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Captiva Verde Land Corp Announces Solargram Farms Corporation Receives Health Canada Standard Cultivation Cannabis License for Renauds Mills, New Brunswick

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Coquitlam, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – June 29, 2020) – Captiva Verde Land Corp. (CSE: PWR) (the “Company”) is extremely pleased to announce that Solargram Farms Corporation (“Solargram”), a Canadian controlled private corporation, having corporate offices in Moncton, NB has officially received its Standard Cultivation Cannabis License from Health Canada. The license was issued in accordance with the Canadian Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations. 100% of the Solargrams shares are held in an escrow account ready to be transferred to Captiva Verde in exchange for 35 Million Captiva shares subject to a tight pooling agreement, subject to Health Canada approving the application by all the Captiva Verde officers and directors to pass a security clearance and CSE approval.

Under this Health Canada License, Solargram is now authorized at its site location to conduct the activities listed below:

  • From its indoor-area special purpose, state of the art Greenhouse facility: cultivation, propagating, testing, harvesting, and selling cannabis,
  • From its custom designed, massive outdoor farm grow area: cultivation, propagation, and harvesting cannabis.

It has taken Solargram eighteen (18) months to have achieved this major milestone while recently completing final installation of its New Brunswick 5.6 million square feet grow infrastructure build out located in Renauds Mills, New Brunswick in anticipation of receiving its Standard Cannabis Cultivation License.

The CEO of Captiva Verde Jeff Ciachurski states: “With this exciting news release I declare my intention to purchase 500,000 additional shares of Captive Verde on the open market and as CEO of Greenbriar Capital Corp (which already owns 10.7 million shares of Captiva Verde) declares its intention to seek Toronto Venture Exchange approval to purchase an addition 3 million shares of Captiva Verde on the open market.

Renauds Mills Site Infrastructure Buildout Results

Over the last six months through the best winter and spring conditions in the area in over a decade, the extremely dedicated and focused Solargram team led by Len Wood, Executive Vice President

Captiva Verde and Vice President Solargram Farms, and Marc LeBlanc, President Solargram Farms, have amazingly achieved:

  • Installation of over 8,000 feet of security perimeter fencing over approximately 50 acres,
  • Implementation of one of Canada’s top robust, lowest-cost outdoor farm grown cannabis cultivation facilities having significant, highly cost efficient, infrastructure assets,
  • Purchasing and integrating an approximate 130 land acres package together with an onsite six million gallon water holding pond as well as high capacity water wells to self-serve our planned cannabis outdoor grow farm,
  • Purchasing, renovating, and repurposing three onsite buildings totalling over 36,000 square feet, allowing for vertically integrated seed-to-sale, onsite propagating mothers and clones, de-bucking, milling, drying, and extraction operation capabilities for 2020 and beyond. Outdoor farm cannabis crop planting now underway to produce an expected year one 10,000+ kg’s of dried cannabis over 25 acres (1,100,000 square feet) with combination hoop house crop coverage including specific designed additional micro climate grow areas to achieve for increased crop protection and maximization of cannabis grow cultivation yield.
  • Site infrastructure buildout was fully funded, completed on time, and was completed 65% under original capital budget. We remain completely debt free, and are now funded for our 2020 grow season.

Len Wood states, “Marc and I wish to congratulate all of our team members for their immense effort and dedication in aiding Solargram to achieve this amazing Health Canada licensing milestone. We have truly created an operation that is built for success based on sound business practices including fiscal responsibility as well as planned positive sustainable operating cash-flows, which is a real business. We wish to thank all of our loyal stakeholders that have continued to support our vision while understanding our mission to create a unique Canadian Licenced Producer cannabis market leader that will show and demonstrate the business model required to produce sustainable positive annual cash flow profits, while providing enhanced returns for our shareholders.”

Captiva Verde is proud that the company has now positioned Solargram’s world class team of experienced operators and growers with a financially debt-free, fully developed set of land assets, growing assets, buildings, proprietary IP and technological expertise to successfully run and operate significantly planned, vertically integrated, cannabis outdoor grow farm land acreages at a planned and budgeted ultra-low sub $0.25 production grow cost per gram. Outdoor grow is a major market disruptor and differentiator and this will allow Solargram to sell its planned high cannabinoid full spectrum cannabis oil products at prices that are significantly below its competitors cost of production as well as below black market pricing. Outdoor is a game changer and will allow our company to become an effective leader in this market.

