Friday, 19 July 2019


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Delta, Kelowna, BC –July 19th, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including marijuana and hemp stocks and its potcast site, www.potcasts.ca  release today’s edition of Investorideas.com potcastsCM - cannabis news and stocks to watch plus insight from thought leaders and experts.

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Good afternoon and welcome to another episode of Investorideas.com “potcasts”, looking at cannabis news, stocks to watch as well as insights from thought leaders and experts.

In today’s podcast we look at a few early announcements.

But first, Global superstar Post Malone, founder of hemp and cannabis brand Shaboink, announced today the launch of American grown hemp pre-rolls by Shaboink through a strategic partnership with Icon Farms, and world-renowned cultivator Mario Guzman, Founder of designer cannabis brand Sherbinskis.

"I'm proud to bring natural hemp pre-rolls by Shaboink to market. It's a product I personally love and know my fans will too," said Malone. "Our partners are best in class and so is this product. The terpene flavors are great, and you can't beat an all-natural pre-roll."
         
Shaboink's new line of hemp pre-rolls are enhanced with a proprietary terpene flavor profile — "Posty OG" — custom-made for Malone by Guzman — and are manufactured using only American-grown hemp, plant-derived terpenes and water.
         
This first of its kind launch and new category is the result of a strategic partnership and manufacturing agreement with Icon Farms, an innovative company focused on combining best manufacturing practices from high-volume tobacco production and clean, American-grown hemp cultivation. Icon Farms brings decades of specialized industry knowledge from its founders' family-owned, multi-generational tobacco production operations.

"The combination of our inventive product development, operations management, and solid market presence, paired with the loyal fanbase both Shaboink and Sherbinskis command, has created an unprecedented national platform for a new era in American Grown Hemp. We are proud to play a hand in pioneering this ground-breaking opportunity," explained Jordan Gielchinsky, President of Icon Farms.

In addition to partnering with Shaboink, Icon Farms also worked with Guzman to launch American-grown hemp pre-rolls by Sherbinskis, infused with the cannabis icon's world-famous "Gelato" terpene blend. Shaboink and Sherbinskis hemp pre-rolls will be sold in individual and dual-branded packs and cartons.

"This is another historic moment for Sherbinskis. It's my honor to pioneer the hemp category with Post Malone, Shaboink and Icon Farms. I'll never forget the moment we all watched Icon's tobacco machines replaced with hemp and saw the first batch of pre-rolls come off the production line. It was unforgettable and a sign of what's to come," said Guzman.


1933 Industries Inc. (CSE: TGIF) (OTCQX: TGIFF), reported that it received both Clark County and Nevada Department of Taxation final approval for the transfer of its existing cultivation licenses to its new cultivation facility, which completes all the necessary steps to begin the transfer of its cannabis plants.

Mr. Caleb Zobrist, Executive Vice President and Legal Counsel commented, "We have worked closely with county and state authorities to ensure the smooth transfer of our cultivation licenses from the old facility to the new one. Having the licenses in place enables us to commence cultivation operations in the new facility immediately."

With all site work completed, the Company will begin the transfer of its cannabis plants, including 5,000 clones, and 200 moms to populate the new facility, with the aim of completing 2 full zones or six rooms within a week in its first phase. The clones will vegetate for about four weeks before beginning the flower cycle. "We will start acclimatizing the plants in the new rooms and ensure that all life-support systems, such as temperature, irrigation, light and humidity controls are functioning as designed," said Mr. Tim Spencer, Director of Cultivation.

Once the new facility is fully operational and all systems are optimized, the Company expects to produce approximately 700-800 lbs. of dried cannabis per month, to be utilized for its AMA branded flower and concentrate products currently sold to licensed dispensaries throughout Nevada. AMA's live resins and vape pens are the Company's best selling items due to their versatility and contain cannabis-derived terpenes in a variety of flavours. The new facility will provide better control over the input material for its live resin products and use a flash freezing fresh flower process to preserve monoterpenes that are not found in cured biomass. This process allows the Company to extract a better representation of the full terpene profile of the flower for increased potency and better taste.

Mr. Spencer remarked, "Our 26 in-house plant varieties were carefully selected for their quality and terpene profiles. Our goal is to cultivate premium flower to produce the best concentrates in the Nevada market at reasonable prices. We are also excited to begin working with our world class breeder partner, OG DNA Genetics, as soon as we settle in our new facility."

