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Candace Kinser Appointed Chair Of Helius Therapeutics

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 9:32 am | Helius Therapeutics

Candace Kinser has been appointed chair of the board at Helius Therapeutics. Chair of Helius Therapeutics, Candace Kinser The accomplished chief executive and non-executive board director brings significant experience in high-growth start-ups, technology ... More >>

Helius Celebrates Female Leadership In Cannabis Sector

Monday, 20 September 2021, 1:13 am | Helius Therapeutics

Helius Therapeutics is taking time to reflect on Suffrage Day. On 19 September 1893, New Zealand became the first nation in the world to grant women the right to vote. Now 128 years on, New Zealand has its third female Prime Minister, and almost half ... More >>

Helius Forms Advanced Medicinal Cannabis Collaboration

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 11:47 am | Helius Therapeutics

New Zealand’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, has signed an agreement with Auckland University of Technology (AUT). It will see Helius working with AUT academics and doctoral students, researching and developing ... More >>

Call for pharmacists to get ahead of medicinal cannabis surge

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 1:58 pm | Helius Therapeutics

New Zealand’s over 3,500 practising pharmacists need to urgently familiarise themselves with medicinal cannabis. Patient enquiries and demand are set to surge when Kiwi-made products come onto the market later this year, says one pharmacist who should know. ... More >>

Helius Appoints Joanna Perry To Board

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 10:12 am | Helius Therapeutics

Joanna Perry MNZM has been appointed to the Board of Helius Therapeutics - New Zealand’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company. New Helius board member, Joanna Perry MNZM. The Chartered Accountant Fellow joins as an Independent Director and will Chair ... More >>

Helius Announces Exclusive Move With DATAPHARM

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 11:40 am | Helius Therapeutics

New Zealand’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, has announced an exclusive partnership with DATAPHARM focused on delivering leading prescriber education programmes and resources. New Zealand-owned DATAPHARM is well ... More >>

Helius Discovery Triggers Research To Protect Cannabis Yields

Monday, 3 May 2021, 9:51 am | Helius Therapeutics

New Zealand’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, is delighted to be working closely with Plant & Food Research as it looks at ways to diagnose and manage an obscure international plant disease which can significantly ... More >>

Helius Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Friday, 12 February 2021, 10:04 am | Helius Therapeutics

Mary Alice Simon has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Helius Therapeutics - New Zealand’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company. Ms Simon joins Helius with extensive experience in the pharmaceuticals industry - both in Operations and ... More >>

Medicinal Cannabis Will Deliver Despite Referendum Failure

Friday, 30 October 2020, 2:51 pm | Helius Therapeutics

While the referendum on legalising the personal use of cannabis may have fallen short in the preliminary results, help is still on the way for patients counting on the plant’s therapeutic properties, says New Zealand’s largest medicinal cannabis ... More >>

Cannabis Referendum Remains Tight, With Many Still Undecided

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 6:26 pm | Helius Therapeutics

With early voting now open, an independent survey of nearly 1,500 Kiwis shows the referendum on legalising the personal use of cannabis is incredibly tight when respondents are forced to take a yes or no position. When asked to make a choice between supporting ... More >>

Plenty For Voters To Consider In Cannabis Referendum

Friday, 2 October 2020, 9:43 am | Helius Therapeutics

By Paul Manning For nearly two years my company, Helius Therapeutics, has tracked public opinion on the upcoming cannabis referendum. Our latest survey delivered a dead heat. Polling 1,300 adult New Zealanders in August, and removing the ‘don’t ... More >>

Survey Shows Cannabis Referendum Too Close To Call

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 8:34 am | Helius Therapeutics

With the General Election only weeks away, an independent survey of 1,300 Kiwis shows the referendum on legalising the personal use of cannabis is on a knife-edge. When asked to make a choice between supporting or opposing the Cannabis Legalisation More >>

Helius Secures Commercial Medicinal Cannabis Licence

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 4:47 pm | Helius Therapeutics

New Zealand’s largest medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, has secured an all-new commercial Medicinal Cannabis Licence to cultivate and process active cannabis ingredients. Helius Therapeutics’ 8,800sqm state-of-the-art medicinal ... More >>

Maori Strongly Support Cannabis Reform Ahead Of Referendum

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 4:01 pm | Helius Therapeutics

Nearly three-quarters of Maori support legalising cannabis for personal use, with 84% believing prohibition has failed to limit cannabis access and use, according to an independent survey. Less than 12 weeks out from the General Election, 72% of ... More >>

Support Cannabis Legalisation Lifts To 56% Ahead Of Referendum

Monday, 29 June 2020, 8:48 am | Helius Therapeutics

Less than three months out from the General Election, an independent survey of nearly 1,600 Kiwis shows 56% will vote for legalising the personal use of cannabis at the referendum – up from 54% in February. “This result will energise both the yes ... More >>

Time To Harness Economic Potential Of Medicinal Cannabis

Saturday, 27 June 2020, 11:13 am | Helius Therapeutics

With the immediate health crisis largely behind us, New Zealanders are now being encouraged to unite More >>

Helius Secures Major Grant For $2.4m R&D Project

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 9:28 am | Helius Therapeutics

Helius Therapeutics has confirmed it’s the recipient of a substantial grant for its New Zealand-based cultivation, plant breeding and medicines research programme. The $2.4 million research and development project has been approved for co-funding ... More >>

Cannabis Bill Would Provide Timely Economic Boost

Friday, 1 May 2020, 2:33 pm | Helius Therapeutics

“This legislation would deliver significant tax revenue for healthcare, create jobs, and provide many opportunities for new businesses – an increasingly attractive prospect for many Kiwis given the economic fallout from Covid-19,” says Paul Manning, ... More >>

Medicinal Cannabis Scheme takes effect, despite Covid-19

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 10:54 am | Helius Therapeutics

Given the extraordinary circumstances that Covid-19 presents, it admirable the Ministry of Health has forged ahead with the Medicinal Cannabis Scheme, which came into effect as planned on 1 April. More >>

Kiwis believe cannabis prohibition failing, controls preferr

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 10:49 am | Helius Therapeutics

With the COVID-19 pandemic set to see more state governments in the US contemplate legalising personal use cannabis to boost tax revenue and help restore balance sheets, our Government’s draft Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill could gain further ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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