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Elev8 Brands, Inc. (VATE)

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Elev8 Brands, Inc. is a holding company centered on the commercial development of hemp and CBD-based products. It specializes in the development and marketing of products for the fitness and wellness markets. Elev8 Brands is founded based on creating high-quality, sustainable products for health-conscious consumers. Zoe CBD is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Elev8 Brands is based in Florida and the Company lists on the OTC Markets’ OTCQB.

Elev8 Brands’ Zoe CBD subsidiary concentrates on the development and marketing of CBD-based products. These include CBD Tinctures, CBD E-Juice, CBD Lotion, as well as CBD Salve. In October of 2018, Canbiola, Inc. announced that it signed a manufacturing and supply agreement with Elev8 Brands for the manufacturing of its new Zoe CBD CryoGel. Canbiola is a manufacturer of proprietary CBD non-psychoactive cannabinoid products extracted from the hemp plant.

The all-new CryoGel is an all-natural gel. It helps to relieve pain. In addition, it is Vegan, Non-GMO, Non-GE, and made with all-natural and organic components. CryoGel is a quick-acting all-natural infused product that is 99.9 percent pure CBD.

The first flavor of Elev8 Hemp’s New CBD Iced Tea will be Lemon. The Company’s mission is to introduce CBD to consumers via premium everyday consumable products. Elev8 Brands currently has product in more than 60 locations nationwide.

Last week, Elev8 Brands released the official March 15, 2019 launch date of its Ready to Drink (RTD) Cannabinoid (CBD) Lemon Iced Tea. Mr. Ryan Medico, Elev8 Brands’ Chief Executive Officer, said, “It’s amazing watching a vision come to fruition. Our brand stands out among the best and we can't wait for our customers to get their hands on these new RTD CBD infused beverages. With demand so high, our team already has samples in hand, from formulators, for a peach tea, hibiscus green tea and a raspberry tea.”

Elev8 Brands, Inc. (VATE), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.0369, up 1.37%, on 3,219,450 volume with 103 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 3,233,647 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0262/$0.0944.

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eMarine Global, Inc. (EMRN)

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eMarine Global, Inc. is a foremost provider of information and communications technology (ICT) for the maritime industry. The Company provides solutions for collection, integration and display of maritime information abroad and ashore via electronic means to enhance berth to berth navigation and related services.

Incorporated in 2001, eMarine Global has its corporate headquarters in Ulsan, South Korea. The Company lists on the OTC Markets’ OTCQB. It previously went by the name Pollex, Inc. It changed its name to eMarine Global, Inc. in August of 2017. eMarine Global’s solutions provide the most efficient means to secure the safety of life at sea and to protect the marine environment. All products and services offered by the Company are through subscription, installation, updates and/or maintenance contracts.

eMarine Global offers electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) - a computer-based navigation system provides navigational information. The Company also offers electronic navigation charts (ENC) that integrates position information from the global positioning system (GPS) and other navigational sensors. In addition, eMarine provides smart chip solutions, including intra-ship integrated gateway (ISIG), an intra-ship network; collision avoidance and optimal voyage systems; and remote maintenance and engine monitoring systems.

Last month, eMarine Global announced it secured a three-year contract with Hyundai Global Service Co., Ltd. (a spin-off of Hyundai Heavy Industries) to supply the Company’s Marine Internet-of-Things (IoT) platform for over 1,000 ships presently in operation at sea. eMarine Global’s newly developed Marine IoT platform will enable Hyundai to remotely monitor the real-time operation of its ships. This will provide the necessary data to propel proactive and pre-emptive repair and maintenance decisions that will ultimately lead to more efficient operations.

eMarine Global was recently recognized as a top solution provider and for its contributions to the local economy in Ulsan during a recent visit by the Deputy Minister of Science and ICT to eMarine’s Ulsan R&D center. The Deputy Minister was accompanied by the heads of Ulsan and national ICT promotions, and also Ulsan city officials.

This week, eMarine Global announced it was awarded a contract to supply its Warship-ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display & Information System) for 20 Republic of Korea Navy vessels. The contract is valued at 500 million Won ($500,000). The Company will supply the warship version of its ECDIS to 10 navy destroyers and 10 support ships. The support ship installations will be equipped aboard newly built vessels. This includes port guard boats and fuel barges. The 10 destroyer installations are replacement orders to retrofit earlier outfitted vessels.

Ung Gyu Kim, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of eMarine Global, said, “We’re now reaching the replacement cycle for some of the earliest installations of our Warship-ECDIS for the navy and other government customers. We’ve supported these systems, on 215 naval ships, for the last nine consecutive years, placing us in a great position as a trusted solution partner.”

eMarine Global, Inc. (EMRN), closed Wednesday's trading session at $3.00, even for the day, on 11 volume with 2 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 215 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.40/$12.00.

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Oroplata Resources, Inc. (ORRP)

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Oroplata Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of lithium and other minerals. LithiumOre Corp. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oroplata Resources. Oroplata engages in the development of lithium brine deposits in Nevada. OTCQB-listed, Oroplata Resources is headquartered in Incline Village, Nevada.

Earlier this month, Oroplata Resources announced its intention to change its corporate name to American Battery Metals Corporation. Mr. Doug Cole, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Oroplata Resources, said, "The Company has completed the first step in the requirements necessary to change its name to American Battery Metals Corporation. The Company expects to satisfy the remaining legal and regulatory requirements necessary to officially change the name in the next sixty days."

The LithiumOre subsidiary is a lithium resource exploration and development company. LithiumOre’s main concentration is the establishment of a low-cost production base to supply the fast-developing lithium-ion battery industry for mobile devices and laptops, and the accelerating EV (electronic vehicle) industry. LithiumOre holds 1,300 accepted lithium mineral claims, totaling 26,000 acres, situated in Railroad Valley of Nye County, Nevada.

LithiumOre has a strategic partnership with 3PL Operating, Inc. for the exploration of the Company's Western Nevada Basin lithium brine project in Railroad Valley. 3PL has considerable experience in the drilling, development and production of oil and gas that is alike to lithium development since the metal is contained in liquid brines and produced from shallow wells. 3PL will drill on the Railroad Valley to attain brine samples and evaluate lithium concentrations at the Western Nevada Basin project.

LithiumOre has its Battery Metals Extraction Division. Its new Battery Metals Extraction Division will be on its present land holdings and close to its Railroad Valley Lithium Project. This Division will extract battery metals from its 26,000 acres land holdings in Nevada. Furthermore, it will market its extraction technology as a service to other neighboring mining companies and markets for purchase across the nation.

LithiumOre, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Oroplata Resources, has set a date to drill their first exploratory and production well in Railroad Valley, Nevada. It will start drilling April 8, 2019, weather permitting. This marks an important milestone towards the  Company’s major goals for this calendar year. LithiumOre's drilling contractor is Welsco Corp. The lead drill manager will be Mr. George Scheid. At present, Mr. Scheid serves as Senior Driller Project Manager at Teton Energy Services.

This week, LithiumOre reported that in addition to its estimated amounts of lithium, its brine pool contains large commercial quantities of soda ash and potash. These findings significantly increase its commercial outlook. LithiumOre's early scientific studies suggest that Railroad valley brines may contain numerous minerals along with sulfates and carbonates (considered as valuable anions versus chlorides), amounting to significant 35-37 weight percentage solids.

Oroplata Resources, Inc. (ORRP), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.229, off by 4.58%, on 104,934 volume with 19 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 325,778 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0607/$0.419.

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Liberty One Lithium Corp. (LRTTF)

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Liberty One Lithium Corp. is an emerging exploration company that centers on the acquisition and development of high grade lithium brine deposits. The Company sees lithium as an opportunity to participate in the diversification and continued growth (and protection) of a robust global energy policy. The Company formerly went by the name Peace River Capital Corp. It changed its corporate name to Liberty One Lithium Corp. in December of 2016. Liberty One Lithium has its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Company’s initial prospects are in Argentina’s “Lithium Triangle” and Utah’s Paradox Basin. They are in historic sources of high grade lithium-bearing brines. Historic resource indicates potential to produce large volumes of brine on-site.

