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Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (BRFH)

Greenbackers, RedChip, Marketbeat, SmallCapVoice, Lions of Wall Street, OTC Journal, Barchart, The Wall Street Transcript, SmallCap Network, and Wall Street Resources reported earlier on Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (BRFH), and today we choose to report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Barfresh Food Group, Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of unique, frozen, ready-to-blend beverages. These include smoothies, shakes, and frappes. These products are primarily for restaurant chains and the foodservice industry. Barfresh Food Group and Barfresh Food Group Pty Ltd. in Australia (Barfresh Australia) are under common control. Barfresh Food Group is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.

Barfresh acquired the exclusive worldwide patent rights to its ready-to-blend beverage packs. This is on top of its presently held patent rights in the United States and Canada. The Company acquired the intellectual property (IP) for its creative “ready to blend” ingredient packs for North America.

Barfresh Food Group has approval to sell its products into all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. This covers bases around the world that are home to 1.3 million active troops. Barfresh has entered into agreements expanding to a host of military locations.  

Barfresh’s proprietary, patented system uses portion-controlled pre-packaged beverage ingredients. These deliver freshly made smoothies that are quick, cost efficient, and without waste.

The innovative system combines all the ingredients of a quality smoothie into an individually pre-portioned pack. The pack contains real fruit pieces, low fat frozen yogurt or sorbet, fruit juice, and ice. These are subsequently blended with water to create a smoothie.

In late January 2019, Barfresh Food Group announced that it has approvals for 100 locations across numerous branches of the military throughout the U.S. It expects all locations to be installed and pouring within the next 60 days (as of the end of January).

Mr. Riccardo Delle Coste, Barfresh Food Group's Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We now have over 100 locations compared to no military locations this time last year. Growth in the military channel is only one of the reasons we expect to achieve very strong top line growth in 2019.  We continue to see strong progress in the education channel, and we also will be rolling out multiple products in a leading national restaurant chain with over 2,500 locations in 2019.”

Last month, Barfresh Food Group announced that it raised more than $4.3 million of capital via a private placement of equity and cash exercise of existing warrants. The Company completed this capital raise to accelerate growth.

Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (BRFH), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.69, down 1.43%, on 5,670 volume with 4 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 24,085 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.379/$0.81.

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Prophecy Development Corp. (PRPCF)

InvestorIntel, The StreetWise Reports, Barchart, 4-Traders, InvestorsHub, Business Wire, Marketwired, Wallmine, GuruFocus, Wallet Investor, Junior Mining Network, OTC Markets, Stockhouse, Uptick Newswire, and Trading View reported previously on Prophecy Development Corp. (PRPCF), and we also highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Prophecy Development Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral and energy projects. The Company’s primary goal is to develop the Gibellini primary vanadium mining project in the Battle Mountain region in northeastern Nevada to production. The design of the Gibellini vanadium project is to be an open pit, heap leach operation. Gibellini is the most advanced primary vanadium deposit in the U.S. Prophecy Development has its corporate office in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company’s shares trade on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQX.

In June of last year, Prophecy Development announced the filing of a technical report prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (NI 43-101) concerning a Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for the Company’s Gibellini vanadium project in Eureka, Nevada. This project is about 25 miles south of the town of Eureka.

The PEA reported an after-tax cumulative cash flow of $601.5 million, an Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of 50.8 percent, a Net Present Value (NPV) of $338.3 million at a 7 percent discount rate and a 1.72 years payback on investment from start-up assuming an average vanadium pentoxide price (V2O5) of $12.73 per pound.

Furthermore, Prophecy Development has its Titan (Titanium Vanadium) Project. This Project is at Flett and Angus Townships, 120 kilometers northeast of Sudbury, Ontario. The Property comprises 262 contiguous hectares consisting of 17 patented claims.

Moreover, the Company has its Pulacayo (Silver-Zinc-Lead) project. This Project is in Bolivia, 107 km northeast of Sumitomo Corporation’s San Cristobal silver mine; 185 km southwest of Coeur Mining, Inc.’s San Bartolome silver mine; and 139 km north of Pan American Silver Corp.’s San Vicente silver mine.

Last month, Prophecy Development announced that it has retained Amec Foster Wheeler E&C Services, Inc. (Wood) to undertake updating of the mineral resource and mining section for Prophecy’s forthcoming Feasibility Study (FS) to be completed to the standards of National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) for its Gibellini vanadium project in Nevada. The expectation is that the FS will be completed by year end 2019.

Earlier this month, Prophecy Development announced the appointment of Mr. Michael Doolin as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) and interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective April 1, 2019. In this role, Mr. Doolin will manage the Company’s global operations while collaborating with Prophecy's Executive Chairman, Mr. John Lee, on investor marketing, fundraising and Prophecy's overall strategic direction.

Mr. Doolin is a mining professional. He has more than three decades of operational and management experience in Nevada with a concentration on planning and budgeting.

Prophecy Development Corp. (PRPCF), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.1755, down 6.90%, on 80,046 volume with 32 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 137,761 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.086/$2.75.

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Timberline Resources Corp. (TLRS)

Amigo Bulls, Gold Investment Letter, Real Investment Advice, Zacks, MarketWatch, Street Insider, Market Screener, Equity Clock, InvestorsHub, Capital Cube, Marketbeat, and Barchart reported earlier on Timberline Resources Corp. (TLRS), and today we choose to report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Timberline Resources Corp. is a gold exploration and development company. Its operational focus is Nevada. The Company’s flagship Talapoosa Project is a partially permitted, open-pit, heap leach gold project with low capital and operating costs and strong economics. In addition, Timberline’s exploration efforts have been focused on its 23 square-mile Eureka land package. This is one of the largest remaining undeveloped gold properties in Nevada. OTCQB-listed, Timberline Resources is headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

The Company is refocusing its exploration efforts on advancing the Windfall and Lookout Mountain projects at its Eureka property. This is simultaneous with giving up its option to acquire the Talapoosa project. Regarding the Eureka land package, it includes Timberline’s Lookout Mountain project and a pipeline of earlier-stage projects that feature past gold production, historic gold estimates, and/or drill-indicated gold mineralization. Eureka is on the south end of Nevada’s Battle Mountain/Eureka Trend.

Timberline continues to advance its Lookout Mountain and Windfall project areas at Eureka. It purchased a large block of patented and unpatented mining claims in 2012. These comprise mainly the entire Seven Troughs gold mining district near Lovelock in Pershing County, Nevada.

The purchased property package covers 4,100 acres. It consists of 64 patented and 238 unpatented lode mining claims, all which are under a long-term lease agreement, along with 162 additional unpatented lode mining claims.

Timberline Resources announced in 2018 that it closed on the acquisition of ownership interests in two Nevada gold-copper mineral properties in the Battle Mountain mining district in Nevada from Americas Gold Exploration, Inc. (AGEI). This acquisition includes the right to earn into existing Joint Venture agreements with McEwen Mining, Inc. at the Elder Creek Project (Elder Creek Joint Venture), and with Lac Minerals (USA) LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barrick Gold Corporation (LAC) at the Paiute Project (Paiute Joint Venture).

Recently, Timberline Resources announced consolidated financial results for its Q1 of fiscal year 2019 that ended December 31, 2018. The Company reported a Consolidated Net Loss of $0.5 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2018, including exploration expenditures of $272,000.

Timberline Resources’ President & Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Steve Osterberg, said, "We began Fiscal 2019 with continued exploration success at our Elder Creek Project in the Battle Mountain District with a very positive geophysical survey. We look forward to follow-up drilling on the priority anomaly, and expanding the survey coverage as we progress through the second quarter of 2019."

Timberline Resources Corp. (TLRS), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.0692, up 1.76%, on 28,444 volume with 5 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 26,945 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.00009/$0.2014.

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Astro Aerospace Ltd. (ASDN)

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Astro Aerospace Ltd. is the developer of the world’s most advanced autonomous, unmanned, and manned flying vehicles. It works to be at the vanguard of this disruptive aerial industry. The Company explores ways to apply its technology to worldwide challenges. These challenges include traffic congestion, pollution, and the overall stresses of daily life. Astro creates autonomous, eVTOL (Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing) aerial vehicles and drones. Astro Aerospace has its corporate office in Lewisville, Texas. The Company lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

Astro Aerospace acquired the assets to VTOL industry leader, Passenger Drone. Astro Aerospace’s Passenger Drone is a state-of-the-art aerial transport vehicle. It is scheduled to improve urban mobility and enable passengers to arrive at their destination fast and safe.

Astro Aerospace’s drones do away with the need for gearboxes, water-cooling systems or aerodynamic steering flaps. The drones are outfitted with fiber optic technology.

Astro Aerospace’s in-house developed adaptive flight control algorithm keeps the ASTRO drone stable in most weather conditions, with minimal vibration. ASTRO Drones are a little bigger than a compact car. They can fit into most garages.

ASTRO was specifically designed with wide cabin glass for optimal comfort and a 360 degree surround view. The vehicle has a complete carbon body and is equipped with 16 individual rotors.

The ASTRO features Fiber Optic Internal Communications; Touch Flight Control; Adaptive Flight Control Software; and Encrypted Communication Channels. In addition, it features Field Oriented Motor Control; Fly-by-wire joystick; LTE (4G) network; and Glass Cockpit Avionics.

The ASTRO is suitable for operating in densely populated urban environments. It is an environmentally friendly solution. The design of its high-performance electric motor is to run quietly, fluidly, as well as completely emission-free.

This month, Astro Aerospace announced it has been accepted to participate in NASA’s UAM Grand Challenge commencing in 2020. The Company stated that its engineers and team are proud to be chosen to participate in the UAM Grand Challenge alongside “the best of the best" of the UAM community.

NASA is dedicated to supporting accessible air transport systems for passengers and cargo through working with the urban air mobility (UAM) community to identify and address the important challenges ahead. NASA will host a UAM ecosystem-wide challenge in 2020 for participants to execute system level safety and integration scenarios within a strong and relevant environment.

