Demand for natural food and wellness products has creating incredible opportunity for the functional mushroom market. So much so that consumers are craving mushroom coffees and teas for an “added super food go-to morning beverage,” notes Yahoo Life.

After all, according to Penny White, CEO of Better Plant Sciences, “Functional mushrooms are increasing in popularity for their ability to increase mental clarity, as well as for their range of health benefits, including immune support and energy-boosting qualities. We have formulated our coffees to be both healthy and delicious, and our instant blend is convenient, easy, and perfect for those on the go or those who are only looking to enjoy one cup at a time.”

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New patent includes method of treatment claims for a broad range of disease conditions including use of:

  • cannabinoids to treat cardiac conditions such as hypertension and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
  • cannabinoids to treat metabolic disorders and substance abuse and addictions
  • nicotine to treat tobacco dependence/addiction and neurological diseases
  • NSAIDs to treat a host of conditions involving pain, fever and inflammatory states
  • vitamins to treat conditions such as ataxia related to certain vitamin deficiencies

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (OTCQX:LXRP)(CSE:LXX) (the “Company” or “Lexaria”), a global innovator in oral drug delivery platforms, is pleased to announce that it is receiving its first-ever granted patent in Europe related to its DehydraTECHTM technology

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The following issues have been halted by IIROC:

Company: 4Front Ventures Corp.

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Trading resumes in:

Company: 4Front Ventures Corp.

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The first pharmaceutically produced THC-free* extra-strength cannabidiol (CBD)

 Cardiol Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CRDL) (OTCQX: CRTPF) (“Cardiol” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing innovative therapies for inflammatory heart disease, is pleased to announce the commercial introduction of CortalexTM, a THC-free* extra-strength (100 mgmL concentration) oral cannabidiol (CBD) formulation. CortalexTM is now available across Canada exclusively at Medical Cannabis by Shoppers™ online portal, a subsidiary of Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., and is the first pharmaceutically produced CBD specifically formulated for the large number of patients who should not be exposed to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

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Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI) (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF), a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise™ and Essence retail stores, today announced it will open Rise Monroeville, its 49 th retail location, on October 21.  Profits from the first day of sales will be donated to 412 Food Rescue a non-profit that works with food retailers, wholesalers, restaurants, caterers, universities and other food providers to rescue unsellable but perfectly good food and provide it to nonprofit organizations that serve those experiencing food insecurity.

“We are thrilled to open the 13 th Rise™ store in Pennsylvania as we continue to create jobs across the state,” said Green Thumb Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ben Kovler. “The team is also honored to support 412 Food Rescue’s important work of collaborating with community businesses and organizations to help eradicate hunger, especially during these difficult times.”

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