In Utah, its North Paradox property consists of 233 placer claims encompassing 4,480 acres located upon the Paradox Basin in Grand County, Utah, 15 kilometers west of the town of Moab, in southeastern Utah. Liberty One Lithium has a mineral option and joint venture (JV) agreement with Millennial Lithium Corp. (Vancouver, British Columbia). The agreement grants Liberty One Lithium the sole and exclusive right and option to acquire up to an 80 percent undivided beneficial right, title, and interest in the Pocitos West project in Argentina.

In Argentina, the Company’s Pocitos West prospect consists of more than 39,000 acres (15,857 Ha) in the middle of the well-known lithium triangle. It is in the Pocitos Salar, Los Andes Department, Western Salta Province, Argentina. The Project is in the middle of all the current lithium Projects of the area.

This past December, Liberty One Lithium provided a 2018 Summary and Outlook for 2019 activities. The Company maintains an excellent cash position with roughly $8.2 million in cash and equivalents as noted in its previous Q3 financial filings. In addition, based on the current market assessment undertaken by the Management and Board of Directors of Liberty One Lithium, it was determined that in the interest of fiscal responsibility the Company decided to cut its relationship with the Utah-based North Paradox property. Future investment in this project has been reasoned counter-productive to the present goals of Liberty One Lithium. Therefore, this means additional capital for strategic acquisition purposes.

Liberty One Lithium Corp. (LRTTF), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.0879, up 3.41%, on 78,286 volume with 24 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 79,375 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.043/$0.4218.

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Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS)

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Research Solutions, Inc. is an innovator in providing cloud-based solutions for scientific research. The Company is a pioneer in cloud-based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) research intelligence products and services for research-intensive organizations. Research Solutions has its wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk, Inc. OTCQB-listed, Research Solutions is based in Encino, California.

The Company’s cloud-based SaaS platform provides customers with on demand access to, and augmented data from, tens of millions of scientific, medical, and technical (STM) documents. This is in addition to tens of millions of articles previously published.

The above-mentioned Reprints Desk improves how journal articles and clinical reprints are accessed, procured, and legally used in evidence-based promotions, medical affairs, and scientific, technical, and medical (STM) research. Reprints Desk and Altmetric LLP previously agreed to integrate Altmetric badges to scholarly content obtained via Reprints Desk's award-winning research retrieval platform Article Galaxy. Altmetric is a foremost research metrics provider.

Reprints Desk signed separate reseller agreements with Ritme and Alfasoft to deliver new tools and services. These tools and services address the complete range of knowledge acquisition and information management requirements of researchers in scientific, technical, as well as medical (STM) fields.

Research Solutions’ wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk and technology company Digital Science have formed an agreement bringing together the power of two research tools: Article Galaxy and Dimensions. Reprints Desk's award-winning Article Galaxy research platform provides customers with fast, reliable, and personalized access to full-text scientific literature and intelligent data insights. Digital Science's new research and discovery database, Dimensions, integrates more than 135 million publications, grants, clinical trials, and patents.

Last week, Research Solutions and its subsidiary Reprints Desk announced the launch of the Article Galaxy Gadget Store. Powered by Reprints Desk's Article Galaxy research platform, the Gadget Store provides access to a first of its type library of science applications, named Gadgets, designed for research and scientific experimentation.

Mr. Peter Derycz, Research Solutions’ President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We created the Gadget Store to help researchers improve discovery and save time. From document delivery to reference management to lab tools, our customers can choose the Gadgets they need for the specific task at hand. The Gadget Store lets scientists keep all their research in one place—with easy access to scientific content and data—without ever leaving their workflow. As a result, our customers report time savings of more than 50 percent."

Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), closed Wednesday's trading session at $4.24, even for the day, on 2,100 volume with 2 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 2,063 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.25/$2.70.

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Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. (THMG)

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Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. is a junior gold exploration company listed on the OTCQB. It owns interests in manifold U.S. precious metals projects. The Company’s primary asset is The South Mountain Project. The South Mountain Project is on private and patented land in southern Idaho, just north of the Nevada border. Established in 1935, Thunder Mountain Gold has its corporate headquarters in Boise, Idaho.

The Company owns 100 percent of the South Mountain Mine. This mine has a land package consisting of roughly 1,200 acres of mostly private land - both owned outright and leased. In 2009, a new gold discovery was revealed during fieldwork at South Mountain.

Thunder Mountain Gold’s plan of operation for this, subject to business conditions, is to continue to advance the development at the South Mountain Project. The main metals at South Mountain are silver, zinc, lead, copper, and gold. The flagship South Mountain Project remains Thunder Mountain Gold’s focus.

The Company also has its Trout Creek Project. The Trout Creek target is in the Reese River Valley area south of Battle Mountain, Lander County, Nevada. This is a grass roots gold target in the Eureka-Battle Mountain trend of central Nevada, now under Joint Exploration Agreement with Newmont USA Limited. This target consists of 60 unpatented lode mining claims.

Thunder Mountain Gold’s other projects include Clover Mountain. It controls 40 unpatented lode mining claims encompassing approximately 800 acres, near Clover Mountain in Owyhee County, Idaho. Additionally, the Company’s West Tonopah Property consists of 8 unpatented lode mining claims totaling 160 acres in the Tonopah Mining District, Esmeralda County, Nevada.

In 2018, Thunder Mountain Gold announced that it filed a new National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) Technical Report, which included a new mineral resource estimate on the South Mountain Project. The Technical Report has an effective date of April 7, 2018.

Hard Rock Consulting, LLC (HRC) of Lakewood, Colorado completed the Technical Report for the South Mountain Project. HRC concluded that significant potential exists to increase the known mineral resource with additional drilling, and to upgrade existing mineral resource classifications with further infill drilling.

Earlier this month, Thunder Mountain Gold announced that in connection with the execution of the earlier announced BeMetals Option Agreement on the Company's South Mountain Project, shareholders of the Company holding approximately 53 percent of the issued and outstanding shares of Thunder Mountain Gold executed voting support agreements in favor of BeMetals Corp.

and its wholly-owned subsidiary, BeMetals USA Corp. With the Voting Support Agreements, these shareholders have agreed to vote in favor and consent to the approval of the transactions set forth in the Agreement. BeMetals completed the Tranche 1 cash payment of US$100,000 to Thunder Mountain Gold by way of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Thunder Mountain Resources, Inc.

Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. (THMG), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.088, even for the day, on 1,200 volume. The average volume for the last 3 months is 3,995 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.035/$0.219.

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NaturalShrimp, Inc. (SHMP)

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NaturalShrimp, Inc. is an international leader in aquaculture technology. The OTCQB-listed Company has developed and tested the first commercially-viable system for growing shrimp indoors. This system uses a proprietary technology to reliably produce healthy, naturally-grown shrimp weekly without the use of antibiotics or toxic chemicals. NaturalShrimp has developed a technology to produce fresh, gourmet-grade shrimp dependably and economically in an indoor, re-circulating, saltwater facility.

NaturalShrimp is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The Company’s production facility is outside of San Antonio, Texas. NaturalShrimp, Inc. owns 100 percent of NaturalShrimp Corporation, established to operate in the United States and Canada, and 100 percent of NaturalShrimp Global, Inc., established to form International Joint Venture (JV) Partnerships.

NaturalShrimp operates a closed-system saltwater aquaculture facility. This facility produces high-grade Pacific White shrimp. It accomplishes this without using the antibiotics and chemical additives today’s shrimp farms require. The technology causes ammonia (NH3) to break down into risk-free nitrogen and hydrogen gas. As a result, this eliminates one of the historically most demanding problems in shrimp aquaculture.

NaturalShrimp’s eco-friendly, bio-secure design does not depend on ocean water. It recreates the natural ocean environment allowing for high-density production, which can undergo replication anywhere worldwide. The NaturalShrimp Automated Monitoring and Control system utilizes individual tank monitors to automatically control the feeding, oxygenation, and the temperature of each of the facility tanks independently. In addition, a facility computer, running custom software, communicates with each of the controllers and performs more data acquisition functions that can report back to a supervisory computer from anywhere globally.

