ORLEANS, Ontario, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Corporation“) (TSX VENTURE: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-derived drug development and discovery, today announced accelerated development of its second-generation drug inhalation program for fibromyalgia and uncontrolled pain over the last months.
A Phase 1 study in healthy volunteers using vaporized PPP001 was successfully completed (click here) and the Corporation filed a patent application after unexpectedly discovering the unique composition of cannabis smoke. In July 2018, the Corporation entered into a co-development agreement with Storz Bickel, widely recognized as the global leader in vaporizer design and manufacturing. Tetra incorporated the vaporizer into its smoke-vapor research program as it aimed to understand how inhaled cannabis relieves pain for patients.
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