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Canarc Resource Corp. (CRCUF)

ShazamStocks, CrushTheStreet, Baby Bulls, FeedBlitz, All Penny Stocks, Research Driven Investor, Future Money Trends, SmallCapVoice, and Stockhouse reported earlier on Canarc Resource Corp. (CRCUF), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Canarc Resource Corp. is a growth-oriented, gold exploration and mining company listed on the OTCQB. It is currently focusing on advanced Gold and Silver assets located in North America. Canarc Resource has its corporate headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Company’s core Gold Project asset is the 100 percent owned, past-producing, high-grade New Polaris gold mine project in northwestern British Columbia. Based on an updated NI (National Instrument) 43-101 resource estimate using a 6 gpt gold cutoff grade, the New Polaris property presently contains measured and indicated resources of 519,000 oz gold contained in 1,288,000 tonnes grading 12.5 gpt gold.

New Polaris is the Company’s most advanced gold mine project. New Polaris contains inferred resources totaling 636,000 oz gold contained in 1,628,000 tonnes grading 12.2 gpt gold. It is still open for expansion in other veins and at depth.

Canarc Resource also has its Windfall Hills gold project. Windfall Hills is 65 kilometers south of Burns Lake and 90 kilometers northwest of Richfield Ventures’ Blackwater gold discovery in central British Columbia. The Windfall Hills project covers claims totaling 3879 hectares. The Company’s Projects also include Corral Canyon, Hard Cash and Nigel, and The Princeton Gold Property.

Last month, Canarc Resource announced the completion of a 970 line-km airborne magnetic and radiometric survey over the newly acquired 2,090 hectare Hard Cash Gold Property in southwestern Nunavut, Canada. Recently, Canarc Resource entered into an option agreement with Silver Range Resources to acquire a 100 percent interest in Hard Cash. Nunavut is home to two multi-million ounce gold deposits at the operating Meadowbank Mine and the Meliadine Mine now under construction, both owned by Agnico Eagle Mines.

Mr. Scott Eldridge, Canarc Resource Chief Executive Officer, stated: ''Since identifying Hard Cash late last year as a district scale gold exploration opportunity, Canarc has visited the site, sampled high grade gold in bedrock, signed an option agreement to acquire a 100% interest, completed an aero-geophysical survey, and we plan to drill the initial high priority targets this summer. We are moving expeditiously to execute our new corporate strategy of acquiring and exploring high impact gold discovery projects and de-risking our current core assets in order to create shareholder value.''

Canarc Resource Corp. (CRCUF), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.0405, up 0.76%, on 16,250 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 34,241 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0239/$0.0599.

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Right On Brands, Inc. (RTON)

Penny Stock Hub, Interactive Brokers, MarketWatch, OTC Markets, Wallet Investor, YCharts, Barchart, Stockhouse, Capital Cube, Penny Stock Vault, Stockwatch, 4-Traders, InvestorsHub, Morningstar, Investors Hangout, SmallCapVoice, last10k, Stockopedia, Investors News Magazine, and Simply Wall St reported previously on Right On Brands, Inc. (RTON), and today we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Right On Brands, Inc. is a consumer goods company listed on the OTC Markets. It specializes in the brand development of health conscious, hemp-infused food and beverage products. Right On Brands consists of three subsidiaries. These are Endo Brands, Humble Water Company, and Humbly Hemp. Right On Brands has its corporate headquarters in Santa Monica, California.

Right On Brands is developing, marketing, and investing in industrial hemp, cannabis, adaptogenic superfoods and natural water for a new generation of health-conscious consumers. Endo Water is pH balanced and micro-clustered for antioxidant protection. In addition, Endo Water is oxygenated for improved performance and energy.

Endo Water is infused with a 99.5 percent pure CBD oil, processed using Nano Technology. This makes the particles one-millionth of its normal size. The process allows the Nano-Sized CBD's to instantly penetrate one’s cells in comparison to the lengthy process of being absorbed by the body's digestive system.

Last month, Right On Brands announced that it is working with a new distributor, SIB Distribution, to distribute Endo Water in southern Illinois and the St. Louis, Missouri region. SIB Distribution is an established non-alcoholic beverage and snack distributor headquartered in Nashville, Illinois.

Right On Brands formed a joint venture (JV) with Centre Manufacturing, LLC to create ENDO Labs. ENDO Labs was formed to fill the void in the hemp derived CBD market for the creation and manufacturing of quality formulated CBD products. ENDO labs can formulate food, beverage, skin-care/topical, supplements, pet. It can also take on advanced formulations and products to any customers’ preference.

Also, ENDO Labs will have the function of brokering CBD oil for its customers and clients. Right On Brands has 51 percent ownership of the JV with Medical Biochemist Dr.  Ashok Patel's Centre Manufacturing.

The Humble Water Company product is a natural spring water sourced from an ancient ice age aquifer at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains situated at the only triple watershed in North America. Humble Water is high in natural alkalinity and is pure.

Humbly Hemp is a product line of hemp-based products. Each Humbly Hemp bar is kosher, vegan, soy free, dairy free, and gluten-free. Moreover, they are free of all top 11 allergens. The basis of Right On Brands’ protein bars is with gluten free rolled oats, hemp seeds, as well as plant protein.

This month, Right On Brands announced the addition of four Sparkling water SKU's (Stock Keeping Units) to its ENDO Water product line. The four Sparkling water SKU's are Watermelon, Lemon Lime, Cucumber and Pure Club Soda Water.  Production was scheduled for the week of January 14, 2019. The Company will be producing all 8 SKU’s.

Right On Brands, Inc. (RTON), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.0455, up 13.75%, on 75,601 volume with 11 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 209,130 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0359/$0.4229.

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Northstar Electronics, Inc. (NEIK)

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Northstar Electronics, Inc. works in the aviation, defense, and marine industries. The OTCQB-listed Company has a wide-ranging history of developing and manufacturing defense and commercial electronic and mechanical systems. Established in the late 1990’s, Northstar Electronics is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Northstar Electronics’ subsidiary is Northstar Sealand Enterprises Ltd. (NSEL).

The Company carried out design and manufacturing contracts for diverse divisions of Lockheed Martin Corp. Additionally, Northstar designed, manufactured, and sold its own sonar-based system to commercial customers.

Northstar Electronics has moved towards making and selling its own independent systems, since the end of the aforementioned contracts. At present, the Company is undergoing restructuring to move forward with a renewed emphasis on the development of a new aviation business and also carry out work to develop unique sonar systems.

Subsidiary NSEL is jointly owned by Northstar Electronics and Sealand Aviation Ltd.  Both companies have many years of experience in working with certified commercial aircraft and government military contracts. NSEL is working to acquire the global rights to a “Turbo-Prop” single engine industrial airplane from an international leader in the aerospace industry. The timeline for the final agreement with the subsidiary company that owns the rights to the airplane has been extended.

The chief applications for the airplane are in “Agriculture and Rapid Response Forest Fire Fighting (RRFFF).” NSEL is continuing its evaluation of the “Cloud Seeding” market. Moreover, Northstar sees substantial potential in the field of Counter Insurgency (COIN). Company Management is exploring future possibilities in this sector.

Northstar Electronics is moving ahead with its expansion from being an aerospace contract manufacturer to becoming an “Original Equipment Manufacturer” (OEM) with its own products. The Company made significant progress in the purchase of the worldwide rights to a single engine “Turbo Prop” airplane from a major overseas aerospace company.

Last week, Northstar Electronics provided an update to its shareholders on an important milestone achieved by its subsidiary, Northstar Sealand Enterprises Ltd. (NSEL), on a major acquisition. Northstar Electronics and NSEL have been working closely with a major international Aerospace Company with the goal to acquire the international rights and IP (Intellectual Property) for a high-performance Turbo-Prop industrial aircraft.

