WednesdayNov 23, 2022 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Launches Animal Study to Evaluate Potential Therapeutic Effect of DehydraTECH-CBD on Dementia

Lexaria Bioscience has launched DEM-A22-1, its first-ever study to investigate whether its patented DehydraTECH(TM)-processed CBD may have therapeutic use against dementia The animal study will involve a total of 32 Long Evans rats and will involve a memory assessment test that will be utilized to investigate whether CBD enables cognitive performance enhancements Previous independent studies have shown that CBD prevents the development of a social recognition deficit, a symptom frequently reported in Alzheimer’s disease patients, and is linked to memory impairment The laboratory work is expected to complete January 2023, with data and reporting to follow likely in April 2023…

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MondayNov 21, 2022 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Kicks Off First-Ever Study on DehydraTECH-CBD for the Potential Treatment of Diabetes

In November 2021, Lexaria laid out its plans for several new and ongoing R&D programs, among them hormone replacement, dementia, rheumatoid disease, and diabetes The company has since begun its DIAB-A22-1 study program on the effectiveness of the patented DehydraTECH(TM)-processed CBD for the potential therapeutic utility against diabetes Lexaria is optimistic that the study will yield some notable results, particularly with DehydraTECH-CBD having met primary safety and efficacy objectives from its HYPER-H21-4 clinical study on the potential treatment of hypertension So far, CBD has shown some ability to reduce the incidence of diabetes in mice, and Lexaria looks to build…

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ThursdayNov 17, 2022 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Approved to Proceed with Human Study Evaluating Effectiveness of Patented DehydraTECH(TM) Technology in Boosting Oral-Tissue Absorption of Nicotine

Lexaria Bioscience recently received Independent Review Board approval for its upcoming human clinical nicotine study, NIC-H22-1, and expects to begin dosing soon The company hopes to evidence that processing purified nicotine with its patented DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technology leads to better oral-tissue absorption and reduced negative experiences compared to leading brands currently available on the market, On! and Zyn Last year, Lexaria conducted an animal study evaluating oral nicotine absorption, NIC-A21-1, in which it evidenced that its DehydraTECH technology was ten to twenty times faster in delivering comparable levels of nicotine into the bloodstream than the peak of the concentration-matched…

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FridayNov 11, 2022 9:00 am

Zacks SCR Uses Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) HYPER-H21-4 Study to Support $15 Share Valuation

Lexaria’s HYPER-H21-4 human clinical study was a success, producing favorable results in treating hypertension when comparing the company’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) CBD with a placebo According to a Zacks SCR report, the findings support their $15 share valuation of the company Zacks expects Lexaria to penetrate global markets for hypertension, nicotine delivery and antiviral products The hypertension drug market is expected to grow to over $34 billion through 2030, with North America anticipated to hold 35% of the market share According to the World Health Organization (“WHO”), approximately 1.13 billion people worldwide suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure), with only one…

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WednesdayNov 09, 2022 9:45 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Defines Path to Profitability and Portfolio Expansion with Proposed Franchise Global Health Inc. Acquisition

Flora Growth signed a definitive agreement with FGH to acquire 100% of all issued and outstanding shares by way of a statutory plan of agreement The deal is expected to close in December following the presentation of the agreement to shareholders; the acquisition will open Flora to the German and EU medical markets, increasing the company’s international revenue and providing essential distribution to German pharmacies and a growing wholesale market FGH’s acquisition adds to Flora’s expanding list of subsidiaries which currently comprise Vessel Brand Inc. and JustCBD, among others, and it is expected to deliver at least $3 million in…

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TuesdayNov 08, 2022 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Aiming to Address Unmet Patient Needs of Hypertensive Patients

Lexaria just completed its HYPER-H21-4 human clinical hypertension study, posting a sustained drop in blood pressure in normally active hypertensive patients With the success of this study, the company is working towards an IND application to seek FDA approval for its patented DehydraTECH(TM)-enabled CBD capsule formulation.  47% of adults live with hypertension but only 24% of them have it under control With its DehydraTECH-CBD, Lexaria hopes to not only address the severe unmet patient need associated with hypertension but also tap into a market that is set to be valued at $34 billion by 2030 Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a…

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MondayNov 07, 2022 9:00 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Agreement to Acquire Multi-national Cannabis Operator Positions Company for New Strategic Growth in Europe

Flora Growth is a cannabis cultivator and international brand developer with a strong base of operations at its licensed facility in northern Colombia Flora recently announced its plans to acquire multi-national operator Franchise Global Health (“FGH”), the latest of its strategic acquisitions designed to boost revenues and expand Flora’s international footprint FGH is focused on the German market, where its subsidiary was the first company to sell cannabis Germany is in turn expected to provide the companies a launching pad for success in Europe, where opportunity is defined by the fact that currently Germany provides 75 to 80 percent of…

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FridayNov 04, 2022 10:30 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Announces Zero Adverse Effects from Successful HYPER-H21-4 Study of DehydraTECH(TM)-CBD for High Blood Pressure

The CDC reported more than 670,000 annual deaths in the United States with high blood pressure as a primary or contributing cause Lexaria's patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology has been shown, through HYPER-H21-4 study, to decrease high blood pressure in subjects through DehydraTECH-CBD-enabled dosing The global antihypertension drug market was valued at over $22.5 billion in revenue in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.1%, resulting in a market of over $28.7 billion by 2026 In the United States, uncontrolled high blood pressure is common among adults – with only one in four having the condition under control.…

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ThursdayNov 03, 2022 9:00 am

Cannabis Regulation in the Spotlight During Midterm Elections at the Heels of Presidential Pardon; Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Leveraging Colombian Stance to Manufacture Products at Lower Costs

President Biden issued a pardon for federally incarcerated inmates with minor marijuana possession charges, urging governors to do the same at the state level The President also requested a reclassification of cannabis, as it is currently listed above other drugs which are key factors in the overdose epidemic Flora Growth, through its Colombian cultivation, is producing a higher quality product at lower-than-average cost margins due to the country's stance on cannabis regulations With midterm elections right around the corner, voters in five states – Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota - will determine the legality of recreational marijuana…

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WednesdayNov 02, 2022 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Maintains Late 2022/Early 2023 for Full IND Application for DehydraTECH-CBD

Lexaria, through its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology, is improving the bioavailability of pharmaceuticals and therapeutics (in part) by bypassing first-pass-liver processing, thereby achieving an improved speed of onset, and brain absorption of APIs Hypertension currently affects nearly 50% of all American adults, with the American Heart Association describing it as a “silent killer”, and is now being studied for its effects during pregnancy The company has received positive feedback for its pre-Investigational New Drug meeting from the FDA and has reported that it remains on track to file its full IND application by late 2022/early 2023  It looks to capitalize on…

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