Astro Aerospace Ltd. (ASDN), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.46, down 4.17%, on 6,852 volume with 18 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 60,801 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.07/$3.329.

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EOS, Inc. (EOSS)

OTC Markets, Barchart, Stockhouse, InvestorsHub, 4-Traders, The Street, Wolf Street, Dividend Investor, Seeking Alpha, Morningstar, MarketWatch, last10k, Stockopedia, Wallet Investor, Real Investment Advice, and Trading View reported earlier on EOS, Inc. (EOSS), and we highlight the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

EOS, Inc. has a broad distribution network of associates with many dealer companies providing health care, beauty care, and environmentally friendly cleaning products in Asia. Since Q1 of 2017, the Company has expanded its marketing channels in China and Southeast Asian countries. Formed in 2015 and OTCQB-listed, EOS is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

The Company previously acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Emperor Star International Trade Co. Ltd. (effective May 3, 2017). This is the trading team that plays a vital part in the supply chain of EOS products. EOS acquired Emperor Star trading company in Taipei, Taiwan to strengthen its business and prepare for the challenge of OBOR (One Belt and One Road) development in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Cambodia. Emperor Star has been distributing highly unique health and beauty care products and environmentally friendly cleaning products, with first-rate growth in China and Asia.

EOS focuses on the marketing and distribution of skin care products to resellers in Taiwan. It engages in the distribution and marketing of skin care products manufactured by A.C. (USA), Inc. Its products include moisturizers, serums, cleansers, and toners. Products also include exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices, and sun care products.

In 2017, Mr. Ben Yang, the chief representative of Asian market, EOS, Inc., signed agency contracts in Nanning City, Guangxi, China, with three owners of new flagship stores launched there. There are four flagship stores set up in China. This includes the first one in Quanzhou. This will help contribute to growing the business of EOS in China. Nanning City is the largest economy of Guangxi province.

On November 30, 2018, EOS signed a contract with A-Best Company and commenced to march toward the worldwide 3C market. A-Best Company is a foremost manufacturer of advanced Piezoelectric Ceramic Speakers.

The collaboration contract was signed by Mr. Yang He-Hsiang, President of EOS, and Mr. Lai Ying-Min, President of A-Best Wire Harness & Components Co., Ltd., at Gloria Prince Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan. The focus of this collaboration is on promoting A-Best Company's patented products, Piezoelectric Ceramic Speakers, and developing more value added products to the international 3C market.

EOS, Inc. (EOSS), closed Wednesday's trading session at $1.50, up 130.34%, on 1,700 volume with 16 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 105 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.542/$2.50.

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Future Farm Technologies, Inc. (FFRMF)

Zacks, OTC Markets, Stockhouse, 4-Traders, InvestorsHub, MarketWatch, Insider Financial, Canadian Insider, GuruFocus, Technical420, Infront Analytics, Wallmine, PR Newswire, The Street, Morningstar, Barchart, Weed Newswire, Market News Updates, Trading View, Wallet Investor, and Market Screener reported earlier on Future Farm Technologies, Inc. (FFRMF), and today we report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Future Farm Technologies, Inc.’s business model includes developing and acquiring technologies, which will position it as a leader in the development of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) for the worldwide production of varied kinds of plants, with an emphasis on cannabis. The Company has projects throughout North America. This includes California, Florida, and Maryland.

Future Farm Technologies has its Puerto Rico subsidiary, FFPR, LLC, that it owns jointly with TCG Investments, LLC, owner of the “Clínica Verde” brand. Future Farm Technologies’ Canadian subsidiary is CEPG Consulting and Design, Inc. of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Future Farm Technologies is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Company provides scalable, indoor CEA systems that use minimal land, water and energy regardless of climate, location or time of year. These systems are customized to grow an abundance of crops close to consumers. Additionally, Future Farm holds an exclusive global license to use a patented vertical farming technology that, when compared to traditional plant production methods, produces yields up to 10 times greater per square foot of land.

Future Farm also uses a leading cannabis oil extraction technology. This technology allows it to process 20lbs/hour of cannabis plant to yield roughly 908 grams/hour of oil. The Company also designs and distributes LED lighting solutions using the COB and MCOB technology.

Future Farm Technologies acquired the exclusive right to use a patented, augmented reality (AR) technology in the cannabis industry. It will work with its partner to merge AR and ad-tech with the cannabis industry via the CannaCube Live™ platform.

Last month, Future Farm Technologies announced that it entered into a new lease with Haymart, LLC to grow CBD-producing hemp on the same 100-acre parcel that it leased from Haymart for its inaugural 2018 season. This new lease covers the 2019 season. Moreover, it will cover the 2020 and 2021 seasons, unless either Future Farm or Haymart opt out. Under the terms of the lease, Haymart will also provide farming services to Future Farm Technologies.

This month, Future Farm Technologies announced that Mr. George Groccia, the Company’s Organizational and Operational Manager, and Mr. Zachary Lapan, General Manager for Future Farm Maine’s hemp production facilities, were selected to speak at the New England Cannabis Convention (NECANN) in Boston on Saturday, March 23, 2019. NECANN is the east coast’s largest cannabis industry event. It attracts the largest number of hemp and cannabis industry professionals in the Northeast.

Future Farm Technologies, Inc. (FFRMF), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.1825, up 13.36%, on 388,444 volume with 153 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 402,896 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.129/$0.594.

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Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (IVFH)

MissionIR, Penny Stock Tweets, Investors Hangout, Dividend Investor, Plunkett Research, Marketbeat, Equity Clock, StockInvest, Simply Wall St, Tip Ranks, Stockopedia, YCharts, The Bowser Report, Stock Guru, FeedBlitz, Capital Cube, and Wallet Investor reported earlier on Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (IVFH), and today we report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. is an industry leading specialty food platform. The Company, by way of its subsidiaries, is a foremost nationwide provider of direct from source specialty foods, healthcare foods, gluten free foods, and artisanal foods, to the professional foodservice market. Perishable product is delivered direct to the Company’s kitchen the next day via overnight delivery. Non-perishable product is delivered direct to customers. Innovative Food Holdings is headquartered in Bonita Springs, Florida.

For Chefs (Chef Direct), the Company’s vertically-integrated platform enables it to source 7,000-plus specialty foods worldwide and deliver within 24-72 hours. Innovative Food Holdings’ subsidiaries include Artisan Specialty Foods and Innovative Gourmet.

Artisan Specialty Foods is a nationwide specialty food distributer, re-packer, and importer. Artisan serves hundreds of customers in the Chicago area. In addition, Artisan serves as a nationwide fulfillment center for other Company subsidiaries operating in the foodservice and direct-to-consumer markets.

Innovative Food Holdings supplies chefs with innovative, organic, sustainable, and artisanal products sourced from all areas globally. The Company markets its products directly to the consumer, through its website at www.forthegourmet.com.

Innovative Food Holdings’ subsidiary, Innovative Gourmet, acquired substantially all the assets of one of North America’s leading online gourmet food and gift retailers in 2018. The business operates under igourmet’s valued and trusted trade name.

igourmet offers a broad assortment of high quality gourmet and specialty food products via www.igourmet.com, and through a complete line of omnichannel partners. Furthermore, igourmet offers a wide array of specialty food products to restaurants, specialty retailers and other business establishments through its specialty foodservice division.

Pertaining to Innovative Food Holdings’ customer service, the Company has dedicated Chef Advisors that are available by phone or email to assist customers. They provide assistance with additional product information, sourcing additional gourmet products, and menu consultation. They also provide assistance with application and complementing product suggestions and providing more specific delivery window estimates.

Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (IVFH), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.47, down 5.05%, on 131,790 volume with 29 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 39,425 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.415/$1.12.

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Integrity Applications, Inc. (IGAP)

Stockflare, Market Screener, OTC Markets Group, Wallet Investor, MarketWatch and SmallCapVoice reported earlier on Integrity Applications, Inc. (IGAP), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Integrity Applications, Inc. is the maker of GlucoTrack®. This is a non-invasive device for measuring glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes. GlucoTrack® is a monitoring device, which quickly measures and displays an individual's glucose level in approximately a minute without finger pricking or any pain. Established in 2001, Integrity Applications is based in Wilmington, Delaware. OTCQB-listed, the Company has a research and development (R&D) site in Ashdod, Israel.

Integrity Applications is centering on three important initiatives - GlucoTrack Commercialization in Europe; GlucoTrack U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Approval; and a Product Roadmap. The Company’s initial primary focus is on the commercialization of GlucoTrack in Europe. GlucoTrack® has received CE Mark and KFDA approvals for type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes. It is now in the early stages of commercialization in Europe, South Korea, and other geographies.

Regarding the Product Roadmap, Integrity Applications’ intention is to apply its proprietary technology platform to take advantage of new developments and trends in the marketplace.

Concerning FDA Approval, the Company has been working with regulatory and clinical experts to clarify the best regulatory pathway for the GlucoTrack. Based on feedback from the FDA, Integrity plans to follow a de novo 510k pathway.

GlucoTrack® features a small sensor. The sensor clips to the earlobe and measures the user's glucose level using unique and patented sensor technology. The measured signals undergo analysis utilizing a proprietary algorithm and subsequently a calculated glucose level is displayed on a small handheld device the size of a small mobile phone.

The glucose results are stored in the device and used to project an estimated HbA1c level employing a proprietary algorithm. In addition, this device can display glucose values graphically, enabling the user to monitor glucose levels over time. GlucoTrack® is presently experimental in the U.S. It is limited to investigational use only.

Recently, Integrity Applications announced that it entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with CuraTec Nordic. CuraTec is a Scandinavian medical device distributor. CuraTec Nordic (of Copenhagen) is a privately held company centered totally on unique solutions for people with chronic conditions. This agreement will open important sales channels in Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway for GlucoTrack®.

Integrity Applications also announced it received its initial order from CuraTec Nordic. The first order of 100 units of GlucoTrack® will be delivered by the middle of September. It will be used to start discussions with key stakeholders, including local diabetes centers, key physicians and payers, as commercialization commences in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. More orders are anticipated before year end.