NaturalShrimp has installed an enhanced version of its vibrio suppression technology system at the La Coste, Texas production facility. The design of the Company's vibrio suppression technology is to create higher sustainable shrimp population densities, consistent production, improved growth, higher survival rates, and first-rate food conversion in an all-natural ocean-type environment.

This past January, NaturalShrimp announced that NaturalShrimp and F&T Water Solutions, LLC received U.S. Patent No. 10,163,199 B2 for the Recirculating Aquaculture System and Treatment Method for Aquatic Species developed for the first commercially viable system for growing aquatic species indoors.  NaturalShrimp maintains the exclusive global rights for any and all shrimp species using this patent dated December 25, 2018.

In February, NaturalShrimp announced that it completed testing its patented technology to grow shrimp indoors with Shrimp Lot 180. Mr. Bill G. Williams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “The method worked extremely well and maintained the water control parameters within acceptable limits through the grow-out period.”

NaturalShrimp, Inc. (SHMP), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.269, up 28.10%, on 14,604,992 volume with 2,091 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 15,314,284 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0049/$0.949.

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Aurion Resources Ltd. (AIRRF)

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Aurion Resources Ltd. is an exploration company headquartered in St. John’s NL.  The Company’s strategy is to generate or acquire early stage precious metals exploration opportunities and advance them through business partnerships or joint venture (JV) arrangements. Incorporated in 2006, Aurion Resources lists on the OTC Markets.

At present, the Company’s focus in on developing its projects in Finland where it currently has a JV arrangement with B2 Gold Corp. In 2014, Aurion Resources began a gold exploration initiative in the Central Lapland Greenstone Belt (CLGB) of Northern Finland. Aurion controls about 200,000 ha of mineral tenements within the Paleoproterozoic, CLGB.

Aurion’s first acquisition was the purchase of the Kutuvuoma and Silasselka projects from Dragon Mining Oy. Afterwards, the Company independently acquired more mineral tenements throughout the CLGB. Current total land holdings are now around 70,000 hectares.

Kutuvuoma is a high-grade gold project. Kutuvuoma occurs along a multi-km structural-stratigraphic trend associated with the regional Sirkka Shear Zone. Many geochemical and geophysical targets coincide with this trend along strike from the main zone of mineralization.

Silasselka was discovered by the state mining entity Otanmaki Oy in the 1960s. No exploration has taken place since. Also, no gold exploration is documented. Silasselka lies north of and along trend with the Hanhimaa Shear Zone that hosts manifold gold occurrences to the south.

Recently, Aurion Resources reported that it completed a short winter exploration program consisting of diamond drilling, ground geophysics and Base of Till (BoT) sampling on its 100 percent owned Risti Project in Northern Finland. Two new drill holes and the extension of another were completed at the Aamurusko gold prospect. The Risti Property consists of an area of roughly 15,000 ha. The setting of the Aamurusko gold mineralization is analogous to the setting of many of the world-class gold deposits in the Timmins camp of the Abitibi province of Northern Ontario. 

Aurion Resources Ltd. (AIRRF), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.855, up 3.01%, on 1,500 volume with 2 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 10,750 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.52/$1.63.

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Freedom Holding Corp. (FRHC)

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Freedom Holding Corp. conducts retail financial brokerage, investment counseling, securities trading, investment banking and underwriting services through its subsidiaries under the name of Freedom Finance in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). A financial services holding company, Freedom Holding is headquartered in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The Company has supporting administrative office locations in Russia, Cyprus and the U.S. On July 18, 2018, Freedom Holding announced that it commenced trading on the OTCQX® Best Market.

The Company employs more than 400 experienced professionals throughout branch offices in Kazakhstan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Cyprus. Freedom Holding announced in April of this year the opening of its first branch office of Freedom Finance in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. This office is in the city's International Business Center.

Freedom Holding announced in May 2018 that its subsidiary Freedom Finance JSC successfully completed the acquisition of Asyl-Invest JSC. The equity capital of Freedom Finance after the transaction exceeds KZT 17.5 billion. This acquisition joins the two largest retail brokerage firms in Kazakhstan serving greater than 50,000 client accounts. Freedom Finance JSC is the largest retail brokerage firm in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The acquisition provides thousands of new investors with access to Freedom Finance's TRADERNET trading platform. In addition, the acquisition provides investors with access to fourteen branch offices across Kazakhstan and more than 223 employees working as customer consultants, securities analysts and traders in Kazakhstan.

Freedom Holding announced in June that its subsidiary LLC IC Freedom Finance (Moscow, Russia headquartered) completed the acquisition of Nettrader Brokerage Company.  LLC IC Freedom Finance is now, in terms of the number of its registered clients, the eighth largest retail securities broker in Russia. This is according to data published by the Moscow Exchange.

LLC IC Freedom Finance expands its investment technology assets with the acquisition of Nettrader Brokerage Company. The acquisition adds approximately 16,000 clients across Russia to the LLC IC Freedom Finance client base.

Freedom Holding is a professional participant on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), the Moscow Exchange (MOEX), the Saint-Petersburg Exchange (SPB), the Ukrainian Exchange, and the Republican Stock Exchange of Tashkent (UZSE).

Freedom Holding Corp. (FRHC), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.40, up 0.25%, on 42,600 volume with 14 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 19,110 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.155/$1.44.

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Rocky Mountain High Brands, Inc. (RMHB)

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Rocky Mountain High Brands, Inc. is a consumer goods business listed on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB. The Company’s specialty is brand development of health conscious, hemp-infused, food and beverage products and naturally high alkaline water. Rocky Mountain High Brands has now launched its naturally high alkaline spring water, Eagle Spirit Spring Water. Rocky Mountain High Brands is based in Dallas, Texas.

The Company engages in sales and distribution via online retailers. It presently distributes its products to an array of retail locations, from grocery to convenience to warehouse stores, across the U.S.  Rocky Mountain High Brands employs a hybrid distribution model. This model leverages distribution contacts and brokers, and direct relationships with wholesalers and retailers to expand strategically into new markets.

Currently, the Company markets a lineup of two naturally flavored hemp-infused functional beverages under the name Rocky Mountain High. Regarding its Eagle Spirit Spring Water, it is a naturally high alkaline spring water from a secluded spring at the foot of the ancestral Rocky Mountains.

Moreover, the Company has launched its GPS based geofencing software advertising system in the Los Angeles, California market. Geofencing is the practice of using Global Positioning (GPS) or radio frequency identification (RFID) to define a geographic boundary. The design of the software package is to interface with mobile devices when a consumer is within proximity of a Rocky Mountain High retailer.

Recently, Rocky Mountain High Brands launched its HEMPd product line. At present, it consists of CBD-infused topicals and nutraceuticals. The Company will introduce a line of CBD-infused functional beverages in the fourth quarter.

Rocky Mountain High Brands also recently announced that it acquired all of the assets, trademarks, intellectual property (IP) and ongoing business operations of BFIT Brands, LLC of Phoenix, Arizona. BFIT Brands sells the whey protein and energy drink, FitWhey. FitWhey is an innovative water-based protein drink. It is naturally sweetened, flavored and colored. FitWhey combines the highest quality whey protein isolate with caffeine.

Rocky Mountain High Brands, Inc. (RMHB), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.00739, up 2.64%, on 15,165,775 volume with 182 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 11,380,985 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.007/$0.0179.

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ULURU, Inc. (ULUR)

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ULURU, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in Addison, Texas. It is focusing on the development of a portfolio of wound management and oral care products. This is to provide patients and consumers improved clinical outcomes through controlled delivery using the Company’s innovative Nanoflex® Aggregate technology and OraDisc™ transmucosal delivery system. ULURU lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

ULURU’s strategy is to develop and commercialize a customer-focused portfolio of unique wound care products to treat the different phases of wound healing. In addition, the Company’s strategy involves developing the oral-transmucosal technology and generating revenues via manifold licensing agreements.

