Construction gets off the ground for Malta-based facility
Emmac Life Sciences begin construction on medical cannabis research facility
EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd, the European independent medical cannabis company has announced that construction has started on its planned EU-GMP facility in Malta.
The news follows the preliminary approval from Malta Enterprise, the Maltese government’s agency focused on attracting inward investment and supporting enterprise in Malta, for the issuance of a full license (covering cultivation / production / importation / exportation) under the terms of the Production of Cannabis for Medicinal Use Act, 2018. EMMAC has secured a long-term lease on the land approved by Malta Enterprise and the Medicines Authority.
The 2,800m2 facility will be EMMAC’s importation, exportation, testing and distribution hub for Europe and other international markets.
Antonio Costanzo, CEO of EMMAC, commented: “We are excited to begin construction on our facility in Malta. This hub will form a critical part of the EMMAC network of licensed and certified facilities across multiple European jurisdictions, to facilitate the distribution of premium medical cannabis, the transfer of proprietary IP and scientific research.”