The Aerospace Company recently presented the main details of this complex transaction to the Canadian government’s Industry, Science and Education Department (ISED). The plan was met with positive and enthusiastic feedback from the department’s representatives.

This confirmation of interest in the transaction, and its eligibility for considerable “Offset” credits under ISED’s Industry Trade and Benefits program, will now accelerate the planned transaction through the Aerospace Company’s internal review processes. Northstar Electronics is moving ahead with its plans to provide financial support for the endeavour. The Company is aligning key investors and financial instruments. NSEL continues its pre-sales efforts and its preparations for a fast and efficient ramp-up to production.

Northstar Electronics, Inc. (NEIK), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.01239, up 3.25%, on 400 volume with 1 trade. The average volume for the last 3 months is 39,289 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0052/$0.02792.

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Alltemp, Inc. (LTMP)

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Alltemp, Inc. is a developer of proprietary, environmentally-friendly, refrigerant technologies. The Company has developed a proprietary refrigerant technology, called alltemp®. This is a proven replacement for many global refrigerants that have adversely affected the worldwide environment. Alltemp is based in Westlake Village, California.

alltemp®’s refrigerants are for the commercial and residential markets. alltemp® is the Company’s solution for the replacement of R-407c, R-134a, R-404a, and HCFC-22, known as R-22, but which is quickly being phased out in all developed nations because of environmental concerns over its strong effect on the depletion of the Earth's ozone layer.

alltemp® refrigerants have broad applications. These range from Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), to refrigeration and foam insulation, to industrial solvents. alltemp® solutions provide a sustainable, eco-friendly, true drop-in refrigerant. It meets the Montreal/Kyoto Protocols and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) standards with the lowest Global Warming Potential for any non-flammable HFC. alltemp® yields a 27 percent average decrease in kWh, without loss in capacity.

Alltemp successfully completed two years of early adopter testing of its alltemp® refrigerant at several Fortune 100 companies' facilities for its Montreal and Kyoto Protocol compliant refrigerant. Furthermore, test results revealed that alltemp® yielded significant average savings in energy consumption. This is while maintaining capacity.

Alltemp announced in January 2018 that it released a new refrigerant alternative for R-404A applications called alltemp® 4. This is a drop-in refrigerant. R-404A has one of the highest GWPs (Global Warming Potential) of any HFC refrigerants. It is quickly being phased out in the European Union (EU) and other developed countries.

Alltemp announced in March 2018 that flashpoint chamber testing conducted by DEKRA Insight confirmed that alltemp® refrigerant has zero flammability. A minimum of 20 different chamber tests in the liquid phase and 20 vapor phase tests, with temperatures as high as 60º C = 140º F, revealed zero flammability and no ignition with alltemp® refrigerant.

Alltemp has its R-410A replacement refrigerant, designated alltemp® H. Like the Company’s other refrigerants, alltemp® H is engineered to use the same anti-corrosive and non-flammable alltemp® core technology that provides major energy efficiencies and meets ASHRAE A1 safety classification standards.

R-410A was designed to replace R-22, which has a substantial environmental impact and Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP). The lower the GWP value, the better the refrigerant is for the environment. R-410A has a Global Warming Potential (GWP) rating of 2,088. Its predecessor R-22 has a GWP rating of 1700.

Alltemp, Inc. (LTMP), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.056, up 17.83%, on 96,100 volume with 9 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 84,069 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0399/$0.34.

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Novo Integrated Sciences, Inc. (NVOS)

Stockwatch, OTC Markets, Stock Orange, Investor Place InvestorsHub, Corporate Information, Street Insider, Infront Analytics, Stockopedia, Simply Wall St, TradingView, Stockhouse, MarketWatch, Investing News Alerts, and Biospace reported previously on Novo Integrated Sciences, Inc. (NVOS), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Novo Integrated Sciences, Inc. is a provider of multi-disciplinary primary healthcare services and products in Canada through its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary Novo Healthnet Limited (NHL). The Company’s mission is to build a U.S. and Canadian based multi-disciplinary primary healthcare service provider that provides first-class specialized healthcare services and products via the integration of technology and medical science. OTCQB-listed, Novo Integrated Sciences is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

Novo Healthnet Limited (NHL) owns a 100 percent stake in Novo Assessments, Inc., Novo Healthnet Rehab Limited, Novo Peak Health, Inc., and an 80 percent stake in Novo Healthnet Kemptville Centre, Inc. All of these are Province of Ontario companies.

Novo Healthnet Limited (NHL) - directly and indirectly, by way of its contractual relationships - provides its specialized services to over 400,000 patients annually. It does so through its 16 corporate-owned clinics and a contracted network of 92 affiliate clinics and 223 eldercare centric homes located across Canada.

The Novo Family's services include pain assessment, treatment, management, and prevention. These are provided in corporate owned clinics, homes, and institutional locations across Canada.

Novo Integrated Sciences’ multi-disciplinary primary healthcare services and protocols are directed at assessment, treatment, management, rehabilitation and prevention. The Novo Family provides specialized physiotherapy, chiropractic care, occupational therapy, eldercare, laser therapeutics, and massage therapy. Additionally, it provides acupuncture, chiropodist, neurological functions, kinesiology, certain dental assessments, certain long-term care services, and other para-medical services to its clients.

Recently, Novo Integrated Sciences and Novo Healthnet Limited (NHL) announced that on November 23, 2018, the Company and NHL executed a binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with Activa Clinics, a private Canadian company involved in the delivery of multi-disciplinary primary healthcare services and programs via its seven strategically located Southern Ontario clinics.

The LOI contemplates that the Company and NHL will enter into a share exchange agreement with Activa and the Activa shareholders. NHL will acquire 100 percent of Activa’s total share capital, non-dilutive. In exchange the Activa shareholders will be issued CAD $35,000,000 worth of restricted shares of the Company’s common stock.

In December, Novo Integrated Sciences and Novo Healthnet Limited (NHL) announced the signing of a definitive Share Exchange Agreement (SEA), dated December 18, 2018, with CannaPiece Group, Inc., an Ontario province corporation and a late stage applicant for issuance, from Health Canada, of a cannabis cultivation, extraction and sale license under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. Upon closing of the SEA, NHL will acquire a 25 percent stake in CannaPiece in exchange for delivery, by the Company to CannaPiece, of 20,296,196 Novo Integrated Sciences restricted common shares.

Novo Integrated Sciences, Inc. (NVOS), closed Thursday's trading session at $1.50, up 9.49%, on 2,100 volume with 5 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 4,345 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.302/$2.99.

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Aerpio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARPO)

Market Chameleon, Stocktwits, 4-Traders, Barchart, Zacks, Business Wire, OTC Markets, Morningstar, HotStockCafe, HighRisingStocks, Street Insider, OTC Stock Picks, MarketWatch, and Insider Tracking reported earlier on Aerpio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARPO), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Aerpio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. concentrates on first-in-class treatments for ocular diseases. Its lead compound is AKB‐9778. This is a small molecule activator of the Tie2 pathway. It is in clinical development for the treatment of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy. A biopharmaceutical Company, Aerpio Pharmaceuticals is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

At present, AKB-9778 is in a Phase 2b study (TIME-2b) for the treatment of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR). Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is a complication of diabetes caused by damage to blood vessels in the retina. AKB-9778 is undergoing development as a subcutaneous injection.

Aerpio Pharmaceuticals’ second program in development builds on its innovative approach to targeting the Tie2 pathway. ARP-1536 is a humanized monoclonal antibody. It works by binding the extracellular domain of VE-PTP, inhibiting its ability to interact with the Tie2 receptor. This prevents the inactivation of Tie2. Additionally, it promotes vascular stability.

