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Steve White, Harvest Health & Recreation, Announced as Keynote Speaker at Cannabis World Congress in Los Angeles

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Steve White, CEO of Harvest Health & Recreation, will deliver a Keynote Address, entitled: “Doing Well by Doing Good,” at the 6th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition(CWCBExpo) taking place September 26-28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Harvest Health and Recreation, Inc. (CSE: HARV, OTCQX: HRVSF) (“Harvest“), is a vertically-integrated cannabis company with one of the largest and deepest footprints in the U.S., that expects to have the rights to operate in more cannabis facilities and more licenses than any other company in the U.S., including more than 210 facilities across 18 states and territories following the closings of recently announced definitive agreements to acquire Verano Holdings, CannaPharmacy, Falcon Holdings and Devine Hunter, Inc.

White’s LA address will take place on Thursday, September 26th at 11:00 am.  In his Keynote, White will share his high-level view on the broad social justice issues affecting the cannabis industry and how businesses can succeed by giving back. He will also share his thoughts on the current state of the cannabis industry, retailing opportunities and his unique insight on the West Coast market and beyond.  CWCBExpo is the only event in Los Angeles focused on the entire legalized cannabis industry including medical marijuana, adult use, and industrial hemp.

“Since our founding, Harvest has been driven by our unwavering desire to improve lives through the goodness of cannabis. Unfortunately, too many people are sitting in jail convicted of an activity that is no longer a crime in some states, and have not benefited from our growing industry,” said Harvest CEO Steve White. “As an industry, we must come together to create business opportunities and help develop a diverse, equitable, and inclusive marketplace.”

Before launching Harvest in 2011, White worked for two national law firms, and he founded his own boutique firm in 2005. After winning one of the first medical licenses in Arizona and opening Harvest’s first dispensary in 2013, White immersed himself in the day-to-day operations and fulfilled orders, performed reception duties and consulted with patients.

White founded and serves on the board of directors for Harvesting Hope, a non-profit organization that supports young children suffering from seizure disorders and is President of the Arizona Dispensary Association as well a founding board member of the Policy Center for Public Health and Safety. He graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State’sHonors College and from Washington & Lee University School of Law.

White’s CWCBExpo LA Keynote follows his standing-room only address at the CWCBExpo New York at the end of May.  The event was the largest trade show and conference in its six year history and was well-received by the growing and dynamic East Coast cannabis marketplace.

An Industry Update by Claire Kaufmann, Director of Client Services, Brightfield Group will precede White’s Keynote and provide data and insight on the current cannabis and CBD market.

CWCBExpo LA’s comprehensive conference program also includes more than 40 sessions that encompass all aspects of the legalized medicinal and adult use cannabis market including tracks on STEMed & Research; Marketing/Branding/Commerce, Banking & Finance, Policy/Compliance/Legal, and Cannabis, Community and Society. and Hemp.

Thought-leader panels, Town Halls, Workshops and Show Floor Presentation series rounds-out the educational programming.  CWCBExpo LA continues its market leading focus on Hemp with a dedicated educational track, an in-depth workshop sponsored by the National Hemp Association, and the return of the show floor Hemp Pavilion.

The exhibit floor has new attendee experiences including a Career Opportunities Center, Cannabis Live 101 radio broadcast, and segmented Pavilions focused on Technology, Start-Ups, and Natural Products along with top suppliers and brands in the industry showcasing cutting-edge products and services to enterprises in the business, entrepreneurs looking to enter the market, cultivators, dispensary owners and retailers, medical professionals, investors, and providers of professional services.

 

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Sunniva Announces Closing Of Third Tranche Of Short Term Bridge Financing For Proceeds Of Cad $325,000

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Sunniva Inc. (“Sunniva”, the “Company”, “we”, “our” or “us”) (CSE:SNN) (OTCQB:SNNVF), a North American provider of cannabis products and services, is pleased to announce that it has closed the third tranche of the Company’s non-brokered private placement (the “Offering“), previously announced on August 1, 2019 of CAD $325,000 for a total of 325,000 units of the Company (“Units“). In aggregate the total gross proceeds raised by the Offering was CAD $7.57 million and 7.57 million Units issued. Each Unit consists of a principal amount of unsecured promissory notes of the Company (“Promissory Notes“) and common share purchase warrants of the Company (“Warrants“).

As previously disclosed, proceeds of the Offering will be used to provide short term working capital for operations in California, capital costs at the Sunniva California Campus and general corporate purposes.

