MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2014) - OrganiGram Holdings, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:OGI)(PINKSHEETS:OGRMF) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has shipped its first orders of medical marijuana to customers.
The product being shipped was sent to RPC Laboratory to undergo product testing as per Health Canada guidelines. The Company has received the results of said testing that confirm the product to be in conformance with the Health Canada Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR).
CEO Denis Arsenault states, "We are extremely pleased to have passed testing and shipped product to our first customers. The fact that we were able to produce product that passed testing without the process of irradiation ("cold pasteurization"), confirms the high quality of our team, facility and validated the benefits of our Organic growing process."
About OrganiGram Holdings, Inc.
Organigram Holdings Inc. is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company who's wholly owned subsidiary, Organigram Inc., is a licensed producer of medical marijuana in Canada. Organigram is focused on producing the highest quality, condition specific medical marijuana for patients in Canada. Organigram's facility is located in Moncton, New Brunswick and the Company is regulated by the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations.
Please visit www.organigram.ca for more information.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Organigram,
Denis Arsenault, President & CEO
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