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C21 Investments launches B2B cannabis distribution company

2019-06-25 07:00:30

VANCOUVER, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - C21 Investments, Inc. (CSE: CXXI and OTC: CXXIF) today announced that it has created a wholesale distribution company, C21 Supply Co.  The supply company will further unify and accelerate B2B efforts with C21's consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands: Phantom Farms, Dab Society, Hood Oil and Eco Firma Farms in Oregon and, in due course, Nevada. C21 Supply Co. will distribute a wide selection of THC and CBD products, including cannabis flower, pre-rolls, and cannabis oil extracts.

"C21 Supply Co. is a key part of our vertical integration model that will provide a one-stop shop for dispensaries who want to distribute our highly respected CPG brands," said Robert Cheney, President and CEO of the Company.  "C21 Supply Co. will be a single point of contact for efficient order processing and invoicing, making merchandising easier and more accessible for our wholesale partners."

The C21 Supply Co. mission is simple: provide unrivaled quality, professionalism, service, and partnership to like-minded companies in the cannabis industry.

ABOUT C21 INVESTMENTS C21 Investments is a vertically integrated cannabis company that cultivates, processes, and distributes quality cannabis and hemp-derived consumer products in the United States.  The Company is focused on value creation through the disciplined acquisition and integration of core retail, manufacturing, and distribution assets in strategic markets, leveraging industry-leading retail revenues with high-growth potential multi-market branded consumer packaged goods.  The Company owns Silver State Relief and Silver State Cultivation in Nevada, and Phantom Farms, Swell Companies, Eco Firma Farms, and Pure Green in Oregon.  These brands produce and distribute a broad range of THC and CBD products from cannabis flowers, pre-rolls, cannabis oil, vaporizer cartridges and edibles. Based in Vancouver, Canada, additional information on C21 Investments can be found at www.sedar.com and www.cxxi.ca.

The CSE has not accepted responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


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Cannabis Retailer Fire & Flower Achieves 21 Store Milestone

2019-06-25 06:00:00


EDMONTON, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Fire & Flower Inc. (collectively, "Fire & Flower" or the "Company") (TSXV: FAF), today announced it has achieved the milestone of 21 Fire & Flower branded, licensed cannabis retail stores across the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.

The new Fire & Flower stores will be located at 800 Pine Road, Strathmore, Alberta and at 5241 50 Avenue, Vegreville, Alberta. This announcement follows Fire & Flower's previous news release on May 31, 2019 announcing the Company's near-term store rollout schedule..

"Fire & Flower's milestone of reaching 21 licensed cannabis retail stores in the first 8 months of legalization demonstrates our ability to achieve ongoing growth." shared Trevor Fencott, Fire & Flower's Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to welcoming the local communities into our store and establishing the Fire & Flower brand across all markets where private cannabis retail is permitted."

The location has been open since January 2019 to showcase the Fire & Flower retail experience including best-in-class cannabis education. Once cannabis products have been received, the location will offer a full assortment of cannabis products from licensed cannabis producers. Fire & Flower will post the opening date of the Strathmore store on its website at its earliest opportunity.


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Planet 13 Announces Results of AGM

2019-06-25 06:00:00

LAS VEGAS, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Planet 13 Holdings Inc. (CSE: PLTH) (OTCQX: PLNHF) ("Planet 13" or the "Company"), a leading vertically-integrated Nevada cannabis company, announced the following results for each item of business considered at Planet 13's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on June 24, 2019 ("AGM").

Election of Directors

The following table sets out the votes in respect of the election of directors:


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Khiron President Chris Naprawa to Participate in Grit Capital Virtual Investor Conference

2019-06-25 00:00:05

TORONTO, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Khiron Life Sciences Corp. ("Khiron" or the "Company") (TSXV: KHRN), (OTCQB: KHRNF), (Frankfurt: A2JMZC), a cannabis company with core operations in Latin America, announces today that Company president Chris Naprawa will be presenting at the Grit Capital Virtual Investor Conference to be hosted on June 26, 2019.

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Time: 1:20pm EST

Website Registration Link: https://www.virtualinvestorconferences.com/events/event-details/grit-capital-virtual-investor-conference-june-2019

This will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time. If attendees are not able to join the event live on the day of the conference, an archived webcast will also be made available after the event.


