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SynBiotic Distribution GmbH holds a pharmaceutical wholesale licence in accordance with § 52a of the German Pharmaceuticals Act (AMG) and the permit to handle narcotics in accordance with § 3 of the German Act on Narcotics (BtMG).

Our quality management system according to GDP standards is officially certified. 

Our goal is to assure quality and customer satisfaction as well as the optimal medical care of patients.


In the choice of our business partners, we deliberately chose specialised GDP and GMP certified pharmaceutical service providers so that the shipping is carried out smoothly and quickly.

We only work with selected partners whom we believe to share our values ​​and beliefs and who comply with international and national quality and safety regulations.

SynBiotic Distribution GmbH stands for reliability and delivery of high-quality pharmaceutical products.

We want to make an active contribution to health care and patient care and to support our business partners with tailor-made solutions.


About GECA Pharma GmbH

GECA Pharma GmbH, founded in 2017, is a Cologne-based pharmaceutical wholesaling company for medicines and active substances. The GDP-certified (Good Distribution Practice according to EU Guideline) and independent company is specialized in the import of high-quality cannabis products.

GECA Pharma GmbH holds the wholesale license in accordance with § 52a of the German Medicines Act as well as the license for dealing with narcotics and thus meets all the strict legal requirements for handling Drugs and narcotics.


The countdown has started:

GECA Pharma GmbH at the expopharm 2019


Cologne, August 1, 2019 – GECA Pharma GmbH will be represented at the expopharm 2019 in Düsseldorf with a lecture on this year's main topic "Medical Cannabis".


Innovative products, topics of professional politics and current trends – From 25th to 28th September, Europe’s largest pharmaceutical trade fair for the pharmacy market will take place.


At the expopharm 2019, visitors will be able to establish some valuable contacts and expand their specialist knowledge in line with their needs. In support of this, a varied lecture program on current topics will be offered at the "pharma-world". More than 25 scientific presentations, also on this year's focus "medical cannabis“, are available to the specialist audience.


Alexander Rieg, the executive partner of GECA Pharma GmbH, is very pleased about the four days and announced: "I cordially invite all interested parties to my presentation "Medical Cannabis: QUALITYmanagement – from the producer TO THE PATIENT" on 25th September at 3:00 pm. In addition to the basics of quality assurance for medicinal cannabis, I focus on the peculiarities and difficulties in practice. Afterwards I will gladly answer any questions at the booth of GECA Pharma GmbH".


For more information please visit:


For a professional exchange and other interesting discussions, you will find us in hall 3, stand F-31.


GECA Pharma at the PHOTOx Summit 2019 in Amsterdam - Organized by Fluence Bioengineering

In Amsterdam, participants from all over the world met to discuss the latest advances in agriculture, commercial food crops, and medical cannabis cultivation.

GECA Pharma was able to make an important contribution by explaining to participants the complexity of the pharmaceutical requirements for medicinal cannabis.

A special thanks to the organizers but also to all participants, who have made this event so special!




Press Contact

​Alexander Rieg

Executive Partner

Tel. +49 (0)221 4230 67 44




Thanks to our training partners

CME Course for Doctors: Use of Cannabis in Medicine - Medicine or Drug?

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Kirsten Müller-Vahl

On 12.06.2019 the webinar "Use of cannabis in medicine - medicine or drug?" took place.

We would like to thank Prof. Dr. med. Kirsten Müller-Vahl, the speaker of the webinar and Dr. med. Astrid Alberti for organizing this great training course.

Thank you for providing your own expertise and expertise and for informing many participants about this current and exciting topic!

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all participants. We were very happy about the great interest.

The lecture materials will be provided shortly by Medcram.

For those who have not been able to follow the webinar live, you can watch the full video here: Video (German only)


Until next time!


About GECA Pharma GmbH

GECA Pharma GmbH is a Cologne-based company in the pharmaceutical wholesaling and direct sales of pharmaceuticals and active ingredients. The GDP-certified (Good Distribution Practice) company specializes in the import of high-quality cannabis products. GECA Pharma GmbH has the wholesale license in accordance with § 52a of the German Medicines Act as well as the permission to handle narcotics, and thus fulfills all strict legal requirements for the handling of drugs and narcotics.


