Cansativa is an independent pharmaceutical wholesale distribution company for medical cannabis in Germany

Market Access

An additional logistics and production site functions as a EU-hub for a growing industry and grants pharmaceutical companies from all over the world access to the rapidly growing European market. Cansativa fulfills the role as an independent full-service GxP-partner throughout the whole process.


Cansativa is an owner-managed family business. We are manufacturer-independent and stand for an individual medical product portfolio to ensure best therapeutic success.

Wholesale distribution

Cansativa is dedicated to optimal patient care. Therefore, we supply regular pharmaceutical wholesale companies. At times of product shortages, we use existing logistics to ensure that medical products always reach the patients.


Cansativa is a reliable partner for pharmacies in Germany. Together with our logistics partner, we make medical products available over night nationwide.

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.

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.

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

Our Team

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 Officer

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