Integrity Applications, Inc. (IGAP), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.44, up 76.00%, on 650 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 1,500 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.10/$2.15.

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Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. (JMDA)

CFN Media Group and MassiveStockProfits reported earlier on Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. (JMDA), and today we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. is a digital media and technology company. It centers on the development and marketing of branded digital content and e-commerce properties. The Company produces and distributes premier digital media across many platforms for manifold targeted demographics. Jerrick Media Holdings is based in Englewood, New Jersey. The Company lists on the OTC Markets’ OTCQB.

Jerrick Media’s brand portfolio is delivered through Vocal. This is its proprietary technology and content distribution platform. All verticals are supervised by the same team and ideology, focusing primarily on revenue conversion as the foundation of all published material.

Vocal is an inventive platform. Vocal is a content distribution platform and publishing hub.  The Vocal platform hosts approximately 30 niche-communities. These include science fiction, poetry, music, health and wellness, and pop culture.

Vocal enables content creators to create rich user experiences. Vocal has a seamless integration between content and commerce. Vocal leverages the power of specific and dedicated audiences with a developing content creation engine. It blends thought-provoking, appealing content with SEO (Search Engine Optimized) and monetization capabilities.

Verticals on Vocal include Beat; Feast – a celebration of food; and Geeks. In addition, Verticals include Journal, which emphasizes everything work-related; and Longevity, which presents the new frontiers of health and wellness.

Jerrick Media also has its Wander and Humans verticals. Wander is a community created for travelers. Humans is about relationships and caters to those who identify as single, married, or other. Furthermore, the Company has its Blush and Cleats verticals. Blush is for all things beauty, and Cleats is for all things soccer/football.

Jerrick Media is expanding its revenue opportunities (and those of its content creators) through taking advantage of the Jerrick library of assets via partnerships with celebrity thought-leaders and influencers.

Recently, Jerrick Media Holdings announced that it entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining the terms of a proposed joint venture (JV) with Thinkmill, Inc.  With this MOU, Jerrick Media and Thinkmill will establish Abacus, a new Delaware entity.

Abacus will retain a non-exclusive license of the Vocal technology, users, and content from Jerrick Media for a five year period. The mission of Abacus will be to develop robust solutions for content creators through further developing the Vocal platform and the established communities and content that now exists. Thinkmill is a digital development company headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. (JMDA), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.15, up 15.38%, on 22,500 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 53,606 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.07/$0.379.

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Jackpot Digital, Inc. (JPOTF)

Penny Stock Tweets, Equities.com, OTC Markets, MarketWatch, Stockhouse, and InvestorsHub reported on Jackpot Digital, Inc. (JPOTF), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Jackpot Digital, Inc. is a top electronic table games (ETG) manufacturer and mobile gaming provider for the cruise ship industry and regulated casino industry. The Company specializes in multiplayer gaming products. This includes poker and casino games. Jackpot Digital provides its iGaming products and services to the Business to Consumer (B2C) and Business to Business (B2B) market.

Jackpot Digital has its corporate office in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company formed in 1999, and was formerly LasVegasFromHome.com Entertainment, Inc. Jackpot Digital’s shares trade on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

In its B2B model, the Company’s platform partners own the brand and finance the marketing. Typically, Jackpot Digital shares the revenue generated from its games, and charges its platform partners for value added services such as software customization. In its B2C model, Jackpot Digital generates revenue from wagering activities by players.

Additionally, the Company has a set of backend tools for operators to efficiently control and optimize their gaming business. Jackpot Digital has its industry-leading PokerPro ETG (Electronic Table Games) system. Presently, PokerPro is in operation with cruise lines, poker rooms, and casinos around the world.

In March 2012, the Company entered the social gaming market with the launch of Real Vegas Casino. This is a full-featured social casino on Facebook.

Pertaining to mobile gaming on cruise ships, Jackpot Digital provided its premier HTML5 mobile gaming software to Carnival Cruise Lines in November 2014. Jackpot Digital plans on bringing its HTML5 mobile gaming technology from the Cruise Lines industry to the Hotel Industry.

In August 2015, Jackpot Digital purchased the electronic table business unit from Multimedia Games. It consists of industry leading electronic poker tables under the PokerPro® brand name and a varied multi-games table called ProCore™.

Jackpot Digital has its Jackpot Blitz™. This is its proprietary next generation gaming platform. Jackpot Blitz™, via its state-of-the-art technology, offers a first-rate player experience to go with premier operator efficiency, flexibility, as well as profitability. Jackpot Blitz™ features a modern design with a large 84 inch 4K touchscreen. It can accommodate ten players simultaneously.

Earlier this year, Jackpot Digital announced that through a newly incorporated and wholly-owned subsidiary company, Electrium Mining, Inc., it entered into a binding Letter of Intent (LOI )and a 90 day lock-up agreement with International Interactive Ventures of Ramat Gan Israel, and associated companies (Seller Group), as represented by Mr. Andrew Szabo, for the acquisition of all of the Seller Group’s assets associated with cryptocurrency mining, blockchain technology, software and associated Intellectual Property (IP).

The Assets include existing cryptocurrency mining operations situated in a former NATO storage facility in Budapest, Hungary that have grown over the last year to more than 180 cryptocurrency mining rigs. Upon conclusion of the Asset Purchase Agreement, Electrium Mining will be a fully integrated, fully diversified cryptocurrency mining company with existing operations in one of Europe’s lowest cost electricity environments, Budapest, Hungary, with plans to considerably scale-up and spread out into new facilities in the Province of Quebec.

Recently, Jackpot Digital announced that it signed a new Software License and Equipment Lease Agreement with Carnival Corporation & plc. This Agreement outlines terms for the replacement, in phases, of Jackpot Digital’s existing PokerPro Electronic Table Game (ETG) platform with the Company’s next-generation Jackpot Blitz™ ETG on Carnival’s ships, subject to certain terms and conditions.

Jackpot Digital, Inc. (JPOTF), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.137, up 3.32%, on 18,000 volume with 2 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 4,492 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0171/$0.248.

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Bluestone Resources, Inc. (BBSRF)

MarketWatch, 4-Traders, OTC Markets, Barchart, Dividend Investor, Investors Hangout, OtcStockWatch.com, and Penny Stock Hub reported on Bluestone Resources, Inc. (BBSRF), and we report on the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

A mineral exploration and development company, Bluestone Resources, Inc. concentrates on advancing its 100 percent owned Cerro Blanco Gold and Mita Geothermal Projects in Guatemala. On February 14, 2018, the Company announced that its common shares began trading on the OTCQB Venture Marketplace. Bluestone Resources trades now on the OTCQB Venture under the symbol "BBSRF". Its common shares continue to trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "BSR". Bluestone Resources has its corporate headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Cerro Blanco Project economics and updated mineral resource estimate for Cerro Blanco indicates a strong project with an expected nine-year mine life producing 952,000 ounces of gold and 3,141,000 ounces of silver. Initial capital expenditures estimated in the Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) to fund construction and commissioning is estimated at US$170.8 million with all in sustaining cash estimated to be US$490 per ounce of gold produced. The Cerro Blanco Project is a classic hot springs-related, low sulphidation gold-silver deposit.

Last month, Bluestone Resources provided an update concerning the permitted Mita Geothermal Project situated adjacent to Bluestone’s Cerro Blanco Gold Project in Guatemala. The Mita Geothermal Project is in southeast Guatemala, roughly 160 kilometers by road from the capital, Guatemala City. The Company’s Board of Directors approved a flow test program to further test select geothermal wells with the aim of upgrading the confidence level of the known geothermal reservoir. The data collected will provide the foundation for the development strategy going forward.

A total of 19 geothermal wells have been drilled at the Mita Geothermal Project. This includes nine slim holes and ten standard diameter wells. US$60 million has been invested into this Project so far.

The Mita geothermal resource was discovered in the late 1990’s during gold exploration in southeastern Guatemala. Bluestone Resources controls the necessary surface rights for the Mita Geothermal Project and the Cerro Blanco Project. The Cerro Blanco Gold Project is not dependent on the Mita Geothermal Project. However, Company Management’s belief is that there are potential synergies between the two, which enhance the economics of the Cerro Blanco Gold Project beyond what was outlined in the PEA.

In addition, in January, Bluestone Resources announced an update on the exploration and in-fill drilling program now taking place at its Cerro Blanco Gold Project. The work is being undertaken in combination with the start of the Feasibility Study (FS) announced on September 18, 2017.

Recent results include numerous high-grade underground channel sample assays, for example 270.5 g/t Au and 637 g/t Ag over 2.5 m, which continue to confirm the bonanza-style veins and vein swarms at Cerro Blanco. Three drill rigs are presently operational on surface. Furthermore, an underground in-fill drill program has now started.

Recently, Bluestone Resources announced the creation of a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). This is to provide impartial advice and peer review over the Cerro Blanco FS, expected to be completed by the end of this year. This Committee will help identify risks and opportunities working closely with Bluestone Resources’ Management and Consultants on material technical elements of the project.

A.L (Alf) Hills will Chair the Technical Advisory Committee. The composition of the committee will be made up of six members. These are Alf Hills, Allan Moss, Roger Nendick, Donald Scott, Robert Sim and Ward Wilson.

Bluestone Resources, Inc. (BBSRF), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.9442, up 4.91%, on 4,406 volume with 8 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 8,033 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.8064/$1.16.

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RenovaCare, Inc. (RCAR)

Zacks, Insider Financial, and MarketWatch reported on RenovaCare, Inc. (RCAR), and today we report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

RenovaCare, Inc. is developing first-of-their-kind autologous (self-donated) stem cell therapies for the regeneration of human organs. Its initial product under development targets the body’s largest organ, the skin. RenovaCare is the developer of the patented CellMist™ and SkinGun™ technologies. These are for isolating and spraying a patient’s own stem cells onto burns and wounds for fast self-healing. RenovaCare has its corporate headquarters in New York, New York.

