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UEX Corporation (UEXCF)

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UEX Corporation is a junior exploration company with a varied portfolio of projects in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin. Since its establishment, the Company has made major advancements in the discovery and development of existing and new uranium deposits in the Athabasca Basin. UEX is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The Company also has a satellite office in Vancouver, British Columbia.

UEX is involved in 19 uranium projects, including eight that are 100 percent owned and operated by UEX, one joint venture with Orano Canada, Inc. (Orano) and ALX Uranium Corp. (ALX) that is 50.1 percent owned by UEX and is under option to and operated by ALX, and also eight joint ventures with Orano, one joint venture with Orano and JCU (Canada) Exploration Company Limited that are operated by Orano, and one project (Christie Lake), that is 60 percent owned by UEX with JCU (Canada) Exploration Company Limited which is operated by UEX.

UEX’s underpinning is considerable existing uranium resources. Additionally, the Company is exploring the West Bear Cobalt-Nickel Prospect via its 100 percent owned subsidiary CoEx Metals Corporation. The West Bear Project was earlier part of UEX’s Hidden Bay Project. It contains the West Bear Cobalt-Nickel Prospect and the West Bear Uranium Deposit.

UEX is also increasing its resources at Christie Lake. The new Orora Discovery tested the Company’s first identified new target on this project. Overall, UEX has a large inventory of historical mineralized holes that can undergo follow up to make new discoveries. Fundamentally, UEX’s emphasis is on growing Christie Lake Uranium and enhancing Shareholder value through Cobalt.

UEX has received written confirmation from JCU (Canada) Exploration Company Limited acknowledging that UEX has increased its interest in the Christie Lake Uranium Project to 60 percent. UEX made the latest $1 million property payment to JCU and completed the 2018 exploration work commitments under the Christie Lake Option Agreement before the January 1, 2019 deadline. As a result, its ownership interest in the Christie Lake Joint Venture has increased from 45 percent to 60 percent effective November 13, 2018.

Last month, UEX announced that drilling started on its 100 percent owned West Bear Property with the goal of expanding the high-grade West Bear Co-Ni Deposit. The 2019 winter exploration program will consist of about 17,000 m of drilling in roughly 110-160 holes employing two drill rigs. At first, this program will concentrate on extending high-grade cobalt mineralization along strike to the west.

Last week, UEX announced the first tranche of assay results from the winter drilling program on its West Bear Property in the eastern Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan. So far, UEX has completed 42 holes of this winter’s exploration program. Assay results have been received for the first five holes of the winter program. Cobalt mineralization was encountered in all five holes. The strike length of the West Bear Deposit has been increased from 250 m to 400 m. 

UEX Corporation (UEXCF), closed Friday's trading session at $0.1189, up 3.48%, on 11,900 volume with 4 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 35,442 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.10/$0.274.

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MannKind Corporation (MNKD)

Stock Market Stop, Simply Wall St, Street Insider, Stockhouse, The Street, Seeking Alpha, Talk Traders, Zacks, Proactive Investors, GlobeNewswire, InvestorsHub, Investor Place, Stock News, MarketWatch, Market Screener, Morningstar, Barchart, and GuruFocus reported earlier on MannKind Corporation (MNKD), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

A biopharmaceutical enterprise, MannKind Corporation concentrates on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products. These products are for patients with diseases such as pulmonary arterial hypertension and diabetes. In addition, the Company employs field sales and medical representatives throughout the United States. MannKind has its corporate office in Westlake Village, California. It also has a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Danbury, Connecticut.

MannKind’s dry powder formulations are founded on Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved excipients. This includes fumaryl diketopiperazine (the excipient used in Technosphere® inhalation powders) and mannitol. The Company’s pipeline includes Epinephrine Technosphere® for anaphylaxis; and Treprostinil Technosphere® for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH). Additionally, MannKind’s pipeline includes Palonosetron Technosphere® for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV).  

MannKind is now commercializing Afrezza® (insulin human) inhalation powder. This is its first FDA-approved product. Afrezza® is the only inhaled rapid-acting mealtime insulin in the United States. Afrezza® utilizes the Company’s above-mentioned proprietary Technosphere® formulation technology. The basis of this technology is on a class of organic molecules designed to self-assemble into small particles onto which drug molecules can be loaded.

Afrezza® is available in the U.S. by prescription from pharmacies across the country. Afrezza® is a fast-acting inhaled insulin used to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes. Afrezza® is taken at the start of a meal using the specially designed inhaler. One breath delivers one dose. Afrezza® dissolves quickly upon inhalation to the deep lung. It delivers insulin fast to the bloodstream. Peak insulin levels are attained within 12 to 15 minutes of use and help to control post-meal blood sugar spikes that affect HbA1C levels.

MannKind’s inhalers efficiently focus the energy supplied by the patient’s breath directly onto the dry powder. This results in high delivery performance. The Company’s single-use and reusable inhalers are breath-powered. Therefore, they necessitate only the patient’s inhalation effort to deliver the powder.

In January, MannKind announced a direct purchase program to assist those with diabetes obtain the Company’s inhaled insulin, Afrezza®, for as little as $4 a day. Furthermore, MannKind has launched an enhanced copay and savings card program. It will enable patients with commercial insurance to fill their prescription at their local pharmacy for as low as $15.

Mr. Michael Castagna, Chief Executive Officer of MannKind, said, “Our new Afrezza Patient Direct Program enables us to streamline the numerous costs and inefficiencies that exist in today’s healthcare system, so we can pass along the savings directly for these patients. We want to be part of the solution for the future of healthcare and healthy living.”

MannKind Corporation (MNKD), closed Friday's trading session at $1.45, up 4.32%, on 1,659,682 volume with 3,504 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 2,235,470 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.939/$3.639.

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Alpine 4 Technologies Ltd. (ALPP)

Stockhouse, MarketWatch, Proactive Investors, Investors Hangout, Uptick Newswire, Wallet Investor, GuruFocus, TradingView, InvestorsHub, OTC Markets, Barchart, Market Screener, Financial Content, Investor Place, and Capital Cube reported earlier on Alpine 4 Technologies Ltd. (ALPP), and today we choose to highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Alpine 4 Technologies Ltd. is a technology and manufacturing holding company. It has business-related endeavors in Automotive Technologies, Electronics Manufacturing, Software and Data Technologies. Established in 2014, Alpine 4 Technologies has its corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. The Company lists on the OTC Markets’ OTCQB.

Alpine 4’s’s subsidiaries and product groups include ALTIA; Quality Circuit Assembly (QCA); and Venture West Energy Services. ALTIA is an automotive products company. The Quality Circuit Assembly (QCA) subsidiary provides electronic contract manufacturing solutions delivered to its customers through strategic business partnerships. Venture West Energy Services centers on supporting the oil and gas industry in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

The Company’s focus is on how the adaptation of new technologies, even in brick and mortar businesses, can increase innovation. The core of its acquisition strategy is its emphasis on existing smaller middle market operating companies with Revenues of $5 to $50 million.

The design of Alpine 4 Technologies is to allow its subsidiaries room to develop their own identities and synergistically prosper from inter-company resources and collaboration. Alpine 4 will own controlling interest in every subsidiary. Moreover, it will also have direct control over planning and management.

Alpine 4 Technologies completed its acquisition of American Precision Fabricators, Inc. (APF) in 2018. The acquisition adds to Alpine 4’s technology manufacturing sector play, which started in 2016 with its purchase of Quality Circuit Assembly (QCA). This is the fourth acquisition that Alpine 4 Technologies has made in two years.

Last month, Alpine 4 Technologies announced that it concluded its beta pilots of SPECTRUMebos. This is a blockchain Enterprise Business Operating System that it started developing in 2017. The Company anticipates moving those pilot sessions to full production in Q1 2019 with its subsidiaries: Quality Circuit Assembly and American Precision Fabricators.

SPECTRUMebos is an Enterprise Business Operating System (EBOS) developed by Alpine 4 Technologies. It combines the key technology software components of Accounting and Financial Reporting with that of an Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP), a Document Management System (DMS), a Business Intelligence (BI) platform and a Customer Resource Management (CRM) hub that are all tied to a management reporting and collaboration toolset.

Alpine 4 Technologies continued with its DSF acquisition strategy last week with the announcement that it completed the acquisition of Morris Sheet Metal, Corp. and JT Spiral (MSM). Alpine 4 took effective control of the companies on January 1, 2019. The acquisitions are the first for Alpine 4's construction services holdings portfolio.

Morris Sheet Metal and JT Spiral were formed in 1992. They primarily service large industrial clients in the food manufacturing industry. Their services include design, fabrication and installation of dust collectors, commercial ductwork, kitchen hoods, industrial ventilation systems, machine guards, architectural work, water furnaces and much more.

Alpine 4 Technologies Ltd. (ALPP), closed Friday's trading session at $0.041, down 2.38%, on 5,444 volume with 1 trade. The average volume for the last 3 months is 21,950 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.032/$0.20.

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American Lithium Corp. (LIACF)

Analysts Buzz, Stock Orange, Geology for Investors, Energy and Capital, Wallet Investor, Junior Mining Network, OTC Markets, MarketWatch, Stockhouse, TradingView, InvestorsHub, Investors Hangout, Barchart, Barron’s, Stockwatch, The Street, Dividend Investor, Market Screener, Wallmine, GuruFocus, Stock News Oracle, and Marketing Minerals reported earlier on American Lithium Corp. (LIACF), and today we choose to report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

American Lithium Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of lithium deposits within mining-friendly jurisdictions across the Americas. The Company’s Fish Lake Valley lithium brine properties are around 38 kilometers from Albemarle's Silver Peak (the largest lithium producer in the U.S.). OTCQB-listed, American Lithium has its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Company holds options to acquire Nevada lithium brine claims totaling 22,332 acres (9,038 hectares). This includes 18,552 contiguous acres (7,508 hectares) in Fish Lake Valley, Esmeralda County; and the 2,240-acre (907-hectare) San Emidio project in Washoe County.

Fish Lake Valley is one of the most promising and largely undeveloped lithium brine basins in Nevada. Its geological and geophysical characteristics are akin to the Clayton Valley basin situated to the southeast. The Fish Lake Valley land package acquisition includes the North and South Bowl Playas. This acquisition covers all vital structures of the North and South Bowl Playas, which contain the lithium brines, and where gravity data shows distinct gravity lows.

American Lithium is expanding its existing holdings in Fish Lake Valley, Esmeralda County. The Company is already the main land holder in the Valley, with 18,552 contiguous acres under management. American Lithium previously entered into an agreement to acquire an additional 3,575-acre parcel in the Valley, comprising 167 contiguous claims called the Gap-Lode Project. This Project overlies 2,480 acres of public land. The Gap-Lode Project is adjacent to an existing 1,094-acre claim block.

The San Emidio Project is 60 miles (100 km) northeast of Reno - home to Tesla's Gigafactory. Lithium concentrations in brines at San Emidio are reasonably expected to increase at depth. This is also the case at Clayton Valley. A gravity geophysical survey indicates a previously discovered near surface lithium brine anomaly on the west side of basinal low. Anomalous lithium values were detected during brine sampling. The highest value was 80 mg/L.

Last week, American Lithium reported that it engaged Harris Exploration Drilling and Associates, Inc., of Fallon Nevada, to begin drilling on its 630 ha (1,550 acre), TLC lithium claystone project situated minutes from the mining center of Tonopah, Nevada.

The wholly-owned Tonopah Lithium Claystone (TLC) Project is scheduled for 1,600 m (5,000 feet) of 5.5" diameter reverse circulation drill sampling to increase the scope and subsequent valuation of this prospective lithium-bearing claystone-rich environment. Twenty-two (22) grab samples were previously analyzed returning grades ranging from 129.5 to 1380 parts per million (ppm) lithium (Li) with an average grade of 656.5 ppm Li.

Mr. Mike Kobler, American Lithium Chief Executive Officer, said, "With this drilling program, we look forward to determining the depth extension of the regional lithium claystone target which we believe holds great promise as this particular mineralization could represent a highly economically advantageous and game-changing extraction opportunity poised to meet the inevitable resurgence and growth of the domestic lithium resource sector in Nevada."