ARP-1536 is in pre-clinical development. The Company’s plan is to develop ARP-1536 in combination with anti-VEGF therapy for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic macular edema (DME). Moreover, AKB-4924 is in Phase 1 clinical development. Aerpio’s plan is to develop it as a once-daily, oral treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). AKB-4924 is a unique small molecule inhibitor of prolyl-hydroxylase domain enzymes (PHDs).

Last month, Aerpio Pharmaceuticals reported financial results for Q3 ended September 30, 2018 and provided a business update. Mr. Stephen Hoffman, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of the Company, said, “Our TIME-2b clinical trial, evaluating the effect of AKB-9778, our first-in-class systemically administered Tie2 activator in patients with non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR), is on track and we look forward to reporting top-line results in early Q2 2019.”

Regarding Aerpio’s financials, net income attributable to common shareholders for the three months ended September 30, 2018 was $11.5 million, or $0.28 earnings per share, versus a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $4.6 million, or $0.17 net loss per share, for the same period in 2017. Net loss attributable to common shareholders for the nine months ended September 30, 2018 was $1.9 million, or $0.06 net loss per share, versus a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $16.1 million, or $0.81 net loss per share, for the nine months ended September 30, 2017.

Aerpio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARPO), closed Thursday's trading session at $1.00, even for the day, on 296,749 volume with 527 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 518,719 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.879/$5.00.

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All For One Media Corp. (AFOM)

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All For One Media Corp. is a tween marketing company headquartered in Mount Kisco, New York. Named “Generation I” for "Internet," this generation's tweens represent the first demographic to have had only known life with the Internet and social media. Fundamentally, All For One Media is a marketing brand changing the mindset of tweens that bullying is unacceptable. All For One Media lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

The Company, by way of entertainment, is working to deliver a message that will resonate with kids to impact the epidemic of bullying and cyber-bullying. Furthermore, it is working to help individuals who have been affected by bullying to deal with it in a positive and constructive manner.

All For One Media has produced “Crazy For the Boys.” “Crazy For The Boys” is a full length coming of age musical dramedy. It features Groovy Tuesday music and choreography.

The film tells the story of five high school girls from five very different cliques who must work together to run their school’s anti-bullying organization. The film features original pop songs concerning peer pressure, unrequited love, as well as teen angst.

All For One Media is working to make the transition from a development stage corporation creating and acquiring media assets to a content provider launching manifold initiatives in 2018 marketed to its core tween demographic. The Company’s aim is to capitalize on a wide array of potential revenue streams. The expectation is that “Crazy For The Boys” will generate revenues from many sources.

This past September, All For One Media announced the exclusive licensing of proprietary, "never before seen footage" from the Vietnam War. This footage includes a never released interview with Senator John McCain from 1993.

All For One Media’s intention is to produce a documentary, which takes a fresh look at the Southeast Asian conflict, and a harsh behind the scenes look at the war that tore the nation apart. Further to footage from inside the infamous Hanoi Hilton where Prisoners of War were detained after capture, All For One Media has obtained, what it believes to be, never before seen footage inside the cellblock known as Heartbreak Hotel.

All For One Media Corp. (AFOM), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.047, up 17.50%, on 82,223 volume with 7 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 104,351 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0265/$0.2249.

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Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OPXS)

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Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of optical sighting systems and assemblies, chiefly for Department of Defense (DoD) applications. In addition, the Company manufactures and delivers numerous periscope configurations, rifle and surveillance sights, and night vision optical assemblies. Optex delivers its products directly to the military services and to prime contractors. The Company started in 1987 with a team of optical and mechanical engineers. Optex Systems Holdings has its corporate office in Richardson, Texas. The Company lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

Optex Systems, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Optex Systems Holdings. Optex Systems’ products are installed on diverse kinds of U.S. military land vehicles. These include the Abrams and Bradley fighting vehicles, Light Armored and Armored Security Vehicles. Furthermore, the Company’s products have been chosen for installation on the Stryker family of vehicles.

Optex Systems manufactures the US Navy 20x 120mm Ship Binoculars. It also brings creative technology to vehicular mounted sighting systems. The Company’s dismounted sighting systems work on weapon sights, night vision goggles, and any other sighting requirements outside of ships and land vehicles. Optex Systems can also meet commercial (non-military) requirements.

Last month, Optex Systems Holdings announced a follow on $922,000 order from a global customer. This order is for the Company’s patented Digital Day Digital Night (DDAN) Weapon System with deliveries through 2021.

Also, in November, Optex Systems Holdings announced a $1.9 Million order from Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime for Laser Protected Periscopes for Delivery in 2019 and 2020.

Mr. Danny Schoening, Optex Systems Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer, said, “Optex continues to be the supplier of choice for Laser Protected Periscopes by the Department of Defense and the major Primes producing Armored Vehicles.  Optex continues to support our customers with product for new production and spares for those units in the field or currently going through refurbishment.”

Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OPXS), closed Thursday's trading session at $2.05, up 2.50%, on 3,912 volume with 10 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 18,590 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.961/$2.06.

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OceanaGold Corporation (OCANF)

Stockscores, Tip Ranks, InvestorsHub, Stockwatch, Self Directed Investor, SmallCap Network, Insider Monkey, Dividend Investor, Stockhouse, Wallet Investor, OTC Markets, TradingView, Ticker Report, and SimVest reported previously on OceanaGold Corporation (OCANF), and today we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

OceanaGold Corporation is a mid-tier, high-margin, multinational gold producer. It has assets in the U.S., the Philippines, and New Zealand. The Company’s flagship asset is the Didipio gold-copper mine on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. This year, the Didipio underground is progressing to plan. OceanaGold has its corporate headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. The Company’s Americas Corporate Office is in Denver, Colorado.

On the South Island of New Zealand, OceanaGold operates the largest gold mine in the nation at the Macraes Goldfield that consists of a series of open pit mines and the Frasers underground mine. On the North Island of New Zealand, OceanaGold operates the high-grade Waihi Gold Mine. It has started permitting of a 10-year mine life extension at Waihi.

In the U.S., OceanaGold operates the Haile Gold Mine. This is a top-tier, long-life, high-margin asset in South Carolina. In 2016, OceanaGold completed the construction of the Haile Gold Mine. IN 2017, it achieved commercial production at Haile. This year, the Haile process plant expansion is taking place.

Additionally, OceanaGold has a considerable pipeline of organic growth and exploration opportunities in the Americas and Asia-Pacific regions. This year, it is processing high grade ore from Coronation North. Moreover, OceanaGold has its Argentina Joint Ventures (JVs). The Company has the potential to earn-in up to 75 percent on each project in this fertile gold area.

Recently, OceanaGold provided an update on its wide-ranging exploration program at Macraes in New Zealand where since November 2017, it has drilled 287 holes for 33,249 meters primarily at Golden Point, Coronation North, Coronation, Deepdell North and Frasers Underground (FRUG) targets.

Mr. Mick Wilkes, OceanaGold President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "The Macraes Gold Mine has successfully operated since 1990 and today is one of the most efficient operations in the world. It has generated meaningful cash flows and consistently delivered mine life extensions. It is an operation that had an initial 7-year mine life in 1990, a 2-year mine life in 2007, a 4-year mine life in 2013 and today after 28 years of operations, has a current mine life to 2021..."

Moreover, the Company also recently announced updated exploration results highlighting continued high-grade gold intersections from the Martha Project at its Waihi Gold Mine in New Zealand. Following the substantial increase in Mineral Resources reported in August of this year for the Martha Project, underground drilling has continued at numerous drill points along the two underground drill drives. Since August, roughly 10,000 meters have been drilled at Waihi with an emphasis on identifying and defining mineralization along sections of the Martha, Royal, Empire, Dreadnought and Rex veins.

