25 years’ of research, innovation & development in cannabis.


Our mission is to be a leader in the field of medicinal cannabis. MariPharm stands for quality and reliability. Through innovation, qualified personnel and standardization of production, MariPharm will only bring the highest quality products to market.

Since 1995, MariPharm has been involved in:

  • Genetics
  • Production
  • Scientific research
  • Processing and extraction
  • Product development

By collaborating with scientists, universities, pharmacies and innovativecompanies, MariPharm have a complete and unrivaled understanding of the chain of medicinal cannabis.

MariPharm is global company and possesses an Opium License, specific for (Medicinal) Cannabis, for scientific purposes, its own laboratory, international production locations and a worldwide distribution network.


MariPharm is an innovative and vertically integrated phyto-pharmaceutical company with 25-years’ experience. In collaboration with leading scientists, pharmacists and doctors, MariPharm has been active in the fields of research, production and processing of cannabinoids at the highest level. The knowledge and experience gained results in high quality, safe and reliable products.

Our story

1995; Founding MariPharm

MariPharm is founded and completes its first delivery of Medicinal Grade Cannabis® (MGC®) to the Dutch pharmacy.

2002; First opium exemption, specifically for Cannabis, in the world, produced by the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.

MariPharm receives from the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport the first opium exemption in the world, specified on Cannabis for medicinal purposes. This opium exemption was intended for the production of Medicinal Grade Cannabis® (MGC®) for clinical research.

2002; First legal export of Medicinal Grade Cannabis® (MGC®)

MariPharm broke the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of New York (1961) by exporting 1 kilogram of Medicinal Grade Cannabis® (MGC®) to England, through a permit of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.

1995-2003; Only supplier Dutch pharmacy

Untill 2003 MariPharm was the only supplier of Medicinal Grade Cannabis® (MGC®) and supplied about 85% of all Dutch pharmacies.

2003; Research with TNO

MariPharm worked together with (several departments of) TNO (Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research). This resulted in the discovery of THC-A, which is patented ever since.

2005; Genetics

MariPharm brings her first genetics under the European plant breeder’s rights.

2007; GMP certification

MariPharm is GMP and ISO certified (since 2003) for the production of cannabis products & also receives registration as a drug manufacturer.

2008-2017; Consultancy

Medicinal cannabis consultant for businesses and governments from, for example: The Netherlands, Israel, Czech Republic, Canada, USA and Uruguay.