TuesdayMar 20, 2018 11:31 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) Announces Filing of New Patent Application

Drug delivery platform innovator Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQB: LXRP) this morning announced that it has filed a new patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the use of its DehydraTECH™ technology to improve the speed and quantity of absorption of active pharmaceutical ingredients through the skin. This update comes on the heels of Lexaria’s recently detailed successful laboratory evaluation of DehydraTECH™ in the transdermal delivery of cannabidiol. Per company data, the platform demonstrated as much as a 225 percent increase in CBD permeability when compared to control formulations featuring leading commercial penetration enhancers, as…

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TuesdayMar 20, 2018 10:33 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST) Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTC: ETST), an innovative biotech company focused on the cannabidiol ("CBD"), nutraceutical and pharmaceutical fields, this morning announced its appointment of Gagan Hunter to the position of chief operating officer. This introduction marks the achievement of one of the company’s Q1 goals, as outlined in an update issued in early January. “I feel that we finally have the last piece of our puzzle in place to take ETST to new heights,” Nickolas Tabraue, president and director of ETST, stated in the news release. “Gagan has many great ideas to implement that will help the Company work…

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TuesdayMar 20, 2018 9:31 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – PotNetwork Holding, Inc. (POTN) Advisor to Appear on Nationally Syndicated Radio Program

Cannabidiol-focused holding company PotNetwork Holding Inc. (OTC: POTN) this morning announced that its senior advisor, Bruce Barren, is scheduled to appear on the ‘The Mick Bazsuly Show’, an internationally syndicated radio program known for its profiles on startup companies, established market leaders and everything in between. Per the update, Barren’s featured segment will air later this morning, at 10 a.m. EDT, with live recording of the program available on both Amp2.TV and WWNNRadio.com. Those with specific questions about PotNetwork or its subsidiaries can submit their queries to the show via email or by calling in during the live segment at…

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MondayMar 19, 2018 9:47 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – ChineseInvestors.com, Inc. (CIIX) Explores Potential Cryptocurrency Mining Investments

Market analysis company ChineseInvestors.com (OTCQB: CIIX) this morning said that it is exploring investments into cryptocurrency mining in connection with its recent purchase of application specific integrated circuit (“ASIC”) machines used to mine SHA-256 or scrypt mining algorithms to earn cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin. The company's initial trial comprised of the purchase of 20 BitMain L3+ Antminers and 7 BitMain S9 AntMiners that were installed inside a secured datacenter near Seattle. The company believes that this will be a successful venture based on initial reports from the trial and anticipates the possibility of considering additional investments in graphical…

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MondayMar 19, 2018 9:25 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – Choom Holdings Inc. (CSE: CHOO) (OTCQB: CHOOF) Inks Definitive Amalgamation Agreement to Acquire Late Stage ACMPR Applicant

British Columbia-based cannabis cultivation firm Choom Holdings Inc. (CSE: CHOO) (OTCQB: CHOOF) this morning said that along with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Arbutus Brands Inc., it has entered into a definitive amalgamation agreement with International Tungsten Inc. ("ITI"). Per the terms of the agreement, Arbutus Brands will merge with ITI and the combined company will remain a wholly-owned subsidiary of Choom operating under the name of Arbutus Brands. All issued and outstanding securities of ITI will be exchanged for securities of Choom. Additionally, ITI has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of an applicant…

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MondayMar 19, 2018 9:03 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: PVOT) (OTCQB: PVOTF) Named to the CSE25 Index

Vancouver-based biopharmaceutical company Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: PVOT) (OTCQB: PVOTF) this morning announced that, effective March 16, 2018, the company has been named to the CSE25 Index, a composite of the 25 largest companies, as measured by market capitalization, listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange. “With an impressive pipeline of bio-cannabis products, a strong intellectual property portfolio of formulation and delivery technologies, and the expected addition of ACMPR licensed Agro-Biotech, we are proud to be recognized as leaders on the Canadian Securities Exchange through our inclusion in the CSE25 Index,” Dr. Patrick Frankham, CEO of Pivot, stated in the news…

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FridayMar 16, 2018 12:43 pm

CannabisNewsBreaks – EVIO, Inc. (EVIO) Set to Profit from Shortage of Testing Services as California’s Mandatory Cannabis Testing Deadline Approaches

EVIO, Inc. (OTCQB: EVIO), a life sciences and cannabis testing company, has set up in California to address the supply shortfall in cannabis testing services. An article discussing the company reads: “California, befitting its history as part of America’s westward expansion, has earned an appellation as the ‘Wild West’ of pot. Medical marijuana, legal in the state since 1996, has been largely bypassed by quality control and safety regulations. That is about to change. To coincide with the opening of the adult recreational market, a plethora of rules and rubrics has been issued. California MMJ businesses will have until July…

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FridayMar 16, 2018 12:36 pm

CannabisNewsBreaks – Global Hemp Group, Inc. (CSE: GHG) (FRA: GHG) (OTC: GBHPF) Plans to Progress in Industrial Hemp Sector through Strategic Partnerships, Acquisitions

Hemp cultivation company Global Hemp Group (CSE: GHG) (FRANKFURT: GHG) (OTC: GBHPF) is on a mission to capture cash flow, generate revenues and create value for its shareholders through the execution of joint ventures, partnerships, and acquisitions. An article discussing the company reads: “Global Hemp Group, Inc. (CSE: GHG) (FRANKFURT: GHG) (OTC: GBHPF) is focused on the vital role that industrial hemp will play in building a sustainable future. The company concentrates on the production and processing of hemp to produce raw and finished goods for domestic and international markets. … Through a series of partnerships, joint ventures and acquisitions,…

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FridayMar 16, 2018 9:59 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG) Launches Banking and Financial Processing System

Cannabis-focused financial services company Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC: REFG) this morning announced the launch of its banking and financial processing system, making its services available to the complete legal cannabis industry worldwide. State licensed marijuana establishments may sign up through the company’s website. The company’s advanced payment solution, Green, currently allows consumers to buy items using US currency and will soon allow Bitcoin. “As we’ve stated in previous announcements, we continue to believe our best-in-class security, regulatory compliance and pricing give us a huge competitive advantage,” Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions CEO Jeremy Roberts stated in the news release. To…

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FridayMar 16, 2018 9:58 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (CSE: PREV) (OTCQB: PRVCF) (FSE: 18H) Incorporates Australian Subsidiary

Health sciences company PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (CSE: PREV) (OTCQB: PRVCF) (FSE: 18H) this morning announced the incorporation of its first Australian wholly owned subsidiary, PreveCeutical (Australia) Pty Ltd. Per the update, the company’s decision to incorporate a subsidiary in Australia was influenced by the nation’s strong foundation of academic and clinical research, as well as the government’s commitment to supporting innovation through a range of programs and incentives. “Establishing a business presence in Australia will allow PreveCeutical to better access expertise and partnerships for its drug development programs,” Dr. Maher Khaled, PreveCeutical’s director of international operations, stated in the news…

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