Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – March 27, 2023) – 1CM Inc. (CSE: EPIC) (OTCQB: MILFF) (FSE: IQ70) (the “Company” or “1CM”) is proud to announce that it has entered into a Business Collaboration Agreement with Herbidus Formulations Pvt Ltd. (“the Trost”).
The scope of collaboration includes licensing 1CM Inc’s brands to the Trost for its manufacturing of Cannabis Ayurvedic Herbal Cigarettes (“Rollen” or “pre-rolls”), and the establishment of 2 Ayurvedic Medicine Flagship Clinics. If Trost can achieve the milestones set out in the Business Collaboration Agreement, and pending all regulatory approval, 1CM Inc. will have the ability to purchase the Trost based on a predetermined valuation formula not to exceed an enterprise value of Rs 50,00,00,000 (Approximately. CAD $8,337,815).
The Trost currently purchases all cannabis flower from the Government of Uttar Pradesh, Department of Excise (“Abkari”) and licensed by Ministry of Ayush, Government of India. The Trost currently has a quota, which allows it to purchase up to 16,000kg of Cannabis flower leaf annually directly from the government for manufacturing into pre-rolls. The cannabis flower leaf is processed by maintaining the full profile of the plant and is permitted to contain naturally occurring amounts of THC, CBD, CBN and CBG.
1CM Inc. intends to provide its expertise to develop its cannabis stream and distribution in India. India is expected to become the most populous country in the world in 2023. This new enterprise provides a entry for 1CM into India with an existing domestic licensed ayurvedic medicine cannabis operator.
“The Trost currently possess the only licence in India to manufacture and sell Ayurvedic cannabis pre-roll cigarettes. I look forward to building Flagship Clinics and manufacturing cannabis products together in India.”
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About 1CM Inc.
1CM Inc. is a multi-jurisdictional, multidimensional cannabis company focused on its retail customers and technology to democratize cannabis markets. Our vision is to be a leading cannabis company globally with solutions that add value to consumers and companies. The Company is focused on expanding its current operations through organic growth and by way of merger and acquisition transactions.
About The Trost.
The Trost is a Indian domiciled company focused on manufacturing and sales of ayurvedic medical cannabis as permitted under the The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS Act), Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (DCA), and under a license from Ministry of Ayush, Government of India. The Trost currently sells its products on its website thetrost.com.
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