FridayJan 27, 2023 9:00 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) CEO Anticipating ‘Best Year Ever’ in 2023

Lexaria Bioscience recently released its 2023 annual letter from CEO Chris Bunka, providing a strategic update to all stakeholders The letter highlights the key milestones achieved in calendar 2022, outlines expectations for calendar 2023, and indicates why Chris Bunka expects 2023 to be the company’s best year so far 1In calendar 2023, Lexaria expects to attain FDA registration for an investigational new drug (“IND”) program and commence Phase 1(b) clinical study evaluating the safety and tolerability of DehydraTECH(TM)-processed CBD as a treatment for hypertension The company will also be pursuing commercial relationships in 2023 even as its R&D continues to…

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WednesdayJan 25, 2023 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Uses Patented DehydraTECH(TM) Technology to Increase Bioavailability to Meet Underserved Medical Needs

Bioavailability measures the amount of a substance that enters the bloodstream, with most oral routes providing lower amounts of the drug due to poor bioavailability Studies on nutrients show that not all the nutrients we ingest actually enter the bloodstream due to inhibiting factors in the digestive tract Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology helps increase bioavailability for active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”), which has been shown through various animal and human clinical studies Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, is using its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology to improve bioavailability and how active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”) enter the bloodstream…

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WednesdayJan 11, 2023 9:45 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Adds to its Existing Suite of Global Patents with First Granted Patent in Canada

Lexaria has announced patent #3,093,414, its first patent in Canada, its 28th granted patent worldwide, and the first patent from its sixth patent family This patent joins the ranks of previously issued patents in Australia, India, Japan, and the EU, even as similar patent applications for skin-based delivery of patented DehydraTECH formulations remain pending in many countries In Lexaria’s 2018 study, DehydraTECH-processed CBD demonstrated almost a 1,900% increase in CBD permeability through human skin compared to a control formulation that was devoid of any commercial penetration enhancers This patent inches Lexaria closer to taking advantage of the cosmeceuticals market, projected…

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MondayJan 09, 2023 10:30 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (NASDAQ: LEXX) DehydraTECH(TM)-Processed CBD Can be Administered More Effectively at Lower Levels than Other CBD, Boosting Hope for Hypertension Patients

Lexaria, a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, has developed the patented DehydraTECH(TM) platform technology, which has been shown to increase the bio-absorption of various fat-soluble active molecules and drugs In a recently completed study, Lexaria showed that DehydraTECH-processed CBD had exceptional safety and tolerability profile in addition to resulting in a statistically significant lowering of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure The company also reported that it had demonstrated superior CBD blood absorption levels in its HYPER-H21-4 study from DehydraTECH-CBD relative to those of published comparators At the lowest (3.38 mg/kg) and highest (4.46 mg/kg) dose levels tested, DehydraTECH-CBD resulted in…

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FridayJan 06, 2023 11:15 am

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Acquisition of Franchise Global Health Completed, Rapid Jump in Potential for European Cannabis Sales

International cannabis operator Flora Growth Corp. is rapidly expanding its global footprint and Colombia-based international supply chain thanks to strategic acquisitions during the past several months Flora’s most recent acquisition was concluded just before Christmas on finalization of an agreement with multi-national operator Franchise Global Health Inc. that strengthens Flora’s position in Europe Franchise Global Health (“FGH”) serves 1,200 pharmacies in Germany, which the companies regard as the doorway to the rest of Europe, and it also has a footprint in Portugal and Denmark, while Flora Growth has completed exports to Switzerland and the Czech Republic Flora reported a 604…

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WednesdayJan 04, 2023 11:15 am

Dosing Begins in Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Human Clinical Study, Evaluating DehydraTECH(TM)-Nicotine Against Leading Nicotine Oral Pouch Brands

The 36-person human pharmacokinetic randomized, double-blind, cross-over study NIC-H22-1 will compare its patented DehydraTECH(TM)-nicotine to leading nicotine pouches On! and Zyn The white pouch oral delivery of nicotine is thought to avoid harmful lung outcomes that smokers and vapers experience The global nicotine pouch market was valued at $2.33 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $21.84 billion by 2027, driven by an increase in the number of consumers seeking alternative forms of nicotine that do not involve lung exposure Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, announced that dosing has commenced for its human…

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WednesdayDec 28, 2022 9:00 am

M&A Activity Keeps Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Revenues Strong Amid Expected Rebound in Cannabis Industry

Cannabis cultivator and international brand developer Flora Growth has continued to build its revenues through accretive acquisitions during the past year and expects to see revenues continue to rise amid further M&A activity Flora expects to lock in its latest acquisition by the end of the month after shareholders meet to discuss the proposed deal with multi-national operator Franchise Global Health (“FGH”), which would grant Flora immediate access to Germany’s cannabis market and FGH the ability to overcome supply chain difficulties Flora has previously reported cooperative agreements that increase its product distribution pipeline in Europe through Switzerland and the Czech…

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TuesdayDec 27, 2022 12:00 pm

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Uses Patented DehydraTECH(TM) Technology to Increase Bioavailability in Pharmaceuticals

Studies have indicated that around 40% of the available drugs on the market offer poor bioavailability Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology increases bioavailability, improving the way active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”) enter the bloodstream by promoting more effective oral delivery The global pharmaceutical drug delivery market was valued at $1.66 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9%, resulting in a value of $2.21 billion by 2026 One of the main concerns associated with marketed drugs is low bioavailability. Bioavailability is the amount of a drug or substance that becomes completely available to the intended biological destination…

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ThursdayDec 22, 2022 9:00 am

Luis Merchan, Helping Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) Become Global Leader in the CBD Space

Luis Merchan was appointed President of Consumer Goods at Flora in July 2020 before being appointed as the company’s CEO five months later, and chairman of its Board of Directors in May 2022 Merchan would lend his years of experience at Macy’s, where he led various sales and marketing initiatives, including the B2B corporate team responsible for bringing in $160 million in annual revenue  Under his leadership, Flora has transitioned from the development stage to a full-scale international distributor with operations in over 12 countries worldwide. Mr. Merchan has also spearheaded several M&As, all of which have since set the…

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TuesdayDec 20, 2022 9:00 am

Cannabis Products Continue to Flourish, Showcasing Potential of Cultivator Flora Growth Corp.’s (NASDAQ: FLGC) Growing International House of Brands

Cannabis grower and brand builder Flora Growth is a rapidly growing international supplier and supply chain developer aiming to distinguish itself in a highly competitive market Following on a 604 percent YOY revenue increase for the first half of the year, Flora continues pursuing strategic acquisitions such as its recent all-stock deal for multi-national operator Franchise Global Health Flora also anticipates expanding its production facilities, adding a fourth by the end of this year that will provide the company with its first pharmaceutical formula operation for the Colombian wellness market The Franchise Global Health agreement is expected to give Flora…

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