BioHarvest Sciences Inc. Appoints Two Top Ranked Law Firms in the US and Canada to Pursue Regulatory Approvals of Its Upcoming Cannabis and Hemp Products

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Dr. Applebaum expands her role within BioHarvest Sciences Inc. to lead its Cannabis regulatory efforts in North America   VANCOUVER, BC and REHOVOT, Israel, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BioHarvest Sciences Inc. (“BioHarvest” or the “Company”) (CSE: BHSC) announces it has appointed top-ranked law firms, DLA Piper and GOWLING WLG, to assist the Company in fulfilling all required compliance mandates and regulatory approvals to produce and commercialize Cannabis and hemp products in the US and Canada, respectively.   With the Company’s application of its BioFarming technology to Cannabis and hemp continuing to outpace expectations, retaining legal counsel with experience and expertise in the US and Canadian Cannabis and hemp industries has become a priority for the Company. After an extensive selection process, both DLA Piper and Gowling WLG have demonstrated the broad knowledge, creative thinking, and legal acumen to provide BioHarvest with the necessary guidance and strategic support to ensure regulatory compliance in these two key markets.   Dr. Rhona Applebaum, Ph.D., a widely recognized and experienced leader at the nexus of industry, government, and civil society, led the selection process. Dr. Applebaum, who joined BioHarvest in November 2020 as a senior consultant, is now expanding her role to head all the Cannabis regulatory affairs in North America.   Lewis Retik, a partner at GOWLING WLG, said: “In recent years, BioHarvest has emerged as a major disruptor in the global nutraceutical and Cannabis sectors. GOWLING WLG is excited by the opportunity to help BioHarvest build upon this legacy, including its mission of introducing its sophisticated plant cell technology to Canada’s Cannabis industry.”   Ilan Sobel, CEO of BHSC, said: “We have recently reached critical milestones in our Cannabis and cannabinoid development program that underscore the urgency of obtaining all the necessary legal and regulatory approvals. Cannabis and cannabinoids represent an important vertical for BioHarvest. With our technology, we believe we can help meet the demand for high quality,…

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