Namaste Technologies Inc. (TSXV: N) (OTC: NXTTF) today announced the signing of three new agreements with Canadian licensed producers, further expanding the breadth of products offered within its online cannabis marketplace. Included in the list of new LPs is Agro-Greens Natural Products Ltd., of Macklin, SK and PureSinse Inc. of Brampton, ON. The Agro-Greens and Puresinse agreements help solidify Namaste's, and its online platform CannMart's, new fee-based model based on consignment versus traditional buy and sell. This new model allows CannMart to manage working capital and the LPs to retain their brand loyalty.

These new agreements highlight the company's value proposition to LPs, enabling them to be vertically integrated within the CannMart platform and providing the infrastructure to deliver products to a new and larger audience. CannMart started sales on Oct 17, 2018 when cannabis legalized with 2 LP's, only 3 strains and 11 SKU's. Today CannMart has supply agreements with 15 LP's, over 39 strains, and 170 SKU's. Outside of Canada, the company has existing supply relationships in Columbia, Australia and Israel, with imports pending government approval.

"The commitment and investment that we have made in our people and technology is beginning to pay dividends," stated Meni Morim, interim CEO of Namaste. "Licensed producers are increasingly recognizing this commitment, and see the value in our platform. As our end-to-end business proposition continues to develop, we are on track and focused to become the world's most customer focused marketplace for cannabis and cannabis accessories".

Originally focused on dried flower and pre-rolls, the company has continued to differentiate itself through expanding into new product categories, including hemp pet food, and other every day cannabis accessories. The onboarding of LP's to CannMart has allowed the platform to offer additional products from new and existing LPs, with over 100 products added since the beginning of the year.

BevCanna Enterprises Inc. (CSE:BEV), announced the results of its extensive North American-wide consumer study, focused on product and consumption preferences within the nascent cannabis-infused beverage market.
Conducted by an independent research group on behalf of BevCanna, over 2,000 adults of legal drinking age were surveyed on their interest and preferences in current and potential products, purchase likelihood, preferred format (edibles, beverages, topicals, etc.) and most likely consumption occasions (pain relief, as a sleep aid, relaxation, etc). Survey participants were based in Canada, New York and California.
The study found that while more Canadians are aware of THC-based cannabis products, and smokable/combustible forms of cannabis (joints, bongs, pipes) are currently the most common methods of consumption, it was CBD-based beverages that had the highest future purchase intent. Over 70 per cent of Canadian consumers would “definitely” or “probably” purchase CBD-infused beverages once legal.
The study also found that consumers across all regions see CBD-infused beverages as contributing to a healthy lifestyle. Among 25 product concepts and six different positioning territories surveyed, the top performing include ready-to-drink spring water-based beverages, which consumers see as complementary to their quality of life and contributing to a proactive approach to their wellbeing.
“The opportunity for brand builders is to leverage clean ingredients, in compelling and crave-worthy beverages that appeal to a health-conscious consumer” said Emma Andrews, Chief Commercialization Officer at BevCanna and Registered Nutritionist. “Our research indicates that consumers are eager to try infused beverages to reduce/relieve pain, at the end of the day to relax or unwind, or to help them achieve a more restful sleep, even if there are limitations on health claims connected to recreational/adult-use products. Ultimately the product has to deliver on the expected outcome.”
And while Canadian consumers would also consider THC beverages as a means to relax and unwind, they tend to associate THC with consumption occasions such as hanging out with friends, or social gatherings. The study also found that 45 per cent of Canadian consumers don’t associate cannabis with alcohol, viewing them as suitable for completely separate consumption occasions.
SOL Global Investments Corp. (CSE:SOL) (OTC:SOLCF) expects to release results for the years ended March 31, 2019 as well as a comprehensive corporate update on July 29, 2019 after market close. SOL Global also expect to provide detail on the Company's NAV in the release to provide the market and analysts with clarity on the substantial delta between their intrinsic value versus today's stock price.

The Company will host a conference call Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 to discuss the corporate update in-depth. Brady Cobb, Chief Executive Officer, will host the call starting at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A question and answer session will immediately follow an initial presentation. Additional participants from SOL Global will include Andy DeFrancesco, Chief Investment Officer and Chairman, Peter Liabotis, Chief Financial Officer and Paul Norman, Chief Executive Officer of SOL Global portfolio company HeavenlyRx.

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Thursday, 18 July 2019

Investorideas.com - Spyder Cannabis (TSXV: SPDR) Signs Supply Agreement For Premium Hemp Products And Unveils Their New SPDR(R) Line

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Delta, Kelowna, BC –July 18, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including marijuana and hemp stocks and its potcast site, www.potcasts.ca  release today’s edition of Investorideas.com potcastsCM - cannabis news and stocks to watch plus insight from thought leaders and experts.

