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Monday Sep 26, 2022 - 12:00 pm

The 420 Expo, NJ’s First BYOC Public Event, Sparks High Attendance, Open Conversations & Awesome Vibe

Approximately 17,000 People Came Through the Doors of the Inaugural Event in Edison, NJ The 420 Expo, New Jersey’s first-ever BYOC Consumer Cannabis Convention, was an unmitigated success for the cannabis community, exceeding all expectations. Approximately 17,000 people aged 21+ attended the historic three-day event, from September 16-18, 2022, at the NJ Convention & Expo Center in Edison, NJ. Hosted by the legendary Tommy Chong…

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Wednesday Sep 21, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) 7x YOY Revenue Growth for H1 2022 Affirms Hyper Growth

H1 2022 revenue increased to ~$15.0 million, up 604% from H1 2021 and 117% from H2 2021, driven by House of BrandsGross Profit increased to ~$7.0 million, up 547% compared to H1 2021 and 363% compared to H2 2021Company reaffirms its 2022 revenue guidance to range between $35.0 million - $45.0 million, indicating approximately 300% - 400% projected revenue growth from 2021 In August, Flora…

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Wednesday Sep 21, 2022 - 12:00 pm

REZYFi Inc. Addresses Loan Needs of Growing Cannabis Industry Through Subsidiary Companies: REZYFi Lending and ResMac Inc.

The global cannabis market is expected to reach $33 billion by 2025, driven by legality and regulation within the marketREZYFi is servicing the needs of both traditional and non-traditional consumers and businessesCompany targets licensed and permitted cannabis companies, owners of real estate who lease to cannabis companies, and companies and individual homeowners seeking a variety of real estate-related first and additional mortgage-based financingREZYFi’s management team…

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Wednesday Sep 21, 2022 - 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Looking to Provide Bioavailable Oral Treatment for Hypertension, Mitigate Effects of High Blood Pressure

Lexaria is a biotechnology company pursuing the enhancement of the bioavailability of a diverse and broad range of active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”)The company has developed the patented DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technology, which has been shown to deliver more API at a faster rate than controlsLexaria’s DehydraTECH pipeline includes DehydraTECH-CBD for the treatment of hypertensionThrough pre-clinical studies, DehydraTECH-CBD has been shown to decrease systolic blood pressure…

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Tuesday Sep 20, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Agreement with Colombian Tribe Strengthens Cannabis Production Supply Chain

Flora Growth is a global cannabis brand-builder focused on the cultivation of product at a central Colombian facility and marketing through a design-led international supply chainFlora recently announced an agreement with Colombia’s Misak tribe for cooperative processing and distribution of cannabis, drawing on the tribe’s licensing advantage to accelerate the pair’s marketing capacityFlora is headquartered in Canada, but its strength lies in its Colombian-based cultivation…

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Friday Sep 16, 2022 - 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX), Growing its Market Share, One Patent at a Time

Lexaria’s development of its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology since 2014 has yielded 27 patents in Australia, the United States, the European Union, Japan, India and Mexico with approximately 50 additional patents pending around the worldIts latest patent, granted in Mexico, applies a range of active ingredients, including but not limited to non-psychoactive cannabinoids and NSAIDs in a variety of ready-to-drink consumer retail beverage productsLexaria remains committed…

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Wednesday Sep 14, 2022 - 11:00 am

American Cannabis Partners Committed to Implementing Key Sustainable Operating Practices

Forbes reports that “sustainability is increasingly becoming a necessity for corporations due to changing perspectives around the world”Unfortunately, while 90% of executives think sustainability is important, only 60% of companies have a sustainability strategyACP’s sustainable operating practices appear ideally aligned with today’s expectations With a focus on sustainability becoming increasingly essential for companies to succeed in today’s market, American Cannabis Partners (“ACP”) has made its sustainable…

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Wednesday Sep 14, 2022 - 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Strengthens Board of Directors to Boost Efforts toward Regulatory Approval of Potential Treatment for Hypertension

Lexaria Bioscience is a global innovator in drug delivery platforms whose lead technology, DehydraTECH, has been shown to increase the bioavailability of APIsThe company recently announced that Catherine Turkel, PharmD, Ph.D., has joined its board of directorsDr. Turkel, who brings over 20 years’ experience, has previously formulated Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) registration and commercial strategic plans, as well as led global development programs for…

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Tuesday Sep 13, 2022 - 12:00 pm

REZYFi, Inc. Leverages Corporate Strengths to Impact Real Estate and Lending Industries Through Wholly Owned Subsidiaries REZYFi Lending and ResMac Inc.

