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Friday Oct 22, 2021 - 9:00 am

New Study Underscores Rapidity of Oral Drug Bio-delivery Using Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (NASDAQ: LEXX) Technology as an Alternative to Smoking and Vaping

Oral drug delivery innovator Lexaria Bioscience is focused on providing alternatives to smoked or inhaled tobacco and cannabis products to help consumers reduce the threat to their lungsLexaria’s patented technology — DehydraTECH(TM) — is a solution that processes active pharmaceutical ingredients into a powder or liquid form that can then be ingested with less harm than inhalation, while providing rapidity similar to inhalation substancesDehydraTECH has…

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Thursday Oct 21, 2021 - 12:47 pm

Flora Growth Corp.’s (NASDAQ: FLGC) Leadership and Advisory Team Steering Company to Greater Heights

The growing cannabis industry is experiencing a rise in demand for experienced business executives to guide companies toward the topFlora Growth, which has achieved numerous milestones, is a testament to the importance of experienced leadershipEstablished in 2019, Flora was the first all-outdoor cannabis cultivation company to list on NASDAQ and has the largest licensed cultivation footprint in ColombiaThe company also boasts the lowest production cost…

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Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 - 9:28 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Inches Closer to Revolutionizing the Nicotine Industry with its Alternative Nicotine Delivery

Lexaria’s recent animal study on its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology on nicotine absorption yielded ground-breaking resultsThis study builds on an earlier 2018 study that demonstrated effective delivery of nicotine to the central nervous system in a rodent studyThe study’s success will serve as the foundation for a human trial that will compare the DehydraTECH-nicotine pouch performance to leading brands Zacks Small Cap Research recently did a…

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Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 - 12:19 pm

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Making Leap From Medical-Grade Cannabis and CBD Food & Bev to Opening of Pharma Division & Running Global Clinical Trials

Cannabis flower and derivatives producer Flora Growth Corp. is an established brand builder with a seed-to-supply pipeline of cannabis CPG products from Colombia to North America to Europe and many other destinations around the worldFlora Growth’s commitment to its premium and mindful consumer packaged goods brand and product portfolio is now being enhanced with the company’s announcement it has opened a pharmaceutical divisionFlora Pharma will…

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Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 - 12:03 pm

Green Hygienics Holdings Inc. (GRYN) Among Hemp Cultivators Set to Benefit from California’s Assembly Bill 45

The 2018 U.S. Farm Bill removed “hemp” from the definition of cannabis but did not allow for inclusion of cannabidiol (“CBD”) in food or supplementsRegulations will remain in terms of labeling and serving size, and they will be determined by CDPH (California Department of Public Health)Green Hygienics exclusively works with industrial hemp and stands to benefit from the signing of AB45 in California The Farm…

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Monday Oct 18, 2021 - 1:33 pm

Hero Technologies Inc. (HENC), Blackbox Subsidiary Obtain Key Approvals, Move Forward with Michigan Expansion Plans

License prequalification should give HENC shareholders great confidence in strategic Michigan business planHero Technologies, Blackbox now beginning the last step in process of obtaining licensing approvalOnce full funding has been reached, BlackBox anticipates being shovel ready within two months In its ongoing commitment to position itself as a multistate operator in the cannabis sector, Hero Technologies (OTC: HENC) is focused on becoming fully licensed in…

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Wednesday Oct 13, 2021 - 2:57 pm

The USA CBD Expo Will Be Back in Chicago In October, With More Than 50 Speakers and Hundreds of Brands Under One Roof

On October 28-30, 2021, Chicago's McCormick Place will host the next USA CDB Expo. The nation's largest CBD event series will continue with a three-day event in the Midwest that will provide industry enthusiasts with the opportunity to hear from more than 50 expert speakers, visit with hundreds of vendors, and network with thousands of their peers, following a successful return to an in-person format…

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Monday Oct 11, 2021 - 2:16 pm

USA CBD Expo’s Chicago Conference Set to Take Place on October 28-30, 2021

USA CBD Expo will host their upcoming October conference at Chicago’s McCormick Place between October 28-30, 2021. Forming part of the nation’s largest CBD event series, the USA CBD Expo will cater to CBD industry newcomers and seasoned industry professionals alikeThe conference will play feature a series of keynote presentations and discussions delivered by some of the industry’s leading thinkers and innovatorsIn addition, the Expo will…

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Monday Oct 11, 2021 - 1:39 pm

Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. (CSE: RWB) (OTCQX: RWBYF) Completes Refinancing Amid Multi-state Drive to Roll Out Cannabis Brands

Multi-State Operator Red White & Bloom Brands is a cannabis retail opportunity builder expanding via acquisitions to create a synergistic portfolio throughout North AmericaThe company recently completed strategic refinancing that reorganizes its debt under an agreement that matures in January 2023The company continues aiming to improve its EBITDA margins under a harmonious High Times brand throughout its retail stores in Michigan, Florida, and Illinois, and…

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Monday Oct 11, 2021 - 1:09 pm

Flora Growth Corp.’s (NASDAQ: FLGC) Expanding into Global Markets

Flora Growth recently announced it had signed an LOI to provide a Panama-based international importer and distributor with cannabinoid-containing food and beveragesThe announcement followed on the heels of regulatory changes passed by Panama’s National Legislative Assembly, which legalized the use of medical cannabis and its therapeutic propertiesIn July, Flora Growth signed an LOI with an international distributor to supply its dried flower and derivatives, an…

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Friday Oct 08, 2021 - 12:55 pm

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Announces Positive Outcome of NIC-A21-1 Study Using DehydraTECH(TM)-Nicotine Pouches

The company believes that the study findings support its patented DehydraTECH(TM) system as being the world’s fastest-acting nicotine through oral absorption and a safer nicotine alternative for the 1.1 billion smokers of the worldPlans for a human trial are in the design process, and Lexaria intends to use existing capital to execute the studyThe global nicotine pouch market is expected to grow to a total…

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Thursday Oct 07, 2021 - 11:48 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Further Growing its Market Reach with Recent Panama Entry

Panama’s National Assembly recently passed a bill legalizing cannabis for medical usePlans are already in place to establish a technical council on cannabis, a national register of qualified users, and the issuance of seven licenses for import and domestic production of cannabis-based medicinal productsRobust Farms Inc., a Panama-based importer and distributor, is set to receive its cannabis import licenseFlora has entered into a non-binding LOI…

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Wednesday Oct 06, 2021 - 9:00 am

Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. (CSE: RWB) (OTCQX: RWBYF) Welcomes Consultancy Prowess as Cannabis Brands Build in Hot Florida Market

Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. is a multi-state operator building steam within the cannabis market, particularly with recent growth developments in Florida and MichiganThe company has obtained prequalification status for recreational use marijuana production in Michigan, and built out a production facility in Florida for edibles and other cannabis derivativesFlorida is the nation’s third-largest market for cannabis and the largest for medical cannabisRed White…

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Tuesday Oct 05, 2021 - 11:29 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Oral Drug Use Technology Nets Zacks Research Coverage

Zacks Small-Cap Research analysts recently announced coverage of Lexaria based on its market potential, valuing the company at $15 per shareLexaria’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology is undergoing clinical and pre-clinical trials for potential use in treating hypertension, viral infections and other conditions that are currently being addressed through cannabidiol-based nutraceuticals or prescription drugsLexaria is also investigating alternatives to smoked or inhaled nicotine delivery to avoid lung…

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Monday Oct 04, 2021 - 9:00 am

BevCanna Enterprises Inc. (CSE: BEV) (OTCQB: BVNNF) (FSE: 7BC) Expands Its Distribution Footprint Across Canada; Announces Series of Retail Partnerships

BevCanna is rapidly increasing its footprint within the Canadian functional beverages marketThe company has recently entered into a sales service agreement with Velvet Management Inc., Canada’s leading cannabis sales agencyBevCanna has also separately announced that its highly sought-after products will now be distributed by the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch, Canada’s fourth largest provincial cannabis product retailerThe moves bode positively for BevCanna in consolidating its…

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Monday Oct 04, 2021 - 9:00 am

Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. (CSE: RWB) (OTCQX: RWBYF) Receives Adult Use Prequalification Status in Michigan; Sanderson Facility to Help Satisfy Edibles Market Demand

The approval by the Marijuana Regulation Agency represents RWB’s authorization to move forward with the operational strategy of its subsidiary RWB Michigan, LLCMichigan provides access to a market with approximately 10 million people and a consumer pool responsible for $171 million in sales – resulting in the generation of more than $23 million in tax revenue for the state’s roads, schools, counties, and municipalitiesThe Sanderson…

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Thursday Sep 30, 2021 - 11:15 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (NASDAQ: LEXX) Versatile DehydraTECH(TM) Technology Improving Taste, Bioabsorption, Efficacy of Drugs

