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VIDEO: Behind the scenes with British cannabis firm Avida Global

The company is on track to become a world-leading, vertically integrated seed to sales operation



Avida Global's production facility in north east Columbia

British cannabis firm Avida Global is on track to become a world-leading, vertically integrated seed to sales business. CEO David Kirby reveals the highs and lows of the journey so far.

Founded in 2018, Avida Global is a producer of high-quality medicinal cannabis oils for the worldwide medical and well-being markets​.

While its management team – hailing from backgrounds in business, horticulture, banking and finance – is headquartered in London, its production facility is in north east Colombia, a region renowned for its natural growing advantages.

But in a fast-growing, highly-competitive market, what sets Avida apart?

CEO David Kirby, who has worked for the likes of Capgemini and Shell, takes our sister title, Cannabis Wealth behind the scenes.


Avida Global is currently fundraising via Seedrs and has already overfunded its £1 million target by more than 137 percent.

This is Avida Global’s first crowdfunding campaign having already raised more than £6.1million to date.

Sarah Sinclair is a respected cannabis journalist writing on subjects related to science, medicine, research, health and wellness. She is managing editor of Cannabis Health, the UK’s leading title covering medical cannabis and CBD, and sister titles, Cannabis Wealth and Psychedelic Health. Sarah has an NCTJ journalism qualification and an MA in Journalism from the University of Sunderland. Sarah has over six years experience working on newspapers, magazines and digital-first titles, the last two of which have been in the cannabis sector. She has also completed training through the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society securing a certificate in Medical Cannabis Explained. She is a member of PLEA’s (Patient-Led Engagement for Access) advisory board, has hosted several webinars on cannabis and women's health and has moderated at industry events such as Cannabis Europa. Sarah Sinclair is the editor of Cannabis Health. Got a story? Email / Follow us on Twitter: @CannabisHNews / Instagram: @cannabishealthmag


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