The Company’s flagship technology, the CellMist™ System, employs its patented SkinGun™ to spray a liquid suspension of a patient’s stem cells – the CellMist™ Solution – onto wounds. RenovaCare is developing its CellMist™ System as a promising new option for patients suffering from burns, chronic and acute wounds, and also scars. The CellMist™ System targets patients globally who suffer burns, chronic and acute wounds, acne scarring, and skin defects and diseases such as vitiligo.

In investigative clinical use in the U.S., SkinGun™ treatments have shown the potential to naturally and rapidly heal burns and other serious wounds. Based on preliminary case studies, CellMist™ System patients can be treated within 90 minutes of entering an emergency room. A patient’s stem cells are isolated, processed, and sprayed onto wound sites for fast healing.

RenovaCare has a partnership to validate the science behind its pioneering technology for treatments of wounds, burns, and other skin defects. Its research partner is Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), a translational research center at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, one of the world’s largest university hospitals.

RenovaCare announced in December of 2016 that it bolstered its patent portfolio with the issuance of a U.S. patent for its novel SkinGun™ device. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted an additional 30-month extension for the patent, providing protection beyond the year 2035. The issuance of the U.S. patent reinforces the Company’s current patent protections in Germany.

Recently, RenovaCare announced that its approach to isolating a patient’s own stem cells for subsequent spray onto burns and wounds was validated by researchers in ‘Differentiation’, a foremost peer-reviewed scientific publication. According to their findings, the methodology, which has been adopted by RenovaCare, successfully isolates those specific cell populations with the greatest regenerative capacity to support the growth of fully-functioning skin.

Mr. Thomas Bold, RenovaCare’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “It’s very exciting to have this scientific validation that our approach is ideal for rapid and natural skin regeneration. We’ve always had confidence that our methodology isolates the body’s most regenerative cell population before spray application with our ultra-gentle SkinGun™.”

RenovaCare, Inc. (RCAR), closed Wednesday's trading session at $1.622, up 0.12%, on 785 volume with 6 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 9,458 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0004/$0.0125.

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Kenadyr Mining Corp. (KNDYF)

Awesome Penny Stocks, Morningstar, MarketWatch, and InvestorsHub reported on Kenadyr Mining Corp. (KNDYF), and today we are reporting on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Kenadyr Mining (Holdings) Corp. engages in the exploration of the historic Borubai Gold Project in the Kyrgyz Republic in Central Asia. The Borubai Project has had 81,800 meters of historic drilling. Kenadyr has significant in country experience and worldwide mining experience. This experience ranges from discovery and exploration to production. Kenadyr Mining’s shares trade on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB. The Company has its headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Kenadyr Mining holds a 100 percent interest in Borubai Exploration License (164 km2). The license is in a foothill area at low altitudes above sea level providing easy year-round operations. The area has well developed infrastructure with two lines of high-voltage power grid as well as access roads to all prospects.

Additional high-grade gold targets are present throughout the Borubai Exploration License. The whole license has been subject to extensive geochemical and geophysical surveys, with follow up trenching and drilling on only a few of the identified anomalies. Two formerly drilled on-surface prospects (Suhaia Schel (SS) and Karacha) are immediate additional drill targets.

The Borubai Project shares connecting mineralization with a producing high-grade gold mine. Borubai encircles Zijin’s Taldybulak Levoberejnyi Mine (TBL Mine). This is a newly built and producing mine containing 3.2Moz in reserves and resources at a grade of 7.2 g/t.

Kenadyr Mining has a complete database from 410 drill holes. This includes drilling at the TBL Deposit. On the Borubai License, 139 holes (81,000m) were drilled next to the TBL Mine.

Recently, Kenadyr Mining announced that the second drill hole of the 2017 season, collared at the East Zone on the Company’s Borubai License, Kyrgyz Republic, intersected 50 meters at 8.15 g/t Au, from a downhole depth of 151 m to 201m.

Dr. Alexander Becker, Chief Executive Officer of Kenadyr Mining, stated, "These results from our second 2017 drill hole at Borubai have again exceeded our expectations. This latest drill hole, located on Kenadyr's license and drilled at the East Zone, demonstrates that highly significant gold mineralization also continues strongly to the East of the TBL Deposit, onto Kenadyr's License. Technical staff believe, based on the strength of the mineralization encountered in our first two 2017 drill holes that the mineralization being mined at the adjacent TBL Mine continues strongly in two directions along strike onto Kenadyr's Borubai License. As well, based on the geometry of the TBL deposit, the Corporation is confident that these intersections are approximate 'true widths'."

Kenadyr Mining Corp. (KNDYF), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.0626, up 2.62%, on 1,000 volume with 1 trade. The average volume for the last 3 months is 2,211 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0447/$0.1599.

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Tautachrome, Inc. (TTCM)

MarketWatch and InvestorsHub reported on Tautachrome, Inc. (TTCM), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Tautachrome, Inc. is an emerging growth enterprise in the developing digital imagery technology sector. It is a developer of software applications for trustable and engageable digital pictures and videos. The Company’s chief priority is developing its branded KlickZie platform. An Internet technology development business, Tautachrome is headquartered in Oro Valley, Arizona and has operations in the United States and Australia.

The KlickZie platform will turn smartphones into trusted imagers. This means the pictures and videos they capture can be verified as original, untampered, and un-photoshopped. Additionally, the KlickZie platform creates imagery that is interactive and engageable.

The KlickZie platform will serve as the world’s first imagery-based social website network. Through clicking or tapping on a KlickZie'd image, users can communicate with the image's author or others presently looking at the image, in an engaging way.

Basically, KlickZie is an image verification service for smartphones. It brings trust back to digital imagery. In addition, KlickZie turns the smartphone into a reliable image source. Smartphone users download KlickZie’s free software to take their pictures and videos.

KlickZie pictures and videos are invisibly marked, stored in the KlickZie cloud, and guaranteed free from manipulation. The cloud will certify the authenticity of any KlickZie picture or video.

Tautachrome also has pioneering patents pending. These include Talk-to-the-Picture social networking and the abovementioned trustable imagery-based interaction.

Tautachrome is establishing a development team of providers to develop a blockchain based cryptocurrency ecosystem with a cryptotoken designated “KLK”. It will be the currency of the KlickZie community internationally.

This will permit KlickZie users to monetize their pictures and videos. As a result, it will enable the buying, selling, and licensing of KlickZie pictures and videos everywhere.

Recently, Tautachrome announced that it hired the Pryor Cashman law firm in New York to lead its work to register its KLK cryptotoken sale with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Mr. Ali Panjwani with support from his colleagues Mr. Jeff Alberts and Mr. Mike Campoli is leading the Pryor Cashman work team.

This team has considerable cryptotoken knowledge. In addition, it has significant experience with SEC registration. This includes past employment with the SEC in this area.

Tautachrome Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Jon N Leonard, said, “I have directed the Pryor Cashman team to work with the SEC’s crypto currency task force to ensure that our vision for a KLK cryptotoken-based ecosystem, able to monetize the world’s smartphone imagery becomes a reality, and that it is fully compliant with SEC regulations. We appear to be breaking new ground in this work. But I believe that the social and economic potential of this effort is so great, that every effort is justified.”

Tautachrome, Inc. (TTCM), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.00059, down 1.67%, on 8,016,920 volume with 23 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 13,264,247 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0004/$0.0125.

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

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

Canadian chef Ryan Reed will be partnering up with The Flowr Corporation (TSX.V: FLWR) (OTC: FLWPF) on the development of signature edible cannabis products. The Flowr Corporation announced that it would be hiring Reed on March 1, 2019. Hiring a renowned chef enhances the already significant investment that the company has made in research and product development, Flowr Co-CEO Tom Flow said in a company news release (http://nnw.fm/C56vf). Also today, NetworkNewsWire released a report on the company detailing how The Flowr Corporation recently announced that it has submitted an application for its common shares to be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market (http://nnw.fm/sv6fN).

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 $7.71, up 0.78%, on 1,342,193 volume with 2,759 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 175,675 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.74/$8.00.

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Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE: KNR) (OTC: KNRLF) (FSE: 1K8)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE: KNR).

Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE: KNR) (OTCQB: KNRLF) (FSE: 1K8) (the "Company" or "Kontrol") announces the commencement of a non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") of up to $6,000,000 principal amount 8% unsecured debentures of the Company maturing on October 31, 2020 (each, a "2020 Debenture"). The 2020 Debentures will be issued as part of a unit (each, a "Unit") comprised of one $1,000 2020 Debenture and 50 common shares of the Company (each, a "Common Share").

Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE: KNR) (OTC: KNRLF) (FSE: 1K8) specializes in the integration of smart energy technologies and solutions for North American commercial and industrial property owners and operators to help them benefit from energy cost savings and minimize greenhouse gas emissions. Kontrol is a leader in the energy efficiency sector through IoT, Cloud and SaaS technology and is ranked by Canadian Business and Maclean’s as the 7th fastest growing startup in 2018.

Kontrol’s leadership position is reshaping the way customers use, manage and strategically allocate energy resources to realize immediate energy savings by gaining more control over energy consumption and demand in real-time.

As the fastest growing global “fuel source,” energy efficiency is big business with industry analysts noting this multi-trillion-dollar market offers significant opportunities over the next five years. Established market segments include: energy retrofits ($71.4 billion); distributed generation ($179.9 billion); energy analytics ($33.5 billion); and greenhouse gas/carbon measurement, reduction ($1.2 trillion). Each $1 invested in energy efficiency displaces up to $3 of utility-scale transmission and distribution investment, according to the International Energy Agency.

Formed in 2015 by a group of energy veterans who recognized that the energy efficiency industry is one of the fastest growing fuel sources for the global economy, Kontrol is committed to enhancing and improving its customers sustainability objectives. In less than two years, Kontrol has grown its revenue run rate to $16 million from $1.8 million, delivering on stated goals and objectives as it seeks to continue this pattern through accretive acquisitions and the expansion of the company’s smart energy technologies.