OceanaGold Corporation (OCANF), closed Thursday's trading session at $2.9627, up 0.43%, on 80,324 volume with 86 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 51,193 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.40/$3.74.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. (AMMJ)

Wall Street Daily, Promotion Stock Secrets, CFN Media Group, The Street, Marketbeat, Cannabis Financial Network News, Stock News Now, Wealth Insider Alert, Market Intelligence Central, and TheOTCInvestor reported on American Cannabis Company, Inc. (AMMJ), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

American Cannabis Company, Inc. is a full-service Business-to-Business (B2B) consulting solutions provider. It is also a seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry. The Company provides end-to-end solutions to existing and ambitious participants in the cannabis industry. American Cannabis supports its clients from concept to creation, commercialization and continuing operations. American Cannabis Company has its head office in Denver, Colorado.

The Company provides complete consulting management and products solutions to the regulated cannabis markets. It uses its industry expertise to provide business planning and market assessment services, assist state licensing procurement, create business infrastructure, and establish operational best practices.

American Cannabis has its proprietary product called SoHum Living Soils™. SoHum Living Soils™ is a proprietary "just add water" growing medium. It contains 100 percent natural ingredients. SoHum Living Soils™ provides the plant a complete buffet of macro/micro nutrients to realize genetic optimization of the cannabis plant.

The Company also owns The Cultivation Cube™, and The High Density Cultivation System™. These are proprietary cultivation products.

Regarding Consulting, American Cannabis provides application support, business planning, site selection, and regulatory compliance, among other services. Pertaining to Management, the Company provides yield analysis, staffing, business coaching, and staff training and education, and more.

Concerning Products, American Cannabis provides a comprehensive organic grow system, retail solutions (the Satchel™), and grow components. In addition, it provides group purchasing discounts for supplies. The Satchel is a child-proof, tamper-proof vessel for dispensaries. The Satchel™ may be used by dispensaries to assemble orders and ensure the proper post sale handling of cannabis per each State's legislation.

American Cannabis has secured a consulting contract with Cloud 9 Apothecary in California. In association with the consulting agreement, it will acquire an equity stake in Cloud 9’s project that is now non-operational and in the development stage.

The project will comprise a closed-loop greenhouse containing a 22,000 square foot canopy of premium cannabis cultivars. This project will be built-out and completed in Desert Springs, California.

American Cannabis Company, Inc. (AMMJ), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.4445, up 3.37%, on 35,443 volume with 57 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 106,037 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.219/$1.28.

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Centerra Gold, Inc. (CAGDF)

Discovery Stocks, MarketWatch, OTC Markets, Barchart, Investors Hangout, Insider Financial, Resource World, 24hgold, Stockhouse, TipRanks, Wallet Investor, 4-Traders, Morningstar, Barron’s, InvestorsHub, GuruFocus, YCharts, InvestorPoint, CapitalCube, Stockscores, StockInvest.us, The OTC Reporter, The Street, Canadian Mining Journal, The Northern Miner, Marketbeat, The Stock Market Watch, and Trading View reported on Centerra Gold, Inc. (CAGDF), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Centerra Gold, Inc. is a gold mining and exploration company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. The Company engages in the operation, exploration, development and acquisition of gold properties in North America, Asia and other markets around the world. Centerra has two flagship assets. One is the Mount Milligan Mine in British Columbia. The other is the Kumtor Mine in the Kyrgyz Republic. Centerra Gold’s wholly-owned subsidiary is AuRico Metals, Inc.

Centerra Gold is the largest Western-based gold producer in Central Asia. The Company’s aim is to build shareholder value through maximizing the potential of its current properties and taking advantage of its financial strength and experience to acquire new long-life, low-cost projects. Centerra is also building its next gold mine, the 100 percent owned Öksüt Gold Mine in Turkey.

In 2017, Centerra Gold produced 785,316 ounces of gold and 53.6 million pounds of copper. The Kumtor Mine in the Kyrgyz Republic has produced greater than 11.5 million ounces of gold between 1997 and the end of 2017.

The Mount Milligan Mine in British Columbia is a long life, low-cost gold/copper mine. The Company’s assets also include the former Boroo Mine in Mongolia that produced more than 1.8 million ounces of gold from 2004 to 2016. It is now in care and maintenance waiting for the development of the Gatsuurt Project.

Centerra Gold’s assets also include the late stage Kemess development project in British Columbia, and the Greenstone development project in the Province of Ontario. Moreover, assets also include the Endako and Thompson Creek primary molybdenum mines in British Columbia and Idaho, respectively, which are now on care and maintenance. In addition, assets include the Langeloth Metallurgical Facility in Pennsylvania.

In May, Centerra Gold announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, AuRico Metals entered into agreements with Triple Flag Mining Finance Bermuda Ltd. in connection with the sale of AuRico Metals’ royalty portfolio and a silver stream on the Kemess project for combined total proceeds of US$200 million.

The Royalty Sale comprises the sale of AuRico Metals’ royalty portfolio, together with new 0.5 percent, 2.0 percent and 2.0 percent Net Smelter Returns (NSR) royalties on AuRico’s Kliyul, Chuchi and Redton exploration properties, respectively, for up-front cash proceeds of US$155 million. This is subject to customary adjustments, including an economic effective date of April 1, 2018.

Yesterday, Centerra Gold announced that it agreed with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to further extend the First Longstop Date under the Strategic Agreement for Environmental Protection and Investment Promotion earlier entered into with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on September 11, 2017. The First Longstop Date is the date by which all conditions precedent to the completion of the Strategic Agreement are required to be satisfied. It has been further extended by agreement of all the parties from June 22, 2018 to July 23, 2018.

Centerra Gold, Inc. (CAGDF), closed Thursday's trading session at $5.36, up 3.81%, on 7,222 volume with 20 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 40,133 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $3.51/$6.40.

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Tonogold Resources, Inc. (TNGL)

PennyFix, 24hGold, StreetInsider, Simply Wall St, InvestorsHub, Stockhouse, 4-Traders, OTC Markets, and WalletInvestor reported on Tonogold Resources, Inc. (TNGL), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

A leading junior mining company, Tonogold Resources, Inc. concentrates on developing advanced stage projects in the Americas. The Company’s management team has over six decades of combined experience in the mining space. Tonogold Resources’ commitment is to consolidating a 5 Million Gold Oz portfolio in combined resources in the short term as well as reaching production stage on its flag-ship project in the United States.

Tonogold Resources has its head office in La Jolla, California. The Company’s shares trade on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.

In October of 2017, Tonogold Resources announced that it entered into a binding agreement with Comstock Mining, Inc. (LODE), which among other things, provides Tonogold Resources an exclusive right to earn a 51 percent controlling interest in 1,162 acres of mining claims in the highly prospective Comstock Lode area in Virginia City, Nevada. This includes the Lucerne Deposit, positioned in the Storey and Lyon Counties.

In January 2018, Tonogold Resources announced that it entered into a binding agreement with a private Mexican company, which provides Tonogold an exclusive right (but not obligation) to acquire 100 percent interest in the Claudia, Promontorio, and Montoros gold/silver properties in Durango, Mexico for total consideration of $7.3 million in cash.

This acquisition potentially adds high quality gold-silver advanced exploration projects to the Company’s pipeline in a safe and recognized mining-friendly and cost competitive jurisdiction. Highlights of this acquisition also include a low cost option fee and attractive acquisition value per gold equivalent ounce based on the historical resources.

Earlier this month, Tonogold Resources announced that it entered into the second phase of its option agreement with Comstock Mining and recently paid the scheduled $2 million to Comstock, pursuant to the agreement dated October 3, 2017. The decision by Tonogold follows a detailed six-month technical and economic assessment of the Lucerne deposit by the Company’s technical consultants, Mine Development Associates (MDA), of Reno, Nevada, which included the development of a new resource model.