ULURU’s Nanoflex® Technology is a new class of material. The design of it is to optimize the wound bed environment and accelerate healing. The Company has its Altrazeal® product. It developed and commercializes Altrazeal® - a transforming powder dressing with proprietary Nanoflex® technology, for the management of exuding wounds. Altrazeal® is a scientifically engineered advanced wound dressing designed to incorporate the desired features and benefits of the ideal wound dressing.

Altrazeal® is produced as a sterile powder and is unique in application and performance on a moist wound surface. Upon application to a moist wound, the powder interacts with wound exudate and hydrates. Hydration with exudate causes the powder to aggregate irreversibly and form a moist wound dressing that conforms to the surface of a wound bed and seals the wound. Altrazeal® has demonstrated potential clinical and economic advantages in numerous chronic and acute wounds.

ULURU has its patented delivery strip for whitening teeth, which completely erodes - the OraDisc™ W- Erodible Whitening Strip for Teeth. This proprietary tooth whitening product comprises a laminated bilayer strip that uses OraDisc™ technology.

Additionally, the Company has its OraDisc™A product. ULURU developed OraDisc™ A, a novel mucoadhesive, water-erodible disc incorporating 2mg of amlexanox, for the treatment and prevention of aphthous ulcers. Moreover, the Company’s OraDisc™ B is a mucoadhesive erodible disc containing 15 mg of benzocaine. It was developed for the treatment of oral pain.

ULURU, Inc. (ULUR), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.048, up 54.84%, on 3,078 volume with 1 trade. The average volume for the last 3 months is 38,780 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.031/$0.10.

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Weyland Tech, Inc. (WEYL)

DreamTeamNetwork, Penny Stock Hub, Dividend Investor, Wall Street Mover, Stockwatch, Marketbeat, OTC Journal, Stockhouse, SeeThruEquity, Simply Wall St, and InvestorsHub reported earlier on Weyland Tech, Inc. (WEYL), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Weyland Tech, Inc. is a provider of mobile business applications. The emphasis of its CreateApp platform is on the Asia markets. At present, Weyland Tech offers the CreateApp platform directly in Singapore, India (Jaipur), and the U.S. and Canada. Weyland Tech is based in Hong Kong and the Company lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQX.

The "CreateApp" platform enables SMBs (Small-Medium-Sized Businesses) to create a mobile application without the requirement of technical knowledge and background. Weyland Tech’s CreateApp platform is provided in 14 languages.

Currently, the Company offers a DIY (Do-it-Yourself) App builder by way of a 'white label' platform. It offers this via strategic partnerships in the EU (minus Russia, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan); Malaysia; Hong Kong/South China; Indonesia; and North/Central/South America. It will offer this in Korea through IAM, Inc.

This past May, Weyland Tech expanded its portfolio to FinTech applications with the launch of its AtoZPay mobile payments platform. The mobile wallet launched in the world’s 4th most populous country, Indonesia. It is experiencing quick growth in transactions occurring on the platform.
AtoZPay’s Gross Transaction Value (GTV) grew to over a $7 Million run-rate up from the $5.0 Million realized in the first week of May. The Company believes it is on its way to the $25-35 million in GTV run-rate targeted for year end. When combined with its 2019 targets of $80 Million GTV, Weyland Tech anticipates meeting or surpassing its target of roughly $100 Million in GTV within 18-months of launch.
Recently, Weyland Tech updated shareholders on its Q2 results and eWallet business. Service Revenue increased 36 percent year over year reaching $8,838,686 from $6,476,022 for the six months ended June 30, 2018 and 2017, respectively.

Weyland Tech recently announced a strategic partnership between its eWallet business and PT. Finnet Indonesia. Its eWallet business, AtoZPay, and Finnet entered into a strategic partnership. Under the terms of the relationship consumers can ‘top-up’ their mobile phones at Alfamart. This is the largest convenience store chain in Indonesia, with 13,477 locations. Longer term, AtoZPay users will be able to make bill payments on household and business utilities on Finnet’s network of  approximately 80,000 ATM machines within Indonesia.

Recently, Weyland Tech announced that its eWallet business, AtoZPay, entered into numerous additional agreements with companies in Indonesia. This is to enable users of AtoZPay to pay for goods and services from these companies.

Weyland Tech, Inc. (WEYL), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.51, up 8.51%, on 54,654 volume with 28 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 63,566 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.36/$5.50.

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Propanc Biopharma, Inc. (PPCB)

MicroCapDaily, OTC Markets, Marketbeat, Wallet Investor, Insider Financial, Stockhouse, Morningstar, InvestorsHub, 4-Traders, The Street, Stockopedia, Investing News, Real Investment Advice, Dividend Investor, and Market Screener reported on Propanc Biopharma, Inc. (PPCB), and today we choose to report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Propanc Biopharma, Inc. is a clinical stage Biopharmaceutical Company headquartered in Australia. It concentrates on the development of new and proprietary treatments for cancer patients suffering from solid tumors such as pancreatic, ovarian, and colorectal cancers. The Company has developed a formulation of anti-cancer compounds, which exert manifold effects designed to control or prevent tumors from recurring and spreading throughout the body. Propanc Biopharma lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

Propanc is developing a long-term therapy based on a pancreatic proenzyme formulation to prevent tumour recurrence and metastasis. The Company’s lead product is PRP. This is a novel, patented, formulation comprising two proenzymes mixed in a synergetic ratio. PRP is a solution for once daily intravenous administration of a combination of two pancreatic proenzymes, trypsinogen and chymotrypsinogen, for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Propanc Biopharma has received Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of PRP. The approved indication is one of the most lethal malignancies with a median survival of 6 months and a 5-year survival rate of less than 5 percent.

The Company (after extensive laboratory research and a limited amount of human testing) has evidence that PRP reduce cancer cell growth via promotion of cell differentiation; enhances cell adhesion and may suppress metastasis progression; and has no serious side effects and improves patient survival.

Development progress for PRP includes successful completion of a GLP-compliant, 28-day repeat-dose toxicity study with no toxicological findings after administration. This indicates a broad safety margin. It provides adequate data to support a safe starting dose for First-In-Human studies.

In addition, the FDA granted Orphan Drug Designation status to PRP for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Furthermore, a manufacturing process capable of purifying and stabilizing two active drug substances of the PRP formulation, trypsinogen and chymotrypsinogen were successfully developed.

Recently, Propanc Biopharma announced that it entered national phase for two of its key patent applications from its intellectual property (IP) portfolio. The first patent application, which entered national phase in July, describes a method to eradicate cancer stem cells, and a second patent application, covering proenzyme compositions for the treatment of solid tumors, recently completed national phase entry in mid-July.

Propanc Biopharma filed the patent applications in all major international jurisdictions including the United States and Europe. It also filed the patent applications in key jurisdictions in Asia and South America. Both cover its lead product candidate, PRP, or use as an anti-cancer stem cell therapy that is set to enter clinical development.

Propanc Biopharma, Inc. (PPCB), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.0125, up 5.04%, on 1,292,235 volume with 50 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 5,085,978 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.007/$0.0179.

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First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (FCHS)

007 Stock Chat, PennyStockSpy, Greenbackers, StocksImpossible, TheMicrocapNews, First Penny Picks, Marketbeat and OTCBB Journal reported on First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (FCHS), and today we report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (FCHS) engages in owning and operating multi-specialty (non-physician-owned) medical centers of excellence throughout the southeastern U.S. The Company is one of the nation's only non-physician-owned, publicly traded healthcare services enterprises centered on the delivery of total musculoskeletal solutions with a focus on Orthopaedic and Spine care. FCHS is based in Melbourne, Florida.

Currently, the Company’s flagship integrated platform administers greater than 100,000 patient visits annually. The platform consists of First Choice Medical Group, The B.A.C.K. Center, and Crane Creek Surgery Center. FCHS medical centers of excellence concentrate on treating patients in different specialties. This includes Orthopaedics, Spine Surgery, Neurology, Interventional Pain Management, and related diagnostic and ancillary services.

First Choice Medical Group (Melbourne, Florida) is the Company’s flagship multi-specialty medical center of excellence. First Choice Medical Group specializes in the delivery of musculoskeletal medicine and rehabilitative care with manifold quality-focused goals focused on enriching its patients’ care experience.

