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Nutritional Lifestyle Brand, Eat Like a Woman®, Launches Plant-Based Foods Exclusively Focused on Health Needs of Women on QVC® Television

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With a vision to bring awareness to the unique health and nutritional
needs of women, Eat
Like a Woman®
introduces healthy options inspired by the latest
research in women’s health with their national launch on QVC® Television
June 2019.

The Nutrition Bars, Happy Cookie®, and Life Stage Shake® are a delicious
and healthy line of plant-based products that are gluten-free, soy-free,
dairy-free with zero sugar alcohols or artificial sweeteners formulated
to meet a woman’s unique physiological and functional needs at every
life stage.

“Until recently, it was thought that the only difference between women
and men was merely reproductive,” says Staness Jonekos, Founder and CEO
of Eat Like a Woman®. “Today, we know that the combination of genetic,
hormonal, and physiological differences affects not only our
susceptibility to disease but also how our bodies respond to diet.”

Did you know:

  • The FDA banned females from research in 1977 until recently.
  • Women do not process serotonin as well as men.
  • Women suffer from depression and mood related conditions 2 to 3 times
    more frequently than men.
  • Women oxidize more fat and less carbohydrates and protein compared to
    men during endurance exercise.
  • Women experience heart disease differently than men.
  • A woman’s digestive system differs from a man’s.
  • Women absorb nutrients more slowly.
  • Women suffer from insomnia 2 to 3 times more frequently than men.
  • A woman’s nutritional needs are very different at each life stage from
    the reproductive years to pregnancy/lactation, to menopause and beyond.

Jonekos continues, “The first step to personalized nutrition is the
consideration of gender-differences, because they can affect many
processes from metabolism to mood. Nutrition is the first step to
prevent, reduce risk or manage disease for both sexes. It is time women
and men have equal opportunity to achieve optimal health.”

Eat Like a Woman® functional food products embrace new science
addressing a gender-specific challenge.

The Amazon best-selling book, Eat Like a Woman®, inspired this lifestyle
brand and features a science-based, three-week and three-month
healthy-living program with delicious recipes from our favorite
celebrities.

“The year is 2019 and women are finally saying ‘#MeToo’ and ‘#TimesUp’
to discrimination. Now it’s time to respect gender differences and
account for the unique health and nutritional needs of women,” adds
Jonekos.

What the medical experts are saying:

“The scientific data presented is not only up to date, but also
exceptionally accurate. Eat Like a Woman should become a standard
referral source for all women’s health providers and for the women who
seek their help.”

-Janice Werbinski, MD, FACOG, Executive Director of the Sex and Gender
Women’s Health Collaborative

“Medical science is rapidly realizing that sex matters far more than
we ever imagined. It is time for every woman to start thinking about
medical needs tailored to her own gender and Eat Like a Woman is a
terrific place to start.”

-Larry Cahill, Ph.D., Professor, Neurobiology and Behavior School of
Biological Sciences

“Eat Like A Woman scientifically explains why women, because of their
unique metabolism and hormonal milieu, do not respond to food the same
way men do. Eat Like a Woman has exhaustively researched this important
topic that has the capability to profoundly change women’s health-and
women’s lives.”

-Lauren F. Streicher, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and
Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University,
Chicago, IL

“Eat Like a Woman has the most comprehensive explanations with
action-oriented steps to improve their health destiny as influenced by
nutrition… and empower women to take charge and ownership of their
eating habits and nutritional health
.

-Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD, Chief Director, Center for BrainHealth®, UT
Dallas, author of Make Your Brain Smarter

To find out more information about Eat Like a Woman® products and
resources, visit www.eatlikeawoman.com

Contacts

Dara Shlifka
646-964-4446
dara@gcomworks.com

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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.

 

SOURCE Sunniva Inc.

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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.

 

SOURCE Westleaf Inc.

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