Helius aiming to stay afloat to catch ‘green wave’ of commercial cannabis

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Helius aiming to stay afloat to catch ‘green wave’ of commercial cannabis

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New Zealand Doctor

Cannabis
Thousands of cannabis plants like these could soon be growing in Helius’ 6500sqm East Tamaki warehouse in Auckland

Since the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Act was passed last December, the clock has been ticking on the setting of rules for commercial medicinal cannabis production. Simon Maude visits one of the leading start-ups hoping to catch the green wave

One might expect a cannabis-growing facility to have a certain pungent aroma, but the day New Zealand Doctor visits Helius Therapeutics’ East Tamaki w, Paul Manning, Helius Therapeutics executive director Paul Manning inside the company’s yet to be operational medicinal cannabis lab