Colombian company FCM Global S.A.S. has launched a medical cannabis research and development lab in the South American nation.
With a distribution office in Toronto, Medellin-based FCM Global joins the growing community of Colombian MMJ companies with ties to Canada.
The cannabis industry is in need of professional scientific research, which could help businesses overcome long-held stigmas and take their products further into the mainstream economy.
Here’s what you need to know, according to a company news release:
- FCM Global plans to offer advisory services to assist manufacturers of cannabis goods worldwide.
- The advisory services are intended to help develop new products and formulas, conduct pre-clinical and clinical trials and test products for safety and quality.
- FCM Global plans to conduct clinical trials on humans as well as animals.
- The company is partnered with CIENSA, a Medellin-based health services provider and medical clinic.
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