Lexaria Bioscience is the global innovator behind the disruptive DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technologyDehydraTECH’s taste-masking capabilities eliminate the need for unwanted sweeteners or chemical masking agentsThe technology also significantly increases the bioavailability of drugs, speeds up the rate of drug onset, and boosts brain absorptionDehydraTECH presents numerous opportunities and has been evaluated in R&D programs featuring DehydraTECH-processed nicotine, antivirals, and cannabidiol  Oral delivery is the easiest…

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Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 - 12:33 pm

BevCanna Enterprises Inc. (CSE: BEV) (OTCQB: BVNNF) (FSE: 7BC) Pioneering the Growth of Cannabis-Infused Beverages

BevCanna Enterprises Inc. is a diversified health & wellness beverage and natural products company, which offers in-house brands and provides white-label production and distribution solutions to its industry-leading partnersBevCanna has recently announced tie-ups with Keef Brands as well as with The Tinley Beverage Company to produce and distribute their products within the Canadian continent Functional drinks and drinks based on plant derivatives — particularly those…

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Friday Sep 24, 2021 - 9:30 am

BevCanna Enterprises Inc. (CSE: BEV) (OTCQB: BVNNF) (FSE: 7BC) Ideally Situated in Burgeoning Cannabis Beverage Sector

EMR report projects that North America is likely to be fastest, largest marketplace for cannabis beveragesCannabis beverage industry projected to grow at CAGR of 48% in the next five years, reaching an anticipated $12.7 billion by 2026BevCanna manufactures its own beverage product lines, offers white-label services to companies looking for the highest-quality products available North America will be a leader in the global cannabis beverage…

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Friday Sep 24, 2021 - 9:30 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (NASDAQ: LEXX) Solution for Faster and More Effective Drug Delivery

One of the main challenges with drug delivery and the overall effectiveness of the drugs is first-pass metabolism/excretion Lexaria solves this problem with its DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technologySince the company began working on this technology back in 2014, it has made major strides in the delivery of hypertension and anti-viral treatments Since its inception, Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX) has remained committed to enhancing the speed and…

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Friday Sep 17, 2021 - 9:00 am

InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INM) Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire 100% of BayMedica Inc., Positioning it to Stand Distinct in Rare Cannabinoids Manufacturing, Become a Revenue-Generating Company, Expand Drug Development Capabilities

InMed Pharmaceuticals recently announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of BayMedica Inc.BayMedica is a private company that specializes in the manufacture and commercialization of rare cannabinoidsUpon closing, the transaction will make InMed a global leader in the manufacturing of rare cannabinoids in addition to transforming it into a revenue-generating companyAcquisition provides InMed with the complete flexibility across multiple manufacturing approaches On…

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Friday Sep 17, 2021 - 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Draws Closer to NDA Filing for DehydraTECH CBD

Lexaria just released the most important results yet from its ongoing HYPER-H21-2 human clinical trials on the effects of the company’s patented DehydraTECH(TM)-processed CBD on blood pressureChris Bunka, Lexaria’s CEO, termed the results as “statistically significant”Participants in the study reported up to an average 23% decrease in blood pressure and a 7% drop in systolic pressureThese results bring Lexaria closer to NDA filing with the…

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Wednesday Sep 15, 2021 - 2:31 pm

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Receives its 2021 Commercial Export Quota Allocation from Colombian Government; Partners to Optimize Its Supply Chain By Implementing Global Cannabis Product Validation and Authentication Platform

Flora also recently announced it had received its 2021 commercial export quota allocation of 7,900 kilograms to cultivate, process, and distribute high-THC cannabisFlora Growth also announced it has entered into an agreement with Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. and TruTrace Technologies, Inc. FLGC will deploy the two companies’ integrated technology as part of its global cannabis product validation and authentication platformThe integrated technology will tag, test, and…

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Wednesday Sep 15, 2021 - 12:24 pm

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Making Great Strides Toward Filing IND Application for Patented DehydraTECH(TM) Technology

Lexaria has begun the formal process of preparing an application for Investigational New Drug status for DehydraTECH(TM) and cannabidiol for hypertensionThe filing is being done with the assistance of an outside consultancy group, with Lexaria Bioscience designing non-clinical, clinical, and related product development required prior to the filing – all of which support Lexaria’s more ambitious goalsThere have been two successful human hypertension trials done…

