As part of the 2016 Spark Festival- a nine-day celebration of startup culture, the University of Sydney is set to host Australia’s first ever pitch event for medical cannabis technology. The pitch event, named Seedlings will discuss the combined regulatory, technological and logistical challenges the emerging cannabis industry faces in Australia.
Medicinal cannabis startup LeafCann hopes to secure first Australian licence to establish trial crops in regional Victoria
LeafCann, founded by Nasr is set to become the first medicinal cannabis startup to secure an Australian licence in regional Victoria. Currently Nasr is waiting for licence applications to get the green light from the Commonwealth government, which may see cultivators begin their operations in early 2017