Up to 50 percent of Kontrol’s overall revenues are recurring annually, and the company’s 2019 outlook includes strategic initiatives that will expand the company’s smart energy technologies to U.S. markets, bring additional accretive and strategic acquisitions, and accelerate recurring SaaS revenues.

Kontrol’s strategy of disciplined mergers and acquisitions includes the following highlights:

  • Acquisition of Log-One Ltd.’s award-winning energy conservation technology, Energy Management System (“EMS”), an intelligent, occupancy-based heating and air-conditioning control system for commercial and multi-residential real estate. Rebranded as Kontrol EMS Technology, the company has added IoT and mobile application capabilities, creating a recurring revenue platform through a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform.
  • Acquisition of ORTECH Consulting Inc., an engineering consulting firm specializing in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reporting, emission testing, air quality testing and renewable energy/power consulting.
  • Acquisition of Efficiency Engineering Inc. (“EE Inc.”), which provides engineering services to industrial, municipal and commercial building owners across Canada. EE Inc. provides detailed energy efficiency analysis, energy audits, management of facility system solutions, electrical and mechanical design and energy conservation studies.
  • Acquisition of MCW Dimax Ltd. (“MCX”), a firm specializing in solutions for the application of energy software to analyze the management of complex heating, ventilation and cooling systems for large residential, commercial, and mission critical real estate owners.
  • Acquisition of CEM Specialties Inc. (“CEMSI”), a market leader in turn-key emission monitoring, equipment and solutions.

The company has also established entry into the North American cannabis market as a supplier of integrated energy efficiency solutions and technologies. Within this market, Kontrol is focused on assisting cannabis growers to reduce the cost of energy and support mission critical infrastructures. To date, Kontrol has secured two contracts to provide energy efficiency services with Licensed Producers in the Canadian cannabis sector.

The Kontrol Energy group of companies is currently saving its customers more than 40 million kilowatt hours of electricity per annum and providing a corresponding reduction in GHG emissions.

Kontrol’s management team includes CEO Paul Ghezzi, a leader in clean tech, renewable energy development, solar project financing and distributed generation. Ghezzi has global experience in power generation projects under Feed-in Tariff programs and Power Purchase Agreement programs for both commercial and utility-scale projects. COO Kristian Lavereau has more than 25 years of experience in the IT solutions (analytics and mobile computing), energy optimization and efficiency (intelligent control systems, solar PV, lighting). Claudio Del Vasto, CPA, CA | CFO, is a senior finance executive with an extensive background in corporate finance, strategy and business development.

Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE: KNR), closed the day's trading session at $0.71, up 12.70%, on 228,426 volume with 77 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 15,335 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.46/$0.99.

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Black Iron Inc. (TSX: BKI) (OTC: BKIRF) (GR: BIN)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Black Iron Inc. (TSX: BKI) (OTC: BKIRF) (GR: BIN).

Black Iron (TSX: BKI) (OTC: BKIRF) (GR: BIN), a Canadian iron-ore exploration and development company, anticipates delivering premium iron ore concentrate from its Shymanivske Iron Ore Project, and this supply could be exchanged for project construction financing. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/L3LlB.

Black Iron Inc. (TSX: BKI) (OTC: BKIRF) (GR: BIN) is a Canadian iron ore exploration and development company advancing to production its wholly owned Shymanivske Iron Ore Project, located in Krivyi Rih, Ukraine. Black Iron’s Shymanivske project is situated in the southern part of the historic KrivBass iron ore mining district, a highly developed iron ore mining region with well-established infrastructure and nearby skilled labor forces. Surrounded by seven producing iron ore mines, the Shymanivske project will produce an ultra-high-grade, 68-percent iron ore concentrate with few impurities at very low cost.

The Market

Iron ore concentrates are one of the essential raw materials used by the steel industry to either make sinter or highly valued pellets. Black Iron’s concentrate can be used in either application and is an ideal source to make pellets since it does not need to be ground finer and contains very few impurities. According to the CRU Group, an internationally recognized top global business intelligence provider and consultancy specializing in commodities, there is a growing global shortage of pellet feed resulting in a supply/demand gap of 133Mt against the current base of approximately 400Mt consumed by 2035. According to a recent report issued by Zion Market Research, the global iron ore pellets market was valued at around US$25.22 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach US$50.12 billion by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.1 percent between 2018 and 2024 (http://nnw.fm/2vaDR).

Countries around the world, most notably China (http://nnw.fm/Je8gs), have instituted regulatory changes to curb polluting emissions from steel mills through numerous methods, including encouraging a shift to higher grade iron feed products such as pellets as less coal needs to be burnt per ton of steel produced.

Shymanivske Project

Black Iron’s Shymanivske’s project, which is expected to produce ultra-high-grade 68 percent iron content pellet feed iron concentrate, is generating significant interest from steel mills and global commodity trading houses. Use of ultra-high-grade 68-percent iron content product in the production of steel is a value-added product to customers since it increases blast furnace productivity and reduces greenhouse gas emissions generated per ton of steel produced.

The project’s proximity to rail lines (1 mile), electrical power (20 miles), sea ports (140 to 260 miles) and a skilled workforce (6 miles) significantly reduces the up-front construction costs and allows for the mine to be built in a phased approach. The Shymanivske project has been ranked by the CRU Group in the lowest position of the business cost curve for pellet feed projects currently under development and as the second lowest in capital intensity (construction capital divided by annual production) within CRU Group’s extensive database (http://nnw.fm/3MXsT). This low-cost position makes the project economics very robust to any shocks in iron ore price while providing a very high return at current and forecast prices.

Black Iron continues to advance its project on several fronts including construction funding and off-take agreements (http://nnw.fm/tQ4g2). Discussions with Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense to transfer a parcel of land required by the company for location of its processing plant, waste rock and tailings are nearing finalization, as are discussions with the Kryviy Rih City Council to lease a portion of the surface rights currently under that body’s control. The recent engagement of Ivan Markovich as Black Iron’s Vice President of Government and Community Relations will assist the company in these endeavors given his extensive network of relationships with senior Ukraine government officials.

The Shymanivske project holds a mining allotment permit for a large iron ore deposit with a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimated to contain 646 Mt (million tons) Measured and Indicated mineral resources, consisting of 355 Mt Measured mineral resources grading 31.6% total iron and 18.8% magnetic iron, and Indicated mineral resources of 290 Mt grading 31.1% total iron and 17.9% magnetic iron, using a cut-off grade of 10% magnetic iron. Additionally, there are 188 Mt of Inferred mineral resources grading 30.1% total iron and 18.4% magnetic iron.

Full mineral resource details and project economics can be found in the NI 43-101 compliant technical report entitled “Preliminary Economic Assessment of the Re-scoped Shymanivske Iron Ore Deposit” effective November 21, 2017, under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at?www.sedar.com.

Management

Black Iron’s management and board of directors is stacked with experts well-versed in successfully building and operating iron ore projects. CEO Matt Simpson, P.Eng. is the former general manager of Mining for Rio Tinto’s Iron Core Company of Canada and worked for Hatch designing global metallurgical refineries. He is also a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. Chairman Bruce Humphrey is the former COO of GoldCorp and former chairman of Consolidated Thompson Iron Ore mines which was sold to Cliff’s resources for US$4.9 billion.

Les Kwasik, COO, has over 40 years of hands-on experience building and operating mines globally with companies such as INCO (VALE) and Xstrata (Glencore). Paul Bozoki, CFO, is the former CFO of CD Capital Partners, operating in the Ukraine. Bill Hart, senior vice president of corporate development, has over 30 years of experience selling iron ore while working for Rio Tinto, Cliffs Natural Resources and most recently Roy Hill Holdings Ltd. Ivan Markovich was recently engaged in the capacity of Black Iron’s vice president of Government and Community Relations to leverage his extensive network of relationships with senior Ukraine government officials.

Black Iron Inc. (BKIRF), closed the day's trading session at $0.0434, up 8.23%, on 20,000 volume with 2 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 39,974 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0285/$0.0939.

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City View Green Holdings Inc. (CSE: CVGR)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight City View Green Holdings Inc. (CVGR).

New Canadian Securities Exchange listing City View Green Holdings Inc. (CSE: CVGR) is rapidly building an experienced leadership team as part of its aggressive efforts to become ascendant in the medicinal and adult recreational use cannabis industries.

City View Green Holdings Inc.'s (CSE: CVGR) (formerly Icon Exploration Inc.) primary objective is to create a well-diversified company focused on assessing and potentially acquiring targets in the cannabis industry. Icon Exploration recently signed a formal share exchange agreement relating to its proposed acquisition of privately held City View Green (“CVG”), a vertically integrated cannabis company incorporated under the laws of Ontario, Canada. CVG’s application to Health Canada for an A6ccess to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”) license is now at the in-depth review stage of the licensing process.

CVG is preparing a 40,000-square-foot growing facility near Toronto to produce pharmaceutical-grade cannabis once its ACMPR license is granted. About half of the facility will initially be outfitted with state-of-the-art LED lighting, HVAC and dehumidification systems, and automation technologies to optimize the quality, safety and consistency of cannabis production. About 4,000 square feet will be devoted to an extraction laboratory featuring an ultra-efficient CO2 supercritical extraction process with plans to include ethanol extraction technology in the future.

Another 4.3 acres remains available for future construction of up to 125,000 square feet of grow and extraction space. Production plans include producing high quality edible products, distillates, and water-soluble products for the rapidly expanding CBD-infused (cannabidiol) beverage market.

Management

Icon and CVG have assembled a talented team that includes a Master Grower with cannabis-industry experience to manage indoor grow operations and an extraction expert whose expertise in developing and launching new products was honed while working in Washington state’s cannabis sector. Having gained experience in the Washington state market the extraction expert has a number of brand ideas and recreational cannabis products that became popular in the Washington market as well as a number of in-licensing branding opportunities available to CVG. CVG has also negotiated an agreement with a private company seeking 37 retail cannabis licenses in Alberta, Canada, that provides a reciprocal exchange of shares, product, shelf space and distribution lines. Early discussions with various entities in Europe to arrange an off-take agreement for CBD oils and extracts are also underway.