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Geyser Brands Inc. Appoints Dr. Bin Huang to Board of Directors, Gordon Clissold as CFO

2019-06-24 22:00:02

Company strengthened with seasoned governance and capacity


VANCOUVER, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Geyser Brands Inc (TSXV:GYSR) ("Geyser Brands" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Dr. Bin Huang to the Board of Directors, subject to approval from the TSXV Exchange.

Dr. Huang is a seasoned life-sciences executive with experience in strategy and new business development, financing and public markets, corporate governance, as well as operations management in North America and Asia. Her work experience includes 18 years as CEO of life-sciences companies, most recently CEO of  Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc., senior management roles in both startups and Fortune 500 corporations, analyst and partner at a premier investment banking firm, board member of public and private companies as well as NGOs, strategic adviser to organizations and entrepreneurs. She has a proven track record in dealing with multiple stakeholders, leading cross-functional and multinational teams, communicating with boards of directors and shareholders, managing strategic partnerships including CROs and CMOs. Dr. Huang holds a PhD in cell biology (University of East Anglia, UK), Postdoctoral in plant molecular biology (Purdue University, USA), MBA in finance (University of Toronto, Canada).

"The Board of Directors are extremely pleased that Dr. Huang has accepted our offer to join our growing company" said Brad Kersch, Chairman of the Board. "Her depth of experience in life sciences and her leadership demonstrated in the corporate world, particularly in the Cannabis industry, will provide unparalleled value and oversight to the Company's development."


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Plantlife Cannabis Opens First non-medical Cannabis Store in Fort McMurray!

2019-06-24 20:00:01

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Independent cannabis retailer, Plantlife Cannabis, is opening the doors to a brand new location in Fort McMurray, AB this week. Plans were put on hold briefly while there was a hold on licensing across Alberta due to lack of product.  Once the moratorium was lifted, Alberta granted five new licences per week provincially. Fort McMurray was part of the first wave of released licenses.

Doors will open between 4:00pm and 6:00pm on Wednesday, June 26. This will be the fourth location in Alberta for Plantlife, with the first in Lloydminster, AB having opened in October of last year. Other locations include Spruce Grove and Edmonton. New licences were released for additional stores in Airdrie and Grande Prairie, which will open in two to three weeks.

"We have been so excited to get our Fort McMurray store open and start helping our guests," said Michael Wheeler, Plantlife Chief Operating Officer. "Our staff have been working hard and ensuring they are educated and prepared to help our guests in a socially responsible, informational manner."

Plantlife Cannabis provides customers with the best information and education experience as an independent, adult-use cannabis retailer. Customers are provided with a wide variety of products and accessories. Education and information is the most important part of helping guests.

Plantlife Cannabis Unit 106, 108 Riverstone Ridge Fort McMurray, AB PH: 587-601-1417


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Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. Announces Pricing of Unit Offering

2019-06-24 16:00:55


OTTAWA, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. ("Tetra" or the "Corporation"), a biopharmaceutical multifaceted corporation with its primary focus in cannabinoid‑based drug discovery and development (TSX-V: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF), is pleased to announce the price of its marketed public offering of units of the Corporation (each a "Unit") previously announced on June 19, 2019 (the "Offering"). The Offering will be conducted at a price of $0.30 per Unit.

Each Unit will consist of one common share in the capital of the Corporation (each a "Common Share") and one Common Share purchase warrant of the Corporation (each a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle its holder to acquire one Common Share by paying an exercise price of $0.40 for a period of 36 months from the date of closing the Offering.

Echelon Wealth Partners Inc. and Paradigm Capital Inc. will conduct the Offering on a commercially reasonable best efforts basis as the Corporation's agents for the Offering in each of the provinces of Canada, except Québec. The Units may also be offered for sale in the United States on a private placement basis pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") and applicable state laws.

Closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about July 10, 2019. The Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including, without limitation, the entering into of a definitive agency agreement and receipt of all regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. There can be no assurance as to whether or when the Offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the Offering.


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Sunniva Adds Key Leadership Talent To U.S. Cultivation And Extraction Operations Team

2019-06-24 16:00:19

Company Hires General Manager, Head Grower and Maintenance Manager for U.S. Operations

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ -- Sunniva Inc. ("Sunniva", the "Company", "we", "our" or "us") (CSE:SNN) (OTCQB:SNNVF), a North American provider of cannabis products and services, announces additions to its California operations management team in Cathedral City in preparation for the commencement of cultivation operations at the Sunniva California Campus glasshouse. Eric Rosas has joined in the position of General Manager for the glasshouse and extraction facilities.  Jose Calderon has been hired as the Head Grower for the glasshouse and James Boesiger will assume the position of Maintenance Manager of the glasshouse and extraction facilities.

