FBEC Worldwide (OTCMKTS:FBEC) announced that it has signed a letter of intent to form a strategic partnership joint venture with DuBe, a hemp energy shot brand.
As quoted in the press release:

The two companies have come to terms on the development of a strategic partnership designed to fast track the expansion of the WolfShot™ and DuBe® hemp energy shots. The new partnership entity will also bring to market additional hemp, CBD, and cannabis related products. The Joint Venture will cross market and distribute both WolfShot™ and DuBe® family of products through one entity.
DuBe® already has a strong, national distribution network placing their hemp energy shot firmly in over 12 states, while FBEC Worldwide is set to begin distribution rollouts shortly. DuBe® has sold well over 1 Million units of their hemp infused energy shot generating over $1M in sales revenue. The new Joint Venture will bring FBEC Worldwide, Inc. instant revenue lines and cash flow to the Company.
DuBe® will also work closely with FBEC Worldwide’s Scientific Advisory team to bring new products to market including their current lines of hemp infused lip balm, CBD vaporizers, and rolling papers but also future lines like coffee, teas, power bars and infused liquor products. DuBe® has an existing relation with Green Cross of America in Nevada to develop THC and CBD brands of DuBe®.

Jason Spatafora, CEO of FBEC Worldwide, commented:

The DuBe® team is committed to all aspects of building a world-class quality brand, and the company is now looking forward to building that brand with FBEC Worldwide, Inc. Creating great products and brands isn’t just about the idea, success is about timing, execution and gaining market share via strong team. We are confident FBEC and their CEO will bring DuBe® and WolfShot™ to the next level and operate with greater economies of scale needed in today’s market.

Click here to read the full FBEC Worldwide (OTCMKTS:FBEC) press release.

Cresco Labs (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) (“Cresco” or the “Company”), one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, announced today its participation in the following investor conferences:

  • Needham 2nd Annual Virtual Cannabis Conference – March 3 rd , 2021 – Management will participate in virtual one-on-one meetings.
  • 33rd Annual Roth Conference – March 15 th -17 th , 2021 – Charlie Bachtell, CEO and Co-Founder, will participate in a Fireside Chat and management will later participate in virtual one-on-one meetings on April 7 th .
  • Stifel Multi-Sector Conference – April 21 st , 2021 – Management will participate in virtual one-on-one meetings.

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Building on the foundation of Green Thumb’s LEAP initiative, which provided pro-bono support for social equity license applicants in Illinois and which will soon offer business incubator resources to newly awarded social equity entrepreneurs, these impactful partnerships mark a critical next step in prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the cannabis industry.

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All five flavours of the Company’s KOIOS™ nootropic beverage product are now being carried by Jensen’s, a regional supermarket chain operating in the San Diego, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs areas of Southern California. This placement of KOIOS™ follows several other recent placements of the Company’s beverage products in regional supermarket chains across the United States as part of a strategy to passively build market share in specific geographical areas.

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 Lobe Sciences Ltd. (CSE: LOBE) (OTC Pink: GTSIF) (“Lobe” or the “Company”) announces that Philip Young, CEO and Director, and Maghsoud Dariani, Chief Science Officer will be presenting on Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at 5:45 pm EST at “The Gold Standard in Psychedelic Investment, Psychedelic Capital Virtual Investment Conference”, a platform showcasing the top companies, latest IPOs, newest opportunities, and deepest industry insights.

As a presenting sponsor, the Company will connect directly with some of the earliest moving investors in the psychedelic industry and reach an audience of 2,000+ investors. Presentations are 30 minutes in length, with 10 minutes allocated to a one-on-one Q&A session with the audience.

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As Canadian operators race to strengthen their positions in the cannabis landscape, are international pursuits outside North America still top of mind?

The role that mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have played in the expansion of Canadian companies across the globe has been monumental for the growth of the cannabis industry. Now the space has reached a critical point as the demands of the US market increase.

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