TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - At the 15th annual Guelph Awards of Excellence, the Innovation Guelph Award was presented to MedCannAccess, a company applying to become a Licensed Producer under Health Canada's Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations.
"We are humbled and honoured to have been presented the Innovation Guelph Award, and to be considered among such an amazing fields of nominees," said Rade Kovacevic, VP Business Development. "Our team has been working hard to create a research and development based medical cannabis company, focused on finding innovative paths to address patient needs."
"We believe that offering the highest quality of client care will lead us on a path to success," continued Mr. Kovacevic. "By coupling innovation with client services, we will be able to distinguish ourselves from others in the industry, and maintain our patient-centred principles."
The Awards of Excellence is Guelph's premier appreciation event of the year where the community celebrates exceptional individuals and businesses. To be recognized at this event is the highest form of achievement in volunteerism and business excellence. The Innovation Guelph Award is decided based on a variety of metrics, including number of products launched, revenue, investment, job creation, and entrepreneurial spirit.
"It is good to see MedCannAccess utilizing the full range of business support services in Guelph, creating employment and providing options for chronic care patients", said Lloyd Longfield, President of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. "The team at MedCannAccess are showing great professionalism and leadership in their workings with business and government through their participation in the Guelph Chamber of Commerce."
MedCannAccess was established to provide access to the highest-quality of medical cannabis products developed through research and innovation, aiming to improve the quality of life for persons with a wide range of conditions including chronic disabilities and terminal illnesses. MedCannAccess is a proud member of the Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association, Toronto Board of Trade, Guelph Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce.
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Media Contact: Rade Kovacevic, VP Business Development: 519-780-7830