Press Contact

Alexander Rieg

Executive Partner

Tel. +49 (0)221 4230 67 44




About Cogitando

Cogitando GmbH is a Health Care Agency with a focus on professional online training. On the portal doctors, pharmacists / PTA and other health professionals find free and paid training. The neutral and certified courses are offered in various formats such as live seminar (webinar), video recording, multimedia training and online conference. The training offers are provided by Cogitando in cooperation with partners from industry, the publishing or healthcare sector and scientific or medical institutions. As an independent CME portal, Cogitando vouches for the quality and neutrality of all certified training courses. For more information, please contact:

Cogitando GmbH | Dr. Astrid Alberti | Im Birnengarten 7 | 91077 Neunkirchen am Brand | Tel. +49 9134 70 73 215 | astrid.alberti(a)

Image: Webinar by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images


GECA Pharma is a training partner of Medcram

CME Course for Doctors: Use of Cannabis in Medicine - Drug or Drug?

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Kirsten Müller-Vahl

As a training partner, GECA Pharma now supports further training for physicians for the treatment of medical cannabis!

  • The first event for physicians takes place on: June 12, 2019

  • Form: CME live training

  • The webinar is certified by: BLÄK (Bayerische Landesärztekammer)

  • Participation for doctors: free

  • CME points: participants receive 4 CME points I Cat. I Tutorial-supported online training.

  • Training partner: GECA Pharma GmbH

  • For the departments: General Medicine & Primary Care, Hematology & Oncology, Paediatrics, Neurology & Psychiatry, Rheumatology & Immunology


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International Cannabis Business Conference Berlin - GECA Pharma

Already for the third time the ICBC took place in the Berlin Maritim proArte Hotel. The ICBC is Europe's largest cannabis B2B conference with participants from more than 60 countries. The ICBC is the premier event for companies, investors, activists and experts on cannabis in Europe. GECA Pharma actively supported ICBC for the first time this year as a sponsor.

We would like to thank the organizers and participants for this great and groundbreaking event! Until the next ICBC!



Expert interview on legalization and market outlook
On the second anniversary of legalization of cannabis for medical purposes in Germany, GECA Pharma was interviewed by Germany's largest news and business channel n-tv on the current situation and developments.


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GECA Pharma is sponsor of the ICBC Berlin 2019

After a successful conference last year, the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in Berlin 2019 starts into the next round. The international cannabis industry meets for the exchange of opinions and experiences from 31 March until 2 April 2019. The program is packed with top-class speakers from business, politics and medicine.

GECA Pharma will also be represented at the ICBC 2019 in Berlin this year and actively sponsors this B2B conference as a sponsor.

If you want to meet us at the ICBC, write us!

Contact person: Alexander Rieg


Date:     31. March until 2 April 2019

Place:    Maritim proArte Berlin, Friedrichstraße 151, 10117 Berlin

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SynBiotic SE takes over GECA Pharma

The Cannabis-Company SynBiotic SE takes over 100% of GECA Pharma GmbH. 

Munich, 19.05.2021

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Change of shareholders and managing director

Effective of October 10th 2020, Johannes Gallois takes over the management and shares of GECA Pharma GmbH.

Cologne, 02.11.2020

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GECA Pharma is founding member of BPC

GECA Pharma is a founding member of the Federal Association of Pharmaceutical Cannabinoid Companies e.V. to look for better conditions related to patient care with medical cannabis therapies.

Cologne, 17.09.2020

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GECA Pharma adds herbal grinders to its assortment

The pharmaceutical wholesaler GECA Pharma is now offering herbal grinders for crushing medicianal cannabis flowers.

Cologne, 12.08.2020

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Cannabis-Packaging must be labelled in German language

GECA Pharma is now delivering cannabis flowers from the European Union with a label in German language. The company is thus reacting instantly to the adjusted legal framework.

Cologne, 29.07.2020

Reviewing Laws

Legal situation in North Rhine-Westphalia: Cannabis flowers are medicinal products

According to the current legal interpretation in North Rhine-Westphalia, medical cannabis flowers that are sourced from within the European Union are to be classified as medicinal products

Cologne, 21.07.2020

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Corona-Pandemic: GECA Pharma is operating 100%

Good news: GECA Pharma has adjusted to the current COVID Pandemic and implemented safety procedures. There are no shortages or impacts on the safe allocation and supply of medical cannabis.


Cologne, 27.03.2020

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GECA Pharma supports carnival group

Justi in time for the climax of this year's carnival session, GECA Pharma GmbH is donating sweets to a local carnival club in Cologne.

