Organigram Joins Medical Cannabis by Shoppers Inc. and TruTrace in Effort to Track Source and Genetics of Cannabis Used by Medical Patients.
Project aims to match therapeutic outcomes to specific cannabis profiles and ensure consistent product for patients and healthcare practitioners…
Using Trutrace’s StrainSecure™ system, the program collects plant testing data and performs genomic verification in plant batches which are then registered in a blockchain-enabled database for intellectual property protection and strain validation. All information gathered from the plants, including their molecular and chemical makeup, can be tracked via the technology…
In the absence of assigned drug identification numbers (DIN) for cannabis products, quantifying the genetics and metabolomics, as well as potency and equivalencies of cannabis products is of interest to producers, distributors, shippers, government agencies, payers, clinicians and patients.
“Maintaining an effective traceability ecosystem about these details throughout the supply chain is a component of providing consistent medicine,” says Engel.
Using TruTrace technology, Shoppers has partnered with University Health Network in Toronto (UHN) to launch ‘Medical Cannabis Real World Evidence’ (MCRWE), a new ground-breaking study on cannabis and health which will track outcomes with TruTrace validated product for the first time in history.
This novel observational study is targeting a minimum of 2,000 patients who will be followed over a 24-week period. Enrolled patients will have access to certain fully verified products on the Medical Cannabis by Shoppers platform, which have been tested for detailed cannabinoid and terpene profiles. More information about the study can be found here.