World Class and Deveron Enter Drone and AI Data Services Agreement to Assist Hemp Farmers across North America
World Class Extractions Inc. (CSE:PUMP)(FRA: WCF) (the “Company” or “World Class”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a Service Agreement with Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE:DVR) (“Deveron”) whereby Deveron will provide drone data and soil sampling services to World Class and its affiliate farmers focused on hemp production in the United States and Canada, providing an opportunity to increase yields and reduce costs.
Deveron has worked with leading agricultural companies to bring data acquisition and analytics to broad acre farmland. The company is integrated with leading farm platforms, like Bayer Crop Science’s Climate FieldView and John Deere’s MyJohnDeere data management systems. The expansion into hemp data analytics is a natural extension to the current data insights it provides to leading farmers in North America that grow corn, soybean, wheat and canola.
Deveron is an industry leading agriculture technology company focused on data acquisition and analytics that drive increased yields and reduced costs. The two companies will be bringing best-in class data acquisition tools for hemp growers that include drone data and soil data. On top of data acquisition, the company will be working with World Class and its farmer partners to deliver digital records and analytics that will help with benchmarking the hemp production process, traceability and other best management practices.
“Farming hemp requires proper planning, preparation and execution and we want to make sure our partner farmers have access to the best technology to assist them. The high value of hemp crops today makes the data Deveron collects even more valuable than for traditional row crops and will help our farming partners make better informed decisions on the field,” said Michael McCombie, CEO of World Class. “Deveron has a large network of agronomists and drone pilots throughout Canada and the United States, leveraging their technology and personnel spanning such large service areas will provide great value to our farmers as we build our network of processing facilities.”
“We are extremely excited to be expanding our digital product solution to the customers of World Class,” said David MacMilllan, President and CEO of Deveron. “On the data acquisition side, we see considerable scale and opportunities in supporting higher margin crop. Additionally, given our leading data insights algorithms with large growers in Canada and the United States, we believe we are uniquely positioned to provide the most informative data insights available to farmers thinking about changing their production from traditional row crops to hemp.”
About World Class
World Class is a Canadian based developer of an innovative, large scale extraction process for both the hemp and cannabis industry. The Company intends to provide single step continuous flow extraction services to the hemp and cannabis industry. Using patent pending technology, World Class’ results produce higher yields and better quality full spectrum crude hemp oil at faster rates. The technology allows the extraction of CBD Oil and other related extracts from wet or dried natural plants. World Class can save its clients floor space, utility drying costs, equipment and processing labour costs.
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CanBud Distribution Corporation Closes 2M Second and Final Tranche of its Oversubscribed Private Placement Offering
CanBud Distribution Corporation (CSE: CBDX) (FSE: CD0) (“CanBud” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the final tranche of its oversubscribed non-brokered private placement for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $4,730,000 (the “Offering”).
The Corporation issued a combined total of 39,409,346 units (each a “Unit“) at price of $0.12 per Unit, with each Unit comprised of one common share in the capital of the Corporation (each a “Common Share“) and one common share purchase warrant (each a “Warrant“). Each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional Common Share at an exercise price of $0.22 within 24 months of the closing of the Offering (the “Warrant Term“), provided, however that if the closing price of the Common Shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE“) (or any such other stock exchange in Canada as the Common Shares may trade at the applicable time) is $0.25 or greater per Common Share for a period of five (5) consecutive trading days at any time after the closing date of the Offering, the Corporation may accelerate the Warrant Term such that the Warrants shall expire on the date which is 30 days following the date a press release is issued by the Corporation announcing the reduced warrant terms.
Thoughtful Brands Inc. (CSE:TBI)(FSE:1WZ1)(OTCQB:PEMTF) (the “Company” or “Thoughtful Brands) announces that the letter of intent with Franchise Cannabis Corp. (“FCC”), previously announced in January, has been terminated. The previously announced European joint venture with FCC will continue and allow the Company to launch and tailor its products to European consumer demands
In connection with termination of the merger transaction with FCC, the Company has agreed to pay FCC $100,000 in cash and to issue FCC 5,000,000 common shares of the Company at a deemed value of $0.05 per share. The common shares will be subject to a four-month-and-one-day statutory hold period in accordance with applicable securities laws.
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Strategic sale of non-core assets by Lobe adds non-dilutive capital and shareholder value
Lobe Sciences Ltd. (CSE: LOBE) (OTC Pink: GTSIF) (“Lobe” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce, further to its press release dated February 23, 2021, that it has completed the sale to Ionic Brands Corp. (“Ionic Brands”) of Lobe’s non-core cannabis assets relating to Washington-based Cowlitz County Cannabis Cultivation Inc. (“Cowlitz”) held by Lobe’s subsidiary vendor, Green Star Biosciences Inc. (the “Transaction”).
Seattle Area Grocery Chain Metropolitan Market to Begin Carrying KOIOS and Fit Soda on March 22, 2021
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Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV; OTC: KBEVF) (the “Company” or “Koios”) is pleased to announce that beginning on Monday, March 22, 2021, Koios’ entire line of canned beverage products will be sold at all locations of Metropolitan Market, an urban format supermarket chain in the Seattle-Tacoma area of Washington State. In Q1 2021, the Company announced multiple placements of its beverage products with regional grocers in markets on the west coast of the United States including Market of Choice in Oregon Jensen’s in Southern California and major natural grocery chain Sprouts Farmers Market which has a substantial west coast presence with over one third of its locations (360+ stores across 23 states) in California as well as Washington State 1 . The Company has also recently announced other developments relating to its expansion efforts being undertaken in 2021 such as an in-house beverage canning facility and distribution agreements with regional and national wholesale partners.