"We are actively hiring key personnel to ensure that all our systems and operating procedures will be fully developed and tested in advance of the expected commencement of operations in late Q3 of this year so that the initial commissioning and startup of the facility will be done in the most efficient manner," stated Dr. Anthony Holler, Chief Executive Officer of Sunniva. "The glasshouse in Cathedral City is a key piece of the foundation for our future growth in California, and once completed will help propel Sunniva forward in California by adding cultivation to our existing manufacturing and distribution capabilities. The roles that Eric, Jose and James will fill are each key to the efficiency of the individual facilities and to the Sunniva strategy of vertical integration and we are very pleased to have each of them and their individual expertise join our team."

Mr. Rosas will provide leadership to Sunniva's manufacturing operations of the glasshouse and extraction facilities located in Cathedral City, CA.  Eric comes to Sunniva with a combined 20 years of experience in the Aerospace and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industries with companies such as PPG Industries, Inc. and Nordisk Aviation Products AS.  Eric led organizations through lean transformations and drove operational excellence programs optimizing productivity and reducing quality related incidents in facilities highly regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration.  He successfully transitioned into the CPG industry heading operations/continuous improvement and supply chain roles applying the lean manufacturing and Six Sigma tools he acquired in the aerospace industry. Eric has developed teams that built the operational foundations and supply chains for companies such as the Marietta Corporation and GT's Living Foods (GT's Kombucha) additionally helping those companies earn SQF level III certifications in FDA regulated environments.

Mr. Calderon, has been hired as Sunniva's Head Grower and will oversee the day-to-day activities for the Cultivation Team in the glasshouse operations in Cathedral City, CA.  Prior to joining Sunniva, Jose was Head Grower of Southern Flavor Farms, LP, a family of greenhouse vegetable growers in Georgia.  Jose has over 20 years of greenhouse growing experience with some of the largest vegetable companies in the US, Canada and Mexico including NatureSweet Limited, Houweling's Group and Windset Farms, Inc.  He is the former Director of Operations (Sept. 2016 to June 2018) for Amado Management LLC, a medical cannabis company operating a 200,000 square foot greenhouse and indoor cultivation facility in Arizona.  His experience includes head grower positions in operations of different sizes including over 300 acres of a high technology glasshouse where he had a track record of reducing labour costs, fertilizer costs and pest management control by over 50%.  He is also experienced with climate control systems across several applications including the Priva System control technology that will be utilized in our glasshouse.  Jose has a Bachelor's degree in Horticulture Engineering from Universidad Estatal de Sonora and has successfully grown over 100 different strains of cannabis.


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REPEAT/Ms. Louisa Mojela to Speak on Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability at Parliament of the United Kingdom on June 24, 2019

2019-06-24 12:30:00

Panel Discussion to Take Place During the European Launch of Global Cannabis Partnership

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TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halo Labs Inc. ("Halo" or the "Company") (NEO: HALO, OTCQX: AGEEF, Germany: A9KN) is pleased to announce that Ms. Louisa Mojela, proposed chairman of Halo and founder and executive chair of Women Investment Portfolio Holdings, will speak on a panel at the European Global Cannabis Partnership launch at the House of Commons on Monday June 24th from 18:40-20:15. Ms. Mojela is a panelist on the Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability panel that will explore the newly-developing European cannabis industry and the unique opportunity to serve as a model for social and environmental sustainability. She will join Ronnie Cowan, MP- House of Commons, among other renowned speakers. The European launch of the Global Cannabis Partnership is being run by Hanway Associates as part of Cannabis Europa sponsored also by Prohibition Partners. Additional details about the event follow:

Panel Name: Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry Speakers: Ronnie Cowan MP - House of Commons Dr Chandni Hindocha - University College London Louisa Mojela - Halo Labs, Bophelo Bioscience, Women Investment Portfolio Holdings Manu Caddie - New Zealand Medical Cannabis Council Karine Cousineau - The Green Organic Dutchman Kim Wilson - Global Cannabis Partnership (chair) Date: Monday 24 June Location: House of Commons - Committee Room N°10

Schedule: 18:40 - 18:55: Introduction - Kim Wilson, Chief Executive of the GCP 18:55 - 19:35: Panel: Responsible Leadership in the Cannabis Industry 19:35 - 20:15: Panel: Social Justice & Environmental Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry


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