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Green Thumb Industries Inc. (OTCMKTS:GTBIF) To Open A Seventh RiseTM Retail Location In Pennsylvania

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Green Thumb Industries Inc. (OTCMKTS:GTBIF) the owner of RiseTM and Essence retail stores has announced that on September 19 it will open its seventh RiseTM retail location, Rise Hermitage, in Pennsylvania.

Retail store to open on September 19

The retail location will on September 16 between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. host an open house for the community. The company plans to host the open house before having cannabis products on site. The community will get a chance to interact with the RiseTM team including the Pennsylvania president and General Manager.  

Green Thumb Industries Founder and Chief Executive officer, Ben Kovler indicated that they were delighted to open their seventh RiseTM retail location in Pennsylvania and be the first company to offer people cannabis products across the Mercer County. The company already has 32 retail locations across the country and the CEO indicated that they were seeking to expand the company’s footprint in Pennsylvania. They look forward to continuing being part of the Hermitage community. 

Currently, RiseTM has retail locations in Steelton, Erie, Mechanicsburg, Latrobe, York, and Carlisle. Green Thumb which entered the Pennsylvania market in 2017 has a manufacturing facility in Danville where they produce their branded products such as Rhythm.

Dispensary to enhance access to products for patients

Bill Moder, the president of the Hermitage Board of Commissioners said that GTI and RiseTM are cannabis operators with a lot of experience and they are delighted that a local dispensary will be available for patients. He added that the company emphasizes on compliance and commitment to the community and their presence in the area is welcome. They will be able to access more patients though their premium quality branded products.

As of last month, there were more than 180,000 registered patients for Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program. This follows the addition of 3,000 who received certification after anxiety disorders were included in the qualifying conditions list. The state has a list of 23 qualifying conditions such as PTSD, severe chronic pain and opioid use disorder.

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Pharmacyte Biotech Inc (OTCMKTS:PMCB) To Hit Is Major Milestones This Year

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Pharmacyte Biotech Inc (OTCMKTS:PMCB) is looking forward to achieving some major milestones in time to come. The shareholders have a lot to gain if the company achieves its set targets.

This business guru says 2020 is its year since it is time it hopes to achieve these major milestones. The milestones to be achieved are in line with the company’s leading therapy for the locally advanced, inoperable pancreatic cancer (LAPC).

Investors hoping to benefit from the achievement of milestones

Investors in the stock continue hoping for a price appreciation as the company upholds its focus, achieving the milestones. The company’s Investigational New Drug application (IND) is set to reach the FDA any time soon. This is the first milestone that the shareholders expect to be achieved this year.

Pharmacyte requires approval from the body to engage in the administration of the product. It will be in the company’s Phase 2b clinical trial that it will be administering the product to the patients.

The submission of an IND a few weeks later will be followed by another major development. This will probably be the achievement of the second milestone, which is the FDA’s response. A positive response will see the business guru start the clinical trials of the product.

The IND and matters surrounding it

Upon receiving the IND, the FDA will do as it usually does with the other submissions i.e. notify Pharmacyte. It will do that through an IND letter of acknowledgment. Usually, the FDA has about 30 days to review the submission and offer a response.

However, some things would result in the body doing things out of the ordinary. This is when the FDA realizes that the application in question is subject to some clinical hold. In such a case, the body is left with no other choice but6 to collect more information.

The business guru will be looking forward to seeing the IND go through. This will probably mark the start of shipping the product to the various investigators outlined in the IND application.

The prevailing condition has always been for the investigator to wait until the FDA approves the IND to take the next move. That would probably be the delivery of the therapy to humans.

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Sugarmade Inc (OTCMKTS:SGMD) Clarifies That It Has Not Authorized Or Engaged Any Third Party For Promotional Activities

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Sugarmade Inc (OTCMKTS:SGMD) said it has not authorized or engaged any third-party for promotional activities of its common stock. The company is only aware of the news of unauthorized promotional activities through the communication of OTC Markets.

