BevCanna Enterprises Inc (CSE:BEV) (OTCMKTS:BVNNF) said Tuesday that it has finalized all the terms and signed a definitive agreement with Clearwater CannGrow to produce sun-grown certified organic cannabis on 130 acres of its land. The plan, the company said in a statement, is for CannGrow to plan and operate the cultivation on BevCanna’s plot of land near Osoyoos, British Columbia. Joey Bedard-Brunet, a respected agricultural consultant who heads Clearwater CannGrow will oversee the day-to-day operations, with the aim of seeing the first harvest reaped by Fall 2020.
VolitionRx Limited (NYSEAMERICAN:VNRX) has achieved a major milestone in the development of its Nu.Q Capture cancer-detection technology: the ability to enrich nucleosomes. Nu.Q works by measuring circulating nucleosomes in the blood, irregular levels of which are associated with cancer. By enriching them, Volition can determine whether the origin of particular DNA is tumor or non-tumor.
Arizona Silver Exploration Inc (CVE:AZS) (OTCMKTS:AZASF) announced Tuesday it is seeking to raise up to $700,000 through a non-brokered private placement. In a statement, the Vancouver-based junior explorer said it will sell up to 3,684,210 units at a price of $0.19 per unit. Arizona Silver plans to use the proceeds for further exploration of the Philadelphia Property in Mohave County and the Ramsey silver mine in La Paz County, both in Arizona, and for general working capital purposes.
GlobeX Data Ltd (CSE:SWIS) announced Tuesday it has started training over 900 sales employees of mobile operator Telcel in Mexico City on its Digital Secure platform. The training, performed by GlobeX and its support partner, will last for 60 days and includes the consumer sales force and corporate sales executives, the firm said in a statement.
Pressure BioSciences Inc (OTCMKTS:PBIO) has found its new chief financial officer (CFO) in finance veteran Daniel Shea. Shea, 54, who joined the company effective September 13 this year, will also take on the role of senior vice president. The new finance head brings more than 30 years' experience to the table.
Australis Capital Inc (CVE:AUSA) has said that its warrants listed on September 18, 2018, will expire on September 19, 2019. It added that trading in the warrants will be halted at 12 pm on September 19, and the warrants will be delisted at the market close.
NexTech AR Solutions (OTCMKTS:NEXCF) (CSE:NTAR) revealed Tuesday that it has landed a deal with Challenger Motor Freight Inc, one of Canada’s biggest privately-owned transport and logistics companies, to create immersive augmented reality (AR) recruitment experiences. In a statement, Toronto-based NexTech, which is a first-mover in the explosive augmented reality space with its ARitize technology, said the company would create heightened augmented reality recruitment experiences to boost Challenger Motor Freight’s recruitment efforts. Challenger currently operates a fleet of over 1,500 trucks, 3,300 trailers and has over 2,000 employees.
Weekend Unlimited Inc (CSE:POT) (OTCMKTS:WKULF) is launching its lifestyle-themed brand of cannabis products in Oklahoma, the second US state for the company in as many months following Washington. The Sooner State launch will kick off with the introduction of a new WKND THC edibles product line, the company said, in addition to the flower cannabis products on the market. Weekend was able to beef up its Oklahoma launch by forming a brand alliance with Ruby Mae’s, a cannabis-infused edibles producer in the state.
VR Resources Ltd (CVE:VRR) (OTCMKTS:VRRCF) reported details of exploration progress at its Ranoke copper-gold property in Ontario, where a large gravity anomaly has been identified. An induced polarization survey was carried out over three lines on the anomaly, which as previously reported, is around 4 km across at Ranoke. "This survey confirms the potential that a copper sulfide-bearing iron oxide breccia pipe is the root cause of the gravity anomaly at Ranoke," said VR's chief executive Dr. Michael H. Gunning.
LexaGene Holdings Inc (CVE:LXG) (OTCMKTS:LXXGF) announced Tuesday the development of a test to detect the deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus on its LX technology platform. The EEE virus can be transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, and has recently caused fatal infections in Michigan, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, the company said in a statement.
Lexaria Bioscience Corp (CSE:LXX) (OTCQX:LXRP) said a study evaluating CBD delivery using its DehydraTECH technology has been published in the medical journal Advances in Therapy. The 2018 study found that a 90 milligram dose of TurboCBD — made using DehydraTECH — resulted in significantly higher levels of CBD levels in the subjects’ plasma after 90 and 120 minutes than a generic CBD dose.
The Flowr Corporation (CVE:FLWR) (OTCMKTS:FLWPF) is bolstering its executive team with a series of appointments designed to boost the cannabis company’s global ambitions. In a newly created role, the company is bringing on former MedReleaf Corporation vice president Ivan Latysh as chief technology officer. In addition, the medical cannabis company appointed Laurence Levi as chief strategy officer and Francesco Tallarico as chief legal officer.