FCHS has expanded its portfolio of Medical Centers of Excellence in the Florida Space Coast area with its Brevard Orthopaedic Spine & Pain Clinic, Inc. (d/b/a The B.A.C.K. Center). The B.A.C.K. Center is a leading, advanced orthopaedic spine and pain practice in Brevard County, Florida.

FCHS’s Crane Creek Surgery Center is an AAAHC accredited facility. Its dedication is to deliver first-class, ambulatory surgical care in a convenient, comfortable outpatient environment. The 18,000-plus sq. ft. facility is in Melbourne, Florida within the Crane Creek Medical Center building. Moreover, this building is home to The B.A.C.K. Center.

Recently, First Choice Healthcare Solutions announced the appointment of Mr. James Renna, Dr. Thomas Gill, and Mr. Gary Augusta to the Board of Directors, effective October 1, 2018.

Chris Romandetti, First Choice Healthcare Solutions’ President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are honored to have such accomplished representation on our Board of Directors by adding Mr. Renna, Dr. Gill and Mr. Augusta. Mr. Renna’s experience in corporate finance and governance, and Dr. Gill’s extensive medical experience and Mr. Augusta’s background in healthcare and strategic planning puts First Choice at the forefront of Orthopaedic and Spine care procedures and treatments.”

First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (FCHS), closed Wednesday's trading session at $0.40, up 0.25%, on 42,600 volume with 14 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 19,110 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.155/$1.44.

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Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI), closed the day's trading session at $6.73, up 0.60%, on 179,227 volume with 1,068 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 221,111 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $3.167/$16.25.

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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 highlighted today in a publication from MarijuanaStocks.com, examining how the marijuana stock market has been rapidly shifting for some time now as a result of responding to everything from legislation to public opinions surrounding cannabis completely changing direction.

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 $4.53, up 2.49%, on 572,771 volume with 1,121 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 614,756 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.40/$11.82.

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TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN)

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

TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN) (FSE: TH8) ("TransCanna" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has signed definitive closing documents to acquire the land, building and asset package (the "Property") which includes an existing 196,000 square foot facility on 5.5 acres of land as well as cannabis packaging and processing equipment. As referenced in the Company's February 4th, 2019 press release, the facility has undergone major renovations over the past twenty-four months which has created specific divisions for nursery, cultivation, manufacturing, extracting, bottling, remediation, and transportation & distribution. The total cost for the renovations was US$8 million.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN), closed the day's trading session at $3.51, up 2.33%, on 95,465 volume with 70 trades. The stock's 52-week low/high is $0.769/$3.53.

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Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSX.V: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTC: MLNLF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Millennial Lithium Corp. (OTC: MLNLF).

Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSX.V: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTC: MLNLF) ("Millennial" or the "Company") is pleased to report encouraging results from a short-term pumping test of a third production-scale well at its Pastos Grandes Project in Salta, Argentina. Pumping well PGPW18-17 was installed as a future production well, and meanwhile to undertake short-term pumping of lithium brine to determine aquifer parameters and chemical variation during a 72-hour period in March, 2019.

Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSX.V: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTC: MLNLF) is engaged in the development of the Pastos Grandes lithium project in Salta Province, Argentina. The company’s Pastos Grandes project totals approximately 10,000 hectares located in geopolitically stable, mining-friendly jurisdictions. The company also enjoys a solid strategic partnership with GCL, a Chinese solar giant that has become Millennial Lithium’s lead investor with approximately $30 million investment to date.

Millennial Lithium’s compelling valuation places it with a $123 million market cap, third only to Lithium Americas and Orocobre in the region. The company holds a strong cash position of C$40 million and is pursuing a strategic plan moving forward in 2019 that includes an updated NI 43-101 resource report and a full bankable feasibility study, including supporting evaporation ponds and pilot processing plant.

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Argentina currently produces 17 percent of the world’s lithium supply. Lithium is at the cornerstone of a quiet industrial revolution as it brings together energy, automotive and technologies companies to foster a lasting move away from carbon-based resources. Lithium demand is expected to grow at an annual rate of 22 percent through 2025 with increased demands for lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles and battery-based energy storage leading the way.

Millennial Lithium has a world-class lithium brine asset strategically located in the heart of the Argentinean portion of the South American “Lithium Triangle.”

The company’s flagship lithium brine project, Pastos Grandes, is following a two-year timeline to production as a result of some of the best infrastructure in the Lithium Triangle. Located 231 km from the city of Salta at an elevation of 3,800 meters, Pastos Grandes is accessible year-round with all-weather access to paved highways, power and natural gas. Based on proven technology, brine extraction, solar evaporation and conventional lithium brine processing, Millennial Lithium’s preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the Pastos Grandes project, completed by international engineering firm WorleyParsons, estimates a mine life of 25 years with a three-year ramp up to 25,000 tonnes per year of Lithium-Carbonate. A 3 tonne-per-month lithium carbonate pilot plant is currently being built for use at the site.

To date, 23 exploration wells are completed with $40 million spent in development. A revised Resource Estimate is planned for Q1 2019. Four pumping wells are also to be completed in Q1 2019 with two water wells currently being drilled in support of the ongoing Feasibility Study, also being completed by WorleyParsons. Infrastructure buildup is underway, including completion of a 40-man camp, hybrid solar-diesel power system, pilot plant and laboratory with ICP unit for rapid sample assays and a liming plant for treating concentrated brines form the pilot ponds. Millennial Lithium is also constructing a Pastos Grandes community center/warehouse and all-purpose building that is central to building community relations with local residents.

Encouraging results from an extended pumping test of a second production-scale well at the Pastos Grandes project revealed that at a pumping rate of 15 liters/second (L/s), the lithium content remained consistent over the 23-day trial period with a drawdown of approximately 57 meters with rapid recovery. Estimated transmissivity (the rate at which the brine moves through the aquifer) is 40 square meters per day, demonstrating the aquifer’s strong potential to sustain a long-term pumping rate of 15 L/s.

Brine sampling completed daily during the pumping test over the 23-day period revealed the chemistry is consistent with lithium ranging from 482 mg/L and 518 mg/L, averaging 495 mg/L. The best lithium values occurred during the last five days of the pumping test. The magnesium to lithium (Mg/Li) ratio averages 5.3 and the average potassium to lithium ratio (K/Li) is 10.5 and the average sulphate to lithium ratio (SO4/Li) is 16.4. Sampling was conducted in accordance with CIM guidelines for brine resource evaluation, with an appropriate chain of custody and QA/QC program in place for ensuring veracity, accuracy and precision of the analytical results.

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Millennial Lithium’s highly prospective lithium assets and strategies are bolstered by a world class management and board with extensive experience in lithium and large development projects.

President/CEO/Director Farhad Abasov, MBA, has founded and managed a number of mining aassets with successful exits in the last few years. He was president and CEO of Allana Potash which was sold to Israel Chemicals Ltd. for $170 million in 2015. As executive chairman of Rodinia Lithium, Abasov developed lithium bring projects in Argentina in 2016. He was also co-founder of Potash One, acquired by German potash company K+S for $430 million in 2010, and was senior vice president, strategy, at Energy Metals, acquired by Uranium One for $1.88 million in 2007.

Iain Scarr, BSc., MBA, is Chief Operating Officer with a wealth of experience in lithium brine development and operations. He worked at Rio Tinto, industrial minerals, including lithium resource development in Serbia. Scarr led feasibility work at Sal de Vida lithium brine project (Galaxy Resources, Argentina); completed the Rincon lithium brine project feasibility study (Enirgi, Argentina); and is a resident of Salta with established, strong relationships in the region.

Chief Financial Officer Max Missiouk, CPA, CMA, has served as a CFP and controller for a number of publicly listed resource and venture companies including Allana Potash Corp. and Crocodile Gold Corp. He is a CPA (CMA) and has a post-graduate degree in banking and finance management.