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Monday Sep 13, 2021 - 11:59 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Expands Across International Borders into Europe and Asia

Flora Growth business divisions include pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, hemp textiles, and food & beverage sectorsFlora Lab now has three GMP certifications – one each for cosmetics, phytotherapeutic products, and dietary supplementsFlora Growth operates internationally but has its cultivation and processing operations based in Colombia – with one of the largest outdoor cultivation facilities in the world, aiming to produce medical-grade cannabis flower and derivative products at…

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Friday Sep 10, 2021 - 9:15 am

Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. (CSE: RWB) (OTCQX: RWBYF) Marks Impressive Performance for Q2 2021

$58.5 million in Adjusted Sales for first six months of 2021The company also reported repaying approximately $18 million of debt and restructuring over $20 million into a long-term debtQ2 also marked RWB’s acquisition of Acreage Florida, as well as an operational 45,000 SF greenhouse within the state, which it projects, will begin harvesting in Q4 2021RWB’s CEO expressed his optimism about the company’s performance in…

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Thursday Sep 09, 2021 - 1:21 pm

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Inks €2M Investment in Hoshi As Part of its European Expansion Plan

Flora closed a €2 million investment in Hoshi International Inc., fulfilling the earlier-announced LOI back in June 2021This move is set to capitalize on Hoshi’s strong European presence, its technical know-how along with its understanding of the European marketHoshi acknowledged the investment with the announcement that it would work together with Flora to bring to market finished product formats from Flora’s brand portfolioFlora referred to…

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Wednesday Sep 08, 2021 - 9:30 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) is Changing Absorption of Fat-Soluble Compounds Through Patented DehydraTECH(TM) Technology

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. and its patented DehydraTECH technology promote a more effective, less expensive form of oral drug delivery evaluated thoroughly in vivo, in vitro, and human clinical testingDehydraTECH is sub-licensed to other companies in select countries, and is in close collaboration with the largest R&D organization in Canada, the National Research Council, since January 2017The technology is suitable for use with a wide range…

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Friday Sep 03, 2021 - 1:45 pm

Golden Triangle Ventures Inc. (GTVH) Announces Successful Results of HyGrO Technology Testing

Preliminary testing indicates that water produced using HyGrO’s patent-pending technology could increase shelf life of cut flowersThe HyFrontier team is partnering with a commercial-scale flower producer to evaluate effects of HyGrO technology on larger list of flower varietiesPositive study results will assist the company as it rolls out new technology After reporting the successful results of preliminary testing, Golden Triangle Ventures (OTC: GTVH) is looking…

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Friday Sep 03, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Hero Technologies Inc. (HENC) Subsidiary Committed to ‘Set the Gold Standard for American CBD’

Cannabis company founded by veterans vows to meet highest of standardsVeteran HempCo was founded with mission to provide quality, American-made, wholesale CBD products to health, wellness and beauty businessesCompany has access to some of the best hemp flower in the country As the cannabis industry grows and an increasing number of companies rush to enter the space, Hero Technologies (OTC: HENC) and its wholly owned subsidiary…

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Thursday Sep 02, 2021 - 12:11 pm

BevCanna Enterprises Inc. (CSE: BEV) (OTCQB: BVNNF) (FSE: 7BC) Ideally Situated in Burgeoning Cannabis Beverage Sector

EMR report projects that North America is likely to be fastest, largest marketplace for cannabis beveragesCannabis beverage industry projected to grow at CAGR of 48% in the next five years, reaching an anticipated $12.7 billion by 2026BevCanna manufactures its own beverage product lines, offers white-label services to companies looking for the highest-quality products available North America will be a leader in the global cannabis beverage…

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Wednesday Sep 01, 2021 - 11:12 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Targets Burgeoning Hypertension, Antiviral Therapeutics Markets with Drug Delivery Technology

Lexaria has progressed significantly in evidencing that its patented DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technology can sufficiently improve the usable fraction of known antiviral drugs that reach the bloodstreamAccording to a Newsfile Corp. article, this technology can be applied to rendering treatments for HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases more effectiveThe company also released partial results from a human clinical study evaluating DehydraTECH-processed CBD for potential application against…

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Friday Aug 27, 2021 - 10:42 am

InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INM) Presents CBN-Based Treatment for Glaucoma at H.C. Wainwright Ophthalmology Virtual Conference

