Canada’s First Marijuana Export Permit Means Bud Bound For Croatia

TORONTO — Canadian cannabis producer Tilray is placing its bets on budding demand from markets overseas as it begins shipping medical marijuana products to Croatia.

The company will be exporting two varieties of liquid capsules that contain the active medicinal ingredients of marijuana to patients in Croatia, which legalized the drug for medical use last year.

The first contains 5.0 mg of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and 5.0 mg of cannabidiol, or CBD, per capsule, while the second contains 2.5 mg of THC and 2.0 mg of CBD.

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Shlomo Booklin with a tray of cannabis seedlings at Tilray a medical marijuana grow-op in Nanaimo August 14, 2014. (John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)

Tilray president Brendan Kennedy says the company is the first of the Canadian producers to ship medical marijuana products overseas.

“Health Canada

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