Solargram has a five year planned outdoor farm grown production capacity in excess of 130 farm acres at the Renaud Mills New Brunswick outdoor grow site alone representing over 65,000 kg’s of dried cannabis targeted for end product full spectrum cannabis oil (THC, THCV, CBD, CBG, CBD-THC) concentrate for export as well as for end product, best in class unique cannabis and edible products.

According to The Guardian less than 10% of Canada’s current legal cannabis products are derived from outdoor operations. Sun grown outdoor plants have the lowest cost with consistent high yields and potency, providing consumers with an opportunity to choose from a selection of natural and healthier products than what the market currently offers. Publicly released results from three (3) Canadian outdoor licensed grow facilities in 2019 reported cash costs of between eight (8) cents to twenty-four (24) cents per gram. The new successful companies like Solargram, can provide both a superior product and a price point, inclusive of taxes, that is well below the black market rates, which the latter currently outperforms the legal market at a rate of more than three to one.

Solargram embraces the experiences of long time growing veterans, scientist and proven business leaders whose collective experience together, puts cannabis where its intention is most valued, to the trusted consumer. Cannabis is an evolutionary business within a revolutionary change of politics. The torch is being handed back to veteran growers, scientist and proven business leaders who understand the original intent of legalization, which is to have the lowest cost, first in class products available to everyone.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

“Jeff Ciachurski”

Jeffrey Ciachurski
Chief Executive Officer and Director

Cell: (949) 903-5906
E-mail: westernwind@shaw.ca

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Information

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements”. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that the Company expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include regulatory actions, market prices, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company’s management on the date the statements are made. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the event that management’s beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.

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Yield Growth Announces Manufacturing of Plant-Based Deodorant

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Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – July 9, 2020) – The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE: BOSS) (OTCQB: BOSQF) (FSE: YG3) is pleased to announce that it has completed an initial 5,000 product run of a new deodorant SKU for plant-based brand, Antler.

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“I am proud of our accomplishments in manufacturing plant-based products,” says Yield Growth Chief Executive Officer Penny White. “The timing is right for a high quality men’s plant-based wellness line, and we are pleased to be able to manufacture the highest quality products for Kingdom Brands.”

Kingdom Brands retained Yield Growth to manufacture the deodorants, which is part of a full plant-based men’s wellness collection under the Antler brand. Yield Growth completed production of Antler Deodorant as a white label for Kingdom Brands this month. This long-lasting, all natural, plant-based, aluminium-free deodorant is especially well suited for sensitive skin, is packaged to comply with U.S. and Canadian retail regulations, and can be sold directly to consumers via e-commerce.

There are no parabens, sulphates or aluminum in the Antler deodorant, which is vegan friendly and gluten free. The ingredients include a mix of hemp seed oil, coconut oil and shea butter base, which are all rich in fatty acid. Also incorporated are vitamins and antioxidants known to keep the skin moisturized and hydrated for a soothing and softer skin texture, mixed with sodium bicarbonate, a natural and safe mineral to neutralize odor causing bacteria.

According to a report by Future Market Insights, the global aluminium-free deodorant market is estimated at around US$1.2 billion in 2019, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 10% from 2019 to 2029.

About The Yield Growth Corp.

The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE: BOSS) (OTCQB: BOSQF) is a phytoceutical and consumer packaged goods company that develops and acquires intellectual property and other assets related to plant-based products and therapeutics, and develops, manufactures, markets, sells and distributes plant-based products that improve lives. It has over 200 proprietary wellness formulas at various stages of commercialization, including over 20 products that are now for sale through e-commerce or brick and mortar retail stores. It owns the plant-based skin care brand Urban Juve, which is currently launching several hand sanitizer products, and it owns wellness brands Wright & Well and Jack n Jane. Yield Growth owns almost 20% of plant based wellness and clothing brand company Kingdom Brands, which is launching plant based products for men. It has 14 patent applications for its extraction method and product formulations and filed in what the Global Wellness Institute reports is a $4.2 trillion-dollar global wellness market. It is developing natural health products, including sunscreen, pain balm, and skin topicals to fight and ward off infectious diseases. Its majority owned subsidiary NeonMind Biosciences Inc. is launching a line of medicinal mushroom products and is developing intellectual property in the emerging area of psychedelic medicine. The Yield Growth management and advisory team has deep experience with global brands including Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Skechers and Aritzia.