Peter J. MacLean, Ph.D., P.Geo, is senior vice president, technical services. He has more than 30 years of exploration and development experience in North America, South America and Africa. Most recently, MacLean acted as senior vice president/exploration of Allana Potash Corp. and directed all exploration and development activities on its flagship Danakhil Potash Project in Ethiopia including managing the company’s Feasibility Study and overseeing pilot solution mining and evaporation pond trials. He has also worked extensively on projects throughout the Americas and is fluent in Spanish.

Peter Ehren, M.Sc., AusIMM CP, process consultant, has been involved in lithium brines for more than 20 years. Ehren has worked at the Salar de Atacama as part of SQM’s team of leading evaporation technology experts, rising to the position of R&D manager. He has worked in the majority of lithium basins worldwide for numerous projects including Orocobre’s Salar de Olaroz Project.

Millennial Lithium Corp. (OTC: MLNLF), closed the day's trading session at $1.3236, up 7.26%, on 20,093 volume with 33 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 15,240 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.67/$2.369.

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

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

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (OTCQX: LXRP) (CSE: LXX) (the "Company" or "Lexaria"), a drug delivery platform innovator, announces that work has commenced on its largest-ever cannabinoid research program, which will also test Lexaria-designed nanotech enhancements. This new program is comprised of 11 separate animal studies, each of which is comparable in scope to individual animal studies conducted by the Company during 2018.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (LXRP), closed the day's trading session at $1.27, up 4.96%, on 164,985 volume with 151 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 173,795 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.75/$2.43.

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Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE: VIDA) (OTC: PHVAF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Phivida Holdings Inc. (PHVAF).

Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE: VIDA OTCQX: PHVAF) ("Phivida" or the "Company"), today has entered into a strategic partnership with Green Glass Global, a leading beverage brokerage firm specializing in on premise national accounts for the specialty drinks sector. The partnership will focus on placing Phivida's Oki beverages in premium hospitality outlets across the U.S. Also today, CannabisNewsWire released a report highlighting the company which examines the recent news that corporate interest in building a cannabis-infused beverage profile demonstrates the level of potential growth for such an industry, with key developments being made across multiple channels. To address the needs of the wellness-oriented consumer, Phivida Holdings has created a line of active hemp extract (CBD)-infused drinks that are just starting to hit store shelves and is expected to be distributed to a thousand retail outlets in Q2.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with operations in San Diego, Calif., Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE: VIDA) (OTC: PHVAF)  is a premium food and beverage company that focuses on whole plant nutrition and natural ingredients that help best maintain overall health and balance in the human body. The company infuses active hemp into a variety of premium foods, beverages and supplements and is poised for global distribution. Phivida is guided by a team of Fortune 500-caliber executives focused on a new strategic portfolio of products and brands, comprehensive consumer research, new product and brand development, improved visual identity and packaging design, and a strong distribution strategy.

The company’s mission is to become a leader in whole plant solutions by providing holistic remedies for a more natural alternative to pharmaceuticals and by guiding people toward a healthy lifestyle. Phivida embraces and celebrates a return to organic, natural, plant-based foods and beverages and a focus on holistic health and wellness.

Publicly traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE: VIDA) and the OTCQX Best Market in the U.S. (OTC: PHVAF), the company’s strong balance sheet carries CAD$13 million with no debt or loans with ~60 million shares outstanding, and the company is now well-capitalized to fund major mainstream distribution with a solid structure that is poised for long-term growth.

Management

Phivida’s management team includes president and CEO Jim Bailey, former president of Red Bull Canada and global chief marketing officer for Merrell Outdoors; Chief Marketing Officer Michael Cornwell, former chief marketing officer for Samsung New Zealand and the former director of marketing for Red Bull Canada; and Doug Campbell, former director of sales for Red Bull North America, who, as Phivida’s chief commercial officer, is tasked with driving new sales revenue growth.

The Science

Using encapsulation technology, Phivida uses full spectrum CBD-hemp oil (rich in naturally occurring phytocannabinoids) converted into a water-soluble delivery format, which enhances delivery and absorption of the cannabinoids into the human body – up to an estimated tenfold.

The whole plant hemp extract is infused into functional beverages, food and supplements to target a range of health and wellness conditions. Phivida strives to lead the industry in product quality through high-quality ingredients and best-in-class testing. The Company has partnered with Flora Labs to test and ensure consistency and potency of all products. Flora Labs is a world-class testing lab with stringent QA and QC quality assessment protocols and will provide Phivida with ongoing impartial quality testing.

Regulations

Federally legal under the 2014 Farm Bill, CBD from hemp oil is a rapid growth market across the U.S. When derived from marijuana, CBD remains a schedule 1 controlled substance, giving hemp-derived CBD oil-infused products a competitive advantage on regulations. On June 28, 2018, the U.S. Senate passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (i.e. the “Farm Bill), lifting the U.S. Industrial Hemp laws to an agricultural commodity status and effectively removing hemp from the controlled substance list.

Earlier this year, another milestone court ruling also provided significant regulatory support for the U.S. CBD-hemp sector. In February 2018, the Supreme Court presided over the HIA (Hemp Industry Association) vs. DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) in a class-action suit concerning the issue of CBD extracted from hemp and the legality of industrial hemp. In the final ruling, the Supreme Court unequivocally determined that hemp (and its derivatives), when produced domestically under the Farm Bill, are not a controlled substance.

The Supreme Court ruling also found the Farm Bill (as it relates to hemp) “pre-empts” the Controlled Substances Act. Congress has since exempted Farm Bill hemp from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), giving the Farm Bill primary jurisdiction over the governance of the CBD-hemp oil industry in the U.S.

The DEA further conceded it does not “seek to control cannabinoids” and that only marijuana-derived cannabinoids are governed under the Controlled Substances Act. In May of 2018, the DEA issued a formal directive to all federal agencies (e.g., U.S. Customs and Border Patrol) stating that cannabinoids are not controlled substances unless derived from marijuana, and that the “mere presence of cannabinoids” in any product or derivative does not render it a controlled substance. The Supreme Court ruling also resulted in the mediation of a settlement in what is now the third successful HIA vs. DEA suit in over a decade.

In Canada, the Senate approval of Bill C-45 legalized the production, distribution and use of recreational cannabis, with edibles to be added in 2019. The bill officially became law as of Oct. 17, 2018, creating a legal framework for the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis across Canada including cannabinoid-infused beverages.

Phivida Brands

  • Vida+: Vida+ is the company’s premium, clinical-grade-strength, full-spectrum hemp oil extract and capsule line designed to help people feel their best. The products are sourced from the best organic hemp and natural ingredients on the market and are third-party lab tested for quality, purity and potency at world-class facilities.
  • Oki: The Oki lifestyle brand is the company’s newly launched line of functional beverages and supplements infused with active hemp extract and will be available to consumers in up to 2,400 natural specialty store locations within the United States. Oki beverages are infused with 10 milligrams of active hemp extract per bottle and come in two different formulations: iced teas and flavor-infused water, each available in four different 16-ounce flavors. Oki supplements are available in tinctures or capsules that range in doses from 600-1,800 total milligrams of active hemp extract.
  • All products contain non-GMO, natural and organic ingredients and are plant-based and vegan friendly and packaged in sleek, 100 percent recyclable glass containers.

WeedMD-Phivida Joint Venture

Phivida has partnered with WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V: WMD) (OTC:WDDMF) (FSE:4WE), a Health Canada federally licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis, to form a joint venture focused on manufacturing, marketing and distributing cannabinoid-infused beverages. CanBev is on track to build and operate the first cannabis-infused beverage production facilities in Canada. The joint venture will focus on manufacturing, marketing and distributing cannabinoid-infused beverages for the legalized medical and adult-use cannabis markets. WeedMD will be the exclusive cannabis supplier and distributor for CanBev cannabis-infused beverages. Phivida will be responsible for product innovation, research and development, formulation and branding.