While traditional lenders remain reluctant to serve state-licensed cannabis industry prospects, REZYFi focuses on servicing the sectorResMac subsidiary expects to accumulate $285 million in retail origination and $250 million in wholesale origination in 2023The National Association of Realtors(R) reported one-third of surveyed agents experienced an increase in demand for warehouses, 28% in land demand, and 23% in demand for storefront property REZYFi, a cannabis mortgage…

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Tuesday Sep 13, 2022 - 9:00 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC), Cannabis Brand Builder, is Ramping Up its HR Productivity and Effectiveness One Appointment at a Time

A 2017 study by McKinsey & Company showed that high performers tend to be 400% more productive than average ones. This outlook has shaped Flora Growth’s hiring strategy for 2022, with the appointment of several key individuals whose proven talents and productivity are seen as critical to the company’s goal of delivering the most compelling customer experiences, most recently with the appointment of Elshad Garayev as…

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Monday Sep 12, 2022 - 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Acquires 27th Worldwide Patent Applying to a Range of APIs in Ready-to-Drink Consumer Retail Beverage Products

Lexaria’s Mexican patent “Stable Ready-to-Drink Beverage Compositions Comprising Lipophilic Active Ingredients” joins the ranks of previously issued patents in Australia, India, Japan and the EUThe patent allows the company to provide value in gaining regulatory approval for its DehydraTECH(TM)-enabled CBD for multiple indications in the health and wellness fieldAdditional claims to Mexican patent #390001 include Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (“HIV”) dementia,…

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Thursday Sep 08, 2022 - 9:00 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Names New CFO, Process for Ensuring Smooth Transition Amid Company’s Global Growth

Global cannabis brand-builder Flora Growth recently named a former Amazon financial executive as its new CFO Elshad Garayev will work with outgoing CFO Lee Leiderman to ensure a smooth transition of responsibility amid finalization of Flora’s mid-year financial filing with the SECFlora Growth is headquartered in Canada with cultivation operations centered in Colombia, where recent government administrations have opened regulatory processes for exporting cannabis derivatives for…

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Tuesday Sep 06, 2022 - 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (NASDAQ: LEXX) Quest to Find Hypertension Treatment Promising With DehydraTECH(TM)’s Ability to Boost Bioavailability

Lexaria, a global innovator of drug delivery platforms is looking to provide a FDA registered hypertension treatment with its patented DehydraTECH technologyThe company’s efforts are encapsulated in its DehydraTECH-CBD that has been shown to lower blood pressure as well as reduce arterial stiffnessAlthough hypertension is a devastating condition that can cause not only life-threatening illnesses but also death, only about 53% of Americans with the…

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Wednesday Aug 31, 2022 - 12:15 pm

REZYFi, Inc. Is ‘One to Watch’

REZYFi Lending sees higher margin lending opportunities as well as significant market opportunity to provide the growing and underserved cannabis industry with financial servicesResMac forecasts $285 million in retail loan origination in 2023 and foresees strong growth opportunitiesResMac is on pace to originate $250 million in wholesale loan business in 2023, with its year-over-year credit facility increase expected to jump more than 300%The company’s management…

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Tuesday Aug 30, 2022 - 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Announces the Availability of a Broadcast titled, “The Power of Science to Stop a Killer”

Lexaria’s latest broadcast highlights the company’s progress in finding a potential solution for hypertension treatment while also pointing out why such a solution is much needed at this pointSince the company began developing its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology in 2014, it has made significant progress in its clinical studies, even as it currently focuses on human clinical research to evaluate the tolerability, safety, and efficacy of…

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Monday Aug 29, 2022 - 9:00 am

AROYA Crop Steering Expertise and Technology Provides Data-Driven Insights, Automation and Competitive Advantage for Successful Harvests

For cannabis operators, crop steering directs how their plants grow as well as their literal shape. Knowing how and when to manipulate light, climate and irrigation – the three foundational components of crop steering – is essential to balancing high yields and high quality. Why do successful growers – from small craft farmers to the largest multistate operators – use data-driven and automated crop steering…