Investor Relations Contacts:

Penny White, President & CEO

Kevan Matheson, Investor Relations

invest@yieldgrowth.com

1-833-514-BOSS 1-833-514-2677

1-833-515-BOSS 1-833-515-2677

The Canadian Securities Exchange has not reviewed, approved or disapproved the contents of this news release.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking information and statements (collectively, “forward looking statements”) under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates, forecasts, beliefs and assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks, uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to: risks related to the development, testing, licensing, brand development, availability of packaging, intellectual property protection, reduced global commerce and reduced access to raw materials and other supplies do to the spread of the Coronavirus, the potential for not acquiring any rights as a result of the patent application and any products making use of the intellectual property may be ineffective or the company may be unsuccessful in commercializing them; and other approvals will be required before commercial exploitation of the intellectual property can happen. Demand for the company’s products, general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties, delay or failure to receive board or regulatory approvals where applicable, and the state of the capital markets. Yield Growth cautions readers not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements provided by Yield Growth, as such forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of future results or performance and actual results may differ materially. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, and Yield Growth expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter statements containing any forward-looking information, or the factors or assumptions underlying them, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

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Materia and Pure Ratios to Launch Award-Winning CBD Topicals into the UK Market

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Materia (“Materia” or the “Company“), a medical cannabis and CBD wellness company focused on the European market, today announced an agreement with Pure Ratios Holdings Inc. (“Pure Ratios”), an award-winning CBD topical manufacturer and subsidiary of 4Front Ventures Corp (CSE: FFNT) (OTCQX: FFNTF), to distribute and market its products across Europe.

“Pure Ratios is an innovator, with a best-in-class transdermal patch, rooted in science and natural medicine. We are excited to be their European partner, with plans to launch in the UK as our first market,” said Deepak Anand, CEO of Materia. “The UK is currently Europe’s largest CBD market and consumers are developing brand preference for products they like and trust. The market research we have conducted, including consumer segmentation and brand mapping, has made clear the calibre of partners required for long-term success. With highly differentiated products, proven quality and an established track record with consumers, Pure Ratios fits this profile perfectly.”

Founded in 2015 and based in San Diego, California, Pure Ratios is known for combining holistic wellness concepts with CBD and other cannabinoids. Its award-winning line of CBD topical patches are sold through a network of over 1000 stores across the United States and through their expanding e-commerce and distribution platforms. Under the terms of the agreement, Materia will conduct sales and marketing for Pure Ratios’ hemp-derived CBD topical salve, topical roll-on, lip balm and 96-hour transdermal reservoir patch products. Materia will work directly with wholesalers, retailers, and direct to consumers channels in the UK.

“Our approach of combining modern cannabis science with natural holistic medicine is both unique and effective and that has helped establish Pure Ratios as one of the most reputable CBD brands in the US,” said Chad Conner, Co-Founder of Pure Ratios. “We selected Materia as our partner because they have the commercial acumen and regulatory expertise to help navigate the burgeoning European market opportunity for us to propel Pure Ratios into a leading global wellness brand.”

According to the Centre for Medical Cannabis, UK consumers are spending over £300 million a year on CBD products and the market is forecasted to grow to almost £1 billion by 20251.  Demand for topicals is expected to exceed overall growth in the CBD market with a CAGR greater than 20%1. Key topical formats are balms and gels that are being used for muscle and joint relief, as well as skincare creams. The global CBD skincare market alone is expected to expand at a CAGR of 32.9% from 2019 to 2025, thereby reaching a value of approximately £1.4 billion (USD $1.7 billion) by 20252.

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InnoCan Pharma Collaborate with Recipharm on its CBD Loaded Exosome (CLX) Treatments

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Herzeliya, Israel and Calgary, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – July 9, 2020) – InnoCan Pharma Corporation (CNSX: INNO) (FSE: IP4) (the “Company” or “Innocan”), is pleased to announce its collaboration with Recipharm, Israel to synthesize and analyze cannabinoid loaded exosomes.

