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Aurora Cannabis rolls out medical CBD oil in Uruguay

2021-09-29 17:01 ET - News Release

Mr. Miguel Martin reports


Aurora Cannabis Inc. has launched Bidiol, the first medical cannabis oil in Uruguay that is wholly produced domestically. The cannabidiol (CBD) oil is available in 3-per-cent and 10-per-cent concentrations and comes in 10-millilitre and 30-millilitre bottles, available in pharmacies across the country.

"The launch of Bidiol has been two years in the making and is an integral part of our renewed strategy in Uruguay," said Miguel Martin, chief executive officer of Aurora Cannabis. "We have prioritized key international markets with the potential to meaningfully expand their patient base. Our efforts include working alongside governments and local partners to do what works best in each market. There isn't a one-size-fits-all strategy -- our approach must be smart and domestically relevant."

A leader in the international cannabis market, Aurora has shifted its strategy in Uruguay to focus exclusively on medical cannabis, with the aim of making the country its continental centre of production and distribution. Aurora's operation in Uruguay includes one of the only GMP-certified (good manufacturing practice) cannabis processing facilities in the country.

CBD oil is authorized by the Ministry of Public Health of Uruguay for the treatment of refractory epilepsy in children and adolescents.

Aurora is continuing to develop its CBD oil product line in Uruguay, with plans to expand its portfolio in the coming months.

About Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Aurora is a global leader in the cannabis industry, serving both the medical and consumer markets. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alta., Aurora is a pioneer in global cannabis dedicated to helping people improve their lives. The company's brand portfolio includes Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael '71, Daily Special, MedReleaf, CanniMed, Whistler, Reliva and KG7 CBD. Driven by science and innovation, and with a focus on high-quality cannabis products, Aurora's brands continue to break through as industry leaders in the medical, performance, wellness and adult recreational markets wherever they are launched.

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