Strategic Agreements

Phivida has an exclusive national agreement with Natural Specialty Sales (“NSS”), an Acosta company. NSS is recognized as the industry leader in natural/specialty retail channel trade across the U.S. Phivida’s launched OKI brand of premium CBD products is now the exclusive CBD-infused beverage and health supplements products brand represented by NSS. This establishes Phivida as the first CBD brand company to officially cross over into national mainstream distribution across the U.S., providing new access to over 2,400 retail locations in a major distribution channel market valued at over USD $4.1 billion in retail sales.

The NSS exclusive agreement provides access to a national network of retail stores across the U.S. This national network includes major retail banners such as: Whole Foods Market, Sprouts Farmers Market, National Coop Grocers, etc. The partnership also provides the opportunity to access an additional 25,000 national conventional grocery supermarkets, including Walmart, Target, Kroger, Publix and others, via Acosta’s national sales network.

Further Information

www.Phivida.com
+1 (844) 744-6646 (ext. #2)
IR@Phivida.com

Phivida Holdings Inc. (PHVAF), closed the day's trading session at $0.502, up 12.10%, on 339,290 volume with 160 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 51,454 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.05/$1.15.

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

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

For the 10th consecutive quarter, Wildflower Brands Inc. (CSE: SUN) (OTCQB: WLDFF), a cannabis company focused on developing and designing branded products, has seen an increase in revenue (http://nnw.fm/O8io3). The second quarter of 2019 brought in $1.4 million in sales, a $0.4 million increase over the previous quarter, which is representative of an increase that’s consistent across all sources.

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 $0.4896, up 5.53%, on 7,565 volume with 13 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 13,034 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.009/$1.139.

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Marijuana Company of America Inc. (MCOA)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Marijuana Company of America Inc. (MCOA).

Marijuana Company of America Inc. (MCOA), an innovative hemp and cannabis corporation, is pleased to announce that MCOA has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with Natural Plant Extract of California (NPE) and its subsidiary, Northern Lights Distribution, LLC (NLD), to acquire a 20% ownership interest in NPE, and to establish a Joint Venture (JV) to operate a California cannabis delivery service named Viva Buds. Also today, the company was highlighted in an article examining how, according to a new note published by an industry investment firm, the total cannabis market could generate as much as $75 billion in gross annual sales by 2030, up from a previous forecast of $50 billion by 2026. Additionally, the company was featured in today’s Venture Breakfast Bits, by 24/7 Market News. Full press release.

Marijuana Company of America Inc. (OTC: MCOA) (the “Company”) are pioneers in the cannabis industry going back to 2009 when Don Steinberg, MCOA’s CEO, founded the first marijuana company ever to trade on a U.S. stock market, Medical Marijuana Inc. Since then, Don and his partner, Charlie Larsen, have formed Global Hemp Group and Marijuana Company of America. They have experienced the shift of legislation first hand, not only for the legalization of marijuana but also the emerging hemp-based CBD products.

The CBD market is growing exponentially and consequently the founders of MCOA have constructed their business model around the development of industrial hemp-based CBD products. The industrial hemp plant can be used to produce products that are carbon neutral or even carbon negative. It is one of the longest, strongest natural fibers on earth, used as a building material that is free of mold, pesticide-resistant, and fire proof. Hemp has also been described as a “super food,” which provides additional business opportunities. No part of the plant is left unused and the Company’s overall strategy is to take advantage of every profit center from farm to the multiple valuable finished products.

The cannabis and hemp industries are experiencing unprecedented growth that is expected to continue for many years as these industries are now accepted globally and continue to mature and expand. North American consumers spent $6.7 billion on legal cannabis products in 2016, up 34% from 2015’s $5 billion. This trend is widely expected to explode at a 27% compounded annual growth rate to reach $22.6 billion by 2021, according to ArcView Market Research.

The company offers investors the opportunity to be on the forefront of cannabis and hemp innovation through cultivation, processing in the legal cannabis and industrial hemp sectors. The Company’s business model includes producing a diverse portfolio of synergistic business segments that provide value to its shareholders. Its vertically integrated business model and distribution platforms are positioned to capture market share by developing recognizable and valuable brands.

Under the MCOA umbrella, wholly owned subsidiary hempSMART™, Inc. is committed to bringing high quality CBD-based products to the market through its affiliate marketing program. Through hempSMART, MCOA’s strategic approach to the distribution of products is through a networking architecture geared to maintain customer loyalty and capture market share. The patent-pending product “hempSMART Brain,” is designed to revolutionize the safe and effective support of healthy brain function. The brand new product, HempSMART DROPS, is a full-spectrum CBD tincture formulated with hemp and fractionated coconut oils. The hempSMART marketing team has decades of experience, and is well positioned to take the hempSMART brand to a global audience.

Marijuana Company of America Inc. (MCOA), closed the day's trading session at $0.0135, up 17.39%, on 40,144,252 volume with 989 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 10,456,881 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.01025/$0.0498.

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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 entry into a strategic alliance with the Cannabis Mercantile Exchange ("Cannamerx"), one of the first cannabis and hemp auction platforms to go live. To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/j0SYS.

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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Net Element (NASDAQ: NETE)

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

Payment processing companies are seeing impressive growth and may present attractive investment options by providing diverse services. Net Element (NASDAQ: NETE) is capitalizing on this growing space by providing an integrated payment solution that includes online, mobile and smart point-of-sale payments solutions for merchants in diverse industries.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Net Element (NETE), closed the day's trading session at $6.05, even for the day, on 12,757 volume with 70 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 78,041 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $3.75/$10.60.

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

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

Cannabis-focused research and development company The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings (TSX: TGOD) (OTCQX: TGODF) on Tuesday reported its financial and operational results for the year ended December 31, 2018. To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/C5gje. Also today, the company was highlighted in an article looking at potential breakout plays, what with cannabis so much in the news and investors becoming more and more hungry for the next big winner in the industry. Additionally, TGODF was highlighted in an article examining the potential future revenues for the cannabis global market.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Green Organic Dutchman (OTC: TGODF), closed the day's trading session at $3.81, off by 7.52%, on 3,529,429 volume with 4,774 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 1,286,118 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.607/$7.894.

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Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: FRSX) (TASE: FRSX)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (FRSX).

Automotive technology innovator Foresight Autonomous Holdings (NASDAQ: FRSX) (TASE: FRSX) on Tuesday announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 4,100,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), which includes 100,000 ADSs sold pursuant to a partial exercise by the underwriters of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, each at a price to the public of $1.50 per ADS. To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/O0veM.

Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: FRSX) (TASE: FRSX), founded in 2015 and headquartered in Israel, is a technological innovator in automotive vision systems and driver assistance technology. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Foresight Automotive Ltd., Foresight is engaged in the design, development and commercialization of stereo/quad-camera vision systems and V2X cellular-based solutions for the automotive industry based on 3D video analysis, advanced algorithms for image processing and sensor fusion. The company’s powerful and patented stereoscopic technology is derived from field-proven technology that has been deployed throughout the world for almost two decades.

Foresight’s innovative autonomous driving solutions are based on mature, proprietary stereoscopic image technology that uses two synchronized cameras to mimic human depth perception and produce a three-dimensional image. This 3D image can anticipate possible collisions with other vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians and other obstacles. The technology provides highly accurate real-time alerts about the vehicle’s surroundings while in motion. The systems are designed to improve driving safety by enabling highly accurate and reliable threat detection while ensuring the lowest rates of false alerts.

The company’s patents provide IP protection for its robust and proven proprietary stereoscopic technology, which was developed using the security technology of Foresight’s major shareholder, Magna B.S.P.