American Lithium Corp. (LIACF), closed Friday's trading session at $0.2937, up 1.63%, on 202,241 volume with 102 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 221,936 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.1753/$0.685.

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Biotricity, Inc. (BTCY)

SmallCap Network, MarketWatch, Insider Financial, Stockhouse, Stock News Now, InvestorsHub, GuruFocus, 4-Traders, Morningstar, Finance Registrar, Barchart, The Street, Stockwatch, SECFilings.com News, and Stockopedia reported beforehand on Biotricity, Inc. (BTCY), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Biotricity, Inc. is a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company headquartered in Redwood City, California. Its dedication is to deliver biometric remote monitoring solutions. The Company delivers these solutions to the medical and consumer markets. This includes diagnostic and post-diagnostic solutions for chronic conditions and lifestyle improvement. Biotricity’s vision is putting health management into the hands of the individual. The Company was named Best Remote Patient Monitoring Solution by MedTech Breakthrough on June 6, 2018. Biotricity lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

Biotricity is working to support the self-management of critical and chronic conditions with the use of unique solutions to ease the increasing burden on the healthcare system. The Company’s Research and Development (R&D) continues to focus on the preventative healthcare market.

Biotricity has created two ECG monitoring devices. The design of these is to improve upon the tools and devices available in the present-day market. For Consumers, the Company has its Biolife. This is a preventative care solution that takes advantage of the expertise gained from the Company’s Bioflux described below. The design of Biolife is to help individuals in tracking their progress in real-time so they can stay motivated to make lifestyle changes. Biolife helps users make lifestyle changes through uniting medically relevant ECG data with social media interactivity and a lifestyle log.

For Physicians, Biotricity has the above-mentioned Bioflux. This is a medical technology solution for physicians to test and diagnose patients, and benefit from an innovative system that provides ongoing active monitoring for up to 30 consecutive days.

Bioflux comprises an ECG monitoring device, software, and access to a monitoring lab. The Bioflux software component is an acquisition that is already Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared. It is a standard for ECG monitoring in hospitals and cardiac clinics.

The Company is continuing to develop “Biopatch,” an ECG patch that it expects filing with the FDA by Q1 2019. Biopatch is an extension of Biotricity’s award-winning Bioflux device. Biopatch offers an alternative to the 3-lead system that is ideal for patients with less complicated cardiac conditions. The patch leverages the capabilities of Bioflux. It provides wireless arrhythmia monitoring for patients who are either at risk for, or diagnosed with, certain cardiac issues.

Last month, Biotricity provided an end of year update to its shareholders. Biotricity experienced a 211 percent growth in sales from Q2 2018 to Q3 2018. Furthermore, new device placements increased 182 percent from Q2 2018 to Q3 2018. The Company expects this sales growth to continue as the technology is introduced into additional territories in the U.S. Biotricity is currently concentrating on the growth of its commercial organization, sales growth, market expansion, and the development of new product applications this year.

Biotricity, Inc. (BTCY), closed Friday's trading session at $1.05, down 1.87%, on 51,896 volume with 83 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 116,136 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.4221/$4.96.

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Heritage Global, Inc. (HGBL)

Proactive Investors, 4-Traders, Biz Journals, Wallet Investor, MarketWatch, TheMicrocapNews, Penny Stock Tweets, Zacks, OTC Markets, Stockhouse, SmallCapVoice, Morningstar, and Penny Stock Hub reported earlier on Heritage Global, Inc. (HGBL), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Heritage Global, Inc. is a leader in asset liquidation transactions, valuations, and advisory services. The Company focuses on identifying, valuing, acquiring, and monetizing underlying assets in 28 global manufacturing and technology sectors. Its operating companies are Heritage Equity Partners, Heritage Global Partners, Heritage Global Valuations, and Heritage Global Patents & Trademarks, Heritage NLEX, and Heritage Zetabid Realty Services. OTCQB-listed, Heritage Global is based in San Diego, California.

The Company specializes in acting as an adviser and acquiring or brokering turnkey manufacturing facilities, surplus industrial machinery and equipment, industrial inventories, accounts receivable (AR) portfolios and related intellectual property (IP), and whole business enterprises. The Company has its Heritage Zetabid Realty Services (HZRS). This is its real estate auction platform and services division. Heritage Zetabid Realty Services is a strategic alliance between Heritage Global and Zetabid, a foremost provider of real estate marketing services.

Heritage Global’s goal is to conduct all of its business under its two principal platforms: Heritage Global Partners for auctions, valuations, acquisitions and dispositions of surplus assets and plant closures, and Heritage Equity Partners (HEP) for advisory services and disposition services of distressed and non-distressed continuing enterprise sales. HEP (Easton, Maryland) provides boutique investment banking services for special situations.

In January of last year, Heritage Global Partners (HGP), a subsidiary of Heritage Global, announced that it entered into an exclusive strategic alliance with Silicon Valley Disposition (SVD) to launch the ITX Information Technology Xchange (ITX). This is a full-service IT asset disposition (ITAD) solutions and auction platform for the buying and selling of surplus technology and datacenter assets.

SVD is a leading technology equipment auction and appraisal company. The unique ITX platform takes advantage of blockchain technology to provide buyers more payment options for asset purchases via Bitcoin digital currency. This past December, Heritage Global Partners (HGP), a subsidiary of Heritage Global announced it entered into a strategic partnership with Napier Park Global Capital, to pursue acquisition opportunities for industrial machinery, equipment, real estate and turnkey manufacturing facilities from U.S. and multinational corporations.

The partnership seeks to use capital for large scale acquisitions of idle machinery, real estate and complete manufacturing plants made available via mergers and acquisitions, corporate consolidations, plant closures and bankruptcies. At the same time, the partnership will provide liquidity and other creative financial solutions for lenders, trustees and corporations of all sizes who are seeking to monetize their industrial and real estate property assets in an expedited manner.

Yesterday, Heritage Zetabid Realty & Auction Services, a division of Heritage Global announced the sale at public auction of a fully leased 62,375 square foot office building in southeastern Washington. The large office building is wholly occupied by Bechtel National, Inc. Bechtel is a leading global engineering, construction, and project management company.

The online sealed bid auction is scheduled to take place late this month. All bids must be submitted online at www.zetabid.com. Potential buyers may review the property details and financial information on Zetabid’s website.

Heritage Global, Inc. (HGBL), closed Friday's trading session at $0.44944, even for the day, on 1,500 volume with 1 trade. The average volume for the last 3 months is 27,432 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.319/$0.779.

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NioCorp Developments Ltd. (NIOBF)

Savvy Trader Resource, InvestorsHub, Stockhouse, Street Insider, Morningstar, Proactive Investors, Equity Clock, MarketWatch, 4-Traders, InvestorIntel, Junior Mining Network, and Simply Wall St reported earlier on NioCorp Developments Ltd. (NIOBF), and we highlight the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter

NioCorp Developments Ltd. is a developer of superalloy metals. The Company is developing a superalloy materials project in Southeast Nebraska. The Project will produce Niobium, Scandium, as well as Titanium. OTCQX-listed, NioCorp Developments is headquartered in Centennial, Colorado.

Niobium is used to produce superalloys and high strength, low alloy steel. Scandium is a superalloy material. It can be combined with aluminum to make alloys with increased strength and improved corrosion resistance. Titanium is used in diverse superalloys.

The Company is developing North America's only niobium/scandium/ titanium project. The Elk Creek Project is the highest-grade niobium project in North America. It is also the largest prospective producer of scandium worldwide. The Elk Creek Project is positioned near Elk Creek, Nebraska.

The Elk Creek Feasibility Study (FS) shows anticipated production of 7,055 tonnes per annum (tpa) of Ferroniobium, 103 tpa of Scandium Trioxide, and 11,445 tpa of Titanium Dioxide over its 32-year operating life. The estimation is that the Elk Creek Project will have pre-tax Net Present Value (NPV) of US$2.3 billion, with a pre-tax Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of 24.3 percent, and to produce gross Life Of Mine (LOM) Revenue of $17.6 billion, with Operating Margin of $12.2 billion. These economics were calculated using an 8 percent discount rate.

NioCorp Developments announced In October 2018 that it signed a commercial sales agreement with Traxys North America LLC for up to 120 tonnes of scandium trioxide over the first 10 years of operation of NioCorp’s planned Elk Creek Critical Minerals Project in Nebraska.  The contract presupposes NioCorp Developments securing project financing, obtaining all required approvals, and building a mine and processing facility at Elk Creek.

This week, NioCorp Developments launched the “Superalloy Blog” on its newly designed corporate website at https://www.niocorp.com/. The Superalloy Blog’s opening article, written by NioCorp Developments’ Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman, Mr. Mark A. Smith, centers on the market fundamentals of ferroniobium, which is one of three critical minerals the Company plans to produce at the Elk Creek Superalloy Materials Project in Nebraska.

Mr. Smith writes, “The technology and market fundamentals of ferroniobium, a critical and strategic material vital to many defense and civilian applications, are increasingly compelling to producers, consumers, and government policymakers. This extraordinary and highly versatile superalloy material, which NioCorp plans to produce at its proposed southeast-Nebraska-based Elk Creek Project, is increasingly in the global spotlight."

NioCorp Developments Ltd. (NIOBF), closed Friday's trading session at $0.47, up 0.26%, on 148,943 volume with 58 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 82,621 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.385/$0.602.

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AmeriCann, Inc. (ACAN)

Cannabis Financial Network News, OTC Markets Group, Real Pennies, TopPennyStockMovers, Promotion Stock Secrets, SmallCapVoice, and TheMicrocapNews reported on AmeriCann, Inc. (ACAN), and we report on the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

AmeriCann, Inc. is developing sustainable, state-of-the-art, medical cannabis cultivation properties. The Company is a national leader of sustainable cultivation and processing infrastructure for the medical marijuana industry. AmeriCann designs, builds, and owns efficient cultivation and processing facilities to produce medical cannabis. It is developing projects throughout the nation in regulated markets via the “Preferred Partner Program”. An Agricultural Technology Company, AmeriCann is based in Denver, Colorado.

The Company identifies, acquires, and develops real estate especially suited for cannabis operations. It finances real estate development. Furthermore, AmeriCann provides necessary venture capital to developing cannabis companies.

AmeriCann is developing a 53-acre property in Massachusetts as the Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center (the MMCC). The MMCC has approval for almost 1 million square feet. The expectation is that it will be one of the most technologically advanced cultivation facilities in the nation.

AmeriCann announced in September of 2017 that Coastal Compassion, Inc. (CCI), its Preferred Partner in Massachusetts, received a Final Certificate of Registration from the Department of Public Health. CCI is one of a limited number of vertically integrated companies approved to cultivate, process and ultimately dispense medical cannabis in the Massachusetts Medical-Use of Marijuana program. AmeriCann has agreements with CCI to lease 100 percent of the first phase of MMCC that will comprise a 30,000 square foot greenhouse, laboratory and research center.

AmeriCann has its Preferred Partner in Massachusetts, Bask, Inc. (BASK of BASK Premium Cannabis). AmeriCann formed an alliance with BASK in 2016 as a Preferred Partner in Massachusetts. BASK is scheduled to be the first business to operate in AmeriCann's Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center (MMCC).

BASK Premium Cannabis has been cultivating, processing, and dispensing medical cannabis in a state-of-the-art 10,000 square foot facility in Fairhaven. The facility includes technology and systems that AmeriCann has identified for the MMCC project as part of its Cannopy System. The Cannopy System uniquely combines expertise from traditional horticulture, lean manufacturing, regulatory compliance and cannabis cultivation to create premier facilities and procedures.

Recently, AmeriCann announced that it is leading a research pilot study in Massachusetts. The research is led by Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN) in collaboration with UMass Dartmouth.

AmeriCann, via its Preferred Partner BASK, Inc., is conducting research studies with C3RN. C3RN is now collaborating with the UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business. The initial study launched is an anonymous national cannabis consumer and patient survey, with a concentration on the Massachusetts market.