1933 Industries Inc (CSE:TGIF) (OTCMKST:TGIFF) on Tuesday assured its stakeholders that the cannabis company is deeply committed to the safety and quality of its vape products. The company issued the statement following a recent CDC a warning about e-cigarettes and vaping products. As many as 450 people, including six who have died, have been affected by a vaping-related respiratory illness. “Many of our close business partners, loyal customers and shareholders have made inquiries regarding our proprietary branded vape products in light of the possible cases of lung illness associated with using e-cigarettes,” 1933 Industries said. “Although little is known about each individual case, we feel that it is our duty and obligation to assure our stakeholders of our deep commitment to safety and quality.”
International Cobalt Corp (CNSX:CO), the energy metals firm, revealed that Konstantin Lichtenwald had become its new finance chief after Florence Luong resigned as chief financial officer (CFO). Lichtenwald has had extensive experience as controller and CFO of numerous publicly traded and private companies across several industries, the firm said. Shares closed 33.33% higher on Monday at C$0.020.
Heritage Cannabis Holdings Corp (CSE:CANN) and Empower Clinics Inc (CSE:CBDT) are teaming up to produce hemp-derived CBD oils and formulated products, the companies announced Tuesday. Using Heritage’s formulations, the joint venture partnership will produce proprietary branded products for Empower’s health clinics in Washington State, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona, including Empower’s subsidiary Sun Valley Health network that has access to over 165,000 patients. Under the terms of the agreement, both Heritage and Empower will each own 50% of the partnership.
Ximen Mining Corp (CVE:XIM) updated Tuesday on progress at its Kenville gold mine project in British Columbia, where it is planning to carry out a diamond drilling program. The mine has previously produced over 2,000kg of gold and 861kg of silver during nearly 60 years of production between 1888 and 1954. Ximen said in a statement today: "Work at the Kenville Gold mine site is steadily progressing toward starting the new decline. The grounds and buildings have been cleaned and powered. Overburden stripping has been completed at the new portal site. The site is now ready to start breaking ground for the new portal."
Pacton Gold Inc (CVE:PAC) (OTCMKTS:PACXF) told shareholders on Tuesday that it had identified promising new exploration targets along the Red Lake gold trend in Ontario. The new targets were revealed as a part of the explorer’s recent airborne magnetic and Lidar surveys conducted on the northeast part of its main Red Lake property. New data confirmed the presence and showed high-resolution structural details of a 50-kilometre-long fault that hosts Great Bear Resources Corp’s Dixie gold discovery and Pure Gold Mining’s Madsen project, both high-grade deposits.
XPhyto Therapeutics Corp (CSE:XPHY), a medical cannabis company, said Tuesday that it has closed the share purchase agreement to acquire Vektor Pharma TF GmbH, a German narcotics manufacturer. In a statement, the Vancouver-based company said it also completed an equipment purchase agreement with a Vektor Pharma-affiliated company.
American Manganese Inc (CVE:AMY) (OTCMKTS:AMYZF) reached another milestone in its bid to become a global leader in lithium-ion battery recycling. In a statement, the company said its independent contract lab Kemetco Research had successfully completed an initial test on the final stage (Stage 5) of its ground-breaking pilot plant project.
Zinc One Resources Inc. (CVE:Z) (OTCMKTS:ZZZOF) has provided an update on its current exploration programs on the Bongará Zinc Mine Project and the Charlotte-Bongará Zinc Project in Peru. The company also announced that it has terminated its previously announced joint venture term sheet dated May 24, 2019 with InCoR Holdings Limited and InCoR Zinc Ltd. as they were unable to settle the terms of the definitive agreement by August 31, 2019.
Braingrid Limited (CSE:BGRD) (OTCMKTS:BGRDF) announced Tuesday that the European High Growth Opportunities Securitization Fund has converted C$100,000 of a remaining C$210,000 in senior unsecured debentures into more than 1.2 million company shares at C$0.08 apiece. Under the terms of the C$5.1 million financing deal between Braingrid and the Fund on July 11, the company has a cumulative make-whole obligation of C$668,225, which is payable by cash or stock.
Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) announced today its participation at the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading conference (ISTAT) being held in Berlin, Germany. The group said Dr. Patrick Gruber, its chief executive officer is scheduled to participate in the environmental panel on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 12:15pm (DST) in the Potsdam I room of the InterContinental Berlin Hotel.
Power Ore Inc. (CVE:PORE) has provided an update to shareholders with a webinar presentation on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noyJMIV-Yio of its final results and a summary of its recent drill program at the Opemiska Copper Mine Complex.