Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – October 2, 2020) – Nutritional High International Inc. (CSE: EAT) (“Nutritional High” or the “Company“) announced today that, further to the notice of meeting of the holders of the 10% senior unsecured convertible debentures (the “Debentures”) to be held on October 8, 2020, the Company is proposing to amend the conversion price of the Debentures due March 2021 to $.02. The Information Circular dated September 17, 2020 that was provided to holders of Debentures in connection with the upcoming meeting, provided that the amendment to the conversion price would be to $0.025 or such lower amount permitted by the Canadian Securities Exchange. The proposed $0.02 conversion price is subject to approval by the Canadian Securities Exchange.
The meeting of the holders of Debenture will also seek approval for an elimination of the price at which the Company can exercise its option to convert the Debentures in order to allow the Company to force a conversion at any time. In addition, as part of the proposed amendments for which approval is being sought, 50% of the shares issued upon conversion will be placed in escrow for six months subject to early release in whole or part at the discretion of the Company.
“The conversion of unsecured debt is a critical step in our strategic review and is necessary as we improve our capital structure and reposition Nutritional High into higher margin, branded manufacturing,” commented John Durfy, CEO of Nutritional High.
About Nutritional High International Inc.
Nutritional High is focused on developing and manufacturing branded products in the cannabis industry, with a specific focus on edibles and oil extracts for medical and adult recreational use. The Company works exclusively in jurisdictions where such activity is permitted and regulated by state law. Nutritional High has brought its flagship FLÏ™ edibles and vape product lines from production to market in various markets including Colorado where its award winning FLÏ™ products are manufactured by Palo Verde, LLC. The Company signed a purchase agreement for Palo Verde and is awaiting regulatory approval.
The Company also distributes products through its wholly owned distributor Calyx Brands Inc. The Company signed an agreement to sell Calyx which is expected to close in the current fiscal quarter.
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