Additionally, in July, AmeriCann announced that it closed an all equity financing offering with total proceeds of $3,819,000. The proceeds from the $3.00 per share equity financing will be used for construction at AmeriCann’s Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center (MMCC) development. The Company is preparing to release the general contractor and project management team for the first phase of the MMCC development.

AmeriCann, Inc. (ACAN), closed Friday's trading session at $1.91, up 1.60%, on 15,946 volume with 61 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 46,188 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.70/$4.69.

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Breaking Data Corp. (BKDCF)

OTC Markets, The Street, MarketWatch, Seeking Alpha, InvestorsHub, Morningstar, CapitalEquityReview.com, SavvyTraderResource.com, Barchart, Stockhouse, FinanceSpotlight.com, Capital Cube, Marketwired, Small Cap Exclusive, 4-Traders, and Penny Stock Tweets reported on Breaking Data Corp. (BKDCF), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

OTCQB-listed, Breaking Data Corp. is a technology provider of a range of Artificial Intelligence (AI) services. These include semantic search, machine learning, and natural language processing (NLP). The Company previously went by the name Sprylogics International Corp. It changed its name to Breaking Data Corp. in September of 2015. Breaking Data has its head office in Concord, Ontario.

Breaking Date recently acquired GIVEMESPORT, which is now its wholly-owned subsidiary. GIVEMESPORT is a foremost next generation sports media enterprise.

At the end of November 2017, Breaking Data reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sports New Media Holdings Limited (SNM), owner of GIVEMESPORT, saw its fiscal 2018 Q2 Net Advertising Revenue grow by 72 percent in GBP, versus the same fiscal period last year.

Breaking Data’s technology platform has numerous practical applications, in manifold business and consumer verticals, which are immersed in massive media and data rich settings. Its showcase app is BreakingSports. It uses semantic machine learning and NLP to track social media in a fully automated, real-time way for significant sports information and events. BreakingSport distributes summarized information via real-time push notifications to consumers.

Recently, Breaking Data announced that GIVEMESPORT’s in-house content studio Formation launched its debut original feature production "The 10."

The short film is streaming on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and givemesport.com from Jan 11, 2018. The film tells the story of a teenage boy who dreams of following his passion all the way to America to become a National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar.

Also recently, Breaking Data announced that it closed a private placement financing with Global Blockchain Technologies Corp. (GBT). With this offering, Breaking Data issued 1,000,000 common shares of the Company at a price of CDN$3.00 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of CDN$3,000,000.

Breaking Data and GBT will collectively investigate opportunities that can be implemented utilizing blockchain-based applications and protocols, to enhance the GIVEMESPORT audience and user experience. This includes how to best leverage the massive following on Facebook and GIVEMESPORT.com.

Mr. Nick Thain, Chief Executive Officer of Breaking Data, said, "We see the blockchain space as an opportunity for our Company to integrate this technology into our growth strategies. This investment by a key strategic partner will help us leverage our AI and sports media content with the blockchain opportunities that are available to us…”

Breaking Data Corp. (BKDCF), closed Friday's trading session at $0.557, up 13.67%, on 20,871 volume with 13 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 40,606 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.349/$1.685.

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Orocobre Limited (OROCF)

MarketWatch, Bloomberg, Stockhouse, InvestorsHub, Barchart, TipRanks, 4-Traders, CapitalCube, Barron’s, Zacks, GuruFocus, InvestorsHangout, Morningstar, WeeklyHub, MoneyHub, and JuniorMiningNetwork.com reported on Orocobre Limited (OROCF), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Orocobre Limited is a foremost lithium chemicals producer. The Company is an international lithium carbonate supplier and an established producer of boron. Orocobre is based in Brisbane, Australia and it also has an office in Argentina. Orocobre’s shares trade on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

The Company’s flagship operation is Salar de Olaroz. The first sale of lithium carbonate from the Olaroz Lithium Facility took place in late April of 2015. Volumes have been growing since then. The Olaroz Lithium Facility is in Northern Argentina.

The Company hosts a JORC/NI 43-101 compliant, high quality, low-cost and long life resource. The measured and indicated resource of 6.4 Mt LCE can sustain a current continuous production for 40-plus years with only approximately 15 percent of the defined resource extracted.

Orocobre is building a considerable Argentine based industrial chemicals company via its portfolio of lithium, potash, as well as boron assets. Borax Argentina is an established Argentine boron minerals and refined chemicals producer. Orocobre acquired Borax Argentina S.A. in August of 2012 from Rio Tinto PLC.

Orocobre’s operations also include a 33 percent interest in Advantage Lithium Corp. based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Advantage Lithium is a resource business. It specializes in the strategic acquisition, exploration and development of lithium properties.

Orocobre entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with Advantage Lithium in November of 2016 on its Cauchari Project and several exploration projects. With this agreement, Orocobre divested a number of its lithium brine exploration projects, which were held by way of its Argentine subsidiary South American Salars SA (SAS), to Advantage Lithium for a 35 percent share off Advantage.

The Cauchari project is a 50/50 joint venture between Orocobre and Advantage Lithium. Advantage Lithium is increasing its interest in the project from the present 50 percent to 75 percent via the expenditure of US$5M or by completing a Feasibility Study (FS). The remaining interest is held by Orocobre.

Recently, the Cauchari project contains an inferred resource of roughly 470,000 tonnes lithium carbonate equivalent and 1.6 million tonnes of potash.

Regarding Phase 1 drilling, a five hole rotary drill program started in May of last year. Phase 2 drilling will center on potential extensions of the existing inferred resource at Cauchari and exploration where no prior drilling has taken place. 

In partnership with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and JEMSE, the Company has constructed, and is now operating, the globe’s first commercial, brine-based lithium operation built in approximately 20 years. Orocobre is a leading company in Argentina's “Lithium Triangle”.

Orocobre Limited (OROCF), closed Friday's trading session at $2.29, up 5.05%, on 9,359 volume with 47 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 31,318 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.99/$5.43.

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Foothills Exploration, Inc. (FTXP)

MarketWired, OTC Markets, and InvestorsHub reported on Foothills Exploration, Inc. (FTXP), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Foothills Exploration, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Foothills Petroleum, Inc. (a Nevada corporation), is an early stage independent oil and gas exploration and production company. It involves in the acquisition and development of oil and gas properties in the Rockies. The Company’s goal is to acquire dislocated and underdeveloped oil and gas assets and maximize those assets.  Foothills Exploration is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

The Company’s strategy is to build a balanced portfolio of E&P assets through concentrating on acquiring producing and developmental properties in the Rockies and focusing on the generation of high-impact oil and gas exploration projects. Foothills Exploration’s goal is to build a land bank of more than 200,000 acres of proven, probable, and prospective reserves.

Currently, Foothills Exploration holds 41,181 acres in the Greater Green River Basin in Wyoming. Its Springs Prospect consists of 38,120 contiguous acres. This is a multiple objective oil resource play in the Greater Green River Basin.

Moreover, the Company has a 35 percent Working Interest (WI) in the Ladysmith Anticline prospect. This prospect is in Fremont County, Wyoming. Ladysmith Anticline in entirety amounts to 3,061 acres. Its location is between the Great Divide/Greater Green River Basin and the Wind River Basin.

Foothills also has its PawPaw Project. The Pawpaw project is a 3-D seismic defined prospect. It covers 4,467 acres and is a direct analog to the highly productive Tensleep Formation “Enigma” Field positioned two miles south.

The Company also has its Ironwood Project. The Ironwood Project is a 6,115-acre up dip field extension play. The adjacent “Cotton Creek” Field produced about 67 million barrels of oil (MMBO) and 68 billion cubic feet of gas (BCFG), chiefly from the Phosphoria Formation.

Foothills Exploration announced in February 2017 that since acquiring Tiger Energy Partners International on December 30, 2016, Foothills has successfully reworked two wells in its Duck Creek project obtaining production from the Green River formation.

Regarding the Duck Creek Area – Natural Buttes Field, Foothills Exploration plans to re-enter two wells in September in the Duck Creek region situated in Uintah County, Utah, in the Natural Buttes field. The Duck Creek wells recently had a third-party engineering report completed. The Report calculated a total PV-10 value of $707,000 of Proved Developed Producing and Proved Developed Non-Producing reserves.

Concerning the Altamont- Bluebell and Brundage Canyon areas, a third-party reserve report was conducted on certain properties, which were acquired via the Tiger Energy Partners International acquisition. According to this Report, the properties have roughly 5.4 million barrels of Proved Undeveloped Reserves. The well depths range from 5,500 feet in the Brundage Canyon area to roughly 18,000 feet in the Altamont-Bluebell area.

Foothills Exploration, Inc. (FTXP), closed Friday's trading session at $0.075, up 50.00%, on 223,752 volume with 39 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 2,785 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.05/$0.28.

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Calmare Therapeutics, Inc. (CTTC)

OTCBB Journal, TaglichBrothers, and SmallCapVoice reported earlier on Calmare Therapeutics, Inc. (CTTC), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Calmare Therapeutics, Inc. (the Calmare Pain Mitigation Therapy™ company) researches, develops, and commercializes chronic, neuropathic pain, and wound affliction devices. Calmare devices sell commercially to medical practices internationally. In addition, they are found in U.S. military hospitals, clinics, and on installations through the Company’s General Services Administration (GSA) military contract (V797P-4300B). Calmare Therapeutics is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Calmare’s medical devices provide a non-pharmacological (no drugs), non-addictive (no narcotics), and non-invasive (over the skin) solution to chronic pain sufferers in an outpatient treatment setting. The Company supplements its medical devices with a catalogue of private label neurostimulation and sensory electrodes.

The Company’s flagship medical device is the Calmare® Pain Therapy Device. This is the world's only non-invasive and non-addictive modality that can successfully treat chronic, neuropathic pain. Calmare Therapeutics holds a U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 510k clearance designation (K081255) on its flagship device. This grants it the exclusive right to sell, market, research, and develop the medical device in the United States.  

Concerning CALMARE® Pain Therapy Treatment, the device is FDA-cleared for U.S. sales, U.S. patented, and patent pending in other countries, and medically certified in Europe. The Calmare® Pain Therapy Device treats oncologic and neuropathic pain through a biophysical rather than biochemical approach.

In January 2017, Calmare Therapeutics announced it was approved to list and supply four sensory and stimulation electrodes and the Calmare® Pain Therapy Device on the GSA Advantage!® web portal. GSA Advantage! is the online shopping and ordering system, which provides access to thousands of contractors and millions of supplies (products) and services.

Calmare Therapeutics has been a preferred vendor of the U.S. federal government (GSA#V797P-4300b) since 2010. Devices, consumables, as well as related hardware sell to U.S. military hospitals and clinics across the U.S. The Company sells its devices in Europe under CE-mark designation.

Calmare creates partnerships with its clients and customers to maximize their Intellectual Property (IP) assets, reduce time-to-market, and add to their profitability. The Company’s Technology Sourcing Service seeks technologies that fit with customer business goals and presents them as potential licensing or IP acquisition candidates.

Greater than 6,000 chronic pain patients have been successfully treated with Calmare Pain Mitigation Therapy™ since the initial Calmare chronic pain treatment was administered in 2007. Calmare Therapeutics has licensed more than 500 technologies to more than 400 individual organizations.

Calmare Therapeutics, Inc. (CTTC), closed Friday's trading session at $0.0455, up 0.89%, on 4,700 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 11,406 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.011/$0.237.

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eWellness Healthcare Corp. (EWLL)

Penny Stock Prodigy and StockHideout reported earlier on eWellness Healthcare Corp. (EWLL), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Culver City, California-based eWellness Healthcare Corp. develops a telemedicine platform. This platform is for providing Distance Monitored Physical Therapy programs. These programs are for pre-diabetic, cardiac, and health challenged patients via contracted physician practices and healthcare systems. The Company has launched PHZIO. The design of this telemedicine platform is to extend and scale a physician’s practice. eWellness Healthcare is the first physical therapy telemedicine enterprise to provide insurance reimbursable real-time distance monitored treatments. eWellness Healthcare lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

The Company’s business model is to license its PHZIO platform to any physical therapy (PT) clinic in the United States and/or have large-scale employers use its PHZIO platform as a completely PT monitored corporate wellness program. eWellness Healthcare’s PHZIO is a Physical Therapy Telemedicine platform. It extends a traditional practice online.

