Medical Marihuana Patient Relief Inc.




President, Co-Founder, Senior Person in Charge


Alex Ciotoli is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about the power of medical marijuana to improve the lives of Canadians. Alex has been involved in the legal medical marihuana program in Canada since its inception with the first program of MMAR, MMPR, and now the ACMPR. His involvement and study of medical cannabis commenced when his eldest brother broke his neck and became a paraplegic. This began a firsthand account on how marihuana could truly help individuals with chronic ailments, such as uncontrollable muscle spasms, chronic pain, and insomnia and using marihuana for opioid patient detox.

Thomas Cooley Law School – Degree in Criminology

He has been involved in several businesses throughout the Essex region in Ontario, originating from his involvement in a family run structural steel business that operated for more than 38 years. Alex founded the ‘Migun Thermal Massage clinic,’ using an infrared therapy was the first of its kind in the southwestern Ontario region.





Quality Assurance Person, Alternate Person in Charge


Mr. Buj previously worked as a lab tech and grower under Dr. D. T. Pillay, Dean of Microbiology at the University of Windsor. He was solely responsible for quality control at a production facility comprising all scheduled growing, harvesting and production operations, including sanitation, pest control, and security.

Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo

Bachelors Degree (Honours) in Professional Architecture

Bachelors degree in Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), (Honours) Mechanical Engineering /Materials.

Familiarity with growing plants…

  • Laboratory experiment work to designing
  • Manufacturing and selling a patented
  • Hydroponic grow chamber for plants

It allowed Mr. Buj to fine tune his skills in growing high-quality plants and producing high-quality finished plant product.



Jessica Ciotoli

Jessica Ciotoli

Secretary & Treasurer, Alternate Responsible Person in Charge


Jessica Ciotoli has managed customer-based businesses for the past 15 years. This experience taught her how to build a loyal following of clientele. As manager of Migun Massage clinic, she was responsible for hiring, training staff, writing S.O.P.’s to ensuring patient safety and protocol for use of the Migun Bed a Class 2 medical device.

Through the years she has attended numerous classes on product knowledge, sales skills, and marketing/retailing strategies. With an artistic eye, she has a unique perspective on how to capture the client’s attention through engaging retail displays. 



Mr. James Ellis

Mr. James Ellis

Director, Co-Founder, Responsible Person in Charge


James Ellis is an entrepreneur who has owned and operated several real estate and property development businesses over the last 30 years.

James has a deep understanding of the trends in the medical cannabis field, and its tremendous growth potential.

Seeing this potential, he incorporated Medical Marihuana Patient Relief Inc. in January 2014, and has built a professional team of managers and directors.


Independent / Health Canada Accredited Laboratory

Eurofins Laboratories  (formerly “Experchem”)

Quality Assurance Consultants – Accredited Health Canada Laboratory

Sohil Manil is from Eurofins Scientific (formerly Experchem Labs), situated in Toronto and is one of a select few laboratories accredited by Health Canada to conduct analytical testing on marihuana to ensure its safety for consumption. Eurofins is MM Patient Relief’s appointed third party testing firm. Working with the Quality Assurance Person, Eurofins is also responsible for providing quality assurance and quality control services as required for regulatory compliance with the ACMPR.


Advisory Team

Mr. Robert Nadeau

Security Advisory Board Member


Robert Nadeau is a member of the Border Enforcement Security Task Force assigned to the Department of Homeland Security, Investigations. He was personally responsible for drafting the Standard Operating Procedures for the O.P.P, TFO’s for the Ontario Provincial Police. He is cross-trained and designated under US Title 19, allowing him to work in the USA as a sworn and armed Law Enforcement Officer, where he organized and arranged the training of US Special Agents and Supervisors of the US Department of Homeland Security in Canadian Laws and Procedures.

Mr. Jeremy Pindus

Technical Advisory Board


Jeremy Pindus, University of Guelph graduate, is a proficient grower with more than 20 years experience as a designated grower under MMAR. He is also a previous partner/owner of Spinner hydroponics and is the present Owner/Operator of ‘High North Inc’.

Mr. Joel Capin

Technical Advisory Board Member


Joel Capin is a designated grower under MMAR regulations. Joel has significant experience as a greenhouse grower / owner / operator of more than 70,000 sq ft (cannabis). He has developed and administered grow / feed algorithms regarding low and high light spectrums and has been honoured as a Cannabis Cup recipient (winner 2012-2014).

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Starting very soon, you’ll be able to invest in MMPatient Relief.


Independent Agents

Franco Mancini, CPA., C.A.

External Auditor


Franco Mancini began his accounting career in 1976 at a national accounting firm, and in 1979 opened his own practice, Franco Mancini C.A. Franco’s practice focuses on the taxation of owner-managed businesses and their shareholders as well as providing business advisory services to many of the firm’s clients. Franco has extensive experience in the areas of construction and real estate development.

Franco received an Honours B.A. from the University of Windsor in 1974 and his C.A. designation in 1979.

Dragos A Lerca



2002 – Began his career in public accounting with national accounting firm where he had the opportunity to work with major public companies and SEC registrants.

2006 – Worked at General Motors Corporation as a Senior Financial Analyst until 2007.

2008 – Joined the firm as an associate. Dragos’ practice focus is the taxation of owner-managed businesses and ensuring their financial reporting and filing requirements are satisfied.


Dragos received an Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Windsor in 2003 an received his C.A. designation in 2006.

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Medical Marihuana Patient Relief Inc.

5165 Halford Drive Techumseh, ON N9A 6J3

(519) 737-2147