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Friday Aug 26, 2022 - 11:15 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (NASDAQ: LEXX) Drug Development Program and Recent FDA Confirmation Position It for Favorable Valuation

Lexaria is a global innovator of drug delivery platforms, including its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technologyThe company recently released information that would help its stakeholders research and understand how biotech and pharmaceutical companies are valuedBased on some of the methodologies used in valuation, Lexaria is positioned favorably as its DehydraTECH-processed CBD for the treatment of hypertension has successfully reached the IND application stage, with the program recently…

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Friday Aug 19, 2022 - 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Delighted About Well-Received DehydraTECH-CBD Proposals by the FDA; Maintains Late 2022/Early 2023 Target For Complete IND Application

Lexaria’s successful HYPER-H21-2 human clinical study, whose results were announced in the first week of September 2021, laid the groundwork for the company’s patented DehydraTECH(TM)-processed CBD NDAChris Bunka, the company’s CEO, referred to the results as “statistically significant,” ultimately kickstarting the IND application process with the FDALexaria has since received a full written positive response from the FDA on its DehydraTECH-CBD, agreeing to the company’s…

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Tuesday Aug 16, 2022 - 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Enters Four Partnerships, Boosts ‘Revenue Picture’

Lexaria Bioscience, a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, recently announced partnerships with Premier Wellness Science Co., BevNology, AnodGen Bioceuticals, and Valcon Medical A/SAccording to coverage by Zacks Small-Cap Research, who value Lexaria at $15 per share, the most impactful of these partnerships is with Premier because the company is expected to start paying license fees in early SeptemberIn a June 7 Fireside Chat, Lexaria…

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Friday Aug 12, 2022 - 11:15 am

The New York Cannabis and Hemp Convention to Boost the Growing Local Markets

Businesses, entrepreneurs, advocates, patients, investors, educators, and consumers, are invited to attend the NECANN Convention, a physical event being held in Albany, New York on August 26-27, 2022.  NECANN has been producing popular and influential events to local communities throughout the northeast and beyond since 2014, shaping the developing cannabis economy by creating an important hub of resources and communication focused on local markets. NECANN…

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Friday Aug 12, 2022 - 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Inches Closer to DehydraTECH-CBD FDA Evaluation Following Successful Dosing in Multi-Week HYPER-H21-4 Human Clinical Study

Lexaria just completed dosing for its HYPER H21-4 human clinical study that dosed 64 patients aged between 40 and 70 with measured elevated blood pressure, stage 1 and stage 2 hypertensionHYPER-H21-4, Lexaria’s most ambitious hypertension clinical study yet, builds on the success of HYPER-H21-1 and HYPER-H21-2, both completed in 2021It explores the use of the company’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology in the potential treatment of hypertensionLexaria…

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Thursday Aug 11, 2022 - 9:00 am

Advanced Container Technologies Inc. (ACTX) Establishing Foothold in Growing Billion-Dollar Vertical Farming Space

Vertical farming projected to reach more than $25 billion by 2030, with a CAGR of 23.3%MRFR report notes that “vertical farming systems and technologies offer a superior approach to farming methods”ACTX GrowPods are essentially vertical micro-farms that can be placed anywhere, allow cultivation of a wide variety of crops, 365 days a year A recent Market Research Future (“MRFR”) report shows that vertical farming is…

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Wednesday Aug 10, 2022 - 10:30 am

American Cannabis Partners Has Vested Interest in Cannabis Act Just Passed by U.S. House

MORE Act passed by House, now moves to Senate for considerationBill would “reverse decades of injustices waged on Americans, and especially those from communities of color,” says House Judiciary chairAmerican Cannabis Partners operates in two states, Michigan and California, where cannabis has been legalized The government is making moves once again to remove cannabis from the list of banned controlled substances, with the U.S. House…

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Tuesday Aug 09, 2022 - 10:30 am

Advanced Container Technologies Inc. (ACTX) GrowPods May be Part of Solution to Global Food Security

In 2021, a staggering 45 million people were at emergency levels of acute hungerProviding access to food, sustainable food systems are key to WFP’s vision of eradicating food insecurity and malnutritionGrowPods create an optimum controlled environment for growing a wide range of crops in a variety of environments and climates With hunger on the rise again, companies and communities are working together to find realistic…