The chief features of the PHZIO platform include video treatment protocols, real-time patient monitoring, patient induction forms, a patient video journal, and post treatment evaluations. In addition, main features include integrated billing, patient metrics, and user administration & customization.

Moreover, PHZIO scales a practice’s billable rates. It also provides tools to make growing a business easier. Pertaining to the Patient Dashboard, the PHZIO Dashboard enables clients to login securely to access prescribed treatment protocols. PHZIO is user-friendly and highly reliable to operate for PT and Patient. Furthermore, it’s a total on-line PT telemedicine intervention system.

eWellness Healthcare has launched a PHZIO PT clinic on-boarding website. The site includes a telehealth profitability calculator to illustrate to prospective PT clinics the additional profits they can make through using the PHZIO platform.

eWellness Healthcare anticipates adding Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools and predictive analytics into its PHZIO platform by the end of this year. The anticipation is that the new AI and predictive analytics will combine the Company’s existing remote monitoring capabilities with machine learning and intelligent analytics, which take advantage of patient health data to improve healthcare outcomes.

Evolution Physical Therapy has added eWellness Healthcare's Telehealth PT Services at its four clinical locations in Los Angeles, California. This includes Culver City, Playa Vista, Beverly Hills, and Brentwood. Mr. Darwin Fogt, Chief Executive Officer of eWellness Healthcare, owns Evolution Physical Therapy.

Recently, eWellness Healthcare and Total Release Physical Therapy announced an Integration & Marketing Agreement. Total Motion Release Seminars (TMR) is a proprietary physical therapy methodology developed by Mr. Tom Dalonzo-Baker, MPT. TMR is a full-body oriented assessment and treatment approach. TMR helps patients lessen their pain and impairments which limit their function. The treatment approach is created to allow physical therapists to interact and treat their patients remotely. The expectation is that integration with PHZIO will be extensively adopted within the TMR community.

eWellness Healthcare Corp. (EWLL), closed Friday's trading session at $0.1698, up 45.13%, on 658,254 volume with 81 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 536,744 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.045/$0.3389.

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QPAGOS Corp. (QPAG)

RedChip, ProfitableTrading, Wallstreet Profiler, PennyDoctor, Investors Alley, and Street Authority Daily reported earlier on QPAGOS Corp. (QPAG), and today we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

QPAGOS Corp. is a provider of digital payment services for cash based and unbanked consumers in Mexico. The Company operates a network of self-service kiosks and applications designed to provide more convenient payment alternatives for consumers and more efficient billing for service providers. QPAGOS is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico, and the Company lists on the OTCQB.

QPAGOS contributes to Mexico’s financial inclusion initiatives through its state-of-the-art electronic payments technology. This technology provides users with a convenient and secure alternative for paying bills, products and services, utilizing numerous devices. These include self-service kiosks, mobile, and Personal Computer (PC)-based applications.

For advertisers, QPAGOS provides a new channel to attract business and interact with customers. QPAGOS self-service kiosks have an integrated second screen to broadcast advertising spots and messages. For QPAGOS users, there is no more waiting in line or trying to find a remote location to make frequent payments.

For service providers, QPAGOS contributes to broaden their national collections footprint. This is while lessening transactional costs. For the Company’s distributors and franchisees, QPAGOS provides a very appealing income source as they can monetize high traffic physical spaces.  

QPAGOS has a wide-ranging portfolio of service providers and retailers that receive payments by way of its kiosks. These include utilities, cellphone operators, entertainment, and banking services. Users can search and select a Service Provider through a user-friendly touch screen. They can then deposit their payment in cash and, within minutes, the payment is received by the Service Provider.

In January 2017, QPAGOS announced the expansion of its self-service payment solutions by MF Amiga, S.A.P.I. de C.V. Sofom Entidad Regulada (Amiga), one of Mexico's growing SOFOMs. SOFOMs are non-bank financial entities under Mexican law whose primary goal is to provide loans and credits.

Amiga has more than 54 nationwide branches. Amiga, via a third-party leasing company, completed on January 26, 2017, the order of 30 additional QPAGOS kiosks for a total of 88 self-service kiosks deployed across its network. Amiga customers can also make payments at the kiosks for greater than 150 service providers in the QPAGOS payments platform. QPAGOS also announced in January the expansion of its network of self-service kiosks into Mexico City's Metro System, formally known as Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC).

Recently, QPAGOS announced that Mr. James W. Fuller was appointed to the QPAGOS Board of Directors. Mr. Fuller served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), under the Reagan administration. Mr. Fuller is a past Chairman of the Board of Pacific Research Institute (San Francisco, California) and a member of the Board of The International Institute of Education.

QPAGOS Corp. (QPAG), closed Friday's trading session at $0.0275, up 1.48%, on 199,304 volume with 12 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 414,472 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0238/$0.60.

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The Green Organic Dutchman (TSX: TGOD) (OTC: TGODF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight The Green Organic Dutchman (OTC: TGODF).

The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings (TSX: TGOD) (OTCQX: TGODF), a cannabis-focused research and development company, was recently classified in an Institutional Equity Research report by CIBC World Markets as one of the few small- and medium-sized businesses that have what it takes to lead the new global cannabis market. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/kZ1xN.

The Green Organic Dutchman (TSX: TGOD) (OTC: TGODF), whose principal location is in Hamilton, Ontario, produces farm grown, organic, pesticide-free medical cannabis in small batches using all natural, organic craft growing principles. TGOD is licensed under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) to cultivate medical cannabis. The company carries out its principal activities producing cannabis pursuant to the provisions of the ACMPR and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada).

Committed to becoming the global leader in delivering organic cannabis solutions that enhance people’s lives, TGOD consistently adheres to the highest levels of excellence. Its world-class management team includes a proven group of leaders with outstanding executive and operational experience specific to consumer packaged goods, consumer products, cannabis and finance industries.

TGOD is positioned as one of the highest quality and most cost efficient cannabis producers in Canada by leveraging innovative technology and low-cost power solutions. It holds one of the largest land packages under a single ACMPR license in Canada, providing future cannabis Agri-park style development and opportunities for joint ventures, licensing and distribution partners. Its industry leading alliance partners include Eaton, Ledcor Group and Hamilton Utilities Corp.

Eaton is the second largest power management company in the world and promises to supply innovative and cost effective power solutions to meet TGOD’s growing demands. Construction management is supplied by Ledcor, Canada’s second largest multidisciplinary construction company and a pioneer in the Green Building Industry. An alliance with Hamilton Utilities Corp allows TGOD to reduce its power costs from $0.13 per kWh to less than $0.05 per kWh. Greenhouse design is provided by Larssen Greenhouse, whose 25-plus years of experience in building some of the most modern and sophisticated greenhouses in the industry will provide TGOD with state of the art, climate-controlled hybrid greenhouse solutions.

Canada is quickly becoming a hub for cannabis investors with over $1.3 billion raised by Canadian companies to date. There are 58 licensed producers to service a population of 36 million and only two organic producers. TGOD, which holds licenses in Ontario and Quebec, is strategically located in both provinces that together claim 22 million Canadians as residents. Another estimated 57 million people live next door in six U.S. bordering states.

The Canadian cannabis market currently has a massive supply demand gap, which makes TGOD’s expansion plans even more important to investors. These plans include a combined build-out capacity of 970,000 square feet, allowing TGOD to produce 116,000 kg annually of organic cannabis. Upon completion, Phase One in Hamilton, Ontario, which is fully funded, will provide 150,000 square feet of growing capacity capable of producing up to 14,000 kg of cannabis or $112 million in revenue at $8 a gram.

The company’s Quebec expansion will be constructed on a recently secured 75-acre property near Montreal. This new property has a planned expansion of 820,000 square feet capable of producing 102,000 kg of organic cannabis. The first phase of this expansion is underway and construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. Quebec’s first phase will consist of 220,000 square feet capable of producing 22,000 kg of cannabis. Two additional expansion phases will add 250,000 square feet (26,000 kg of cannabis) and 350,000 square feet (54,000 kg of cannabis). Power costs remain exceptionally low for both facilities with access to all other needed utilities available and close by.

TGOD also plans to gain a share of the burgeoning cannabis oils market which by Q1 2017 accounted for 49 percent of all cannabis sold in Canada under the ACMPR, up from only 27% in Q2 2016. TGOD has ordered a purpose-built extraction laboratory with an estimated commission in Q4 of 2017. This is a commercial-scale CO2 extraction unit capable of processing up to 12,000 kg of raw material per year and producing approximately $170 million worth of organic cannabis oils. Raw cannabis oil provides a significant downstream manufacturing opportunity into several potential recreational market verticals including edibles, beverages, topicals and concentrates.

Data from the Canadian ACMPR Market Trends report indicates a rising number of consumers will continue to seek out healthier, less conspicuous ways to consume cannabis, ensuring sales of organic cannabis oil products remain brisk. Organic cannabis products demand a significant premium compared to non-organic products and the demand keeps growing.

Plans to take the company public are underway with an initial public offering (IPO) slated for January 2018. In November, the company raised $13 million in equity financing and in March closed a $27 million non-brokered private placement. Another $20 million is currently being raised before the IPO in January, which will be utilized for expansion plans.

TGOD is uniquely positioned between the medical and recreational cannabis industry since Canada is scheduled to legalize cannabis for all adults in mid-2018. As of August 2017, TGOD has 2,400 shareholders. Established in 2012, TGOD’s motto, “Making Life Better,” can be seen in its strategic partnerships, top quality management team, and dedication to organic farming and principles.

To learn more about the company and how to invest, contact TGOD directly at financing@tgod.ca

The Green Organic Dutchman (OTC: TGODF), closed the day's trading session at $2.85, up 1.56%, on 1,137,511 volume with 1,729 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 938,909 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.607/$7.894.

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TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN).

Emerging cannabis branding, transportation and distribution company TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN) (FSE: TH8) continues to actively develop its market profile for 2019 after recently accepting a Northern California real estate option agreement from the company’s CEO. The 6.5-acre site has a 196,000-square-foot facility, as well as cannabis packaging and processing equipment and space for a potential 400,000-square-foot grow facility, according to a news release (http://nnw.fm/SWnO6).

TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN) through its subsidiaries specializes in assisting clients who are cannabis farmers and manufacturers get recognized by end consumers who in turn purchase their products. TransCanna offers or will be offering services to support almost every aspect of the cannabis-related eco-system; from branding and design, to transportation and distribution, to marketing and sales.

California’s legalized adult-use recreational marijuana market opened for business January 1, 2018. The state’s Bureau of Cannabis Control is responsible for regulating all commercial activities in the state including cultivation, distribution and transportation. Moving cannabis products in the California marketplace is extremely challenging due to municipal and state laws and regulations, which can differ among cities and counties. Since cannabis remains illegal under federal law, Department of Transportation regulated companies are barred from participating in the market, which means companies looking to excel in the sector must hold a state-issued distributor license from the Bureau of Cannabis Control.

TransCanna has already entered into an Intellectual Property Rights and Royalty Agreement for the Track & Trace software platform required by the state of California. TCM Distribution, the operating company managed by TransCanna, has received a transportation and distribution permit from the city of Adelanto and a temporary transportation and distribution permit from the state of California. TransCanna has also executed a land lease to build a 10,000-square-foot transportation and distribution facility in Adelanto.

TransCanna is strategically creating a distribution network throughout California that places its facilities no further than a three-hour drive from most any client. The company is in the process of leasing or purchasing properly licensed and permitted warehouses strategically located throughout California along with new secure trucks, sprinter vans and/or armored vehicles.

TransCanna plans to create its own portfolio of branded products for the cannabis and hemp sectors. The company’s management team intends to translate the skills, knowledge and experience gained from a combined 60 years of branding and marketing experience in the music, professional sports and alcohol industries into TransCanna and the cannabis industry.

