NUBU Pharmaceuticals exists to bring accessible, reputable and clinically effective medicinal cannabis products to the New Zealand market, and in the long term, to export New Zealand made cannabis products internationally.
The idea for NUBU was born in early 2016 during an afternoon of talkback radio on Newstalk ZB.
Medicinal cannabis had been in the headlines frequently in the months prior and so the hosts of Newstalk ZB’s afternoon show, Kerre McIvor and Mark Dye, canvassed the opinions of their audience on the subject.
Anyone who has ever listened to talkback will be well aware that it is incredibly rare for the contributing viewpoints to align. However, on this afternoon, the impossible happened.
With all those contributing to the show suggesting something needed to be done to make medicinal cannabis products more readily available and less cost prohibitive, an idea was born. And at a dinner that weekend, Dye discussed the opportunity with friend and now business partner, Will Douglas, and the foundations of NUBU Pharmaceuticals were laid.
Fast forward nearly three years and NUBU Pharmaceuticals are well on their way to delivering exactly what the contributors to Newstalk ZB were calling for; accessible, high-quality medicinal cannabis products. The journey so far has been incredibly exciting, and with the Coalition Government close to unveiling legislation to allow for a local cannabis industry, the best is yet to come…