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Good afternoon and welcome to another episode of Investorideas.com “potcasts”, looking at cannabis news, stocks to watch as well as insights from thought leaders and experts.

In today’s podcast we look at a few early announcements.

Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV) (OTC: KBEVF) announced that it has made several key developments with respect to its proposed line of functional beverages containing broad-spectrum hemp extract CBD. In a press release dated September 4, 2018, the Company announced its plans to release a functional beverage, which would be infused with CBD to enhance the beverage's effects. Koios will leverage its existing relationship with Colorado-based Keef Brands in the development of this product, with Keef Brands to supply crystalized, water-soluble CBD which will be added to Koios' existing Fit SodaTM line of functional beverages. Starting tomorrow, the Company and Keef Brands will produce several test batches of the proposed CBD beverage, with user trials to begin shortly afterward.
The addition of CBD to Koios' proprietary stack of nutrients, amino acids, and electrolytes in its Fit SodaTM line of beverages is expected to improve the product's effects. Pending completion of further testing, the Company also plans to integrate CBD into its eponymous KOIOS beverage lineup at a later date. When the proposed beverage is released, Fit SodaTM will be available both with and without CBD.
On Friday, July 19, 2019, Koios will start production of several test batches of its Fit SodaTM product with crystallized CBD supplied by Keef Brands. Upon completion of this production, the Company will be distributing the products from the test batch to select existing clients for trial purposes. Additionally, Koios has consumer trials planned with individuals in its local community. Feedback derived from these trials will be utilized to further develop the proposed CBD beverage and prepare it for commercial production and distribution under the Fit SodaTM banner. The water-soluble CBD crystals supplied through Keef Brands have shown consistent potency and efficacy results in Keef's internal evaluation efforts of numerous water-soluble CBD solutions over the past year.
Large-scale distribution of CBD-enhanced Fit SodaTM will be contemplated by Koios based on feedback that the Company receives from the test batches being produced beginning tomorrow. Developments with respect to this large-scale distribution, including interest received from retail vendors, will be announced in a future press release.

Koios Chief Executive Officer Chris Miller added, "I believe we made the right choice with respect to waiting until now to finalize our development of a CBD-enhanced functional beverage. Between an ambiguous legal landscape for CBD, as well as an unbelievable amount of pseudoscience and false claims about this cannabinoid, last year simply was not the right time for us to finalize such a product or bring it to market. By holding off, we have been able to put our full focus on our existing products and relationships with large-scale retailers. Additionally, it gave us the opportunity to observe others' successes and failures in developing or releasing CBD products, from which we are learning, for when we ultimately release our beverages with CBD. We are thankful for being able to continue working with Keef Brands as such a highly-respected firm in the beverages space, and we are eagerly anticipating positive results from the test batch trials."

Kali-Extracts (OTC: KALY) announced today that the company is working with its partner Puration, Inc. (OTC: PURA) on developing a CBD extraction for PURA’s plans to introduce a CBD infused beer with an existing beer producer. KALY has a U.S. Patent for Cannabis Extraction and partners with PURA now on 10 mg and 25 mg CBD infused sports beverages. PURA is a leading CBD infused beverage company having produced over $1 million in CBD Beverages in the United States last year. PURA has targeted $4 million in sales for 2019.

A research report out this week highlights the current alcohol producer trend to pursue cannabis beverages with the continued liberalization of cannabis laws.

KALY is primarily a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from a proprietary cannabinoid product platform in a broad range of disease areas.

KALY has a deep pipeline of cannabinoid product candidates including four distinct compounds. KALY has completed the first stage of clinical development and testing for a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) therapy and is currently conducting phase one development and trials for compounds targeting Cancer Pain Management, Type 2 Diabetes and Epilepsy.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE: ACB) (TSX: ACB), the Canadian company defining the future of cannabis worldwide, announced today that the Company has been selected as the only winner of the Italian government's public tender to supply medical cannabis in Italy. The supply contract is expected to be signed in September 2019.

The tender saw five companies participate, with Aurora selected as the sole winner of three lots to supply the Italian market, which is one of the most strictly regulated medical cannabis markets in the world. The decision will see Aurora continue to supply the Italian market with medical cannabis, as it has done for the past 15 months, further to winning the first ever tender there in January 2018. All submissions from competing cannabis companies were disqualified because they were unable to meet the stringent requirements of the tender.