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Monday Jul 25, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Receives Notice of Allowance of 26th Worldwide Patent

Lexaria, a global innovator in drug delivery technology, has developed the patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology which has been the subject of several issued patentsRecently, Lexaria reported it had been notified of the allowance of its 26th worldwide patent with a new patent to be granted in JapanThe patent is the fourth to be granted in Japan and the first patent issued from Lexaria’s seventh patent familyLexaria…

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Monday Jul 18, 2022 - 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Offers Best-In Class Solution To Major Issue Affecting A Range Of Critical Drug Applications

Researchers have run into the issue of solubility of molecules intended for absorption, ultimately affecting drug effectiveness and inhibiting patient recoveryThis has forced the exploration of new drug delivery technologies, with Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology proving to be the most innovative, useful, and effectiveDehydraTECH(TM) technology has seen application in oral nicotine for reduced risk, antiviral drugs for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases, PDE5 inhibitors, and…

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Thursday Jul 14, 2022 - 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) DehydraTECH(TM) Licensee Expands Manufacturing Agreements to Include Europe, Japan, and South Africa

Lexaria's patented DehydraTECH(TM) enhancement technology targets key market segments including nicotine replacement, CBD, cardiovascular and antiviral drugs, human hormones, and PDE5 inhibitorsDehydraTECH-enabled drug and consumer products provide faster delivery times, increased bioavailability, increased brain absorption, improved drug potency, lower administration costs, and mask unwanted tastesThe global CBD market was valued at $5.18 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.8%…

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Tuesday Jul 12, 2022 - 10:30 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (NASDAQ: LEXX) DehydraTECH(TM) Technology Enhances Bioavailability of Orally Administered APIs

Lexaria is a global innovator in drug delivery platformsThe company has developed the patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology that significantly improves the bioavailability of orally administered pharmaceuticals and therapeuticsBioavailability is the fraction of a drug that reaches the site of action or systemic circulationWhile drugs delivered intravenously are 100% bioavailable, drugs that have any other route of administration, such as oral, have reduced bioavailabilityDehydraTECH enhances the bioavailability…

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Monday Jul 11, 2022 - 10:30 am

Flora Growth Corp.’s (NASDAQ: FLGC) Shareholders Vote in Favor of All Proposals Submitted for Approval; Elect Brandon Konigsberg to Board of Directors

Shareholders approve all proposals submitted at this year’s annual shareholders’ meeting, including board membersAmong the seven members of the Board of Directors elected, six were incumbents, making Brandon Konigsberg the newest addition to the BoardMr. Konigsberg will lend his years of experience, having held key leadership positions in various organizations in the countryLuis Merchan, Flora Growth’s Chairman and CEO, noted that Mr. Konigsberg’s appointment would…

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Wednesday Jul 06, 2022 - 10:30 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Expands Production Capabilities to Support Growing List of Business-to-Business Clientele

Lexaria is a global innovator in drug delivery platforms; its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology improves the bioavailability, speed of onset, and brain absorption of active pharmaceutical ingredients (“API”)Testing confirms that DehydraTECH-processed cannabidiol beverages maintained 93.4% and 78% potency of CBD a full year and two years after production, respectivelyLexaria recently signed two agreements with BevNology LLC, an Atlanta-based company with advanced capabilities that support best-in-class beverage…

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Tuesday Jul 05, 2022 - 11:15 am

Flora Growth Corp.’s (NASDAQ: FLGC) Management Confident in the Company’s Short, Medium, and Long-Term Growth Prospects

Flora just announced the repurchase of $5 million of its outstanding common sharesThis repurchase aligns with its overall global expansion plan, and its move to grow its market reachThese moves by Flora assure shareholders of the company’s commitment to driving shareholder value and exploring various opportunities to do so On June 16, 2022, Flora Growth (NASDAQ: FLGC) announced that its Board of Directors had authorized…

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Thursday Jun 30, 2022 - 9:45 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Anticipates Continued Growth for Cannabis Operations Under New Colombian Administration

Flora Growth is a cannabis cultivator and distributor with a base of operations in Colombia’s fertile growing climate, capable of feeding the company’s expanding international supply chainColombia has undergone a number of regulatory changes in recent years as it emerges from the shadows of years-long drug wars and embraces a growing global acceptance of cannabis productsThe South American country voted in a new presidential administration…

