FridayJul 28, 2017 9:22 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – ABcann Global Corp. (TSX.V: ABCN) (OTCQB: ABCCF) Moves Closer to Kimmett Expansion with TSXV Approval of Cannabis Wheaton Investment

Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (TSX.V: CBW) this morning announced that it has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange to purchase $15 million of common shares of ABcann Global Corporation (TSX.V: ABCN) (OTCQB: ABCCF) at an agreed upon valuation of $2.25 per share. Per the update, this investment forms a portion of a larger phased investment by Cannabis Wheaton aimed at funding the construction of ABcann’s proposed 50,000 square foot addition to its Kimmett cannabis cultivation facility to be located in Napanee, Ontario. This morning’s announcement follows the two companies’ entry into a binding interim agreement on May 29, 2017,…

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ThursdayJul 27, 2017 9:23 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – InMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CSE: IN) (OTCQB: IMLFF) Research Published in the European Journal of Pain

Preclinical stage biopharmaceutical company InMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CSE: IN) (OTCQB: IMLFF) this morning announced the publication of company-sponsored research in the European Journal of Pain. The article, titled ‘Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol decreases masticatory muscle sensitization in female rats through peripheral cannabinoid receptor activation’, highlights results from a study co-sponsored by InMed and the MITACS Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. “Developing a topically-applied product that can provide localized relief of chronic and/or acute severe pain, without central side effects, remains one of the 'holy grails' in the field of analgesia,” Dr. Sazzad Hossain, chief scientific officer of InMed, stated in the news release. “This…

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WednesdayJul 26, 2017 9:23 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – ABcann Global Corporation (TSX.V: ABCN) (OTCQB: ABCCF) Issues Update on Construction and Expansion Activities

ABcann Global Corporation (TSX.V: ABCN) (OTCQB: ABCCF) this morning provided an update on its construction and expansion timelines for its Vanluven and Kimmett facilities, both of which are located in Napanee, Ontario. Per the update, ABcann’s plans to commence construction at its Kimmett facility in the third quarter of 2017 remain on schedule, and the previously announced plans for a 71,000 square foot Phase 1 project have been expanded to 100,000 square feet. Additionally, the company has initiated immediate expansion and construction efforts at its current production facility at Vanluven with the goal of doubling production capacity in order to…

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ThursdayJul 20, 2017 9:05 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQB: LXRP) Commences Lab Work with National Research Council of Canada

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQB: LXRP) this morning announced the start of laboratory work under its collaborative research project with the National Research Council of Canada (“NRC”). “We are delighted to have commenced formulation development and characterization work together with the NRC,” John Docherty, president of Lexaria Bioscience, stated in the news release. “The NRC team has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of lipid based delivery systems relating to pharmaceutical products, natural health products and functional foods. This collaboration will significantly assist Lexaria in further developing and characterizing its IP portfolio.” Moving forward, several studies will be…

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TuesdayJul 18, 2017 9:00 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQB: LXRP) Awarded Australian Patent Protecting Cannabis Infused Edibles

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQB: LXRP) this morning announced that the Australian Patent Office has granted patent #2015274698, which protects Lexaria’s method of improving absorption, speed of onset and taste of cannabinoid active agents in edible products. The term of the patent is 20 years from June 10, 2015. “We are very pleased to have received this patent which effectively covers all cannabis oil extract formulated edibles utilizing our technology in Australia,” Chris Bunka, CEO of Lexaria, stated in the news release. “This patent award allows us to confidently enter the recently legalized Australian cannabis marketplace where we will…

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WednesdayJul 12, 2017 12:06 pm

CannabisNewsBreaks – ABcann Global Corporation (TSXV: ABCN) (OTC: ABCCF) Lists Common Shares on OTCQB Venture Market and Frankfurt Stock Exchange

ABcann Global Corporation (TSXV: ABCN) (OTC: ABCCF) this morning announced that its common shares have been approved for trading on the OTCQB Venture Market, under the symbol ‘ABCCF’, and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, under the symbol ‘23Q’. The company’s common shares will also continue to trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ‘ABCN’. The company expects that these listings will provide a number of long-term benefits, including greater visibility and convenience for investors in the United States and Europe. As a result of this expanded base of potential shareholders, ABcann will likely benefit from enhanced liquidity moving…

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MondayJul 10, 2017 10:09 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – ABcann Global Corporation (TSXV: ABCN) Enters Definitive Agreement for $15 Million Investment

ABcann Global Corporation (TSXV: ABCN) this morning announced the signing of a definitive subscription agreement with Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (TSXV: CBW). Under the terms of the deal, Cannabis Wheaton has agreed to purchase $15 million of ABcann common shares at an agreed-upon valuation of $2.25 per share. Completion of this first subscription, which forms part of a larger phased investment by Cannabis Wheaton, is expected to occur by July 31, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. “We are pleased to move forward with the initial funding phase of our partnership with Cannabis Wheaton and to welcome them as new…

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MondayJul 10, 2017 9:11 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – InMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CSE: IN) (OTCQB: IMLFF) Enters Research and Development Collaboration with ATERA SAS

Preclinical stage biopharmaceutical company InMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CSE: IN) (OTCQB: IMLFF) this morning announced its entry into a research and development collaboration with ATERA SAS of France, a leading tissue engineering company specializing in the development of advanced human tissue models. Under the terms of the agreement, ATERA will develop 3D human skin models of Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) to be used in the evaluation of INM-750, InMed’s proprietary topical cannabinoid product candidate targeted as a therapy in EB and other potential dermatological and wound-healing applications. “INM-750 has demonstrated significant potential in pre-clinical models to address symptomatic improvement of EB including…

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ThursdayJul 06, 2017 10:21 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – ABcann Global Corporation (TSXV: ABCN) Included in the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF

ABcann Global Corporation (TSXV: ABCN) yesterday announced its inclusion in the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSX: HMMJ). The ETF is a first-of-its-kind index offering investors direct exposure to a basket of North American life sciences companies with significant business activities in the medical marijuana sector. “The Horizons ETF represents a new type of investment, a fund that tracks an industry in which there is considerable interest but which had no prior investment vehicle through which investors could gain broad exposure,” Aaron Keay, CEO of ABcann, stated in the news release. “Our inclusion in the ETF represents an important…

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FridayJun 30, 2017 11:46 am

CannabisNewsBreaks – ABcann Global Corporation (TSXV: ABCN) Announces Appointment of Dr. Michael Shannon as Chief Medical Consultant

On Thursday, ABcann Global Corporation (TSXV: ABCN) announced that it has retained the services of Dr. Michael Shannon as its chief medical consultant. Shannon brings decades of health care experience to the ABcann team, including time in both the private and public sectors. Among Shannon’s career highlights, in 1996, he assumed responsibilities within Health Canada for re-organizing the Canadian blood system and the development of a new corporate entity dedicated exclusively to the management of blood services in Canada. In 2000, he entered the private sector, simultaneously directing a phase III clinical trial in Canada, the United States and Great…

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