Foresight has developed three main products:

  • QuadSight™. This breakthrough detection system sets the bar for autonomous vehicle vision. It features nearly 100 percent obstacle detection with almost zero false alerts and operates optimally under all weather and lighting conditions, including darkness, rain, fog, haze and glare. QuadSight™ is the first quad-camera multi-spectral vision solution of its kind, driven by advanced and proven image processing algorithms. The system consists of two sets of stereoscopic infra-red and visible-light cameras that enable highly accurate and reliable obstacle detection for seamless 24/7 vision.
  • Eyes-On™. This solution uses advanced algorithms for accurate depth analysis and obstacle detection to provide a unique stereo vision Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS). It can detect all potential obstacles regardless of shape, form or material, including other vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians and animals. It has an accuracy and reliability of almost 100 percent and near zero false alerts.
  • Eye-Net™. This is a cellular-based accident prevention solution that is designed to provide real-time pre-collision alerts to vehicles and pedestrians. This proprietary system is deployed on smartphones and cloud-based servers operating on existing cellular networks, and it eliminates the need for additional designated hardware. Eye-Net™ is designed to provide a complementary layer of protection to advanced driver assistance systems and extends this protection to road users who are not in direct line of sight. It is optimally designed for both urban environments and high-speed scenarios to provide protection for the most vulnerable road users. On March 28, 2018, Foresight announced that it had completed a successful feasibility study of its Eye-Net™ accident prevention solution involving 120 users of Android and iOS cell phones located across Israel.

In 2017, Foresight sought more opportunities within the international market. The Company signed pilot agreements with three leading car manufacturers in China and completed pilot projects meeting all pre-defined requirements and criteria. In addition, FRSX completed a pilot project with Uniti Sweden.

Studies by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continue to emphasize the dramatic reduction in accidents and injury-related crashes reported when vehicles are equipped with collision avoidance systems. A recent study by the Institute states that the rate of single-vehicle, sideswipe and head-on crashes was 11 percent lower in vehicles with the warning systems. More importantly, the study shows collision avoidance technology cut the rates of injury crashes of the same type by 21 percent.

Foresight Autonomous Holdings, Inc. also holds a 32 percent interest in RailVision, a company that develops advanced systems for railway safety and maintenance. RailVision has successfully completed 13 tests in Israel, Germany, Italy and Switzerland in addition to a real-time system test with a European railway operator. Over the course of 2017, RailVision successfully completed rounds of financing totaling $5.8 million and started the process of licensing the system according to European standards.

Haim Siboni is the founder of Foresight and has served as the company’s chief executive officer and director since 2015. Siboni, a passionate entrepreneur, has an extensive background in the marketing and business management sectors in the fields of electronics, video, TV, multimedia, computerized systems, line and wireless telecommunication, design and development of systems and devices, including electro-optic radar systems. He is the founder and CEO of Magna B.S.P., Foresight’s major shareholder and a leading innovator in the field of homeland security surveillance solutions.

Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (FRSX), closed the day's trading session at $1.47, off by 1.34%, on 48,564 volume with 113 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 55,033 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.47/$4.43.

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Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSX.V: SLL) (FRA: S5L) (OTC: STLHF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Standard Lithium Ltd. (OTC: STLHF).

Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSXV: SLL) (OTCQX: STLHF) (FRA: S5L), is pleased to announce that it has engaged Advisian, the consulting arm of WorleyParsons Canada Services Ltd (WorleyParsons) to complete a Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) of its flagship 150,000 acre project in the south-central region of Arkansas, USA.

Standard Lithium Ltd. (OTC: STLHF) is focused on unlocking the value of existing large-scale U.S.-based lithium brine resources that can quickly be brought into production. The Company believes new lithium production can rapidly be brought on stream by minimizing project risks at selection stage; resource, political & geographic, and regulatory & permitting; and by leveraging advances in lithium extraction technologies and processes.

The Company’s flagship project is in southern Arkansas. The more than 180,000-acre “Smackover Project” is in the most prolific and productive brine processing region in North America. Agreements with large commercial brine operators in the region will allow Standard Lithium to utilize the extensive existing infrastructure, including brine supply and disposal pipelines, water, power and a trained workforce to fast-track project development timelines.

“Arkansas produces about 9.4 billion gallons of brine per year, according to 2010-2016 average statistics reported by the Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission.”

Standard Lithium signed a binding MoU with global specialty chemicals company LANXESS Corporation and its U.S. affiliate Great Lakes Chemical Corporation with the purpose of demonstrating the commercial viability of extraction of lithium from brine (“tail brine”) that is produced as part of LANXESS’ bromine extraction business at its three Southern Arkansas facilities.

LANXESS’ land operations in Southern Arkansas encompass more than 150,000 acres, 10,000 brine leases and surface agreements and 250 miles of pipelines. LANXESS extracts the brine from its wells located throughout the area, and the brine is transported to the three Arkansas plants through a network of pipelines. The three bromine extraction plants currently employ approximately 500 people and process and reinject several hundred thousand barrels of brine per day.

Standard Lithium has developed a breakthrough rapid lithium extraction process that reduces the recovery time of extracting lithium from brine to as little as several hours vs. the current industry method that takes years. The process is also much more environmentally friendly with a significantly smaller footprint than the conventional processes. The company has a signed agreement to locate a demonstration scale lithium extraction plant inside one of LANXESS’ chemical plants in Southern Arkansas.

The Company has also signed an option agreement with NYSE-listed Tetra Technologies for the lithium rights for exploration, extraction, and possible commercial development on approximately 30,000 acres of brine leases in Southern Arkansas. The largest available land package.

Recent laboratory results of four brine samples recovered from two existing wells in Standard Lithium’s project area showed lithium concentrations ranging between 347-461 mg/L lithium, with an average of 450 mg/L lithium in one of the wells and 350 mg/L in the other. Geological modeling of the project area is complete, and a maiden resource report is on the horizon.

Market Opportunity

World demand for lithium continues to surge. The global lithium compounds market is projected to reach U.S. $5.87 billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate of 13.22% between 2015 and 2020. Lithium-ion batteries are the fastest growing segment of the market.

Leadership

Standard Lithium’s commitment to being a premier, innovation-driven company focused on developing and commercializing new modern processes for lithium extraction is bolstered by the leading experts that comprise the company’s Scientific Advisory Council. Each member was selected because of their experience and expertise in areas that are central to and/or complement Standard Lithium’s current development plans. Standard Lithium recently welcomed to the Council world-renowned chemist Dr. Barry Sharpless, the recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on chirally catalyzed oxidation reactions.

Standard Lithium is led by a team of professionals with proven strong technical and project development skills. CEO Robert Mintak has a global network of industry contacts and is a pioneer in the rapidly evolving lithium space. COO and President Dr. Andy Robinson is an experienced geoscientist with 20+ years of experience and a PhD in Geochemistry from the University of Bristol, UK. Dr. Robinson has worked on a wide range of projects in the resource, power and energy sectors in Europe, Africa, and North and South America.

The company recently appointed Robert Cross as non-executive chairman. Cross is an engineer with 25 years of experience as a financier and company builder in the mining and oil and gas sectors. He co-founded and serves as chairman of B2Gold, a top-performing growing gold producer which is expected to achieve nearly 1 million ounces of low-cost gold production in 2018. He was also co-founder and chairman of Bankers Petroleum Ltd.; co-founder and chairman of Petrodorado Energy Ltd.; and until October 2007 was the non-executive chairman of Northern Orion Resources Inc. He also was previously the chairman and CEO of Yorkton Securities Inc., and a partner in investment banking with Gordon Capital Corp. in Toronto. Cross has an engineering degree from the University of Waterloo (1982) and received an MBA from Harvard in 1987.

Following a multi-million-dollar financing in Q1 2018, Standard Lithium is well-positioned to meet its upcoming milestones including two maiden resource reports and the launch of its breakthrough rapid lithium extraction technology.

Standard Lithium Ltd. (OTC: STLHF), closed the day's trading session at $0.70, off by 2.51%, on 12,581 volume with 12 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 53,986 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.59/$1.60.

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

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

QMC Quantum Minerals Corp. (OTC: QMCQF) (TSX.V: QMC) (FSE: 3LQ) is engaged in the exploration and development of a major spodumene-bearing lithium project and two volcanic massive sulphide (“VMS”) copper, lead and zinc properties. The company is at the vanguard in North America to supply lithium as demand for the white metal that is powering EVs (electronic vehicles), mobile phones and most of today’s electronic devices increases. In 2017, demand for lithium by lithium-ion battery manufacturers increased by 46 percent (http://nnw.fm/jR8Q6).

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 $0.2044, off by 2.82%, on 10,000 volume with 9 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 65,390 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.1155/$0.54.

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