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TILT Announces Mark Scatterday as Interim CEO

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Former Jupiter Research CEO to Focus on Growth, Profitability and
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TILT Holdings Inc. (“TILT” or the “Company”) (CSE:TILT) (OTCQB:SVVTF), a
leading business to business company in the cannabis industry, today
announced the appointment of Mark Scatterday to the position of interim
Chief Executive Officer of TILT, effective immediately. The board of
directors of TILT (the “Board”) has formed a committee which is in the
process of retaining an executive search firm for the purpose of
identifying a long-term CEO candidate to lead the Company through its
next growth phase. Alex Coleman, the Company’s former CEO, has stepped
down and will remain as Chairman of the Board and continue to focus on
corporate development and strategy including possibly a separate public
listing in the US for qualifying assets, partnership or joint ventures.

“The plan has always been to identify a CEO with strong operational
experience to replace me as soon as it made sense for the Company,” said
Mr. Coleman. “With the completion of our four-way merger, public listing
on the CSE and several subsequent acquisitions, it is an ideal time to
make this change. Mark is a fantastic operator and exactly the person we
need to transition this company to its next phase as we conduct this
search. The Board will be looking for a permanent CEO who has proven
success as a public company executive and who can utilize operational
talent like Mark to best position TILT for future growth.”

Mr. Scatterday is a lifelong entrepreneur and operator, having built a
number of successful businesses. Most recently, he was the founder and
CEO of Jupiter Research, a leading provider of vaporization and
inhalation devices for the cannabis industry, which is now a
wholly-owned subsidiary of TILT. Through the Jupiter acquisition, Mr.
Scatterday is currently TILT’s largest shareholder. He is currently, and
will remain, a member of the Board, and is committed to his new role.

“There is a tremendous opportunity right now at TILT in that we are
currently one of the largest revenue generating, U.S.-based, publicly
listed cannabis companies, yet we need to do a better job of
communicating our progress to the market,” said Mr. Scatterday. “My goal
over the next 90 days is to help TILT focus its resources on the areas
of the business that can drive growth and stability, while communicating
a refined, focused strategy throughout the company, as well as
externally to the market. Collectively we have one of the broadest
reaches in the cannabis industry when considering the breadth of
products and services the Company offers. The opportunity is now to help
the market understand the vision for how these businesses work
synergistically together. I’m enthusiastic about my new role and look
forward to sharing regular updates with our shareholders and the
investment community.”

About TILT

TILT is a leading provider of products and services to businesses
operating in the cannabis industry. The Company offers the contract
manufacturing of marijuana in a variety of form factors, vaporizer and
inhalation devices, business and consumer delivery services and a broad
suite of software products for over 1,500 retailers and brands
throughout the United States (“U.S.”), Canada and Europe. The majority
of TILT’s products are customized to client specifications and branding,
all enabling them to operate their businesses more efficiently and
connect with their customers more effectively. The Company is organized
in two main business units, Software & Services and Consumer Devices &
Packaged Goods, designed to augment competencies across the organization
in research, manufacturing, packaging and technology to deliver
end-to-end services and customer solutions. All of TILT’s products are
supported by an extensive research process led by scientists and
engineers, who use data analytics and discovery to produce new products,
helping shape the industry. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, with offices
throughout the U.S., Toronto and London, TILT has over 500 employees and
has sales in 40 U.S. states, Canada and Europe. For more information,
please visit www.tiltholdings.com.

Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains forward-looking information based on current
expectations. Forward-looking information is provided for the purpose of
presenting information about management’s current expectations and plans
relating to the future and readers are cautioned that such statements
may not be appropriate for other purposes. Forward-looking information
may include, without limitation, the opinions or beliefs of management,
prospects, opportunities, priorities, targets, goals, ongoing
objectives, milestones, strategies and outlooks for TILT, and includes
statements about, among other things, future developments, future
operations, strengths, and strategies of TILT. Generally,
forward-looking information can be identified by the use of
forward-looking terminology such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not
expect”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”,
“intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or
variations of such words and phrases, or statements that certain
actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will be
taken”, “occur” or “be achieved”. These statements should not be read as
guarantees of future performance or results. These statements are based
upon certain material factors, assumptions and analyses that were
applied in drawing a conclusion or making a forecast or projection,
including TILT’s experience and perceptions of historical trends,
current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other
factors that are believed to be reasonable in the circumstances.

