Medical Cannabis in Germany - Cansativa - Wholesale distribution

With our GxP-hub we create access for our international partners to the German and European medical cannabis market.

Our Company

Founded in 2017, Cansativa is a GDP-certified pharmaceutical wholesaler licensed for trade in controlled substances and headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Cansativa is committed to the goal of professionalizing the medical cannabis market, eliminating current stigmatization surrounding it, and permanently reducing prices for patients.

Since the very beginning, Cansativa has operated its own distribution and fulfillment center, and as one of the “first movers” in the industry, it has become one of the largest importers and distributors of medical cannabis in Germany. From its location in Frankfurt am Main, the company supplies pharmacies and pharmaceutical wholesalers throughout Germany.

Cansativa’s founding team is able to build upon two generations of professional experiences in the fields of medicine, law, and strategy.

About us

Our Products

Cansativa GmbH distributes as independent wholesale company medical cannabis in Germany.

The medical products comply with the GMP-standard and are manufactured by reknown pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Under German law, specialist scientific information is exclusively available to specialist groups, such as pharmacists and physicians. If you are eligible to these information, do not hesitate to contact us for access.


As fast expanding company we are always looking for qualified and motivated employees, who share our passion for innovative medicines and treatment options. We don`t see employees simply as a success factor, but especially as people with their own needs and goals. Therefore we make sure that our employees get the possibility to develop themselves in the the best way to ensure their satisfaction. As we are looking for German speaking employees only, you will find the job descriptions in German.


Als Finance Manager (m/w/d) entwirfst du die Budget- und Finanzplanung und steuerst das Controlling des Kerngeschäfts. Zur Stellenausschreibung

Als Director Beschaffung und Qualität (m/w/d) bist Du verantwortlich für die globale Beschaffung sowie die Sicherstellung der Qualität unserer Produkte und Prozesse. Zur Stellenausschreibung

Zur Unterstützung unseres Teams suchen wir ab sofort für mindestens drei Monate einen motivierten Praktikanten (m/w/d) in Vollzeit. Zur Stellenausschreibung

Zur Unterstützung unseres Teams suchen wir ab sofort für mindestens drei Monate einen motivierten Praktikanten (m/w/d) mit medizinischem Hintergrund. Zur Stellenausschreibung

Als Junior Quality Assurance Manager (m/w/d) bist Du ein integraler Teil der
Qualitätssicherung bei Cansativa. Zur Stellenausschreibung

Cansativa is one of the „first movers“ in the industry and has become one of the largest independent importers and distributors of medical cannabis in Germany.

EU GxP Innovation Hub

Global Sourcing
API and finished products

Manufacturing and processing
Cansativa Fulfillmentcenter

Full-service provider
Manufacturing, import, logistics, packaging, labeling, and distribution

Vertical Integration
Global partners

We have deep process expertise and since the very beginning we run our own service-, fulfillment and warehouse operations.

Our Team

RA Jakob Sons

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Jakob Sons is Co-Founder and Co-CEO. He is admitted to the German bar association and practises corporate and commercial litigation law. He was trained for several years in international law firms and is responsible for regulatory and general legal affairs.

Benedikt Sons, M.Sc.

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Benedikt Sons is Co-Founder and Co-CEO. He is business engineer and practises in strategy consulting since several years. Benedikt is responsible for business development and strategy.

Dr. med. Hermann Sons

Co-Founder and Quality Office

Hermann Sons is Co-Founder and Quality Officer. He is a physician and practised several decades i.a. in cardio surgery holding management functions. Hermann is responsible for quality control and compliance with industrial standards in the medical product and narcotic trade.


  • Foundation
    May 2017
  • First logistics and production site
    Cansativa moves into its first GDP-certified logistics and production site in Frankfurt.
  • Fill and Finish
    Cansativa receives the permission to repack, fill, and recommission medical cannabis in May 2018.
  • Growth
    Cansativa sells medical cannabis to pharmacies in Germany since May 2018.
  • EU GxP Hub
    Cansativa establishes second logistics and production site as EU GxP innovation hub.
As independent wholesaler, we deliver medical cannabis to pharmacies and pharmaceutical wholesalers throughout Germany.


Cansativa GmbH

Taunusanlage 8
60329 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 2475 778 40
Fax: +49 69 2475 778 49
Mail: info@8< SPAM-Schutz, bitte entfernen >

You can reach us from Mo - Fr
between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Executive directors:
Benedikt Sons, Jakob Sons

USt-ID: DE314242311

Cansativa GmbH ist als Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung eingetragen im Handelsregister des Amtsgerichts Frankfurt am Main unter HRB 108385.

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