Cobourg, Ontario – October 9, 2018/CNW/ – PRESS RELEASE – FSD Pharma Inc. has announced that construction has commenced of its heritage museum and flagship dispensary at the former Kraft plant in Cobourg, Ontario, headquarters of its wholly-owned subsidiary FV Pharma Inc. Local politicians and media will be in attendance at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 9, 2018 at 11:30 EST in Cobourg at the head office located at 520 William Street. Honored invited guests include Cobourg Mayor Gil Brocanier who will be in attendance and the Hon. Kim Rudd, MP for Northumberland and Peterborough South who is expected to attend. All national media are welcome with media credentials.
Thomas Fairfull, president and CEO of FSD Pharma, stated, “We welcome politicians and media to this momentous event where we begin converting the historic Certo building located at the former Kraft plant into a heritage museum and on-site dispensary. The Certo building is an important part of Cobourg’s history and the company intends to preserve this unique building.”
The former Certo building was the first in the British Empire to make commercial grade pectin that was sold under the product name of “Certo” and is estimated at over 100 years old. The property is listed on the municipal heritage register as a property of cultural heritage value. Last year, Cobourg City Council endorsed several recommendations, including the designation of the Certo building under the Ontario Heritage Act as a building of cultural heritage value.
“Today, we also begin construction of our flagship on-site dispensary, an important component of our business plan as we sit on the brink of adult-use legalization on Oct. 17, 2018. The company is preparing in earnest for sales of our high quality, indoor grown and pharmaceutical grade product, which will be available for sale shortly,” continued Fairfull.