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Wednesday Jun 29, 2022 - 11:15 am

New Agreements Signed Between Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) and BevNology LLC; Pre-IND Meeting Request Filed with FDA

The two companies signed a manufacturing operating agreement and a commercial agreement Lexaria sent a pre-IND meeting request letter to the US FDA and plans to file the full IND application in late 2022/early 2023The FDA has acknowledged Lexaria's pre-IND request and responded with conditions prior to the target date of July 30, 2022 Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, has…

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Tuesday Jun 28, 2022 - 1:30 pm

Zacks Report Highlights Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Aspiring to Benefit from First Mover Advantage in Multiple Cannabis Market Categories

Flora’s 2021 acquisitions allowed it to expand its operations beyond North America and into EuropeAcquisitions have also contributed to 450% YOY revenue growth for Q1 2022Its management is confident that the foundation laid down so far will yield growth for 2022 and subsequent financial yearsFlora has also reiterated 2022 revenue guidance of $35 million to $45 million 2021 was an excellent year for Flora Growth…

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Monday Jun 27, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Advanced Container Technologies Inc. (ACTX) GrowPods Strengthen Company’s Position in Growing Multibillion-Dollar Market

The global indoor farming market projected to grow from $26.5 billion in 2021 to $62 billion by 2030Report indicates that United States holds major share in terms of revenue in North America indoor farming marketGrow Pods offered through ACTX provide a controlled environment, ability to grow year-round The newest projections for the global indoor farming sector are in, and the numbers bode well for Advanced Container Technologies (OTC: ACTX). ACTX is…

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Monday Jun 27, 2022 - 10:30 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Expands Reach of its Drug Delivery Technology Through Newly Inked Agreements with Beverage Developer BevNology

Drug delivery technology innovator Lexaria Bioscience has developed a patented technology showing superiority in animal and human testing as a means of improving existing drug brands’ performance and establishing new solutions for unmet medical needsThe company recently announced agreements with beverage developer BevNology to expand production capabilities for Lexaria's own growing list of B2B clientele and empowering BevNology to offer DehydraTECH products with active ingredients…

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Friday Jun 24, 2022 - 11:15 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Authorizes the Repurchase of up to $5 Million Shares

Flora Growth Corp. announced that the Company Board has authorized the repurchase of up to $5 million of its outstanding common sharesLuis Merchan, Flora’s Chairman and CEO, said that Flora is executing its growth plans while simultaneously improving gross profit margins and reducing corporate overhead expensesAt the closing of 2021, the company announced a 2022 revenue guidance projection of $35-45 million Flora Growth (NASDAQ: FLGC)…

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Friday Jun 24, 2022 - 10:30 am

Sugarmade Inc. (SGMD) Announces First Transaction Under Cannabis Global Inc. Contract

SGMD will produce an estimated 25,000 pounds of Fresh Frozen cannabis, which Cannabis Global will use in its product linesThe market for Fresh Frozen cannabis is “snowballing,” says Cannabis Global CEOWith the rapid Fresh Frozen harvesting process, airtight storage and near cryogenic storage temperatures, almost all of the natural cannabis plant essence is preserved Sugarmade (OTC: SGMD), an emerging leader in the licensed cannabis sector,…

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Thursday Jun 23, 2022 - 1:30 pm

Advanced Container Technologies Inc. (ACTX) GrowPods Have Potential to Help Millions Living in Food-Insecure Households

Tens of millions of adults, children are living in food-insecure householdsMicro-farms, such as ACTX’s Grow Pods, are being evaluated as a potential solution for food insecurityWith GrowPods, cultivation can be moved directly into the areas where food is needed An estimated 30 million adults and 12 million children are living in food-insecure households, reports a recent CNN Business article (https://ibn.fm/nnECx). Those are people that Advanced Container…

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Thursday Jun 23, 2022 - 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Grants Licenses to Three Companies for the Month of June; Looks to Follow Through with its Scheduled 2022 Clinical Studies

Lexaria sold Premier Wellness Science Co. exclusive rights to use its patented DehyraTECH(TM) in Japan in a variety of CBD productsValcon Medical A/S also signed an agreement with Lexaria to use its platform for medical cannabis applications in EuropeAnodGen Bioceuticals received a pharmaceutical license to use the platform for manufacturing and distributing CBD API powders in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX)…

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