The Units issued under the Offering have the following terms:

Promissory Notes  

     Maturity: 

6 months from the closing date.

     Interest Rate:

10% (annual rate).

Warrants 

     Number of Warrants:   

0.40 Warrants per Unit (each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common

share of the Company at the Warrant Exercise Price).

     Warrant Exercise Price:  

CAD $2.50 per Warrant.

     Warrant Term:         

24 months from closing.

A finder’s fee of 5% payable in cash will be paid to certain investment advisors for introducing certain purchasers of Units to the Company.

The Promissory Notes and Warrants have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the Promissory Notes or Warrants in the United States or in any other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

For more information please visit: www.sunniva.com.

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Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

 

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INTERCURE: CANNDOC signs strategic distribution agreement with S.L.E. of TEVA Pharmaceuticals

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InterCure (TASE: INCR), announced that subsidiary Canndoc has entered into a strategic distribution agreement with Salomon, Levin, Elstein (S.L.E.,) which is owned by Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries (NYSE: and TASE: TEVA).

Under terms of the agreement, S.L.E. will distribute Canndoc’s GMP products to pharma clients, including hospitals, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and all pharmacies in Israel, including pharmacy chains. In the future, as regulatory approvals allow, S.L.E. will provide logistics capability for exporting Canndoc’s products to countries that support regulations for the sale and distribution of cannabis products for medical use.

S.L.E. is one of Israel’s leading companies for providing health logistics services and distributes products from dozens of local and international companies. S.L.E. is licensed by the Israeli Ministry of Health, and also holds a GDP distribution license.

“Our agreement with S.L.E., Israel’s leading company in distributing medical products, creates a complete supporting platform for supplying Canndoc’s GMP products to any location in Israel and for countries with similar regulations,” said Canndoc’s Chairman Ehud BarakThrough its S.L.E. partnership, Canndoc has aligned itself with one of the most prominent pharmaceutical companies in the world, for the distribution of cannabis-based medical treatments to countries that recognize the value of these medicines for people in need.”

S.L.E. CEO Aviad Bossi adds, “The agreement brings together our well-established pharmaceutical distribution network with Canndoc’s high quality medical cannabis industry presence and market leadership. Beyond the operations in Israel, this agreement will provide Canndoc significant logistical capabilities that can support Canndoc’s exporting operations from Israel.”

The distribution agreement is set for a 3-year term and includes a mechanism for automatic extension periods of two years each.

Canndoc is one of the first licensed producers, with its GMP-approved medical cannabis Rx products being sold in pharmacies. The engagement in this distribution agreement will broaden Canndoc’s ability to distribute GMP products to its patients within the S.L.E. pharmacy network throughout Israel. In addition, S.L.E. will provide Canndoc significant logistical capabilities in the future supporting Canndoc’s ability to export its products to countries with consistent regulation for the sale and distribution of cannabis products for medical use.

 

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Prairie Records Tops the Charts: Named Top Cannabis Retailer in Canada at Grow UP

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Westleaf Inc. (the “Company” or “Westleaf“) (TSX-V:WL) (OTCQB:WSLFF) is proud to announce its Prairie Records retail stores have been named top cannabis retailer in Canada at the GrowUP Conference & Expo. Singing a different tune in cannabis retail, the award win is a testament to how Prairie Records is offering Canadian’s a truly unprecedented purchasing experience.

“It is extremely gratifying to have Prairie Records be recognized at one of the industry’s largest events and to be able to stand out amongst a field of very worthy retail competitors,” says Adam Coates, Chief Commercial Officer at Westleaf and Retail Brand Strategist for Prairie Records. “We set out to make waves in a sea of sameness by creating an immersive experience like no other in the marketplace, and we are pleased and honoured to receive this, the first Grow UP Conference retail award.”

Ten companies were nominated in the Grow UP retail category at this year’s event, the first for the industry. Among the nominees were independent stores and well-known national chains. Prairie Records was recognized based on delivering an unparalleled consumer purchasing experience and creating a welcoming brand for cannabis consumers.

Westleaf has four Prairie Records stores open, three in the Saskatoon region and one in Calgary, which is hosting its grand opening tomorrow, September 14. The concept combines the tactile and immersive feel of a vinyl record store with a cannabis purchasing experience. Information about the cannabis strains and strengths are presented on album covers and the customer is enveloped in a warm and welcoming retail experience. The staff are well versed on the product offering and provide educational opportunities for both the experienced cannabis connoisseur as well as the novice consumer.

 

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