomes intended for licensing or sale to third party pharmaceutical corporations for manufacturing, distribution and sales. http://innocanpharma.com/
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Iris Bincovich, CEO
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