Jushi Acquires MEND. Plans to Work with Local Grower to Develop CBD Products
Updated: Feb 14, 2019
Jushi Inc., has acquired MEND (Medicinal Excellence in Neurological Disorders, LLC), a Buffalo based cannabis research company.
The deal added Laszlo L. Mechtler, a Neurologist at the Dent Institute and Medical Director of Dent’s cannabis clinic to the leadership at Jushi. The company will work with local hemp grower, Mike Barnhart, owner of Plant Science Laboratories to manufacture CBD products. Barnhart holds permits for four hemp farms including the Donald Spoth Farm and Greenhouse in Amherst.
Jushi Inc. is a Florida based company owned by Canadian holdings company, Cannabis Growth Opportunity Corporation (CSE: CGOC).
Mechtler will serve as Medical Director, leading research and development of hemp-derived CBD products as well as advocacy efforts.