Although such statements are based on management’s reasonable
assumptions at the date such statements are made, there can be no
assurance that they can be completed on the terms described above, or
that such forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as
actual results and future events could differ materially from those
anticipated in such forward-looking information. Accordingly, readers
should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking information. TILT
assumes no responsibility to update or revise forward-looking
information to reflect new events or circumstances unless required by
applicable law.

By its nature, forward-looking information is subject to risks and
uncertainties, and there are a variety of material factors, many of
which are beyond the control of TILT, that may cause actual outcomes to
differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements.

The CSE has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news
release.

Contacts

Joel Milton
SVP of Business Development
Phone: (303) 872-7255

Investors:
Scott Van Winkle
ICR
Phone: 617-956-6736
[email protected]

Media:
Cory Ziskind
ICR
Phone: 646-277-1232
[email protected]


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Innocan Pharma Announces Study Findings that LPT-CBD maintains its prolonged release in Rabbits

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HERZLIYA, Israel and CALGARY, AB, Feb. 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Innocan Pharma Corporation (CSE: INNO) (FSE: IP4) (OTCQB: INNPF) (“Innocan” or the “Company”), a pioneer in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, is pleased to announce the latest findings from the Company’s pharmacokinetic study of its LPT-CBD platform in rabbits.

The fundamentals of LPT-CBD lay in its ability to slowly release CBD into the blood stream. Studies conducted in various animal models including mice, dogs, goats, and sheep showed long pharmacokinetics of CBD that persisted up to several weeks. In the Company’s latest study conducted on rabbits, the results showed additional supportive data for the long exposure of CBD obtained following a single subcutaneous LPT-CBD injection.   

The Company is encouraged by these study results as they confirm the approach the Company is taking with its LPT platform. The results from studies of several organisms injected with the Company’s liposomal CBD –have consistently demonstrated that a detectable CBD level could be maintained for weeks following one injection. The Company will continue with human trials in the near future.

Pharmacokinetics (PK) is an important tool that helps evaluate the bioavailability and exposure level of a specific drug. Parameters such as maximal blood drug concentration (cMax), time to reach cMax (Tmax) and half-life of the drug are calculated based on data collected from blood analysis of the drug across a determined time. The collected PK parameters along with other tests help to define the required dose of a drug to achieve a maximal therapeutic effect. In the study conducted on rabbits, the animals were collected for blood analysis of the drug for up to 11 days. As expected, the animals presented a persistent CBD concentration in their blood that maintained through the entire testing period. This correlates to PK results obtained from other species, supporting the long CBD exposure and the necessity of only a single LPT-CBD injection to obtain a long and wide therapeutic window for CBD.   

About Innocan Pharma:

Innocan is a pharmaceutical tech company that operates under two main segments: Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Wellness. In the Pharmaceuticals segment, Innocan focuses on developing innovative drug delivery platform technologies comprises with cannabinoids science, to treat various conditions to improve patients’ quality of life. This segment involves two drug delivery technologies: (i) LPT CBD-loaded liposome platform facilitating exact dosing and the prolonged and controlled release of CBD into the blood stream. The LPT delivery platform research is in the preclinical trial phase for two indications: Epilepsy and Pain Management. In the Consumer Wellness segment, Innocan develops and markets a wide portfolio of innovative and high-performance self-care products to promote a healthier lifestyle. Under this segment Innocan has established a Joint Venture by the name of BI Sky Global Ltd. that focuses developing on advanced targeted online sales. https://innocanpharma.com/

Contact Information:

For Innocan Pharma Corporation:
Iris Bincovich, CEO
+1 5162104025
+972-54-3012842
+442037699377
info@innocanpharma.com

NEITHER THE CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER HAVE REVIEWED OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Information

Certain information set forth in this news release, including, without limitation, the Company’s plans for human trials of its LPT-CBD platform, 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, including expectations and assumptions concerning the anticipated benefits of the products, satisfaction of regulatory requirements in various jurisdictions and satisfactory completion of production and distribution arrangements.