Currently, the resource and preliminary economic pit design work completed by MDA has provided Tonogold Resources with confirmation that the resource at Lucerne is likely to support a technically and economically viable mining operation. However, more data validation and verification will be required before MDA are able to provide Resource and Reserve estimates suitable for production planning and public reporting.

Tonogold Resources, Inc. (TNGL), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.1505, off by 16.39%, on 2,100 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 19,398 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.003/$0.2458.

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Bullfrog Gold Corp. (BFGC)

PennyStockLocks.com, StockBomb.com, StockLockandLoad, Wall Street Mover, PennyStocks24, TopPennyStockMovers, InvestorTrendz, Pumps and Dumps, HEROSTOCKS, and Liquid Pennies reported previously on Bullfrog Gold Corp. (BFGC), and we report on the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Bullfrog Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration company listed on the OTC Markets’ OTCQB. The Company has a strong asset portfolio with large prospective gold exploration projects located in productive mining districts within the south-western United States. Bullfrog Gold principally explores for gold, silver, and other metals. Bullfrog Gold has its head office in Grand Junction, Colorado.

The Company has its Bullfrog Project. The Bullfrog Project is approximately three miles northwest of the town of Beatty and 116 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Bullfrog Gold Project is in the prolific Walker Trend. Barrick Gold Corp. produced 2.1 million ounces of gold during the 1990’s from the main Bullfrog open pit, the northern one third of which is presently controlled by Bullfrog Gold.

In addition, Bullfrog Gold's lands include the entire Montgomery-Shoshone (M-S) deposit, from which Barrick produced an additional 220,000 ounces of gold. Additionally, the M-S area produced 70,000 ounces averaging 0.47 gold ounce per ton from underground mining operations in the early 1900's.

Bullfrog Gold executed an option in October 2014 to purchase 12 strategic patented claims situated contiguous to its lands and that include the north-east half of the M-S open pit mine. In March of 2015, the Company exercised a lease/option to purchase 6 patented claims, 20 unpatented claims, and 8 mill site claims from Barrick Bullfrog, Inc.

The M-S and Bullfrog deposits are amenable to heap leaching. They can support a mine cut-off grade of 0.2 g/t for leaching at coarse ROM sizes. Bullfrog Gold announced in June 2017 a base case, maiden resource estimate of 525,000 ounces of gold averaging 1.02 g/t on its Bullfrog Gold Project.

Bullfrog Gold announced in July 2017 the leasing of an additional 24 patented mining claims and the staking of 62 new mining claims at its Bullfrog Gold Project. The new lands may permit more expansions to the Montgomery-Shoshone (M-S) and Bullfrog open pit mines, have a number of worthy exploration targets, and provide more sites for heap leach pads and other project facilities.

This past August, Bullfrog Gold announced that Tetra Tech, Inc.'s NI 43-101 resource report on the Bullfrog Gold Project was posted on the website www.bullfroggold.com. The results of the report were released on June 27, 2017.

The results included measured and indicated (M&I) resource estimates of 525,000 ounces averaging 1.02 g/t using a gold price of $1200/oz and a base case cutoff grade of 0.36 g/t. Inferred resources were estimated at 120,000 ounces of gold averaging 1.20 g/t. The estimates are supported by a database, which includes 1,262 holes containing 155 miles of coring and drilling.

Bullfrog Gold Corp. (BFGC), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.13415, up 2.40%, on 81,000 volume with 1 trade. The average volume for the last 3 months is 70,133 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.035/$0.1799.

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SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (SNWV)

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SANUWAVE Health, Inc. is a shock wave technology business. Its initial focus is on the development and commercialization of patented non-invasive, biological response activating devices for the repair and regeneration of skin, musculoskeletal tissue, and vascular structures. SANUWAVE Health researches, designs, manufactures, markets and services its products internationally. SANUWAVE Health is headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia.

The Company applies its patented Pulsed Acoustic Cellular Expression (PACE®) technology in wound healing, orthopedic/spine, plastic/cosmetic, and cardiac conditions. Its portfolio of regenerative medicine products and product candidates activate biologic signaling and angiogenic responses. This produces new vascularization and microcirculatory improvement. This helps in restoring the body's normal healing processes and leads to regeneration of tissue.

SANUWAVE’s lead product candidate for the global wound care market, dermaPACE®, is CE marked across Europe. It has Canada, Australia, and New Zealand device license approval for the treatment of skin and subcutaneous soft tissue. In the U.S., dermaPACE is now under the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) de novo petition review process for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. Diabetic foot ulcer treatment additionally has approval in South Korea.

SANUWAVE’s belief is that it has demonstrated that its technology is safe and effective in stimulating healing in chronic conditions of the foot (plantar fasciitis) and the elbow (lateral epicondylitis) via its U.S. Class III PMA approved OssaTron® device, and also stimulating bone and chronic tendonitis regeneration in the musculoskeletal environment through the use of its OssaTron, Evotron® and orthoPACE® devices in Europe, Asia, and Asia/Pacific. Moreover, there are license/partnership opportunities for the Company’s shock wave technology for non-medical uses. This includes energy, water, food, and industrial markets.

In December of 2016, SANUWAVE Health announced that it, in partnership with Ortho-Medico, a member of B&Co, Herzele, Belgium, is sponsoring ongoing clinical investigation on diabetic foot ulcers (DFU). The trial will be conducted by the VUB (Free University of Brussels) and UZ Brussel (University Hospital).

Previous work in 2015 at this hospital found that DFU patients, treated in-home with the dermaPACE system, responded positively to the treatment. The trial will take the home-care procedures, used in a limited basis, and extend them to a randomized, controlled trial of 100 subjects. The intention of the trial is to compare the effectiveness of in-home treatment of DFUs utilizing dermaPACE versus in-home treatment of DFUs using standard of care only. The trial will help to provide evidence that dermaPACE can be used outside the clinical setting and increase the potential for increased sales in Europe.

In February 2017, SANUWAVE Health announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued SANUWAVE patent number 9,566,209 titled "Shock Wave Electrodes with Fluid Holes", which has an expiration date on June 21, 2033. The patent relates to a new construction of the spark gap electrodes employed to generate acoustic pressure shock waves in the Company’s devices that allows a longer useful life for the applicators.

Recently, SANUWAVE Health announced that it is entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with eKare, Inc. This is to develop novel wound care analysis and management solutions. Linking SANUWAVE's dermaPACE® wound treatment device with eKare's inSight® 3D wound imaging and analytics system, the two companies will work to produce the industry's most complete wound management solution. eKare’s commitment is to the design and development of wound assessment solutions utilizing the most contemporary machine intelligence, computer-vision, as well as mobile technology.

SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (SNWV), closed Thursday's trading session at $0.22, up 7.32%, on 553,748 volume with 142 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 132,125 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.1353/$0.642.

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

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

Canadian licensed producer of premium cannabis products The Flowr Corporation (TSX.V: FLWR) (OTC: FLWPF) is releasing its fourth quarter 2018 results on Thursday, April 4, 2019, as the company announced in a press release (http://nnw.fm/D4t4J). The results will be released via a conference call and webcast after the close of the financial markets. NOTE TO INVESTORS: The latest news and updates relating to FLPWF are available in the company’s newsroom at http://nnw.fm/FLPWF.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Flowr Corporation (TSX.V: FLWR), closed the day's trading session at $6.03, up 1.34%, on 90,357 volume with 183 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 264,804 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.74/$8.42.

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Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI)

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

Youngevity International Inc. (NASDAQ:YGYI) today announces its placement in an editorial published by CannabisNewsWire ("CNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company for private and public entities in the cannabis industry. To view the full publication, titled, “CBD Industry Set to Explode as New Products, Consumers Enter Market,” please visit: http://cnw.fm/5TSqe. Multi-faceted and flexibly-oriented lifestyle company Also today, NetworkNewsWire released a report on the company detailing how Youngevity is expanding its operations in the cannabis industry following the announcement that its subsidiary, Khrysos Global, has entered a contract to produce 99 percent pure cannabidiol oil from hemp that’s free of the psychedelic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) found in cannabis’ marijuana strains.