Market Opportunity

The Canadian medical cannabis market has steadily been growing with an average 10 percent increase in patients each month. Now that the Canadian federal government has legalized recreational cannabis for adult users nationwide, analysts project a compound annual growth rate of nearly 78 percent from 2018 to 2021, reaching an estimated $3 billion by 2021, ArcView Market Research reports. One study from Deloitte pegged the potential economic impact of legalized medical and recreational marijuana in Canada – including transportation, licensing fees and security – at more than $22 billion over the coming years. Health Canada’s most recent data show that sales of cannabis extracts grew 961 percent in the second quarter of 2017, compared to an 89 percent increase in growth of dried cannabis during the same period.

City View Green Holdings Inc. (CSE: CVGR), closed the day's trading session at $0.16, off by 5.88%, on 162,098 volume with 47 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 1,309,275 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.1449/$0.465.

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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) this morning announced its intention to convert, into an equity position, the first tranche of a convertible secured promissory note with Mary’s Wellness Ltd. (“MWL”). To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/oG5ih.

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 $0.165205, even for the day, on 8,499 volume. The average volume for the last 3 months is 416 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.10/$0.505.

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Canopy Rivers Inc. (TSX.V: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Canopy Rivers Inc. (RIV) (CNPOF).

Canopy Rivers Inc. (TSX.V: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF) was featured today in the 420 with CNW by CannabisNewsWire. The Georgia House of Representatives voted last week (March 5) and passed a bill intended to regulate the manufacture and sale of medical marijuana oil. This bill now goes to the state senate for consideration before it becomes law. The existing regulations in Georgia don’t allow the cultivation, manufacture or sale of cannabis oil, and this has left patients using medical marijuana in the state with no source of cannabis oil even if the laws allow the use of that oil as long as its THC content doesn’t exceed 5 percent.

Canopy Rivers Inc. (TSX.V: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF) is the venture capital investment platform of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC).

Canopy Rivers is a unique investment and operating platform structured to pursue investment opportunities in the emerging global cannabis sector. Canopy Rivers collaborates with Canopy Growth to identify strategic counterparties seeking financial and/or operating support. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Canopy Rivers has developed an ecosystem of complementary cannabis operating companies operating throughout the cannabis value chain.

Canopy Rivers, in collaboration with Canopy Growth, has established a diverse portfolio of cannabis industry investments that includes domestic and international companies, licensed producers, late-stage licensed producer applicants, pharmaceutical formulators, brand developers and distributors, retail networks, and technology and media platforms. Investments are customized for each counterparty and include a balanced mix of equity, debt, royalty and profit-sharing agreements.

Canopy Rivers’ expanding portfolio includes:

  • Agripharm Corp. (private) is an ACMPR licensed producer, acquired by Canopy Growth in January 2017. In November 2017 Agripharm completed a joint venture with globally recognized partners Green House Seeds and Organa Brands. Canopy Growth has sublicensed proprietary technology, trademarks, genetics, know-how and other intellectual property from Agripharm to distribute the suite of Green House and Organa Brands products across the country, when permissible.
  • CanapaR Corp. (private) owns 80% of CanapaR Italy, a Sicily-based company focused on developing and commercializing Italy’s local hemp cultivation industry through its partnership with the renowned Department of Agriculture at the University of Catania and its rapidly building extraction capabilities for the production of organic CBD oil. CanapaR Italy’s outsource farming model with local Sicilian farmers and its university partnership will provide it with a low-cost source of organic CBD oil, which is increasingly used as an input into new commercial products in the growing health and wellness industries.
  • Civilized Worldwide Inc. (private), is a media and lifestyle brand with offices in New Brunswick and California that embraces and highlights modern cannabis culture. Civilized aims to engage the millions of productive, motivated people who choose to enjoy cannabis responsibly as part of their lifestyle. Reaching 2+ million unique visitors per month, North America-wide, Civilized produces engaging content for and about people who enjoy cannabis responsibly.
  • James E. Wagner Cultivation Ltd. (TSXV:JWCA) was founded in 2007 by third generation agricultural and cannabis cultivators. JWC is the first entirely aeroponic producer of cannabis in Canada, and its patent-pending aeroponic production technology, called GrowthStormTM, allows for perpetual harvesting and improved yields. The company was issued a license to cultivate from Health Canada in January 2017 and a subsequent sales license in March 2018.
  • LiveWell Foods Canada Inc. (TSXV:LVWL) was established in 1993 as a nutritional lifestyle company, and operates in the production of fresh produce and food technology. The company’s O-Hemp division distributes bulk and retail hemp products through its existing channel partners. LiveWell entered into a strategic agreement with Canopy Rivers and Canopy Growth in April 2018.
  • PharmHouse (private) is a joint venture between Canopy Rivers and the principals and operators of leading North American greenhouse produce companies. PharmHouse has arranged to acquire a newly built 1.3-million-square-foot greenhouse located in Leamington, Ontario.
  • Radicle Cannabis Inc. (private) is an ACMPR-licensed cannabis company based in Hamilton, Ontario backed by a management team that brings extensive experience in regulated industries, retail distribution, tobacco and pharmaceutical development, as well as Award-winning cannabis horticulturist breeders and medical professionals.
  • Solo Growth (TSXV:ALZ) is a new cannabis retail concept that will operate locations under the name “YSS by Solo,” relying on the expertise of a management team comprised of founding shareholders, senior officers and board members of Solo Liquor Stores Ltd., a leading Canadian liquor retailer. Solo Growth was established through a recapitalization of Aldershot Resources Ltd.’s corporate structure that will allow the company to execute a new retail-focused cannabis business strategy.
  • Spot Therapeutics Inc. (private) is an applicant that was acquired by Canopy Growth in August 2017 to solidify its Maritimes expansion strategy and less than four weeks later Canopy Growth signed a supply MOU with the New Brunswick government. Canopy Rivers purchased the property and entered into a long-term lease and committed funding agreement with Canopy Growth.
  • TerrAscend Corp. (CSE:TER) cultivates high-quality cannabis in an indoor hydroponic facility, backed by a strategic investor boasting a strong background in the pharmaceutical space and an extensive portfolio of specialty pharma assets.
  • Vert Mirabel (private) is a joint venture that was established in December 2017 between Canopy Rivers, Canopy Growth, and Les Serres Stephane Bertrand. Bertrand is a large-scale greenhouse operator located in Mirabel, Quebec, and the largest grower of pink tomatoes in the country. With guidance and assistance from Canopy Growth, the greenhouse has been upgraded and retrofitted for cannabis production and was licensed by Health Canada in May 2018.

As the company’s portfolio continues to develop, each constituent benefits from opportunities to collaborate with Canopy Growth and among themselves. Canopy Rivers believes this formula results in an ideal environment for innovation, synergy and value creation for Canopy Rivers, Canopy Growth and across the entire Rivers ecosystem.

Canopy Rivers is led by an experienced team of qualified financial and technical professionals with deep industry experience and relationship networks. The company’s acting CEO and chairman is Bruce Linton, CEO of Canopy Growth and founder of Tweed Marijuana.

Canopy Rivers Inc. (TSX.V: RIV), closed the day's trading session at $4.44, off by 1.11%, on 602,716 volume with 1,283 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 602,971 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.40/$11.82.

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Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST).

Earth Science Tech Inc. (OTCQB: ETST), an innovative biotechnology company operating in the fields of hemp cannabinoids, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and research and development, recently announced its employment of Derek Lindsay as a consultant in its pursuance of a potential dual listing of the company’s common shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE). This will be an addition to its current OTCQB listing.

Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST) is an innovative biotechnology company operating in the fields of hemp cannabinoid (CBD), nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and medical device research and development. Earth Science Tech offers the highest purity and quality, full-spectrum, high-grade hemp CBD (cannabidiol) oil on the market. Made using the supercritical CO2 liquid extraction process, the company’s CBD oil is 100 percent natural and organic. Earth Science Tech has partnered with the University of Central Oklahoma and DV Biologics Laboratory to conduct research and development projects that scientifically support and advance the healthcare benefits of its high-grade hemp CBD oil.

Earth Science Tech Inc. currently has three wholly owned subsidiaries focused on developing its role as a world leader in the CBD space and expanding its work in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. These subsidiaries include:

  • Earth Science Pharma, Inc., which is committed to development of low cost, noninvasive diagnostic tools, medical devices, testing processes and vaccines for sexually transmitted infections and/or diseases. Earth Science Pharmaceutical CEO and chief science officer Michel Aubé is leading the company’s research and development efforts. The company’s first medical device, MSN-2, is a home kit designed for the detection of STIs, such as chlamydia, from a self-obtained gynecological specimen. Earth Science Pharma is working to develop and bring to market medical devices and vaccines that meet the specific needs of women.
  • Cannabis Therapeutics, Inc. (“CTI”), which is poised to take a leadership role in the development of new, leading-edge, cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. CTI is invested in research and development to explore and harness the medicinal power of cannabidiol. The company holds a provisional application patent for a CBD product that is focused on developing treatments for breast and ovarian cancers.
  • KannaBidioiD (“KBD”) provides a wide variety of products geared toward the recreational space of cannabis. KBD’s unique Kanna and CBD formulation is sold and distributed in CBD-infused edibles and vapes/e-liquids products. Kanna and CBD synergistically enhance one another, providing optimal relaxation, an uplifting sensation, enhanced focus and the added benefit of assisting with nicotine reduction therapy.

Earth Science Tech celebrated a significant, developmental year during 2017 by sharing its achievements in a condensed end-of-year report. Among the report’s highlights are the implementation of a development plan for the coming three years, which includes expanding into Canada and opening new manufacturing and shipping facilities. Of particular interest is the acquisition of Canna Inno Laboratories Inc., a company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which gives Earth Science Tech access to Canadian government grants offered to innovators in the pharmaceutical industry. ETST has also launched development of proprietary prophylactic therapies utilizing cannabidiol (CBD) to treat various forms of breast cancer.

