Clever Leaves Germany GmbH Becomes a Fully Licensed Medical Cannabis Distributor in Germany

Clever Leaves Holdings Inc. to expand its capabilities into Europe’s largest medical cannabis market and gain access to around 20,000 pharmacies in Germany through its affiliate Clever Leaves Germany GmbH

BOCA RATON, Fla. and HAMBURG, Germany, April 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clever Leaves Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVR, CLVRW) (“Clever Leaves” or the “Company”), a leading multinational operator and licensed producer of pharmaceutical-grade cannabinoids, announced today that its affiliate in Germany, Clever Leaves Germany GmbH, has received all of the required regulatory licenses, permits and certifications by the German authorities to be able to distribute medical cannabis to wholesalers and around 20,000 pharmacies located in Germany. The Company’s licenses, permits, and certifications in Germany include:

  • Wholesale distribution license granted according to §52a under the German Medicinal Products Act (Arzneimittelgesetz, “AMG”)
  • Certificate of Good Distribution Practice (“GDP”)
  • Permit for the trade in narcotic drugs as per §3 of the German Narcotic Drugs Act (Betäubungsmittelgesetz, “BtMG”)

“Germany is one of the most important international markets for Clever Leaves. We have been developing our regulatory foundation and are confident that the suite of licenses, permits, and certifications obtained will support our platform to continue penetrating such an important market,” said Andres Fajardo, Clever Leaves’ CEO. “Our local team’s expertise and experience in the pharmaceutical and medical cannabis industries will enable Clever Leaves Germany to act as a reliable partner that meets the high-quality standards and regulations of the German market and of our clients,” he stated.

“As a fully licensed distributor, we are well-prepared for future changes in the distribution of medical cannabis in Germany and we are strategically positioned to exploit the full potential of the market,” said Caroline Kliess, Managing Director at Clever Leaves Germany GmbH. “We will distribute medical cannabis products, manufactured in compliance with local guidelines, from our production facilities in Portugal and Colombia.”

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