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 $5.98, up 3.10%, on 99,994 volume with 635 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 218,425 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 featured today in the 420 with CNW by CannabisNewsWire. As legislators on Rhode Island are thinking about legalizing recreational cannabis, the data on medical cannabis sales shows that the volume of products sold is setting state records year by year. Currently, the state has three licensed dispensaries selling medical cannabis products. These dispensaries are on course to sell medical cannabis products worth about $56 million during the 2019 fiscal year.

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 $3.90, up 0.52%, on 463,378 volume with 574 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 645,557 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.40/$11.82.

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

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

Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE: KNR) (OTCQB: KNRLF) (FSE: 1K8), a smart energy technology company, is planning to expand its smart solutions and introduce new developments in various verticals during 2019. At the end of March 2019, the company announced a strategic partnership, followed by an early April announcement that it plans to expand its odor and emission solutions for the cannabis industry. NOTE TO INVESTORS: The latest news and updates relating to KNRLF are available in the company’s newsroom at http://nnw.fm/KNRLF.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE: KNR), closed the day's trading session at $0.85, up 6.25%, on 52,666 volume with 38 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 35,862 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.46/$7.99.

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VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V: VIVO) (OTC: VVCIF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight VIVO Cannabis Inc. (VVCIF).

VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V: VIVO) (OTC: VVCIF) was highlighted today in a publication from Investorideas.com looking at the Canadian cannabis landscape and the numerous companies ensuring not only a brick and mortar footprint, but also creating a significant online e-commerce presence as well.

VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V: VIVO) (OTC: VVCIF) is a globally licensed, cost efficient producer of premium quality, organic, standardized medicinal cannabis. One of the earliest licensed medical marijuana producers under Canada’s federally-controlled Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), VIVO has five years of operating experience in the burgeoning medical marijuana space through its flagship operation, ABcann Medicinals, Inc. The company recently received its Health Canada license to produce medical cannabis oils and is working toward production of saleable, extracted, finished products that will lead to a final inspection allowing sales of its oils.

“Receipt of the license to produce cannabis oils is a major milestone in our pursuit to provide our medical cannabis patients with additional product formats that can be precisely dosed. The expansion and innovation of our product lines are a top priority for the Company as we continue to serve the needs of our customers, and we anticipate strong demand for our cannabis oil products,” VIVO CEO Barry Fishman said.

VIVO owns and operates a fully functioning 14,500 square foot facility in Napanee, Ontario, which is being doubled in size to produce 1,400 kg of cannabis per year. The company’s expansion plans include adding a seasonal greenhouse and a hybrid, multipurpose facility, capable of producing 31,000 kg of cannabis per year between the two facilities, to be constructed on 65 acres it already owns near the Napanee facility. This additional location is properly zoned with existing infrastructure in place for an eventual 1.2 million square feet of production space.

VIVO has built a reputation over the years for its best-in-class standardized approach to growing cannabis that includes the absence of pesticides and a computer monitored growing technique that provides a consistent, pharmaceutical-grade with high yields. The company’s custom, scalable growing chambers with proprietary lighting can be replicated anywhere in the world, leading to lower production costs. This technique has helped it record a customer retention rate of 94.7 percent alongside 30 percent month-over-month customer growth. When combined with VIVO’s current yield rate, which it has measured at roughly 100 percent greater than the industry average, the company has constructed a strong foundation upon which to build a sizable presence in the global cannabis industry.

This global growth potential is illustrated by VIVO’s partnership with Israel’s Syqe Medical, producer of the world’s first selective-dose pharmaceutical grade medicinal plant inhaler. After visiting VIVO’s production facility, Perry Davidson, founder of Syqe Medical, noted that the company’s production technologies put it “in a class with the best in the world” in its ability to produce standardized pharmaceutical grade cannabis.

VIVO’s recent acquisition of Harvest Medicine Inc. represents further progress toward the company’s goal of becoming a vertically integrated medical cannabis company. Harvest Medicine is one of the fastest growing medical cannabis clinics in Canada – adding over 1,200 new patients monthly from a single location – with an aggressive expansion plan and a patient-focused approach that perfectly aligns with VIVO’s philosophy of quality and innovation.

VIVO’s seasoned management team, board of directors and advisory board features well over a century of combined industry experience. Fishman, who has over 20 years of experience as a business leader, previously served as CEO of both Teva Canada and Taro Canada, as vice president of marketing at Eli Lilly Canada, and as past chair of the Canadian Generic Manufacturers Association. He most recently served as CEO of international specialty pharmaceutical company Merus Labs.

Notably, VIVO also has access to the ‘Father of Cannabis Research’, Raphael Mechoulam, PhD, through its board of advisors. An organic chemist and professor of medicinal chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mechoulam was the first scientist to isolate both cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). He has received more than 25 prestigious academic awards, including the Rothschild Prize in Chemical Sciences and Physical Sciences in 2012.

With more than 65 acres of growth capacity, a healthy cash balance to fund upcoming construction efforts, steady sales growth, industry-leading yield rates and an established operations team in place, VIVO is well positioned to compete in the rapidly expanding Canadian cannabis industry and beyond.

VIVO Cannabis Inc. (VVCIF), closed the day's trading session at $0.7281, up 1.39%, on 96,452 volume with 68 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 342,243 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.413/$1.52.

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

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

Plant-based health and wellness brand builder Wildflower Brands Inc. (CSE: SUN) (OTCQB: WLDFF) recently announced a delivery fulfillment agreement with medical cannabis education outlet HelloMD, expanding the monetization of Wildflower’s California operations. NOTE TO INVESTORS: The latest news and updates relating to WLDFF are available in the company’s newsroom at http://nnw.fm/WLDFF.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Core Team

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

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

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

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

Wildflower Brands Inc. (WLDFF), closed the day's trading session at $0.6778, up 9.66%, on 29,756 volume with 30 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 14,377 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.009/$1.139.

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Sproutly Canada, Inc. (OTCQB: SRUTF) (CSE: SPR) (FRA: 38G)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Sproutly Canada, Inc. (SRUTF).

Sproutly Canada (OTCQB: SRUTF) (CSE: SPR) (FRA: 38G), a Canadian-licensed producer (“LP”), recently acquired Infusion Biosciences to bring to market its patent-pending aqueous phytorecovery process (“APP”) technology. A recent article discussing the technology reads, “Fundamentally, Sproutly Canada is uniting advanced cannabis cultivation and transformational technologies to redefine the cannabis industry. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/Y8iWi.

Sproutly Canada, Inc. (OTCQB: SRUTF) (TSX.V: SPR) (FRA: 38G) is developing and bringing to market cannabis consumer products with a focus on beverages. The company’s core mission is to become the leading supplier of water-soluble cannabis solutions and bio-natural oils for brands in the emerging cannabis beverage and edibles market.

To make this happen, Sproutly acquired Infusion Biosciences to bring to market a patent-pending Aqueous Phytorecovery Process (APP) technology, a fundamental paradigm shift within the cannabis industry. Replacing traditional water-compatible solutions with true natural water solubility improves the body’s ability to utilize cannabinoids, making the effect of the cannabis almost immediate.

This revolutionary process doesn’t alter the cannabis compounds and provides an onset time and offset time that mimics the same effects as inhaled marijuana. That means consumers may feel effects in five minutes or less and be free from the desired effect in approximately 90 minutes—a vastly different ingestion pattern than current methods. In addition, the water-based cannabinoids can be mixed with other liquids and stay dissolved in those liquids. The application of water-soluble cannabis infusions has potential to be widespread in both medicinal and recreational cannabis sectors, giving Sproutly a distinctive edge in a market with untapped potential.