Recipharm unites more than 30 facilities across 10 different countries offering a range of services, mainly in two different operating areas, pharmaceutical development services and manufacturing services. Recipharm offers seamless tech transfer from Recipharm development facilities and provide commercial supply of a wide range of formulations. Recipharm has over 25 years of experience innovating and developing new technologies and processes for clinical applications. Recipharm’s facility in Israel, offers development services to a wide variety of clients from start-ups to large established companies. Recipharm offers a wide range of GMP-compliant services ranging from manufacturing services of pharmaceuticals in various dosage forms, production of clinical trial material and APIs, pharmaceutical product development and development and manufacturing of medical devices.

Iris Bincovich, InnoCan’s CEO stated: “Working closely with the exceptional Recipharm team will allow InnoCan Pharma to devote efforts with the exosome technology production/loading technology while the work on the cannabinoids themselves will be done at Recipharm.”

Dr. Sylvia Kachalsky, site manager in Israel stated: “We are very exiting to work with InnoCan Pharma on this unique project who has a potential to be applied on large spectrum of different indications. The idea of loading Exosomes with Cannabinoids may open a wide window to different formulations, using the Exosome as a “targeted missile” leading the chosen Cannabinoid to its target.”

Prof. Dani Offen stated: “The development of the CLX- CBD loaded Exosome is very challenging but holding huge potential. Working with Recipharm will allow me and my team to be concentrating and putting all efforts at the Exosome production/characterization/loading side of the development process while knowing the analysis work is been done in one of the best labs we could chose. We are working with Recipharm in close collaboration on the development of this exiting technology and looking forward to achieve the milestones as we planned.”

About Innocan Pharma

The Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Innocan Pharma Ltd. (“Innocan Pharma Israel“), is a pharmaceutical tech company that focuses on the development of several drug delivery platforms combining cannabidiol (“CBD“) with other pharmaceutical ingredients. Innocan and Ramot at Tel Aviv University are collaborating on the development of a new exosome-based technology that targets both central nervous system indications and the COVID-19 coronavirus. CBD-loaded exosomes may hold the potential to provide a highly synergistic effect of anti-inflammatory properties and help in the recovery of infected lung cells. This product, which is expected to be administrated by inhalation, will be tested against a variety of lung infections.

Innocan Pharma Israel has entered into a worldwide exclusive research and license agreement with Yissum Research and Development Company, the commercial arm of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to develop a CBD drug delivery platform based on a unique-controlled release liposome to be administrated by injection. The Company, together with Prof. Berenholtz, Head of the Laboratory of Membrane and Liposome Research of the Hebrew University, plans to test the liposome platform on several potential indications. The Company is also working on a dermal product integrating CBD with other pharmaceutical ingredients as well as the development and sale of CBD-integrated pharmaceuticals, including, but not limited to, topical treatments for relief of psoriasis symptoms as well as the treatment of muscle pain and rheumatic pain. The founders and officers of Innocan have commercially successful track records in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors in Israel and globally.

About Recipharm
Recipharm is a leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) in the pharmaceutical industry employing almost 9,000 employees. Recipharm offers manufacturing services of pharmaceuticals in various dosage forms, production of clinical trial material and APIs, pharmaceutical product development and development and manufacturing of medical devices. Recipharm manufactures several hundred different products to customers ranging from big pharma to smaller research and development companies. Recipharm’s annual turnover is approximately Euro 1.1 Billion. The company operates development and manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the US and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The Recipharm B-share (RECI B) is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

For further information, please contact:

Innocan Pharma Corporation
Iris Bincovich, CEO
+972-54-3012842
info@innocanpharma.com

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Caution regarding forward-looking information

Certain information set forth in this news release is forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. By its nature, forward-looking information is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond Innocan’s control. The forward-looking information contained in this news release is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by Innocan.

Forward-looking information is subject to various risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results and experience to differ materially from the anticipated results or expectations expressed in this news release. As a result of the foregoing, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking information contained in this news release. A comprehensive discussion of other risks that impact Innocan are available under Innocan’s profile at www.sedar.com.

Readers are cautioned that undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information as actual results may vary materially from the forward-looking information. Innocan Pharma does not undertake to update, correct or revise any forward-looking information as a result of any new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable law.

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