COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBIS ) a pioneering U.S. biotech company developing pharmaceutical cannabis products, is pleased to announce it has signed a lease for a new corporate headquarters as its new base of operations in Denver, Colorado. The 6,600 sq. ft. core facility at 2422 S. Trenton Way, Unit H will be dedicated to housing executive offices, administrative personnel, as well as the Lab Division core of operations for its cannabis formulations testing and FDA initiatives.
"Needless to say we are very happy that with the support and patience of our investors we have achieved this milestone. This facility will be the Cannabis Science core and is an instrumental step in accomplishing our short and long-term goals of carrying out the basic and applied research needed to provide the best Cannabis Science products to patients. Uniquely, Cannabis Science will serve both the dispensary market, through licensing our technologies and analytical capabilities, and the pharmaceutical market, by working through the FDA approval process," stated Dr. Robert Melamede, CEO.
The company has executed a five-year lease on the facility in order to provide stable growth during our development phase. In our new corporate headquarters, the Company will facilitate customer communications while we mature our operations. Up till now, the Company has focused on developing out corporate structure and preliminary financial base. We now have the facility to centralize and expand our staff. As we expand our infrastructure, we will be more responsive to the overwhelming number of inquiries that we receive from patients, investors and the media.
The new laboratory facility will include analytical chemistry and genetic instrumentation, extraction equipment, as well as genetic and cell culture facilities. Our intent is t