Aurora will supply a minimum of 400 kg of medical cannabis over the two-year contract  with the cannabis coming from its Canadian EU GMP certified facilities and imported to Italy through Aurora Deutschland, its wholly-owned European subsidiary. The cannabis will be sold to Agenzia Industrie Difesa (an agency of the Italian Ministry of Defense) for distribution to local pharmacies, who dispense directly to patients.

"We're committed to building a successful, long-term medical cannabis market in Italy," said Neil Belot, Aurora's Chief Global Business Development Officer. "We want to continue to build our connection with patients and pharmacies in the Italian market, who have come to know and appreciate our products over most of the past two years. I'm extremely proud of our team. This win reflects our ability to navigate complex international regulations and work with governments around the world to establish ourselves as a trusted partner."

Axel Gille, Managing Director of Aurora Deutschland GmbH, added, "The well-being of our patients is our top priority and we're dedicated to ensuring they have access to a consistent supply of safe, high-quality medical cannabis. We look forward to expanding our presence in Italy and continuing to work with other international regulators to ensure patients around the world have access to our high-quality medical cannabis."


Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: NEPT) (TSX: NEPT), a North American leader in cannabinoids extraction, formulation and turnkey packaging solutions, has completed a private placement with both existing and new institutional investors, led by Perceptive Advisors, resulting in gross proceeds to the Company of US$41.4 million. John Moretz, Chairman of the Board, and Michael Cammarata, President and CEO of Neptune, invested US$5.0 million in the aggregate as part of this Offering. Upon closing of the Offering, the Company issued an aggregate of 9,415,910 common shares of the Company at a purchase price of US$4.40 per Share.

"The Board joins me in thanking investors who participated in this offering and in welcoming our new shareholders to Neptune. Given recent contracts and the announced extraction capacity expansion plans, we are highly confident in the strength of Neptune's business outlook", said John Moretz. "My incremental investment in Neptune reflects my conviction in our new CEO and management team and their ability to execute on Neptune's strategy. We opted for this accelerated financing structure to stay on track with the previously announced SugarLeaf closing timeline."

A portion of the net proceeds from the Offering is expected to be used by the Company to fund the initial consideration for the acquisition of the assets of SugarLeaf Labs LLC and Forest Remedies LLC (collectively "SugarLeaf"), while the balance of such net proceeds is expected to be used for working capital and general corporate purposes. Neptune expects the SugarLeaf transaction to close on or before July 31, 2019.

"This financing comes at a pivotal point in the Company's cannabis growth trajectory, particularly given the need to expand our current annual capacity of 200,000 kg, which is fully contracted for both fiscal 2020 and fiscal 2021," said Mr. Cammarata. "With this in mind, we look forward to closing the SugarLeaf transaction, which brings U.S.-based capacity, efficient production of high-quality extracts, and strong supplier relationships, all of which create a strong value proposition for our customers."


CannaRoyalty Corp. d/b/a Origin House (CSE: OH) (OTCQX: ORHOF), a North American cannabis products and brands company today announced preliminary unaudited revenue of approximately $21 million1 for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019, at an approximate gross margin, excluding fair value items, of 17%1. All figures are reported in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated.

The California market has grown in 2019, with an increase in the number of licensed dispensaries since December 20182 and a more stable regulatory environment than in 2018. Origin House's progress during the first six months of the year has primarily been driven by its focused strategy to capitalize on the statewide California platform it established over the past two years.

Marc Lustig, Chairman and CEO of Origin House commented, "Origin House has continued to gain momentum as our team leveraged the California-focused platform we have built over the past two years to drive another quarter of record revenue along with steady progress on gross margin. As expressed previously, we strongly believe that 2019 will mark an inflection point both for the California market and Origin House as a whole and the numbers are proving this out."

Origin House plans to release its full financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 during the second half of August and will be coordinating its financial results release with the release of Cresco Labs' financial results.

Aphria Inc.  (TSX: APHA) (NYSE: APHA) will release results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended May 31, 2019 on August 1, 2019 after market close.

Aphria executives will host a conference call to discuss these results at 5:00 pm ET. To listen to the live call, dial (888) 231-8191 from Canada and the U.S. or (647) 427-7450 from International locations and use the passcode 5081017. A telephone replay will be available approximately two hours after the call concludes through August 15, 2019. To access the recording dial (855) 859-2056 and use the passcode 5081017.

There will also be a simultaneous live webcast available on the Investors section of Aphria's website at aphriainc.com. The webcast will be archived for 30 days.

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