As part of the “TransCanna Way,” the company intends to manage most aspects of the supply chain from upper end procurement, branding, transportation and distribution, to marketing and sales.

Leading TransCanna as its CEO and chairman is James Pakulis, who has three decades of experience working with public and private entrepreneurial companies in a variety of emerging and high-growth sectors. He is formerly the president and a director of Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc. (CSE: LDS) (OTCQB: LDSYF), a vertically integrated cannabis-related entity operating in California. Pakulis was chairman and CEO of General Cannabis Inc. which from 2010 to 2012 owned WeedMaps. Pakulis oversaw the company’s growth from zero to over $16 million in annual revenue in less than 24 months.

The company’s strategic advisors include individuals with extensive experience in branding, marketing, sales, distribution, production and supply chain management.

For additional information, call: (604) 609-6199

TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN), closed the day's trading session at $2.37, up 5.80%, on 138,750 volume with 85 trades. The stock's 52-week low/high is $0.769/$2.59.

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Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTC: LXRP)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (LXRP).

Lexaria Bioscience (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) is finding success through its ability to form subsidiaries specializing in the use of its patented drug-delivery platform, DehydraTECH. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/FRRh9.

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTC: LXRP) has developed and out-licenses its proprietary technology for improved taste, rapidity, and delivery of bioactive compounds, including nicotine and cannabinoids. To achieve higher absorption rates and fast onset, consumers traditionally defaulted to smoking. Lexaria provides a superior administration method by delivering these substances through a patented process within edible food products, thus eliminating all the harmful health consequences of smoking.

Lexaria’s technology is unique in that it takes advantage of GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) food ingredients processed with its patented DehydraTECHTM technology to improve taste, remove odor, and decrease the time to onset of bitter-tasting drugs. Lexaria is primarily a B2B enterprise and has existing cannabinoid licensing agreements with companies in Canada, the largest-market states in the United States, and internationally. Lexaria has entered into a R&D partnership with one of the largest cigarette companies in the world for oral forms of nicotine delivery. Lexaria has also developed its own brands partly for demonstration purposes, utilizing its patented technology to infuse hemp oil ingredients within popular foods such as coffee, tea, and supplements. These brands include ViPova™ and TurboCBD™.

In 2015, Lexaria commissioned an independent third-party lab to test its technology under carefully monitored in vitro conditions. Results showed that the company’s technological process and lipid formulation improve intestinal absorption as much as 500%. Lexaria has conducted multiple rounds of studies including in vivo and human clinical. In absorption studies conducted on rats, for example, Lexaria detected nicotine in the animal’s bloodstream just two minutes after it entered the stomach. In a randomized, double blinded human clinical study, cannabidiol (CBD) was measure in the human bloodstream at a 317% higher rate 30 minutes after swallowing a capsule processed with DehydraTECH than a non-enhanced capsule of equal strength.

Lexaria also has an R&D partnership with the Canadian government’s National Research Council. That R&D is expected to characterize molecular bond formation theorized to occur with Lexaria’s unique technology between the lipid delivery agents and the bioactive substances it processes and combines. Results from this R&D have helped support B2B relationships with Fortune 500 companies. Lexaria has four distinct subsidiaries that focus on different market sectors: Hemp/CBD; Pharmaceutical; Cannabis; and Nicotine.

Aside from testing, a critical component of Lexaria Bioscience’s business model is a strong and growing intellectual property portfolio. As of the end of 2018, the company’s patent portfolio includes 53 patent applications filed and pending in more than 40 countries around the world; and 10 patents granted to date. Lexaria is expecting additional new patent awards both in the U.S. and internationally in 2019 and beyond. Some of its more recent areas of investigation have included human hormones and erectile dysfunction substances, among others.

Royalties play a vital role in Lexaria’s revenue-generating business model. The company out-licenses its technology (royalty) to third-partners and has signed royalty deals with start-up companies as well as with a Fortune 100. The company’s growth initiatives are guided by a management team headed by CEO Chris Bunka, a serial entrepreneur who has contributed to several multi-hundred million-dollar valuations over the course of his career. He is supported by a growing team of professionals with extensive experience in pharmaceutical and bioscience sectors, invention, toxicology, consumer goods, and other relevant skillsets.

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (LXRP), closed the day's trading session at $1.48, up 2.07%, on 316,604 volume with 379 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 183,511 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.75/$2.43.

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Sharing Services, Inc. (SHRV)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Sharing Services, Inc. (SHRV).

Sharing Services (OTCQB: SHRV), a Plano, Texas-based diversified holding company, is continuing to expand its market reach globally and recently introduced a new chief marketing officer to drive the initiative. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/RT4cv.

Sharing Services, Inc. (SHRV), headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a diversified holdings company focused on reshaping how entrepreneurs succeed today. Sharing Services Inc. owns, operates or controls an interest in a variety of companies specializing in the direct selling industry that either sell products to the consumer directly through independent representatives or offer services that range from health and wellness, energy, technology, insurance services, training, media and travel benefits. SHRV has created the “Blue Ocean Strategy,” which melds three keys together to implement the company’s vision. These keys include elevating home-based entrepreneurs, known as “Elepreneurs,” utilizing the direct selling channel to generate 100 percent organic growth.

Sharing Services Inc. subsidiaries include:

  • A growing international network of home-based entrepreneurs, called “Elepreneurs”
  • Growing selection of health and wellness products dedicated to elevating the well-being of all people
  • Insurance from auto, home and life to health benefit discounts and health insurance that help families elevate their options
  • Wholesale travel and payment programs with travel concierges that empower more families to go on vacation
  • Live seminars and training events – from Vacationars™ to EduTainment – that elevate the skills and knowledge of entrepreneurs around the world
  • Unique compensation and reward programs crafted to help entrepreneurs elevate their health, wealth and happiness

Sharing Services recently expanded its corporate footprint by moving to a 10,000 square foot facility in Plano, Texas, that offers room to expand as the company grows and its subsidiaries flourish. The larger corporate locale provides space for a growing customer service department, product fulfillment, opportunity and training rooms, as well as a video production suite.

“The opportunity to expand to the rest of this new building over the course of the next six to 12 months ensures we won’t have to move again anytime soon,” Sharing Services Inc. Chairman Robert Oblon said. “We are on track for very significant growth here in the U.S., as well as upcoming international expansion, so this move is in preparation for what’s in front of us.”

The company recently signed a joint venture agreement with Health Wealth & Happiness Limited (“HWH”) to expand its “Elepreneurs” brand and market its products throughout Asia. The newly formed company will be named “Elepreneurs Asia Limited” and will have marketing and sales rights to China, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Papua, New Guinea. A soft launch of the Elepreneur program is scheduled sometime later in 2018 with HWH CEP Fai Chan and his team leading the effort. Formed in Hong Kong, Health Wealth & Happiness Limited is dedicated to working with visionary partners like Sharing Services Inc. to deliver the best products and services to improve the well-being of consumers.

Nearly 1,000 people attended Sharing Services, Inc.’s first “Elepreneur Happiness Convention,” held March 2-3, 2018, in Dallas, Texas. Attendees arrived from several countries including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Singapore and Hong Kong. Keynote speakers included several internationally known motivational leaders –  Shawn Achor, Sandra Yancey, John Fleming and Les Brown – who provided exceptional material and inspirational discussion points.

“The enthusiasm of our attendees and the early success that we are experiencing is incredible considering our growth has been 100 percent organic, with almost no marketing from the company,” Oblon said. “I’m speechless by the dedication of our Elepreneur leaders and their entire teams, as they share our incredible line of products that have helped so many people.”

Sharing Services and its management team plan to travel the U.S. to hold several mini conferences to expand on the messages presented at its Happiness Convention that focus on helping people become “healthier, happier and wealthier.” Details of the company’s aggressive global expansion initiatives are soon to be announced, Oblon said.

The law firm of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP has been retained as outside corporate counsel for all general business matters. The Dallas-based law firm will represent Sharing Services, Inc., and its subsidiaries as the company utilizes the direct selling channel for a significant component of its overall growth strategy.

John “JT” Thatchwas appointed president and chief executive officer of Sharing Services, Inc., at a March 1, 2018, annual shareholder meeting. Thatch has successfully started, owned and operated several sized businesses in various industries. His experience with corporate growth, acquisitions, financing and negotiation in fast-paced and flexible environments will significantly assist Sharing Services Inc. as the company aims to expand and increase revenues.

Sharing Services, Inc. (SHRV), closed the day's trading session at $0.255, up 13.33%, on 10,002 volume with 2 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 41,851 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.148/$0.589.

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Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. (SGSI)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. (SGSI).

Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (OTCQB: SGSI), a multi-national single-source provider of next-generation communications network professional services and software solutions to telecommunications and enterprise markets, recently announced its entry into a definitive agreement of merger with WaveTech Global Inc. Upon completion of the merger and acquisition, the consolidated merged entity will have an enterprise value of $130 million, according to a company press release issued on February 7 (http://nnw.fm/7jtlJ).

Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. (SGSI) is a leading single-source provider of end-to-end, next-generation wireless and wireline network infrastructure services and staffing solutions to the service provider (carrier) and corporate enterprise markets across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Caribbean. Spectrum Global Solutions provides services directly to carriers, aggregators, utilities, enterprise, Project Management Organizations (PMO) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) clientele through the following subsidiaries:

  • AW Solutions, Inc. and AW Solutions Puerto Rico, LLC – Provides best-in-class communications infrastructure deployment services to carriers, OEMs, PMOs, utilities and enterprise clients by offering discrete and full turnkey service solutions for wireless and wireline clientele. AW Solutions holds professional engineering licenses in all contiguous states and in the District of Columbia and Hawaii; the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador; in Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • ADEX Corporation and ADEX Puerto Rico, LLC – An international service organization providing turnkey services and staffing solutions to telecommunications carriers and enterprise clients. Since 1993, ADEX has been assisting telecommunications companies throughout the project life cycle of any network deployment. ADEX and its service capabilities extend from the most basic installation functions to the most advanced engineering disciplines for today and tomorrow’s communications networks. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ADEX employs technical professionals and provides infrastructure services worldwide via domestic and international locations.
  • Tropical Communications, Inc. – A state licensed electrical and underground utility contractor headquartered in Miami, Florida, providing all types of communications and infrastructure facility structured wiring services and solutions since 1984.

Through its subsidiaries, Spectrum Global Solutions is a comprehensive single-source provider for professional services and solutions for the development, deployment and maintenance of wireless/Distributed Antenna System (DAS)/small cell/wireline and fiber networks and infrastructure. The company’s services range in scope from a single activity to multiyear, multi-region, large-scale turnkey development contracts with a deepening pool of international, national, regional and local projects. Spectrum Global Solutions has completed more than 150,000 project activities on wireless, DAS, wireline and fiber networks across the United States utilizing licensed professional engineers, project managers, technicians and general contractors.

Market Opportunity

Growth projections for the telecom industry show a high growth cycle 2018 through 2025 with a four-fold increase in domestic mobile data traffic and up to $150 billion in fiber investment over the next 5-7 years (Deloitte, 2017). The worldwide explosion of smart phones, tablets and BYOD by customers demanding rapid deployment of new apps, private networks with better coverage and enhanced capacity provides a compelling enterprise opportunity market. The imminent rollout of 5G next generation networks, IOT (Internet-Of-Things) technology deployments, the FirstNet national public safety system, small cell/network densification, Dish Network Deployment, fiber and infrastructure network builds for backhaul and expanded deployments, new FCC spectrum auctions and upgrades to 4G, DAS and small cell networks are contributing to a projected $157 billion in U.S. telecommunication carrier capital expenditures by 2021.

Management

CEO Roger Ponder has served as a director of Spectrum Global Solutions since April 2017. Ponder served as President/CEO of Summit Capital Advisors, LLC, and Summit Broadband, LLC a provider of consulting services to private equity and institutional banking entities in the telecommunications, cable and media/internet sectors. He also served as a member of the board of directors of InterCloud Systems, Inc. and served as its Chief Operating Officer from November 2012 to March 2015. Prior to that Ponder retired from Time Warner Kansas City Division as President/CEO. Ponder brings extensive business development, strategic planning and operational experience to the Company.