In October 2017, ETST announced it is cooperating with the Clinique SIDA Amité (AIDS Friendship Clinic) for a mini-clinical trial, the last trial needed before the MSN-2 device, designed for the detection of STIs, enters molecular diagnostic trials. And in November 2017, the company began pre-launch human trials on a new CBD formula to fight against the U.S. opioid epidemic. The new formula, expected to decrease cravings and the negative effects of withdrawal in addicts, is based on industrial hemp CBD mixed with a known natural ingredient proven to help increase dopamine levels. ETST’s medical devices will first be launched in Vietnam, Djibouti and Morocco while the company awaits regulatory permission to enter the North American market.

The company expects to up-list to the OTCQB in early 2018, which management believes will attract well-funded institutional investors and pave the way to becoming the next billion-dollar-in-capitalization company on the OTC markets. Other highlights include completion of the company’s Scientific Advisory Council with a team of recognized scientists, the launching of several CBD-infused edible products and entry into the medical devices market through collaborative partnerships.

Earth Science Tech has signed a collaborate agreement with Laboratories BNK Canada, a private laboratory that will conduct the clinical studies necessary for MSN-2 medical device-related services to meet regulatory requirements. ETST has confirmed the MSN-2 device’s ability to detect chlamydia, and is working to validate similar results for gonorrhea, both highly infectious diseases that often have permanent consequences for patients. ETST will also add testing for trichomoniasis and a complete body fluid panel to detect the different serotypes of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer. These additions will help the company create sales opportunities in the global market for diagnostic testing of STDs that Transparency Market Research has indicated will grow to $108 billion by 2019.

Cannabis Therapeutics is in the development stage of two cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drugs and three cannabinoid-based nutraceutical products targeting a variety of ailments such as anxiety, depression, triple negative breast cancer, and fatty liver disease, among others. Research into the benefits of the non-psychoactive cannabinoid molecules found in the cannabis plant is supported by ETST’s International Application for Provisional Patent titled “Cannabidiol Compositions Including Mixtures and Uses Thereof,” which was filed on October 8, 2015. Cannabis Thera’s R&D efforts are concentrated on developing CBD-based drugs and nutraceutical products and in working to integrate the CBD molecule with existing generic drug molecules to create more efficient medications with fewer and less severe side effects. A report in Hemp Business Journal predicts the CBD consumer market will grow to $2.1 billion by 2020, while other industry experts expect an increase to almost $3 billion by 2021. A recent report by Statista projects the U.S. consumer market for cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals could reach $50 billion by the year 2029.

The management team at Earth Science Tech brings decades of invaluable experience to the nutraceutical, dietary supplement field as well as the life sciences sectors. Nickolas S. Tabraue, who serves as the president, director and chief operating officer, is an industry veteran with extensive knowledge of supplements, retail management, customer service and sales expertise. He is joined by CEO and CSO Dr. Michel Aubé, a microbiologist whose scientific research in sexually transmitted infections, cancer and stem cell biology has been widely published in several prestigious medical journals. Sergio Castillo, chief marketing officer, and Gabriel Aviles, chief sales officer, bring a wealth of marketing and sales experience to Earth Science Tech, which is complemented by Issa El-Cheikh, Ph.D., and his 25 years in the international finance, accounting, planning and execution of large scale transactions in the public and private sectors.

Earth Science Tech’s products include CBD, a natural constituent of hemp oil derived from hemp stalk and seed. EST offers CBD in the form of vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, personal care products, homeopathies, functional foods and other products delivered in such forms as capsules, tablets, soft gels, chewables, liquids, creams, sprays, powders and whole herbs. Earth Science products can be found at retail stores throughout the United States and are available for purchase through the internet.

Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST), closed the day's trading session at $0.67, off by 7.57%, on 31,995 volume with 23 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 32,443 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.421/$2.45.

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Choom Holdings Inc. (CSE: CHOO) (OTC: CHOOF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Choom Holdings Inc. (CHOOF).

Choom Holdings Inc. (CSE: CHOO) (OTC: CHOOF) was highlighted today in a report examining how cannabis stocks have seen a ton of big news this week. M&A activity, New Jersey's move toward legalization, and New York working toward it as well; investors should pay attention to this space.

Choom Holdings Inc. (OTC: CHOOF) (CSE: CHOO) channels the laid-back spirit of Hawaii to the Okanagan region of British Columbia with a generous nod to the inspirational, yet unofficial, history of the 1970s “Choom Gang,” a group of buddies in Honolulu (including former President Barack Obama) who knew how to relax with “choom,” the local’s term for marijuana. Choom’s trademark slogans pivot off another unconventional phrase (“Say Hello to…”), bringing a heady dose of good times and good friends together as the company invites investors to “Say Hello to Choom™” as it lights up the adult recreational cannabis market in Canada.

Choom™ has been an ACMPR (Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations) applicant since November 2013 in Vernon, B.C. The company’s first application has received security clearance and is now in the detailed review stage. They also recently announced their second late-stage ACMPR application, which is in its confirmation of readiness stage. Cannabis Compliance Inc. has been retained to help expedite Choom’s initial license applications to ensure the company’s readiness for legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada mid-summer 2018.

True to the company’s character, Choom™ is retrofitting two large facilities – No. 1 in Vernon, B.C., and No. 2 on Vancouver Island – to house its cannabis growing facilities. Phase 1 of the Vernon property will provide Choom™ with 6,800 square feet of growing space, capable of producing 660 kg/year of cannabis at an estimated revenue of $6.6 million, excluding oils. The company expects this facility to be completed by July 2018, the same month that Canada is expected to formally legalize recreational marijuana for adult use. A potential Phase 2, to be completed by the end of 2018, would add another 6,800 square feet for a total of 1,500 kg/year capacity, which would nearly double No. 1’s revenue. A Level 9 vault is also planned with a storage capacity of 15,000 kg. While the No. 2 facility on Vancouver Island is smaller – 4,500 square feet – its retrofit is also slated to be completed by July 2018. Plans include doubling this space as well, which would add about $9 million in annual revenue, excluding cannabis oils.

Choom™ announced its retail dispensary strategy with the intention of establishing market leadership in reaching the Canadian cannabis consumer. The partner program is already in the retail space design stage as the company seeks to build a chain of branded retail cannabis dispensaries in jurisdictions in Canada where recreational cannabis is legal. Choom™ Stores will have a cool, modern layout and design created to emit an authentic “Aloha” vibe. Choom™ is all about producing high-grade cultivars and curating them for a bigger audience.

A savvy, experienced management team includes Chris Bogart, president and CEO; John Oh, R.P.I.C., Operations Manager; Robert Bayrack, Master Grower, S.P.I.C.; and Adrian Robinson, Strategic Advisor. Bogart has over two decades of international experience in capital markets and was a co-founder of InMed Pharmaceuticals and Magnum Uranium. He has structured complex equity financing transactions in the U.S., Europe and Canada. Bogart is joined on the Board of Directors by Kevin Pull, Stephen Tong and John Oh.

While the medical marijuana industry is expected to double by 2021 to 500,000 registered users, the true highlight of the recreational cannabis represents the key cultural shift set to launch in Canada. With an estimated $4.9B to $8.7B retail market coming, now is the right time for a Recreation Brand like Choom™ to be involved in this growing industry. Establishing and maintaining Choom™ premium brand loyalty is a key factor in the company’s growth strategy. Get ready to “Say Hello” to opportunity, good times and good friends with Choom™.

Choom Holdings Inc. (CHOOF), closed the day's trading session at $0.559, off by 5.49%, on 1,768,655 volume with 846 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 429,266 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.285/$1.129.

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ChineseInvestors.com (CIIX)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight ChineseInvestors.com (CIIX).

ChineseInvestors.com (CIIX) was featured today in the 420 with CNW by CannabisNewsWire. The Georgia House of Representatives voted last week (March 5) and passed a bill intended to regulate the manufacture and sale of medical marijuana oil. This bill now goes to the state senate for consideration before it becomes law. The existing regulations in Georgia don’t allow the cultivation, manufacture or sale of cannabis oil, and this has left patients using medical marijuana in the state with no source of cannabis oil even if the laws allow the use of that oil as long as its THC content doesn’t exceed 5 percent.

Founded in 1999, ChineseInvestors.com (CIIX) has become a leading financial information website for Chinese-speaking investors in the United States and China. Recognizing unprecedented opportunities in the U.S. cannabis industry, CIIX is also laying the groundwork to capitalize on growing demand for cannabidiol (CBD)-based nutrition and health products.

Through its primary website, www.ChineseInvestors.com, CIIX offers a variety of investor education products and services, including real-time market commentary, analysis and educational related services in Chinese language character sets; consultative services to smaller private companies considering becoming a public company; and advertising and public relations related support services.

At the center of this initiative is the ChineseInvestors Method, a unique integration of a disciplined investing process, web-based tools, personalized instructions and support. Using this strategy, CIIX provides reliable market information to help investors make informed investment decisions and meet their individualized financial goals.

CIIX is also leveraging its financial expertise to enter into the burgeoning CBD industry, which within a few years has grown from a relatively invisible sector to a billowing market expected to reach $2.1 billion in consumer sales by 2020.

The increasing demand for CBD-based products is a catalyst for innovative business endeavors. To this accord, CIIX has established a three-year development plan to capitalize on the convergence of CBD and the nutrition and health products market in mainland China, where the benefits of CBD oil have not been widely recognized.

Under a wholesale agreement with a reputable CBD health brand, CIIX is launching the world’s first online CBD health products store published in the Chinese language. The site, www.ChineseCBDoil.com, caters to a growing number of Chinese people awakening to the numerous health benefits of CBD oil for treatment of a variety of conditions such as anxiety, stress, poor sleep, Alzheimer’s disease, and more. CIIX expects to launch this website at the end of January 2017, and plans to sell CBD-infused products via online and in-store.