The presentation highlighted the company’s INM-088 cannabinol topical eye drop to treat glaucomaInMed’s IntegraSyn is being used to help the company develop synthetic bioidentical rare cannabinoids in the lab, as most are only found in trace amounts in cannabis plantsIn addition to INM-088 for glaucoma, the company is currently working on CBN-based INM-755 to treat a rare genetic skin disorder called epidermolysis bullosa and is…

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Friday Aug 27, 2021 - 10:09 am

Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. (CSE: RWB) (OTCQX: RWBYF) Set to Announce Q2 2021 Results on August 30, 2021

Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. is set to release its Q2 2021 financial results on Monday, August 30, 2021The announcement will also be followed by an update on the company’s asset purchases, accompanying notes along with management discussion and analysisQ1 2021 saw outstanding performance for the company, with the CEO announcing intentions to finalize its revised asset purchase of the Michigan investeeThe August 30…

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Wednesday Aug 25, 2021 - 10:25 am

InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INM) Pursues Commercial Production of Rare Cannabinoids at Pharmaceutical Levels

Canadian clinical-stage drug development company InMed Pharmaceuticals is working to achieve pharmaceutical approval of rare cannabinoidsInMed Pharmaceutical has developed a trademarked platform called IntegraSyn that extracts five times the normally expected yields of cannabinoids from its plant sourcesIntegraSyn’s ability to increase yields may ultimately help InMed to achieve a profitable means of producing cannabinol (“CBN”) and other lesser-known cannabinoids at commercial scalesTo date, GW Pharma’s…

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Wednesday Aug 25, 2021 - 9:00 am

Red White & Bloom Brands Inc. (CSE: RWB) (OTCQX: RWBYF) Completes Acquisition of Apopka Cultivation Facility Further Expanding Florida Footprint

Red White & Bloom Inc. recently completed the acquisition of an operational 45,000 square-foot greenhouse situated on 4.7 acres of land in Apopka, FloridaThe acquisition comes less than four months after the company closed the purchase of a property in Sanderson, FloridaRWB is intent on expanding its cultivation footprint in Florida as it also seeks to grow the number of retail stores in the stateThe…

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Tuesday Aug 24, 2021 - 10:30 am

Podcast Notes Blood Pressure Drug Delivery Trial Successes of Innovative Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (NASDAQ: LEXX) Technology

Lexaria Bioscience is a drug delivery technology innovator whose flagship technology, DehydraTECH(TM), provides a means of enhancing substances’ delivery time to increase their effectiveness without adverse effects A new podcast by NetworkNewsAudio highlights DehydraTECH’s successes in trials that measure blood pressure reduction using DehydraTECH-enhanced CBD in comparison with generic controlsThe DehydraTECH technology is also being analyzed for effectiveness in combatting inflammatory conditions, viral illnesses and alternatives…

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Monday Aug 23, 2021 - 11:10 am

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (CSE: WTER) (NASDAQ: WTER) Chair, the Shaq Invest $2M-Plus in Private Placement

“I’m looking forward to being a key player in [The Alkaline Water Company’s] continued success,” says O’NealWTER’s Alkaline88(R) continues to be one of the most prominent growing premium functional waters in the categoryInvestors believe that Alkaline88 is becoming a household name for premium waters and a go-to brand across America After initially joining The Alkaline Water Company (CSE: WTER) (NASDAQ: WTER) as an equity partner, board…

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Friday Aug 20, 2021 - 9:00 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Spreads Word About its Cannabis Operations, Announces LOI to Acquire Luxury Accessories Company Vessel Brand

Flora Growth Corp. is a global cannabis production and distribution company that has created a premium house of brands which supplying its cannabis products for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, natural wellness, hemp textiles, and food and beverages, with high-quality product at below-standard costsFlora Growth’s primary regulatory licensed operations are in Colombia, where the country’s government recently pursued a new openness in cannabis exports and domestic regulation by…

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Thursday Aug 19, 2021 - 12:29 pm

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (NASDAQ: WTER) (CSE: WTER) Inks New Distribution Agreement in Continued Growth, Success

Company signed agreement with Premier Distribution Services to distribute entire Alkaline88(R) bottled water linePDS network includes more than 800 gyms, sports nutrition stores, personal training studios and smoothie bars“Great partnership for both parties,” says WTER CEO The Alkaline Water Company (NASDAQ: WTER) (CSE: WTER) continues its pattern of steady success with its most recent distribution announcement: the company has signed an agreement with Premier Distribution Services…

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