Unifor and Aleafia Health partner on groundbreaking medical cannabis protection

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2020 (WORLD NEWSWIRE)– Unifor, Canada’s biggest private-sector union and Aleafia Health Inc. (TSX: AH, OTC: ALEAF), have actually gotten in a long term collaboration that through cumulative bargaining will look for to offer gain access to for its members to medical cannabis protection as part of their advantage and insurance protection.

” This is a landmark contract, with a union and a medical cannabis business coming together to offer devoted assistance through medical marijuana centers throughout the nation while challenging the preconceptions related to cannabis,” stated Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. “Partnering with Aleafia Health permits us to eliminate versus Canada’s opiate crisis, and enhance the lives of clients experiencing persistent discomfort.”.

Unifor will deal with its regional unions to suggest and propose insurance protection in cumulative bargaining contracts for the repayment of medicalcannabis In turn, Aleafia Health and its affiliates will offer Unifor members with access to its health and health community, consisting of education and training, physician-led assessments, scripting, treatment and, where suitable, medical cannabis items.

” This is a substantial minute for the cannabis market, and a crucial development for medical cannabis ease of access in Canada. Every day, our group of physician see the advantages of cannabis in the lives of our clients,” stated Aleafia Health CEO Geoffrey Benic. “Due to the progressive management of Unifor, and Aleafia Health’s well-earned credibility for offering quality in cannabinoid treatment, we will have the ability to broaden these advantages to union members throughout Canada.”.

Increased access to medical cannabis protection might likewise offer more expense savings and health advantages to both members and companies, consisting of a decrease in dependence on standard pharmaceutical prescriptions.

The 2 celebrations have actually signed a binding letter of intent which describes the regards to several conclusive contracts. Information of the proposed deal are to be settled following detailed due diligence in between Aleafia Health and Unifor, and the closing of the deal undergoes popular closing conditions, consisting of approval by each celebration’s particular board of directors.


For media questions or to set up interviews by means of FaceTime, Zoom or Skype with Dias or Benic please contact:.

Hamid Osman, Unifor Communications Agent.

647-448-2823 (cell).

[email protected]

Nicholas Bergamini, VP Financier Relations.

1-833-879-2533.

[email protected]


About Unifor:.


https://www.unifor.org/en/about-unifor.

Unifor is Canada’s biggest union in the economic sector, representing 315,000 employees in every significant location of the economy. The union supporters for all working individuals and their rights, defend equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and aims to develop progressive modification for a much better future.


About Aleafia Health:.

www.AleafiaHealth.com.

Aleafia Health is a vertically incorporated and federally certified Canadian cannabis business offering cannabis health and health product and services in Canada and in global markets. The Business runs medical centers, education centres and production centers for the production and sale ofcannabis

Aleafia Health owns 3 substantial certified cannabis production centers, consisting of the very first massive, legal outside growing center in Canadian history. The Business produces a varied portfolio of commercially shown, high-margin acquired items consisting of oils, pills and sprays. Aleafia Health runs the biggest nationwide network of medical cannabis centers and education centres staffed by MDs, nurse professionals and teachers and runs worldwide in 3 continents.

Development, the heart of Aleafia Health’s competitive benefit, has actually resulted in the Business preserving a medical cannabis dataset with over 10 million information indicate notify exclusive illness-specific item advancement and its extremely distinguished education platform FoliEdge Academy. The Business is devoted to producing sustainable investor worth; the TSX Endeavor Exchange called Aleafia the 2019 leading carrying out business prior to its graduation to the TSX.


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