Keith Hayter is President of Spectrum Global Solutions and has served as a director of the Company since April 2017. Hayter has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of AW Solutions Inc. and AW Solutions Puerto Rico LLC since November 2006. He was Vice President and General Manager of Alcoa Wireless Services from 2001-2006. Hayter served in both the U.S. and British armies and brings extensive multi-national experience in the start-up, development, management and growth of companies in the telecommunication, engineering and construction industry.

Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. (SGSI), closed the day's trading session at $0.24, up 9.09%, on 111,001 volume with 35 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 36,443 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0813/$2.59.

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Cyberfort Software, Inc. (CYBF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Cyberfort Software, Inc. (OTC: CYBF).

The persistence of cybercrime is creating a measure of job security for the industries that care for individual home computers and large corporate networks, and some cybersecurity companies, such as Cyberfort Software Inc. (OTC: CYBF), are distinguishing themselves from the industry crowd through positive word of mouth.

Cyberfort Software, Inc. (CYBF) is a cybersecurity technology company specializing in the acquisition and development of security software, content filtering, and ad blocking technology. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Cyberfort Software is actively dealing with various cyber threats through the development of innovative protection technologies designed for mobile, personal and business tech devices across multiple platforms.

Committed to the idea that everyone – from individuals to global corporations – should be able to enjoy a digital future free of malicious attacks robbing them of privacy and security, Cyberfort is working to strengthen its portfolio of cybersecurity IPs and stay one step ahead of cyberthreats. The growing plethora of tech devices enveloping everyday life opens the door to increasing cyberattacks through a stunning array of sophisticated cyberthreats. Protecting organizations and individuals with proactive security postures and protective measures is a key component of Cyberfort’s strategy to develop cybersecurity solutions that are smart, simple and efficient.

The company’s 2016 purchase of Vivio, a provider of pioneering AI content filtering and software protection, underscores Cyberfort’s commitment to cybersecurity. Vivio, an iOS 10 ad blocking app, currently serves over 10,000 unique users across iPhone, iPad and Mac. Vivio makes web browsing better, faster and more satisfying by blocking ads and reducing data usage, which also helps save battery life. Continuous ad blocking rule updates are delivered via an Intellectual Property Cloud-based autonomous engine with ad blocking tracker and malware detection filters.

Cyberfort recently signed a letter of intent to acquire Just Content Software which includes the Just Content app, software and underlying source code. Just Content is an efficacious and multi-functional ad blocking app that safeguards families and businesses with proprietary “Home Safe Filter” and “Business Filter” products. The Just Content app is available on iTunes and protects against unsafe links, adult content, phishing sites and inflammatory hate speech found on the internet, among other potential backdoor attacks and cyberthreats. A due diligence review is underway and a final determination regarding this acquisition is anticipated within weeks.

“Cyberfort aims to become a leader in developing cutting edge ad-blocking protective software that keeps the internet safe for families and business, which in our highly technological and immediate information-access society is a significant concern. Acquiring Just Content furthers our commitment to provide the best and most effective ad-blocking software in the marketplace,” says Cyberfort CEO Daniel Cattlin.

Favorable government regulations promoting tightened web security is a major factor driving adoption of web content filtering solution along with the public’s growing desire to better manage network bandwidth consumption and protect their online security and privacy. Cyberfort’s objective is to protect the data and integrity of personal and business computing assets and defend those assets against any threat or attack. The company’s software also offers symbiotic ad-blocking capabilities to complement its cyber defense effectiveness.

As Cyberfort continues to innovate, the Vivio team intends to leverage the current user base as a sandbox to test and optimize future incremental developments targeting an enterprise suite of tools that can be integrated into sector specific areas of growth. Key areas of focus include mobile device management, bring your own device (“BYOD”), mobile app management and secure mobile browser.

The Cyberfort leadership team is headlined by Cattlin, who offers a new age perspective to the business with expertise in project and asset management and a background in corporate finance. Cattlin brings both the operational and financial understanding to take companies from start-up and early development to expansion and capital growth within a public environment.

Chief Technology Officer Tomas Mistrik helped his team deliver a variety of technological products including the Vivio ad-blocking app for iOS 10 and the Silicon Valley-based Synergykit platform for mobile developers.

Technology Development Manager Krishna Kumar brings more than 10 years of experience in the Information Technology industry where he provided powerful security and ad-blocking measures for companies such as CSC and PayPal India.

Senior Advisor Harish Doddala brings nine years of product management and software engineering experience, delivering results for Cisco, VMware, Oracle, IBM and Siemens.

Cyberfort Software, Inc. (OTC: CYBF), closed the day's trading session at $0.2375, up 12.51%, on 50,256 volume with 24 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 15,467 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.051/$69.00.

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QMC Quantum Minerals Corp. (OTC: QMCQF) (TSX-V: QMC) (FSE: 3LQ)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight QMC Quantum Minerals Corp. (QMCQF).

QMC Quantum Minerals Corp. (OTC: QMCQF) (TSX.V: QMC) (FSE: 3LQ) engages in the acquisition, exploration and development of lithium and other mineral resource properties. The company’s emphasis is currently focused on the development of the high-quality, lithium-bearing Irgon Lithium Mine project and two copper, nickel, zinc, palladium, platinum, silver and gold volcanic massive sulphide (“VMS”) prospects.

QMC Quantum Minerals Corp. (OTC: QMCQF) (TSX-V: QMC) (FSE: 3LQ) is a British Columbia based company engaged in the business of acquisition, exploration and development of natural resource properties. QMC’s focus is on creating shareholder value through strategic acquisition and development of high quality lithium, silver, gold, nickel, copper and zinc prospects.

QMC’s current properties are in the Canadian province of Manitoba, one of Canada’s most productive, centrally located mining regions. These resources include the Irgon Lithium Mine project and two Volcanic Massive Sulphide (“VMS”) properties – the Rocky Lake and Rocky-Namew known collectively as the Namew Lake District Project – which contain base metal-rich mineral deposits. Excellent access and well-developed mining infrastructure to the company’s wholly-owned Irgon Lithium Mine Project offers significant value and ramps up the near-term production schedule, putting QMC in a position to take advantage of rising lithium prices.

The region’s historic resource estimate of lithium is well documented in a 1956 Assessment Report developed by a previous owner, Lithium Corporation of Canada Ltd. The project’s historical resource estimate of 1.2 million tons grading 1.51% lithium-oxide over a strike length of 365 meters and to a depth of 213 meters is being updated by QMC through a detailed channel sampling and subsequent drill program.

North Face Software Ltd. recently created an interactive 3-D model of the Irgon Dike utilizing all historical data derived from past drilling and underground work. The 3-D model clearly demonstrates that exploration and underground development has only taken place on the central portion of the dike, leaving significant potential to quickly increase tonnage.

The company’s latest assay results, obtained from 144 channel samples at QMC’s Irgon Lithium Mine Project, provided encouraging and positive results that compare favorably with the historic assays. QMC has received a drill permit from the Sustainable Development Office of the Manitoba government and is in the process of requesting and assessing bids from drilling contractors. The company plans to begin a 2,000-meter drill program to confirm the historic lithium oxide assay results documented in the historic 1953-54 drill program.

QMC’s experienced leadership team includes specialists in mineral exploration, geology, engineering, new business development, marketing and investor relations. The company’s team of qualified advisors includes consultant Bruce E. Goad, P.Geo., who has 40 years of experience in mineral exploration in Canada, Argentina, Asia and Africa. As a Qualified Person, Goad has worked on numerous deposit styles including rare element pegmatites, porphyry, banded iron formation (BIF) gold deposits, skarn, greisens,  and VMS. He has a wide and varied skill set which includes precious, base, industrial and rare metal projects with a sharp focus on gold exploration. Goad is the author of several scholarly publications on pegmatite granites of the southeastern Manitoba region.

The market for lithium has surged over the past three years with prices per metric ton tripling. The world’s rising demand for portable power can easily been seen in the electric vehicle and mobile device industries – both of which use lithium-based, renewable batteries as a power resource. QMC’s high potential prospects and experienced management team, both in geology and corporate finance, put QMC and its shareholders in an excellent position to take advantage of the lithium, precious and base metals markets.

QMC Quantum Minerals Corp. (QMCQF), closed the day's trading session at $0.214, up 10.31%, on 83,262 volume with 23 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 63,089 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.1155/$0.73.

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SinglePoint, Inc. (SING)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight SinglePoint, Inc. (SING).

Technology and investment company SinglePoint (OTCQB: SING) was featured on this week’s episode of MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. The program is internationally-syndicated and reviews money-focused topics, featuring in-depth CEO and executive interviews from various companies offering insights into their operations and future outlooks. In this week’s episode, SinglePoint CEO Greg Lambrecht provided an update regarding the company’s acquisition activity. To view the full interview, visit: http://nnw.fm/h7Z7C. To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/7B5gw.

SinglePoint, Inc. (SING) is a diversified holding company with operations in multiple industries and verticals including two high-performing market sectors: legal cannabis and cryptocurrencies. SinglePoint has grown from a full-service mobile technology provider to a recognizable brand with a diverse portfolio of undervalued subsidiaries with multiple revenue streams.

SinglePoint is researching opportunities where it can be an active participant by influencing the strategy and direction of high-potential companies whose verified assets offer attractive possibilities for shareholders. The company is guided by a visionary leadership team with extensive experience in technology, engineering, marketing and raising capital.

SinglePoint is bullish on the cannabis industry, bitcoin and blockchain technologies, which is evident in its recent acquisitions and joint-venture announcements. Recent SinglePoint key highlights include:

  • A joint venture with Smart Cannabis Corporation (OTC: SCNA) to license and market Smart Cannabis’ SMART APP. SMART APP enables cannabis growers to measure all aspects of cultivation, from soil nutrient levels to watering cycles and carbon dioxide content in the air. SMART APP will integrate SinglePoint’s bitcoin payment solution to enable growers to process safer and more secure transactions.
  • A joint venture with Global Payout (OTC: GOHE) will build on existing financial technology solutions developed by SinglePoint and Global Payout’s subsidiary MoneyTrac Technology, Inc., to fully optimize the delivery of mobile payment applications for domestic and international organizations.
  • A joint venture with AppSwarm (OTC: SWRM) to start development on a proprietary delivery application that will enable licensed cannabis delivery services and licensed dispensaries to safely make in-home cannabis deliveries.
  • Signed original “Shark Tank” member Kevin Harrington as company spokesman for an innovative, compatible virtual wallet to store any type of cryptocurrency. Harrington recently finished shooting a new national ad campaign featuring SinglePoint and the virtual wallet’s secure method of storing cryptocurrencies.
  • Entered into a letter of intent to acquire 100 percent of Bitcoin Beyond, a premier platform that enables merchants to accept bitcoin payments using existing web-enabled point-of-sale devices.
  • Through SING subsidiary, SingleSeed, the company will soon offer a proprietary cryptocurrency solution that links both cannabis merchants and consumers who seek to take advantage of bitcoin-powered transactions using debit and credit cards. In addition to making bitcoin-backed card purchases possible, the solution enables cannabis dispensaries to digitally track and manage their product inventories, performing tasks like uploading product data, photos and descriptions. The system deducts items automatically from a dispensary’s product listings when a purchase is made. While this fully KYC-AML compliant point-of-sale platform can be utilized for any other retail setting, it will fill a critical need in the underbanked cannabis industry as it continues to seek non-cash payment solutions outside of traditional banking circles.

SinglePoint CEO and founder Greg Lambrecht leads the company in its mission to capture opportunities through an aggressive expansion strategy across a broad range of assets. Lambrecht oversees all company operations including investor relations, leadership of the board of directors, and daily business activities. As the founder of PCI, a leading consumer product distribution company, Lambrecht negotiated agreements with the nation’s largest retail outlets and led PCI through a NASDAQ listed IPO, raising $10 million.

