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EPICAN Gets Jamaica's First License To Commercially Cultivate Medical Marijuana

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I must thank the Epican Team for their passion and commitment to our company and this industry, they have constantly displayed perseverance and patience which has brought us to this milestone.”
— Karibe McKenzie, CEO EPICAN

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, October 26, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- EPICAN has been granted the first commercial cultivation License ever issued in the history of Jamaica.The License was granted by The Jamaican Government's Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) on June 1,2017 and the completion of the internal security process enabled the license to be issued on October 18,2017.

The License allows EPICAN to begin its grow operations at its 43,000. SQFT cultivation Facility in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica.

EPICAN in addition to the cultivation license has also been issued a Conditional License for 3 other categories (Processing, Retail & Research And Development). EPICAN anticipates the final approval and issuance of those license in the near future. Once received EPICAN will implement its vertical integrated operations at its 5000 sqft Processing facility, where they will be producing both high and low THC Based Cannabis Extracts. EPICAN intends to open several retail locations throughout the island making products available for locals and tourists consumption as well as international export.

EPICAN has submitted products to Jamaica's Ministry Of Health for registration and awaits approval from the Medicinal Cannabis Unit MCU).

"I must thank the EPICAN Team for their passion and commitment to our company and this industry, they have constantly displayed perseverance and patience which has brought us to this milestone" said CEO Karibe McKenzie "We are aware that the confidence that has been bestowed upon us by the CLA And the Jamaican Government comes with a huge responsibility to ensure that we set an example of excellence for this industry and the brand of Jamaica. We have a duty to adhere to Regulatory compliance at all times and to deliver the absolute highest standards of purity and quality products to patients in need."

Since its founding in 2015, EPICAN has now become Jamaica’s first and only medical cannabis company with the ability to cultivate and produce medical marijuana. In a 43,000 sq ft cultivation facility, EPICAN uses proprietary methods that meets international growing standards to produce a wide variety of all-organic, medical grade Jamaican marijuana strains. The company is also dedicated to research and scientific innovation, having partnered with the island’s Scientific Research Council (SRC) to investigate the genetics of Jamaican cannabis strains.

Tara Scott
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