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Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – March 21, 2022) – Lophos Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Canadian psychedelic research company focused on drug cultivation and development, engages KGK Science Inc. to assess a pathway to the peyote market sustainably grown natural health products (NHPs) derived. Peyote has legal status in Canada, but mescaline – the drug derived from the plant – remains a Schedule 3 controlled substance.

“Lophos is currently exploring the potential benefits of a peyote-derived natural health product with support from KGK Science. Peyote cultivation presents challenges, and the thirteen-year natural regrowth cycle is a major threat to the endangered plant. AT Lophos, we are looking for accelerated and responsible cultivation techniques to reduce the long growth cycle. “The goal is to provide our partners with therapeutic derivatives of sustainably grown peyote.” – Claire Stawnyczy, Founder and CEO of Lophos

With a focus on natural health products (NHPs), potential pathways to market will be evaluated based on safety and health requirements, quality specifications for peyote-derived inputs, and permitted claims on the product. label for packaging and sale.

“We are very pleased to engage with Lophos Inc. Peyote and mescaline in general are currently underrepresented in the psychedelic medicine industry, given their traditional medicinal uses. Lophos provides a sustainable supply of cacti from a critical importance in the marketplace. We plan to use our expertise in natural health products to help Lophos bring innovative and safe products to market for the Canadian consumer.” – Najla Guthrie, President and CEO of KGK Science

For more information please contact:
Alex Krause – Cushion Communications Inc.
[email protected]

Lophos is a bioscience company specializing in peyote research, cultivation, conservation and drug development. We develop new therapies and natural health treatments that aim to restore and improve the quality of life of patients. Using advanced cultivation and harvesting techniques, Lophos Pharmaceuticals will provide our partners with medical-grade inputs and our patients with access to safe and effective mescaline treatments.

Founded in 1997, KGK is a leading North American contract research organization based in London, Ontario, primarily providing high quality clinical research trials with a focus on the nutraceutical, cannabis and psychedelic industries. emerging. The company has successfully assisted hundreds of companies with custom clinical trials and claim substantiation strategies to move products into global markets. KGK’s other existing service lines include expert regulatory support and compliance solution, participant recruitment, research support services and advisory services. On a rough basis, the company has produced 150 publications to date, executed over 400 clinical trials in over 40 indications, amassed 25,000 participants in its database and collected 10 million data points.

Wellbeing Digital Sciences Inc. (formerly KetamineOne Capital Limited) is an evidence-based healthcare company focused on innovative clinical solutions, artificial intelligence-based digital therapies and contract research. Its mission is supported by a network of North American clinics that provide ketamine-assisted therapies and other types of treatment to patients, as well as a contract research organization that offers clinical trial services to clients pursuing drug development. Essentially, the company exists to make breakthrough treatments more accessible and to provide patients with transformational experiences.

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