Tetra Bio-Pharma Enters Into Medical Cannabis Supply Agreement With ACMPR Licensed Producer Aphria Inc.
Aphria is a Licensed Producer under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. Under this supply agreement with Aphria, PPP shall pursue the development of a prescription controlled inhalation drug product of medical marijuana and seek marketing approval across the world either directly or indirectly through partnerships or licensing agreements. Aphria will be the exclusive supplier of this API to PPP for the development and commercialisation of PP001.
PPP is granted an exclusive, non-transferrable, royalty free, licence to use the API in the development of PPP001. The agreement defines a purchase price during the clinical development and a volume rebate once a target volume is reached.
Both Canadian and USA prescription drug regulations impose rigorous quality systems for the manufacturing of both the API and finished drug product. These requirements include conformance to pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practice regulations (“GMP“) as well as demonstrating the ability of the manufacturer to ensure lot-to-lot consistency in the quality and safety of the prescription drug.
Dr. Guy Chamberland, M.Sc., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Regulatory Affairs, PhytoPain Pharma Inc., commented, “We are very pleased and excited to be working with Aphria in the development of PPP001. Developing prescription botanical based pharmaceuticals requires a high quality GMP system and well-established product specifications to ensure consistent efficacy and ultimately protect the safety of patients. Based on our assessment of Aphria, we are confident that their high quality GMP medical cannabis production facility and impressive quality assurance team will meet or exceed the expectations of both the Canadian and USA prescription drug authorities.”
“With this agreement in place, PPP is now in a solid position to submit its Clinical Trial Application (CTA) for its planned Phase I trial in healthy volunteers. The company is also on track for submitting its Pre-IND Information Package for its upcoming meeting the US FDA,” stated Dr. Chamberland.
“Aphria is excited and proud to be an integral part of advancing the scientific research being led by Dr. Chamberland and the team at Tetra Bio-Pharma. Using our proprietary and high quality medical cannabis blend supported by high calibre research is exactly what professional healthcare practitioners require to gain the confidence to prescribe medical cannabis as a pharmaceutical,” said Vic Neufeld, Chief Executive Officer, Aphria Inc.
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