Eric Lofdahl, SinglePoint’s chief technology officer, has more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector including positions in software development, program management, complex system integration and engineering process definition. Prior to SinglePoint, Lofdahl worked at the Boeing Company where he led a team that successfully developed advanced wireless and satellite data products based on commercial technology for the U.S. Air Force.

SinglePoint President Wil Ralston is well known for his successful track record of building and maintaining great relationships with clients. Ralston graduated cum laude from the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with a degree in Global Agribusiness and a specialization in Professional Golf Management. He is currently recognized by the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) as a Class A Professional.

SinglePoint, Inc. (SING), closed the day's trading session at $0.01845, up 1.37%, on 1,549,526 volume with 132 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 6,067,809 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0106/$0.0776.

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Pacific Software, Inc. (PFSF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Pacific Software, Inc. (PFSF).

Emerging business development technology innovator Pacific Software (OTC: PFSF) recently announced a new partnership intended to promote bonds between a Brazilian trade organization’s members and Chinese markets (http://nnw.fm/QMaT2). To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/Dw2oZ.

Pacific Software, Inc. (PFSF) is an emerging technology corporation positioned for investments, mergers and acquisitions of software technologies and platforms. The company is building “BoaPin,” a subscription-based e-commerce trading platform focused on cross border trade expansion with an international emphasis. The multi-faceted e-commerce platform is scheduled for launch in Q1 of 2019.

The Company is uniquely positioned to deliver a B2B and B2C intelligent e-commerce trade platform which will provide various solutions, data, applications and tools for subscribers, including IBM’s Hyperledger Blockchain “Backend as a Service” (BaaS) Infrastructure, multi-lingual communication, fintech, digital marketing, smart contracts, commodities search/match applications, customs clearance, taxation data, product advertising and logistics solutions.

Through smart contract technology for global supply chain management, BoaPin is designed to improve product traceability and deliver solutions to its subscribers for product certification, marketing, logistics, commodities search/match interface, trade finance, cross border payment solutions and customs clearance. Some of the tools available to execute these capabilities include cross border payments, blockchain solutions, smart contracts and multilingual access.

With these features at hand, the company is targeting several key industries where its online applications and solutions could have significant corporate impact in various forms, including: agriculture, fertilizers, chemicals, cosmetics, electronics, equipment, apparel and controlled substance management.

Business Model

Pacific Software initially will focus on Brazil and China for BoaPin. After paying a registration fee to utilize the online trade portal, subscribers to the platform will have access to a variety of tools and features that may enhance and increase revenue initiatives by showcasing their commodities and products for sale or trade.

Buyers of the commodities, products or services will pay a transaction fee only to the company which could materialize in the form of cash, cash equivalents, royalties or in-kind fees.

As the company executes its strategy, the online trade business is anticipated to generate significant revenue from subscribers obtained from regionally and federally organized Brazilian Trade Associations. The members wish to market their commodities or products, and the portal users or buyers materialize from China, Hong Kong and surrounding countries. As a result, this business model may be organized separately in the company’s wholly owned subsidiary, incorporated as HyperSoft Ventures, which could generate appreciable value for investors and shareholders.

Pacific Software, Inc. (PFSF), closed the day's trading session at $5.50, even for the day. The stock's 52-week low/high is $3.50/$5.50.

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Redfund Capital Corp. (CSE: LOAN) (OTC: PNNRF) (FF: O3X4)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Redfund Capital Corp. (PNNRF).

Redfund Capital (CSE: LOAN) (OTC: PNNRF) (Frankfurt: O3X4) today announced that it has welcomed Wahupta Ventures Inc. CEO Warren D. Cudney to its advisory team, and provided a corporate update and first quarter client financing rundown. To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/sdAZ6.

Redfund Capital Corp. (CSE: LOAN) (OTC: PNNRF) (FF: O3X4) is a merchant bank focused on providing debt and equity funding in the mid to late stages of a target company’s development and for technologies that are developed and validated by revenues. Redfund’s current focus is on medical cannabis, hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) related and healthcare-related companies.

As the first medical cannabis incubator and accelerator financing medical cannabis, CBD and hemp companies through a debt facility, Redfund is effectively bridging finance gaps and helping revenue-producing medical cannabis-related companies grow and build their valuations without prematurely diluting their equity.

The central components of the company’s business strategy are:

  • Establishing the foundation of a loan portfolio that generates revenues through monthly interest income from loans to cover all general and administrative expenses related to day-to-day operations.
  • Growing shareholder value by converting all or part of loans and warrants into equity in portfolio clients as clients build their valuations by entering the public markets or becoming the high-priced targets of larger entities.

Redfund was designed by bankers and entrepreneurs possessing years of experience in business, consulting, capital markets, corporate finance and healthcare services. The company is actively looking beyond borders and creating global companies that have strong fundamentals and are ready to expand.

Redfund’s investments are deployed to companies that have demonstrated success in their business but need a capital bridge in order to expand. Redfund’s team of professionals vet every project and analyzes each prospective client’s financials and business plans. Once a project is approved, Redfund’s legal team carefully scrutinizes the collateral used to securitize the individual loans.

The strategy employed by Redfund includes:

  • Diversifying investments in Canada and other countries
  • Building an international footprint with established national leaders
  • Funding new drug delivery systems and helping nutraceuticals become mainstream drugs
  • Introducing companies to Canada as a viable option for public listings
  • Becoming a premier go-to lender for established companies

The company’s revenue sources include:

  • Interest-bearing debt instruments with asset-backed collateral to securitize loans
  • Equity kicker of warrants coverage on original loan
  • Conversion ability of loan in its entirety
  • Advisory fees from contracts for consulting on growth strategies
  • Right of first refusal on future financing in each company funded

Redfund Capital Corp. (PNNRF), closed the day's trading session at $0.1873, even for the day. The average volume for the last 3 months is 207 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.10/$0.505.

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Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Youngevity International, Inc. (YGYI).

CannabisNewsWire ("CNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI), a client of CNW offering a hybrid of the direct selling business model that combines e-commerce and the power of social selling. To view the full publication, titled “Vertical Integration Offers Profit Potential within Growing Cannabis Industry,” visit: http://cnw.fm/Mofm4.

Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI) is a leading omni-direct lifestyle company offering a hybrid of the direct selling business model that includes e-commerce and the power of social selling. Among the Top 100 Global Direct Selling Companies, Youngevity offers products from the six top selling retail categories: health/nutrition, home/family, food/beverage (including coffee), spa/beauty, apparel/jewelry, and a range of innovative services. Created through the 2011 merger of Youngevity Essential Life Sciences with Javalution® Coffee Company, today’s Youngevity International Inc. is a virtual worldwide Main Street of products and services under one corporate entity that supports a healthy and empowered lifestyle.

Youngevity International is dedicated to improving lifestyles through the universal desires of vibrant health and flourishing economics. Catering to health-conscious consumers, Youngevity believes that combining the best of the direct selling industry with the fundamentals and capabilities of a traditional business model will maximize shareholder value. The company’s Nutritional, Lifestyle and Telecommunications products and services are distributed through a global network of Preferred Customers and Distributors.

Youngevity’s wholly owned CLR Roasters LLC business line offers quality branded and private label coffee to retail stores, office coffee services, hospitality, food services, distributors, convenience, petrol stores and vending businesses. Today, CLR Roasters is the largest coffee provider for cruise lines in North America and the second largest roaster in the state of Florida. Producing a consistent premium product with superior taste, CLR Roasters has earned numerous certifications that demonstrate the company’s commitment to the craft of providing the highest quality coffee products using the best practice standards available.

Youngevity, operating in the direct-selling channel, is rapidly expanding its product and distributor base through acquisitions and mergers under an innovative concept called “the Network Cloud” that provides other direct selling companies with a home base. The company’s YoungevityGO2 mobile distributor app, a new technology-driven web platform supporting expansion of global e-commerce and social selling platforms, is available on Google Play and the App Store. In addition to the Network Cloud concept, Youngevity International owns CLR Coffee Roasters which operates a traditional coffee roasting business offering a JavaFit® gourmet product line that vertically integrates with Youngevity and its growing network of direct marketers.

Youngevity International offers more than 1,000 high quality, technologically advanced products under the following categories:

  • Health and Nutrition
  • Home and Family
  • Food and Beverage
  • Spa and Beauty
  • Fashion
  • Essential Oils
  • Photo and scrapbooking
  • Services for Home and Business

Youngevity International Inc. has compiled a best-in-class management team with a strong track record of success in private and public companies. Steve Wallach, CEO, has nearly two decades of sales and network marketing experience and has successfully guided Youngevity International Inc. to become an international, publicly-traded direct marketing company positioned for worldwide growth. Dave Briskie, president and CFO, has shepherded the company’s development into a fully vertical coffee roasting and distribution company that owns the direct marketing brand JavaFit® and the retail brand, Café La Rica.

Youngevity has also attracted a stunning group of Brand Evangelists who endorse its products. Among these are actress, author and well-known health and wellness activist Marilu Henner; former NBA basket player, Mike “Stinger” Glenn; former NFL wide receiver Drew Pearson; “Greatest Natural Bodybuilder in the World” Gene Nelson; and WNBA champion, Olympic gold medalist Delisha Jones.

Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI), closed the day's trading session at $7.83, off by 0.76%, on 123,792 volume with 963 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 202,157 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $3.167/$16.25.

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Net Element (NASDAQ: NETE)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Net Element (NETE).

Net Element (NASDAQ: NETE), a global technology and value-added solutions group, remains focused on the formation of a unified global transaction acceptance ecosystem. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/6Xq2b.

Net Element (NETE), is a global financial technology and value-added solutions group that supports electronic payments acceptance in an omni-channel environment spanning across point-of-sale, e-commerce, and mobile devices. Net Element operates a payments-as-a-service transactional model and value-added services platform for small to medium enterprises in the U.S. and selected emerging markets. Internationally, Net Element’s strategy is to leverage its omni-channel platform to deliver flexible offerings to emerging markets with diverse banking, regulatory and demographic conditions. Net Element was ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 ™ and South Florida Business Journal’s 2016 fastest growing technology companies.

Net Element believes the future of global commerce is being revolutionized as consumers quickly migrate toward omni-channel shopping utilizing mobile devices, desktop, and online services. Net Element’s all-in-one payment solutions support and unify a whole range of applications through a single, robust platform, allowing global onboarding and support for multiple payment methods.

With an eye on emerging markets, Net Element is pursuing growth opportunities and footholds in a number of industries. The company’s most recent application of its technology is to the cannabis industry, which is paced to hit $591 million and could increase 40 times in the next four years. This rampant growth also creates heightened need for smooth transactions between merchants and consumers. Payment processing and compliance for the cannabis industry has become increasingly complex, and Net Element’s Unified Payments subsidiary is addressing the challenges by offering a compliant, seamlessly integrated payment solution that makes it simple to transact.

Net Element has also launched a blockchain-focused business unit that will develop and deploy blockchain technology-based solutions. Net Element expects the new division to create a decentralized crypto-based ecosystem that will act as a framework for an unlimited number of value-added services, connecting merchants and consumers in a seamless, economically efficient transaction. This new business unit intends to also identify and invest in unique projects that decentralize and disrupt the payment processing industry by combining blockchain technology and real-world applications with talented development teams, strong fundamentals and addressable markets large in size.

“We believe that we’re at the dawn of a new evolution where additional digital payment methods are being introduced,” Net Element CEO Oleg Firer, says. “Introduction of our division focused on blockchain as part of the NASDAQ-listed entity will add transparency and compliance assurance to our investors as well as provide access to deploy value-added services to over 20 million electronic commerce clients that are currently part of Net Element’s growing network.”

Net Element clients are treated to customized solutions that provide the flexibility needed to keep up with customers. Among the services offered are mobile payment apps that accept payments anywhere, anytime; cloud-based solutions built to increase productivity and enhance revenue for clients and partners; marketing solutions that turn lookers into buyers; and business analytics that make it easy for clients to monitor business metrics, engage with customers and compare the competition. Its multi-channel platform combines e-commerce, offline, point-of-sale, comprehensive back office tools, mobile point-of-sale, credit scoring and customer interaction in one powerful platform-as-a-service technology.