Sproutly’s business model is focused on processing rather than cultivating, which means its success is not constrained to growing its own cannabis. The company does own a Toronto-based, ACMPR-licensed facility designed and built with a focus on cultivating pharmaceutical-grade cannabis to produce and formulate the first natural, truly water-soluble cannabis solution. Its water-soluble ingredients and bio-natural oils will deliver revolutionary brands to international markets that are searching for well-defined commercial products.

Sproutly’s entrance in the cannabis market is perfectly timed as cannabis is moving towards mainstream acceptance. Potential users are, however, interested in consuming cannabis products as drinks and using it as oils rather than smoking. The potential cannabis beverage market is staggering, and with Sproutly owning the exclusive rights to APP technology in Canada, Australia, Jamaica, Israel and the entire European Union, the company is looking at significant international expansion opportunities.

Sproutly plans to capitalize on these international opportunities by executing on partnerships with local and globally established consumer brands to leverage their existing customer bases, expand brand loyalty, and assist with marketing and support distribution networks to deliver scientific breakthroughs with speed and efficiency?worldwide.

Management

Sproutly believes that talent drives growth. The company is committed to bringing together the best and brightest minds in the cannabis space to help with their mission to disrupt the global beverage and consumables market.

President, CEO and Director Keith Dolo recently served for more than 13 years with Robert Half, an S&P 500, NYSE-listed company. At Robert Half, Dolo held the position of vice president for more than eight years, as well as other senior roles in both operations and sales. He also sits on an advisory committee and a board position for two nonprofits in Vancouver, BC.

Chief Science Officer and Director Dr. Arup Sent has more than 35 years of experience in research and executive management at biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. He was awarded a PhD in biochemistry from Princeton University and is a former faculty member at the National Cancer Institute and Scripps Research Institute. Sen is the inventor on five U.S. patents and numerous international patents and patent-pending applications.

Chief Financial Officer Craig Loverock is a chartered professional accountant with over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance roles in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. He has extensive expertise in public company reporting and transactional experience, having served as the senior financial advisor to the chairman at Magna International and acting as chief compliance officer and CFO for a private equity firm.

Head Grower Frank Han has over 12 years of experience in the horticulture industry. A previous master grower in a large commercial facility, Han has impressive expertise in all growing methods, techniques and procedures. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge in cloning, nutrient and overall plant management. Han will be in charge of the production team at Sproutly’s Toronto Herbal Remedies facility.

Sproutly Canada, Inc. (OTCQB: SRUTF), closed the day's trading session at $0.6639, up 5.72%, on 1,412,039 volume with 532 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 460,662 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.189/$1.875.

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Sharing Services Global Corporation (SHRG)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Sharing Services Global Corporation (SHRG).

Sharing Services Global Corporation (OTCQB: SHRG) (“the Company”), a diversified holding company specializing in the direct selling industry, today announces the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) has approved a change in the Company’s ticker symbol to “SHRG,” effective on the opening of trading as of April 4, 2019. The new trading symbol of “SHRG” coincides with the Company’s recent name change to Sharing Services Global Corporation (formerly Sharing Services Inc.) to better reflect its international growth strategy.

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

Sharing Services Inc. subsidiaries include:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sharing Services Global Corporation (SHRG), closed the day's trading session at $0.265, up 20.45%, on 27,643 volume with 11 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 39,932 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.17/$0.4499.

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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).

British Columbia-based company Quantum Minerals (OTC: QMCQF) (TSX.V: QMC) (FSE: 3LQ) is engaged in the exploration and development of its flagship property, the Irgon Lithium Mine Project. To view the full article, visit: http://nnw.fm/1IN5n.

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 $0.2041, up 7.82%, on 22,024 volume with 16 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 59,763 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.1155/$0.5122.

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Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTC: PLPRF)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTC: PLPRF).

Leading California edibles manufacturer Plus Products (CSE: PLUS) (OTCQB: PLPRF) this morning announced the launch of its newest “Mango CBD Relief” product, which, in each gummy, contains 4.5MG of CBD and .5MG of THC. To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/1FkQB. Also today, the company was highlighted today in a publication from Financialnewsmedia.com. Willie Sutton, the infamous bank robber, when he was asked why he robbed banks, answered: “… because that’s where the money is.” Today, smart marketers are “going where the money is” in the infused product markets.

Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTC: PLPRF) is a branded cannabis-infused products manufacturer of edibles created to support a healthy and active lifestyle. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, PLUS™ concentrates on producing edibles using extracts to ensure compliant, dosable and delicious products that provide a consistent cannabis experience.

First introduced to the market in 2015 to rave reviews, PLUS™ is now one of the top best-selling edible brands in California. PLUS™ operates through a wholly owned subsidiary, Carberry, and has four cannabis-infused gummy candy SKUs (in addition to limited edition SKUs), that are currently sold in over 200 licensed dispensaries and delivery services. All products under the PLUS™ brand are produced in the company’s 12,000-square-foot food-safe cannabis manufacturing facility in Adelanto, California.

PLUS Products shares are currently listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange. PLUS™ raised CAD$20 million through the offering, for which the lead underwriters were PI Financial and Canaccord Genuity. The company intends to use a portion of the IPO proceeds to fund rapid product capacity expansion, factory automation, working capital and new product development.

Operating in the largest adult-use recreational market in the U.S., PLUS Products holds a temporary manufacturing license in California and was one of the first brands to bring fully compliant products to the legal market. California legalized adult use recreational sales on Jan. 1, 2018, and industry analysts expect edible sales there will continue to amass enviable revenues. According to BDS Analytics, edibles made up 18 percent of marijuana retail sales in February 2018 across licensed retailers in California, with PLUS™ products ranking in the Top 10 of edible brands by retail dollar sales.

During the first half of 2018, PLUS Products generated US$2.45 million in sales, a marked improvement over 2017’s US$1.07 million in sales. The company’s established cannabis products are not only compliant with state laws, they are proving to be extremely popular with consumers. Among the PLUS™ product brands are:

  • Blackberry & Lemon RESTORE, an infusion of carefully dosed cannabis with a 9:1 THC to CBD per gummy.
  • Sour Watermelon UPLIFT, a low-calorie gummy crafted from carefully dosed cannabis with an infusion of 5mg THC per gummy.
  • Pineapple & Coconut CBD RELIEF, a tropical flavor gummy made from pure cannabis-derived CBD that is low-calorie, gluten-free and made with kosher ingredients.
  • Sour Blueberry CREATE, a low-calorie gummy infused with hybrid flower containing 5 mg THC.
  • Limited Edition Rose & Vanilla, available at select locations during Winter 2018, these gummies are crafted with 60 mg THC/30 mg CBD per tin.
  • Limited Edition RAINBOW SORBET gummies was created to celebrate Pride during Spring 2018 with a portion of each purchase donated to The Trevor Project, a confidential suicide hotline for LGBT youth.

“We are extremely proud of the products PLUS has brought to market,” remarked Jake Heimark, CEO and cofounder in a statement. “We’ve quickly grown into one of the leading edible brands in California. With the proceeds of this round, we will continue to further our mission: to make cannabis safe and approachable for all types of consumers.”

The PLUS™ team believes that everyone deserves access to consistent, dosable and delicious cannabis products and strives to make that happen. Producing the best infused products at scale requires thoughtful collaboration among experts in many fields. At PLUS™, our team is comprised of Chefs, Chemists, Food Manufacturing Experts, Engineers, Machinists, Visionaries, Creatives, Strategists and others.

Plus Products Inc. (PLPRF), closed the day's trading session at $4.10, off by 5.66%, on 92,844 volume with 262 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 78,423 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.81/$6.008.

