AltMed Arizona Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification
The achievement puts AltMed Arizona in elite company with global mainstream businesses by using the highest quality testing specifications to develop new cannabis therapeutics for patients.
Sarasota, Fla. – July 6, 2017 – AltMed Enterprises, a Florida based medical cannabis company, announced today that its Arizona affiliate, AltMed Arizona, a medical cannabis cultivation company, has obtained ISO 9001: 2015 Certification in the United States for “the design and production of cannabis products and the cultivation of cannabis.”
Having ISO 9001:2015 Certification means AltMed Arizona is a proven leader in all aspects of business including facilities, employees, training, services, processes and equipment. This designation means superior quality and service and a commitment to consumers. It exemplifies how AltMed Arizona is raising the bar in the medical cannabis industry.
“We have adopted a professional and scientific approach to growing and manufacturing the highest quality medical cannabis products for the patients of Arizona,” said Ashley Vogel, Lab Manager of AltMed Arizona who spearheaded the certification. Vogel added, “Our facility is state-of-the-art with air showers, manufacturing suites and fully instrumented grow rooms. All our products are tested using methods from the American Herbal Pharmacopeia®. Our ISO 9001:2015 Certification, which we believe to be the first given to an American cannabis cultivation company, is significant because it holds our organization accountable for the quality of our cannabis and products on an international level.”
From product development to sales, key performance indicators are measured and analyzed to continually improve and exceed customer expectations. The ISO 9001:2015 Certification is another way AltMed Arizona is leading by example to remove the negative stigma often associated with cannabis as a medicine or therapeutic.
ISO 9001: 2015 is a quality management system that focuses on continual improvement and customer satisfaction. The certification involves documentation control, managing resources needed for the work environment, measuring and tracking data that contributes to process improvement and management accountability.
According to AltMed Enterprises CEO Michael Smullen, “We have spent the last three years bringing our pharmaceutical industry and scientific experience to both our business operations and MüV™ product development. We look forward to the opportunity to bring these standards to our business in Florida in the near future.”
About AltMed Enterprises – Alternative Medical Enterprises, LLC, doing business as AltMed Enterprises, is a fully integrated company that brings pharmaceutical industry precision to the development, production and dispensing of medical cannabinoids.
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