Shoppers Drug Mart partners with Avicanna to transition Medical Cannabis by Shoppers
Avicanna is Pleased to Announce the Initial Network of Brands on the Platform

The medical cannabis care platform is preparing to launch August 1, 2023 
The new cannabis care platform will offer a diverse portfolio of products, including 35 brands and over 200 SKUs selected from various Canadian Licensed Producers


TORONTO, July 28th, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)Avicanna Inc. (“Avicanna” or the “Company) (TSX: AVCN) (OTCQX: AVCNF) (FSE: 0NN) a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialisation of plant-derived cannabinoid-based products is pleased to announce its initial portfolio offering and network in anticipation of the platform’s launch in early August.

In line with the Company’s commitment to provide continuity of care to Canadian patients serviced by Medical Cannabis by Shoppers and to make available a new cannabis care platform that will offer patients a broad and diverse portfolio of products, the Company is pleased to announce the initial network of  brands available on

“We are pleased by the level of commitment towards patients that we have seen and the concrete support of this distinct group of Canadian licensed producers that have worked towards the timely launch of the new cannabis care platform, We look forward to continuing to work collaborratively towards the goals of establishing as a leading cannabis care platform and towards taking steps to enhance the patient journey” stated Aras Azadian, CEO of Avicanna.

The featured brands that will available for purchase on include the list below, with more to come.




Peace Naturals

Big Bag O’ Buds

Pure Sunfarms

Canna Farms

Pura Earth




RHO Phyto



Spinach FEELZ


Highly Dutch




Kaiser Day

SOURZ by Spinach

Medipharm Labs



The Green Organic Dutchman


True North






White Rabbit

About Avicanna Inc.

Avicanna is a commercial-stage international biopharmaceutical company focused on the advancement and commercialization of evidence-based cannabinoid-based products for the global medical and pharmaceutical market segments. Avicanna has an established scientific platform including R&D and clinical development that has led to the commercialization of more than thirty products across various market segments:

  • Medical Cannabis & Wellness Products (RHO Phyto™):The formulary offers a diverse range of proprietary formulations including oral, sublingual, topical, and transdermal deliveries with varying ratios of cannabinoids and is supported with ongoing patient, and medical community education. RHO Phyto has been established as a leading medical brand in Canada and is currently available nationwide to patients across several medical channels and continues to expand into new international markets.
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations and PipelineLeveraging Avicanna’s scientific platform, vertical integration, and real-world evidence, Avicanna has developed an extensive a pipeline of patent-pending drug candidates that are indication-specific and in various stages of clinical development and commercialization. These cannabinoid-based drug candidates look to address unmet medical needs in the areas of dermatology, chronic pain, and various neurological disorders. Avicanna’s first pharmaceutical preparation (Trunerox™) is in the drug registration stage in South America.
  • Medical Cannabis Care Portal: is Avicanna’s medical cannabis care platform that is formed with the aim to better serve medical cannabis patients’ needs and enhance the patient journey. is expected to launch during August 2023 and will feature diverse and scientifically curated products from leading Canadian licensed producers in addition to pharmacist led patient support programs and educational resources to facilitate the incorporation of medical cannabis into health care regimens. also provides specialty services to distinct patient groups such as veterans and collaborating with public and private providers for adjudication and reimbursement. 

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