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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, XETR: TH8) (“TransCanna” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced and upsized brokered private placement of units, generating aggregate gross proceeds of CDN$16.0 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 $5.10, off by 2.86%, on 166,683 volume with 211 trades. The stock's 52-week low/high is $0.769/$5.49.

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

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

Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF) was highlighted today in a publication from Financialnewsmedia.com. Willie Sutton, the infamous bank robber, when he was asked why he robbed banks, answered: “… because that’s where the money is.” Today, smart marketers are “going where the money is” in the infused product markets.

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

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

Products under the Green Growth Brand umbrella include:

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

Business Strategy

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

Management

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

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

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

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

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

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

Green Growth Brands Inc. (OTCQB: GGBXF), closed the day's trading session at $3.4539, off by 1.62%, on 54,400 volume with 164 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 206,153 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.8068/$5.2049.

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Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD).

Sugarmade Inc. (OTC:SGMD) today announces its placement in an editorial published by CannabisNewsWire ("CNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company for private and public entities in the cannabis industry. To view the full publication, titled, “Hemp Boom Leads to Cultivation Supply Shortages,” please visit: http://cnw.fm/In8IB.

Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD), one of the largest publicly traded hydroponics supply companies moving into the industrial hemp space, is a product and brand marketing company investing in products and brands with disruptive potential. Sugarmade’s brands include: ZenHydro.com; CarryOutSupplies.com; and BudLife. Headquartered in Monrovia, California, a city within Los Angeles county, Sugarmade has various business operations in diverse marketplaces including packaging and paper goods for various industries, agricultural supplies.

Sugarmade has expanded into the European hydroponics supply market with a growing base of orders taken through Amazon UK. Over the past few financial quarters, Sugarmade has seen revenue growth patterns expand geographically. As recently as mid-2017, the majority of hydroponic-related revenue growth was seen from California and other West Coast marketplaces, however growth is becoming more geographically dispersed among U.S. states where legalization has eased restriction. This movement into the United Kingdom further expands the base of geographic growth areas for Sugarmade.

Sugarmade recently launched a new corporate initiative in the booming industrial hemp and CBD, committing up to $1 million in capital over the next 12 months to invest in Hempistry, Inc., a privately held Nevada corporation. Hempistry has begun planting an ultra-high cannabidiol (CBD) industrial hemp strain on a land option it holds on 23,000 acres of prime Kentucky farmland. The strain of industrial hemp being grown by Hempistry is ultra-rich in CBD but contains less than 0.3 percent of THC, the psychoactive ingredient found in cannabis. The U.S. hemp industry is expected to produce well over $1 billion in revenues in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate of 14 percent through 2022, according to the Hemp Business Journal.

Demand for industrial hemp and products derived from hemp is soaring, with no let-up in sight, which the company sees as a “tremendous opportunity to become a supplier to this fast-growing sector,” said Chairman and CEO Jimmy Chan, who is also an advisor and minority shareholder of Hempistry.

Sugarmade’s investment into the market for high-CBD hemp is expected to be highly accretive for common shareholders in two ways. First, Sugarmade’s investment will be in the form of common shares in Hempistry allowing Sugarmade common shareholders to possibly benefit from any future initial public offering of Hempistry. Second, Sugarmade is expected to sign a supply agreement with Hempistry for cultivation supplies, which would be additive to corporate revenues.

Sugarmade has also completed a master market agreement with industry leader BizRight Hydroponics, Inc., a leading marketer and manufacturer of cannabis and hydroponic growth supplies, which offers a range of hydroponics-related products including: HPS grow lights, electronic ballasts, HPS bulbs, nutrient mixes, environmental control products, pH measurement and calibration solutions and storage products. BizRight operates the ZenHydro.com website and other e-commerce properties and sells various products to distributors and retailers. BizRight is expected to produce in excess of $30 million in revenues during 2017, with substantial growth expected for 2018.

Sugarmade division CarryOutSupplies.com, the leader in paper and plastic take-out supplies, serves nationwide customers by offering a wide array of high quality products that are cost-efficient, custom-made and delivered on time. This business unit currently serves 2,000 quick service restaurants, garnering from 30-40 percent of the market share. Sugarmade plans to expand operations via the addition of market share and the introduction of new product offerings.

Management

CEO Jimmy Chan is an experienced business executive instrumental in growing multiple business operations with a strong expertise in international trade and banking, and international manufacturing and importation. He is also the founder of CarryOutSupplies.com, a company that revolutionized the custom-printed paper supplies subsector of the quick service restaurant industry, which merged with Sugarmade in 2014.

Arman Tabatabaei serves as operations consultant, providing high-level, day-to-day strategic guidance and tactical operational supervision for all aspects of the corporation’s business. He is an expert at data collection and analysis relative to resource management, risk forecasting and profit and loss management.

Sugarmade specializes in growing and acquiring innovative brands to maximize value for company employees, shareholders and other stakeholders. Sugarmade believes its future is very bright as the company expands operations within the cultivation sector and rapidly increases its revenue base. 6

Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD), closed the day's trading session at $0.0499, off by 0.20%, on 785,834 volume with 72 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 1,338,751 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0425/$0.2099.

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Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG).

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC PINK: REFG), a leading provider of regulatory-compliant financial services for state-sanctioned marijuana, today announced that it will open a customer service center to serve customers from its recently launched Go! payment system. Following the high response rates, the company will open the center ahead of schedule.

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG), headquartered in Cheyenne, Wyoming, is a first-tier merchant processing cannabis industry pioneer, offering one of the first and only comprehensive card processing operations of its kind to serve the state-sanctioned medical marijuana industry. The company’s state of the art system, which also tracks sales and tax collection, and eliminates the need to deal in cash-only transactions.

Through its robust, closed-loop merchant processing system, the company’s unique “StateSourced” proprietary system enables authorized operation under FinCEN parameters and complies with all regulatory frameworks. StateSourced is tailored to deliver full-spectrum merchant processing services, providing the convenience of modern commercial card processing resources and making it the first operation of its kind geared to the legal cannabis industry.

StateSourced is not a prepaid or gift card, which is an important variable for merchants since standard banking institutions have not offered this form of payment processing to the legal cannabis industry. Federal law still considers marijuana illegal under the Controlled Substances Act, although 29 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the plant either for medicinal or recreational uses or both. This restriction has kept financial institutions at bay since most banks are federally insured and haven’t been inclined to venture into the nascent industry.

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions is able to offer its StateSourced card on a state-by-state basis where the card can be used in purchasing product from a legal, authorized vendor, providing a much-needed option for consumers and businesses alike. In another first, the company is collaborating with First Bitcoin Capital Corporation to integrate First Bitcoin’s cryptocurrency ($Weed) with Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions’ StateSourced payment gateway. This collaboration will allow state-licensed marijuana establishments across the nation to accept both StateSourced debit cards and cryptocurrencies such as WeedCoin and Bitcoin.

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions president and CEO Jeremy Roberts and his executive team are working with state lawmakers to introduce legislation in an effort to address the growing problems in banking for the medical cannabis industry. For companies in the emerging legal cannabis industry, where retail and non-retail transactions such as vendor payments and payroll are almost exclusively paid for with cash, the solutions offered by StateSourced can help businesses avoid the inherent risks associated with a cash-intensive sector. Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions has also signed its first StateSourced contract with a Las Vegas-based vertically integrated marijuana establishment.

“We’ve completed our transition from development stage to revenue stage,” says Roberts. “We have just started our business development efforts and the market is responding very well. We anticipate having many more, similar releases.”

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions provides end-to-end management across multiple systems for medicinal marijuana operations. The company solves the fragmentation problem experienced by many of these rapidly growing companies by identifying tools that are important to dispensaries and customizing those tools to meet the specific needs of this unique industry.

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG), closed the day's trading session at $0.029, off by 1.36%, on 1,751,289 volume with 64 trades. The average volume for the last 3 months is 953,350 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.008/$0.075.

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