Net Element owns and operates a global mobile payments and transactional processing provider, TOT Group, Inc., with the following subsidiaries:

  • Unified Payments – An award-winning, customized mobile billing and payments solution, recognized by Inc. Magazine as the No. 1 Fastest Growing Company in America in 2012.
  • Digital Provider – A leading provider of SMS messaging and mobile billing solutions.
  • Aptito – A next-generation, all-in-one, cloud-based restaurant management and point-of-sale payments platform using wireless technology.
  • Payonline – A fully integrated, processor agnostic electronic commerce platform.

Net Element is ranked No. 418 on Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™ list of North America’s 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies. Net Element grew 190 percent. The company’s chief executive officer, Oleg Firer, credits the company’s progression to organic growth in its North America Transactions Segment, specifically the success of its Unified Payments brand, which focuses on value-added payment acceptance solutions for small to medium enterprises in the United States.

“The Deloitte 2017 North America Technology Fast 500 winners underscore the impact of technological innovation and world class customer service in driving growth, in a fiercely competitive environment,” said Sandra Shirai, vice chairman, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “These companies are on the cutting edge, and are transforming the way we do business.”

Net Element’s suite of application performing interfaces (APIs) and connectors power commerce for businesses of all sizes through multi-channel platforms, all-in-one digital solutions, and end-to-end encryption of cardholder data utilizing tamper resistant hardware that ensures integrity and simplifies security.

Net Element’s corporate team is led by director and CEO Oleg Firer, who is responsible for the overall vision, strategy and execution of the company’s mission of powering global commerce. He is joined by CFO Jeffrey Ginsburg, CPA, and Steven Wolberg, who is the company’s chief legal officer and secretary. Each corporate officer brings a unique blend of leadership, vision, experience and creative energy to the company.

From mobile payments and value-added transactional innovations such as Digital Provider and Aptito to e-commerce and retail payment transaction processing brands like Payonline and United Payments, Net Element is transforming the online and mobile experience.

Net Element (NETE), closed the day's trading session at $6.01, off by 1.48%, on 39,410 volume with 243 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 105,186 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $3.75/$14.38.

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Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Green Growth Brands Inc. (OTCQB: GGBXF).

Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF) was featured today in a publication from PotNetwork News. A new year means new technology. No industry is immune to the modern advancements of an online world. But cannabis is anything but traditional, and the technology these pot stocks are using is a testament to the evolution of our industry. From blockchain and e-commerce to lighting and cultivation, cannabis is at the forefront of technological innovation.

Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF) is a lifestyle-oriented cannabis and cannabidiol (“CBD”) consumer products company with a portfolio of lifestyle brands customized to connect specific, like-minded customers. Each Green Growth Brand provides the best quality products within a retail experience that appeals to users in an environment that is emotionally branded and easy to navigate.

In the next five years, the cannabis industry will generate more than $28 billion of new revenue from an estimated 14 million new customers, according to Ackrell Capital’s 2018 Cannabis Investment Report. Meanwhile, Hemp Business Journal projects that the CBD market will increase 8x to $3 billion by 2021, up from $200 million in 2017. Green Growth Brand intends to dominate in these markets with a lineup up products grown, manufactured and presented with the highest quality standards in mind.

Products under the Green Growth Brand umbrella include:

  • CAMP: A kiosk-type store where consumers can experience beautifully crafted lifestyle products that enhance one’s journey to self-discovery.
  • Seventh Sense: A CBD-infused body care collection crafted from the finest botanicals and fragrances on earth. Created to maximize the properties and aromatics of each ingredient, Seventh Sense natural products are CBD-infused botanical therapy.
  • Meri+Jayne: Fiercely authentic and wholly unapologetic, Meri+Jayne is a youthful, full-on celebration of what makes each person unique. Expect the unexpected when it comes to this mix of amazing products.
  • Green Lily: A place for women to explore a new world of wellness. With advice on every product, from efficacy to usage, Green Lily guides guests through beautiful new ways to experience cannabis and CBD.
  • The +Source: Located in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada, The+Source dispensaries operated by Green Growth Brands serve both medical patients and retail customers. Green Growth Brands also operates a grow and production facility in Post, Nevada, and recently entered into definitive agreements to acquire a Pahrump, Nevada, cultivation facility.
  • XanthicBiopharms is the owner of valuable intellectual property that turns THC(Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD into a water-soluble substance. As a result of combining Green Growth Brands and Xanthic, this technology is being used to create incredible new products.

Business Strategy

Green Growth Brands has identified numeroushitches in the current cannabis retail space. The company intends to counter these challenges and provide a customer experience ripe with a friendly staff, in-stock assortments, efficient operations and more. The company’s retail partners provide distribution opportunities within 4,000 stores, as well as robust and established digital platforms to best reach the modern consumer.

Management

Green Growth Brands brings together a collection of expert retailers, scientists, botanists, developers, artists and business leaders for the benefit of building community. Led by an executive management team steeped in decades of experience with several of America’s most successful brands, including Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Limited Brands and Designer Shoe Warehouse, Green Growth Brands is uniquely positioned to create memorable brands, retail experiences, and quality products for the emerging cannabis industry.

Chief Executive Officer Peter Horvath heads strategy and execution across all company channels, and previously took shoe retailer DSW public on the NYSE at $1.5 billion. As a dynamic, creative brand leader, team builder, and specialty retail veteran with deep roots in finance, Horvath’s unique ability to understand the big picture while never missing the subtle details is a critical factor in Green Growth Brands’ success and brand popularity among customers.

Chief Marketing Officer Scott Razek is a brand strategist, storyteller and strategic marketer. Razek‘s 25 years of experience in brand building, product development and customer experience focus are a key differentiator for the Green Growth Brands portfolio.

CAO Ed Kistner brings 33 years of multifaceted experience at leading retail businesses, notably in finance, merchandise planning, operations and stores. His well-rounded experiences in fast-changing environments position Kistner to be the architect of the operational execution at Green Growth Brands.

CSO Kellie Wurtzman brings significant retail leadership to Green Growth Brands with a proven track record of leading high-performance stores and teams across multiple retail sectors. Her unmatched experience in identifying and supporting developing business opportunities is ideal for evolving the cannabis industry and will be instrumental in expanding operations at Green Growth Brands.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Green Growth Brands is traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange and on the OTCQB, providing investors with increased access to data, transparency and liquidity.

Green Growth Brands Inc. (OTCQB: GGBXF), closed the day's trading session at $4.2375, off by 1.22%, on 209,911 volume with 575 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 198,036 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.8068/$5.205.

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The Flowr Corporation (TSX.V: FLWR) (OTC: FLWPF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight The Flowr Corporation (FLWR).

The Flowr Corporation (TSX.V: FLWR) (OTC: FLWPF) recently appointed North America’s first PhD whose research focused on cannabis production, Deron Caplan, as director of plant science. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/PEp62.

The Flowr Corporation (TSX.V: FLWR) (OTC: FLWPF), a Health Canada Licensed Producer (LP) of cannabis under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), is an emerging Canadian cannabis leader founded by Medreleaf co-founder Tom Flow and a team of industry pioneers, successful start-up executives and top industry scientists. Flowr’s purpose-built cultivation facilities may be the most advanced in the industry, consistently generating high crop yields, delivering premium and ultra-premium cannabis products, and maximizing return on investment. The company also may be an R&D leader as it was selected by the Hawthorne Gardening Division of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company as its exclusive Canadian cannabis R&D partner.

Flowr’s flagship facility, an 84,000-square-foot campus on seven acres in Kelowna, British Columbia, is engineered to grow premium cannabis in rooms that meet pharmaceutical industry production standards for cleanliness. This, along with exacting protocols designed by the Flowr team, enables Flowr to grow cannabis that meets Health Canada’s stringent standards without treating it with the taste- and smell-killing gamma irradiation that most other producers have to use to clean their product. Irradiating the plant – a process similar to pasteurizing food – impairs many of the important terpenes that provide the positive effects, flavors and scents of cannabis while strengthening unpleasant terpenes. Flowr’s products may deliver a better user experience, thus commanding premium prices.

Flowr’s cultivation facilities, built with proprietary, patent-pending systems, are designed to deliver yields targeted at 450 grams per square foot by the end of 2022, which is three times more efficient than the industry average of approximately 150 grams per square foot. By optimizing yield, the Company may produce significantly more cannabis flower on a smaller footprint than other producers, thus generating far high revenue per square foot and keeping costs much lower, leading to higher margins. The Kelowna facility is presently 20 percent operational with the remaining 80 percent slated to come online by early 2019. It is expected to produce up to 14,000 kg of premium, non-irradiated cannabis flower in 2019. With further enhanced yields and planned expansion of production facilities on the campus, Flowr will reach a total capacity of 60,000 kg annually in 2022.

Leading Flowr’s cultivation program is industry pioneer, company co-founder and Flowr president Tom Flow. Flow is widely recognized for his cannabis thought leadership and expertise building and operating cannabis cultivation facilities. Flow also co-founded MedReleaf and designed, built and set up SOPs for their flagship Marcum cultivation facility. Marcum has continued to be perhaps the most productive facility in the country prior to the Flowr flagship facility. Long one of Canada’s most efficient and profitable LPs, MedReleaf was acquired by Aurora for approximately C$3 billion. Flow and his team have designed and built a total of 17 cultivation facilities and secured three producer’s licenses under various Canadian regulatory regimes.

In March 2018, Flowr and the Hawthorne Gardening Division of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company – a world leader in lawn and garden products – announced an exclusive strategic R&D alliance. After evaluating numerous Canadian LPs, Hawthorne chose to partner with Flowr based on the experience and expertise of the company’s cultivation and R&D teams and the company’s advanced growing capabilities.

Hawthorne will fund the construction of a 50,000-square-foot R&D facility that is integrated into Flowr’s Kelowna campus. This facility is North America’s first dedicated cannabis R&D facility focused on advancing cultivation techniques and systems. The facility will support researchers from both organizations and combine laboratories, indoor and greenhouse grow suites, training areas and genetics breeding areas in a single building. It is expected to open in early 2019. In addition to helping Flowr maintain its competitive advantage in cultivation, the company’s R&D program will keep it on the cutting edge of cannabis innovation.

Flowr is entering the market with three different brands to meet the growing demand for premium, non-irradiated cannabis in the medicinal and adult use markets:

  • FlowrRx, featuring premium quality medicinal cannabis that enables patients to live better, fuller lives. A dedicated Client Services team will provide patients with personalized support while an R&D team develops innovative flower strains and premium products targeted to specific conditions. Patient well-being is considered at every stage of the process – from genetic selection to harvest, trimming and curing techniques. FlowrRx and its team of passionate scientists and leading cultivation specialists are dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of cannabis.
  • Flowr is the company’s premium recreational adult-use brand featuring an active, West Coast-inspired lifestyle for the cannabis connoisseur and enthusiast market. Through the continuous innovation of procedures and practices, Flowr’s talented team of experts is crafting premium products that deliver unparalleled experiences.
  • Ace Valley, an exclusive partnership with top-selling Ontario craft beer company Ace Hill, will bring Flowr’s premium product to the millennial and casual adult-use markets under the Ace Valley brand.

Flowr recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch, the province’s sole legal wholesaler of non-medical cannabis, to supply premium and ultra-premium flower to the province’s retail outlets. The company has agreements with several major medical distributors and is in discussions about retail distribution with additional provinces where it believes it can obtain prices commensurate with the quality of the Flowr products. The company is also evaluating other market opportunities including export.

Flowr is poised to become the pre-eminent indoor premium cannabis grower in Canada and one of the country’s top five LPs. The company’s focus on yield, quality and price point and its team’s ability to grow at scale should drive high margins, significant growth and strong return on investment.

The Flowr Corporation (TSX.V: FLWR), closed the day's trading session at $4.15, off by 0.48%, on 46,643 volume with 96 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 82,144 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.74/$8.00.

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