In conjunction, CIIX’s cannabis-focused “Yelp”-style mobile app is in development as a platform for Chinese people to review and discuss various cannabis products. The app will be the first marijuana social media mobile app designed for Chinese-speaking customers worldwide.

ChineseInvestors.com (CIIX), closed the day's trading session at $0.4689, off by 0.17%, on 34,444 volume with 32 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 84,458 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.356/$1.25.

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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.’s (OTC: QMCQF) (TSX.V: QMC) (FSE: 3LQ) onsite geologists have reported visual confirmation of considerable spodumene mineralization within the core samples obtained from the first phase of drilling. The core is currently being logged and sampled. Once the assay results have been received from sampling of the phase one core, the company expects to greatly expand the historical published resource (1.2 million tons grading 1.51 percent Li2O) that was calculated decades ago by Lithium Corporation of Canada, a previous owner of the southern Manitoba lithium mining project.

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 $0.226, off by 7.53%, on 53,815 volume with 17 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 66,978 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.1155/$0.578.

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Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. (SGSI)

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

Leading telecommunications engineering and infrastructure services provider Spectrum Global Solutions (OTCQB: SGSI), through an upcoming strategic merger with WaveTech Global Inc. and rebranding under the name WaveTech Global, is positioning itself to offer more comprehensive solutions and increased profit from the projected billions to be spent on 5G mobile infrastructure. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/Aa5GC.

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 $0.17, off by 5.56%, on 128,995 volume with 35 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 96,752 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.071/$2.59.

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Wildflower Brands Inc. (CSE: SUN) (OTCQB: WLDFF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Wildflower Brands Inc. (WLDFF).

Wildflower Brands Inc. (CSE: SUN) (OTCQB: WLDFF) is a public cannabis company developing and designing brands that focus on plant-based wellness and health products. Wildflower markets its full-spectrum CBD products to retailers in the health and wellness space throughout the United States and in legal cannabis markets in accordance with regulations marketing its THC and CBD products.

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Wildflower employs a unique and holistic business model that encompasses research and development, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and retail. First launched in 2012 as a private company with a cannabis-focused brand, Wildflower went public in 2014 and has since reached numerous significant milestones in its drive to create brands that work in synergy toward becoming a global wellness brand leader.

Gathered within the growing family of Wildflower brands are the following entities:

  • Wildflower Wellness is known for its reputable brand, uncompromising quality and mission to connect people with the healing power of plants. Wildflower Wellness offers CBD vaporizers, capsules, tinctures, soaps and topicals that are backed by a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. Wildflower Wellness offers a full lineup of full spectrum CBD extract infused products made in the U.S. in Wildflower’s GMP facilities which are always third-party lab tested for quality assurance and accurate labeling.
  • King Extracts is a California-based company focused on cannabis technology and delivery systems. The King Recharge is a discreet, 97mm small, rechargeable vaporizer with a sleek pocket-sized charging and storage case. King concentrates are clean and sophisticated blends made from CO2 extractions that are fractionally distilled for clarity and purity with proprietary terpenes blended in to deliver a robust, full-flavor profile. King products are available at 26 select, regulated retail dispensaries in California.
  • Exclusive is a dispensary of high-quality cannabis products and accessories serving the city of Los Angeles, California. The company enjoys a close association with select hospital oncology departments and community programs.

Using the slogan “Plants Heal,” Wildflower’s distribution network in the U.S. includes 200+ retailers in Washington state and 20+ retailers in New York City. Wildflower has also partnered with Retail Worx to establish shop-in-shop retail locations in the heart of New York City which pairs nicely with the introduction of Wildflower into existing Bridges General’s stores in New York City and San Francisco. Through this partnership with Retail Worx, Wildflower by Bridges General stores will have exclusive product offerings in addition to the full lineup of existing Wildflower Wellness CBD products. Distribution in other U.S. markets includes 80+ wellness and healthcare practitioners with a total distribution of over 300 stores nationwide.

Wildflower holds 14 California cannabis licenses that cover recreational and medical cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, distribution and retail/delivery in the jurisdictions of California state and the city of Los Angeles. Opportunities to activate these licenses creates the phenomenal potential of driving significant revenues while minimizing risk. Expansion plans into Canada are underway with discussions centered on retail acquisitions and Wildflower launching into over-the-counter market with its CBD product line. Global expansion is a key part of Wildflower’s strategy with initial plans aimed at specific international markets where regulatory hurdles are less restrictive.

In December 2018, Wildflower began on-demand, legal and licensed cannabis delivery services to adult consumers in the Los Angeles area and has hired dozens of full-time delivery drivers to accommodate this unmet need. Wildflower has partnered with leading technology and logistics company Eaze.com to help route deliveries efficiently, manage inventory and comply with California law. Providing legal, licensed delivery services helps to ensure that all adults including those with mobility challenges and limited access to transportation services can purchase high quality, legal cannabis products.

Wildflower’s direct-to-consumer online store sales have shown an organic growth. The Company recently achieved over 300 percent growth in online sales since January 2018 with annualized revenues exceeding $1 million for online sales only, marking the ninth consecutive quarter of increased revenue.

Core Team

William MacLean is the founder and CEO of Wildflower Brands Inc. His involvement in all aspects of the business from product R&D to manufacturing setup has led the Company to its current success. MacLean is a seasoned sales professional with over 20 years of experience in various industries from advertising and marketing to medical sales. While in the advertising and marketing space, his clients included major brands including: Bell, Remax, BC Hydro, and Royal Bank.

CFO Stephen Pearce is a director and officer of a number of public companies in the resource sector. His professional experience as a practicing attorney is primarily in corporate and securities work. Pearce’s academic background includes an honors bachelor’s degree in economics from York University, in which he focused specifically on corporate finance. Pearce obtained a law degree from the University of British Columbia.

Alfred Kee, COO, is a business technology leader with over 15 years of experience in building high performing teams at small startups to large enterprises. With foundations in running large scale business critical technology and user experience product management mindset, Kee excels at guiding teams to deliver business value with agility. His knowledge and experience were honed while working with Electronic Arts, KPMG, CenturyLink, Cisco and Apple, as well as a string of successful startups. Lee brings a global perspective having lived and worked through parts of the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia.

Creative Director Amy Yamamura is a founding member of Wildflower and has been a driving force behind the Company from the start, creating the Wildflower brand. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in communications from Boston University, Yamamura returned to Tokyo to develop her career in TV as an international business correspondent coordinating collaborative projects between top creators around the world and corporations. Yamamura’s unique experience in working closely with successful Japanese brands like UNIQLO has given her exceptional eyes for branding a company.

Wildflower Brands Inc. (WLDFF), closed the day's trading session at $0.4335, up 0.98%, on 19,713 volume with 21 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 14,404 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.009/$1.139.

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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) 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 $3.88, up 0.65%, on 123,855 volume with 325 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 213,588 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.8068/$5.205.

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Generation Alpha, Inc. (GNAL)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Generation Alpha, Inc. (GNAL).

Generation Alpha, Inc. (GNAL) was established in 2010 as a vertically integrated technology innovator, developer, manufacturer and distributor focused on bringing products and solutions to both commercial and individual growers in the United States. Originally named Solis Tek Inc., the company changed its name to Generation Alpha in September 2018 and announced an increased focus on providing innovative and must-have cannabis products and services to a growing industry.

“Generation Alpha for us means ‘new beginning’” said Generation Alpha CEO Alan Lien, when the name change was announced. “It is the new wave of how people and brands connect. We are excited with the transformation of our business strategy, our progress at our Arizona facility and the additional growth opportunities our team has identified elsewhere in the cannabis industry. While we are pleased with our innovation and progress in our Solis Tek lighting and Zelda Horticulture divisions, we believe?Generation Alpha?represents our philosophy of bringing the best cannabis products and services to the market. We are confident that this shift in our business strategy will create long-term shareholder value through diversified segments in the legalized cannabis industry.”

The name change reflects the company’s strategy to leverage business opportunities in different legalized cannabis spaces, including cultivation, processing and retail facilities. As part of that focus, Generation Alpha acts as the holding entity for a collection of companies that bring products and solutions to legal retail and commercial cannabis growers while utilizing its expertise to offer safe, quality and consistent products through its cultivation, processing, and retail facilities as well as branded products in both the medical and recreational markets. Along with its strong focus on the burgeoning cannabis market, Generational Alpha remains committed to developing and providing innovative products and services in both Solis Tek Digital Lighting, its lighting division, and Zelda Horticulture, its agricultural products division.

As part of a key piece of its cannabis focus, Generation Alpha acquired a cannabis cultivation and processing facility in Phoenix, Arizona, which is scheduled to begin operation in 2019. Currently in the design and development stage, the 70,000-square-foot facility will be one of the most technologically advanced cultivation and processing facilities in Arizona, which is a hot bed of cannabis cultivation in North America. Generation Alpha management is confident about the growth and profitability this facility provides as an essential component of its forward-thinking cannabis strategy.

Additional components of this strategy include the company’s GrowPro Solutions, Inc., a nationwide cannabis cultivator and processor and a variety of Generation Alpha brands, which include the innovation, design and selling of cannabis?products such as flower, oils and accessories in the legal medical and recreational markets.

The company’s Zelda Horticulture division offers commercial-grade rolling tables, greenhouses, PH stabilizer and nutrient products, and other agricultural products for cultivators around the world. Zelda’s custom-design cultivation options means its clients can count on increased agricultural productivity and efficiency.

Generation Alpha’s Solis Tek Digital Lighting division offers an extensive line of lighting equipment and accessories, including digital ballasts, reflectors,?complete lighting systems, single- and double-ended digital lamps, controllers and other accessories.?Each product is designed to help retail and commercial growers maximize quality and achieve higher yields and maximize quality.?

Generation Alpha, Inc. (GNAL), closed the day's trading session at $0.34, up 2.72%, on 23,128 volume with 12 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 78,371 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.289/$1.549.

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