Forward-looking information is subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and experience to differ materially from the anticipated results or expectations expressed in this news release. The key risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to: global and local (national) economic, political, market and business conditions; governmental and regulatory requirements and actions by governmental authorities; and potential disruption of relationships with suppliers, manufacturers, customers, business partners and competitors. There are also risks that are inherent in the nature of product distribution, including import/export matters and the failure to obtain any required regulatory and other approvals (or to do so in a timely manner). The anticipated timeline for entry to markets may change for a number of reasons, including the inability to secure necessary regulatory requirements, or the need for additional time to conclude and/or satisfy the manufacturing and distribution arrangements. 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 can be found in Innocan’s public reports and filings which are available under Innocan’s profile at www.sedarplus.ca.

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 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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Schwazze Appoints Forrest Hoffmaster as Interim Chief Executive Officer

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DENVER, Feb. 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Medicine Man Technologies, Inc., operating as Schwazze, (OTCQX: SHWZ) (NEO: SHWZ) (“Schwazze” or the “Company”), today announced that Forrest Hoffmaster, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed to the additional role of interim Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). This follows Nirup Krishnamurthy’s resignation as CEO and as a member of the Board of Directors (“Board”), effective February 20, 2024, due to personal reasons.

Mr. Hoffmaster, who joined the Company in January 2023, brings over 30 years of executive experience in finance and operations for both public and private companies. Prior to Schwazze, Mr. Hoffmaster served as CEO of New Seasons Market, a specialty gourmet food retailer, where he navigated the company through one of the most disruptive periods in the retail grocery industry. Under his leadership, Mr. Hoffmaster implemented a focused growth and cost optimization program, enabling the company to grow EBITDA by over 30% in two years. Prior to New Seasons Market, Forrest held leadership positions with other leading grocers including Whole Foods Market and H-E-B.

“Forrest is well-positioned to seamlessly step in and lead the Company’s day-to-day operations as we conduct our search for a permanent successor,” said Justin Dye, Chairman of the Board. “With Forrest’s proven track record and deep retail expertise, we plan to continue leveraging our operating playbook to drive strong Adjusted EBITDA margins and consistent cash flow generation. On behalf of the Board, I’d like to wish Nirup the best in his future endeavors.”

About Schwazze

Schwazze (OTCQX: SHWZ) (NEO: SHWZ) is building a premier vertically integrated regional cannabis company with assets in Colorado and New Mexico and will continue to take its operating system to other states where it can develop a differentiated regional leadership position. Schwazze is the parent company of a portfolio of leading cannabis businesses and brands spanning seed to sale.

Schwazze is anchored by a high-performance culture that combines customer-centric thinking and data science to test, measure, and drive decisions and outcomes. The Company’s leadership team has deep expertise in retailing, wholesaling, and building consumer brands at Fortune 500 companies as well as in the cannabis sector.

Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. was Schwazze’s former operating trade name. The corporate entity continues to be named Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. Schwazze derives its name from the pruning technique of a cannabis plant to enhance plant structure and promote healthy growth. To learn more about Schwazze, visit https://schwazze.com/.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements.” Such statements may be preceded by the words “may,” “will,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “expect,” “intends,” “plans,” “strategy,” “prospects,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “approximately,” “estimate,” “predict,” “project,” “potential,” “continue,” “ongoing,” or the negative of these terms or other words of similar meaning in connection with a discussion of future events or future operating or financial performance, although the absence of these words does not necessarily mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future events or performance, are based on certain assumptions, and are subject to various known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company’s control and cannot be predicted or quantified. Consequently, actual events and results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties associated with (i) regulatory limitations on our products and services and the uncertainty in the application of federal, state, and local laws to our business, and any changes in such laws; (ii) our ability to manufacture our products and product candidates on a commercial scale on our own or in collaboration with third parties; (iii) our ability to identify, consummate, and integrate anticipated acquisitions; (iv) general industry and economic conditions; (v) our ability to access adequate capital upon terms and conditions that are acceptable to us; (vi) our ability to pay interest and principal on outstanding debt when due; (vii) volatility in credit and market conditions; (viii) the loss of one or more key executives or other key employees; and (ix) other risks and uncertainties related to the cannabis market and our business strategy. More detailed information about the Company and the risk factors that may affect the realization of forward-looking statements is set forth in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Investors and security holders are urged to read these documents free of charge on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by law.

Investor Relations Contact
Sean Mansouri, CFA or Aaron D’Souza
Elevate IR
(720) 330-2829
[email protected] 

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