Sugarmade is not involved indirectly or directly

Sugarmade stated that it is not involved either indirectly or directly with the distribution, creation, or paid for the promotional materials related to its securities. It is not even known about such content or editorials for promotional activities. The company puts a heavyweight on marketing practices and investor relations.

Conducted due diligence

Sugarmade conducted due diligence into the unauthorized promotional activities involving its securities. The promotional activities comprised unvetted and incomplete information regarding its securities and business performance. After conducting an inquiry, the company said its directors, officers, or any beneficial owner of 10% of its common stock are not involved in the sale or purchase of its common stock in the past three months.

Authorized channels of information

Sugarmade issues press releases through corporate communications firm or NetworkNewsWire. The company has only engaged FN Press Wire, IR Pub LLC, and EHC Branding Agency for marketing related services, public relations, and investor relations in the last 12 months.

Enters the market of hemp extraction equipment

Sugarmade has entered the supply of laboratory and hemp extraction equipment. The company already started the supply of equipment for installation in a large facility in the eastern region of the US.

Jimmy Chan, Chief Executive Officer of Sugarmade, said the company is pleased to confirm the acceptance of initial components received from the producer and are in the transit to Western Kentucky. Sugarmade will record these revenues after delivery and installation in January this year.

East West BioPharma Group, Inc., an ordering entity, is constructing a laboratory and hemp extraction facility, which will have a daily distillate processing capacity of 1,000 hemp distillate. Sugarmade supplied high quality and highly efficient machines to meet the goal of East West Biopharma.

Sugarmade inked a pact with Chinese manufacturers, who have experience in the design and supply of equipment for the extraction of oils from terpenes, and medicinal plants.

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Medipharm Labs Corp (OTCMKTS:MEDIF) Completes Initial Shipments Of Indica Vape Cartridges: Receives Amended License To Begin Production In Barrie

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Medipharm Labs Corp (OTCMKTS:MEDIF) has completed the first shipment under a cannabis 2.0 accord with 1193269 B.C. Ltd. The company is offering high-quality cannabis extracts and filling services through MediPharm Labs Inc (MLI), its wholly-owned subsidiary. MLI also distributes custom formulated Shelter Vape Cartridges under the Wafarer brand across the nation.  Shelter House Brand, which is managed by 1193269 B.C. Ltd, has developed the Wafarer brand for the customers to enjoy uncompromised tastes in sleek product design.

Expanding white label portfolio

CEO of MediPharm Labs, Pat McCutcheon, said the company is one of the first license holders to introduce quality assured cannabis concentrates to the consumers in Canada. The company will use its platform built over several years to expand the white label portfolio with Shelter that focuses on developing top-notch brands for the customers.

Receives a license amendment

Health Canada has granted an amendment to the license allowing MLI to commence the production in a recently expanded area of the specialized manufacturing facility based in Barrie, Ontario. With this amendment, the total licensed footprint is increased to 25,000 Sq. Ft. The company can use a large chunk of the manufacturing facility for cannabis activities that comprise research and development, testing and quality control of cannabis, downstream production/ packaging, and secure storage for the distribution and fulfillment of new orders and support new product formulations.

Pat said the amended license allows the company to unlock the recent investments in expanded capacity and advanced capabilities at an appropriate time. The company focuses on the white label business and scale up its platform to satisfy the demand of customers.

Meets GMP for medicinal products

The Australian TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) has informed Medipharm Labs that its manufacturing facility in Canada complies with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) for medicinal products. It helps the company to increase its manufacturing capabilities across the world.

Department of Health and Human Services in Victoria, Australia, has awarded the state licenses to MediPharm Labs Australia Pty. Ltd, a subsidiary of MediPharm Labs Corp, for cannabis substances. The company completed the initial construction of an extraction facility in Wonthaggi. It will use the new facility for testing, storing, and R&D of cannabis.

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