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NZ could be a ‘global leader’ in pharma weed

Brent Melville
Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Seyfoddin says NZ has the capability to be a niche cannabis player. (Image: Supplied)
Brent Melville
Mon, 20 Sep 2021
New Zealand has the potential to be the world's leading niche medicinal cannabis manufacturer and exporter within five years, a leading cannabis researcher says. Medicinal cannabis expert and associate professor at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Ali Seyfoddin, said setting the certification bar high and focusing on developing “sophisticated” cannabis products will position NZ well.The trained pharmacist and drug delivery formulation specialist said it was becoming uneconomic for major cannabis-producing countr...

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