Cologne, 24.02.2020

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GECA Pharma holds radiation licenses

GECA Pharma GmbH is one of the few importers who currently have all the necessary permits in acordance with the AMRad regulation in order to supply irradiated cannabis flowers.

Cologne, 08.01.2020

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GECA Pharma becomes funding partner of VCA

GECA Pharma supports the Association of Cannabis Supplying Pharmacies e. V. (VCA) with a membership to actively support its goals. The company is thus campaigning for better conditions in cannabis medicines.

Cologne, 06.12.2019

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expopharm 2019 - Conclusion

As one of the most important industry get-togethers, expopharm 2019 in Düsseldorf impressively demonstrated that medical cannabis is a hihg-priority topic amongst healthcare stakeholders but still raises many questions regarding sourcing and dispensing.

Cologne, 07.10.2019


started ...

GECA Pharma GmbH is exhibiting and contributing a specialist  lecture on this year's main topic "Medicinal Cannabis" at expopharm 2019 in Düsseldorf. Expopharm is one of the most important industry exhibition for the medical industry.

Cologne, 01.08.2019


PHOTOx Summit 2019

In Amsterdam, participants from around the world gathered to discuss the latest advances in agriculture, commercial food growing and the culstivation of medical cannabis.

Cologne, 09.07.2019


Thank you!
Doctor training 2019

On 12th June 2019 the webinar "Use of cannabis in medicine - medication or drug?" took place. We would like to thank Prof. Dr. Kirsten Müller-Vahl and Dr. Astrid Alberti for the organization and implementation.

Cologne, 08.07.2019

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ICBC 2019

The International Business Conference - ICBC, took place for the third time at the Maritim Hotel in Berlin. It is Europe's largest cannabis B2B conference with participants from over 60 countries around the world.

Cologne, 10.04.2019

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Expert Interview on n-tv

Two years after the legalization of cannabis for medical purposes, GECA Pharma was asked about the current situation and development by Germany's largest news channel n-tv.

Cologne, 14.03.2019


GECA Pharma supports ICBC

After a successful conference last year, the "International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) is entering the next round. GECA Pharma will be represented again this year and will be actively involved in shaping the ICBC 2019 in Berlin.

Cologne, 28.02.2019


Milestone for Quality-control

Cannabis quality control is an essential part of quality assurance and serves to protect patients. We are therefore particularly proud to support Spectral Service AG in their research activities to establish a valid method.

Cologne, 29.01.2019

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1. NMR Meeting

On the occasion of the 1st NMR Cannabis Meeting, GECA Pharma GmbH gave a lecture to an international consortium on the cannabis market and the legal basis for the import, distribution and sale of medical cannabis.

Cologne, 15.11.2018

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TV-Interview: New era for the legal status of cannabis?

On the occasion of cannabis legalization in Canada, GECA Pharma informed about the supply situation in Germany during a television interview for Germany's largest news channel n-tv.

Cologne, 07.11.2018

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Cannabis-Pass for Patients

GECA Pharma supports the ACM's cannabis ID cards as the first supplier of medical cannabis.


Cologne, 15.10.2018


GECA Pharma adds new products to the range

GECA Pharma is now selling the CE-approved VOLCANO and MIGHTY MEDIC vaporizers from the German manufacturer Storz & Bickel.

Cologne, 25.09.2018


Cannabis Business Europe 2018

GECA Pharma looks back on a successful participation in the CBE 2018 in Frankfurt. It took place from August 27th to 28th, 2018.

Frankfurt, 30.08.2018


GECA Pharma supports Petition

A Petition by the "Working Group on Cannabis as Medicine - ACM" calls for the use of medical cannabis without penalty for all patients who are medically necessary to receive a cannabis therapy.

Cologne, 03.08.2018


Fundraising: GECA Pharma supports ACM

In order to improve the supply situation with pharmaceutical cannabis in Germany, the special importer GECA Pharma supports "Arbeitsgemeinschaft Cannabis als Medizin e. V." - Working Group for Cannabis as a medicine.

Cologne, 06.08.2018


Cologne Startup against supply shortage of Medical-Cannabis

The special importer GECA Pharma is now supplying pharmacies nationwide with high-quality medical cannabis and thus making an important contribution to the care of seriously ill patients.

Cologne, 28.06.2018

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