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WeedMD Inc (OTCMKTS:WDDMF) Update On “First Harvest” Event

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More recently, WeedMD Inc (OTCMKTS:WDDMF) marked the celebration of its much anticipated “First Harvest” event. This event was planned to celebrate the first harvest of company from its state-of-the-art greenhouse in Strathroy, Ontario.

The first harvest

WeedMD’s “First Harvest” event was a community open house event, which recorded the presence of more than 120 guests. The list of prominent guests included company’s Board of Directors, business leaders, investors, local government, employees and media representatives. Commenting on the performance of event, Keith Merker, the CEO of WeedMD, reported that they are delighted to share this vital achievement with their stakeholders, employees, community and industry.

The first harvest, which was completed early this month, led in a substantial yield from their initial 10,000 square foot cultivation room. It also expects to get additional harvests from another two new grow rooms intended over the imminent weeks. WeedMD team plans to close their yearly production targets as per the schedule. The impressive expansion in product availability and capacity will be used to support company’s adult-use, medical and global measures.

In unrelated news, WeedMD reported that they have finalized a supply deal with the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation, active as the Ontario Cannabis Store to supply branded cannabis offerings to the adult-use segment in the Province of Ontario. Following the deal, the firm will primarily supply its cannabis products for web sales via the Ontario Cannabis Store. The company will also grow to supply private retailers in Ontario once the province launches an approved framework.

The deal with the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation marks as the fifth supply deal finalized by WeedMD. It should be noted that the company has finalized deals with the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation and Shoppers Drug Mart1, among others. The firm is in advanced talks with other growing private retail operators and provincial liquor boards.

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Grow Solutions Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:GRSO) Uses Disruptive AeroPod Technology To Revolutionize Food Supply Chain

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Grow Solutions Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:GRSO) is moving faster with its plans to deliver the Pure Roots Urban Farms Facility. The company uses its disruptive AeroPod technology to revolutionize the food supply chain.

Climate change and pandemics disrupt the supply chain

Certain factors like climate change, pandemic, and natural disasters disrupt the local and internal food supply chain. To overcome these challenges and ensure food security for the local and international communities, it is necessary to carefully evaluate the methods to get food. Fresh vegetables and fruits travel over 1,500 miles before reaching the consumers. Also, the supplies swing from months to months as the crops are cultivated and harvested.

AeroPod technology

Perishable foods are likely spoilt before reaching the consumers. It results in a shortage and wastage of food. The vitamin content in such foods is lower by the time it reaches the consumers. Grow Solutions has introduced AeroPod technology to solve all these issues and provide fresh foods to the local communities without the need for pesticides. The foods are produced using less fertilizers and water. AeroPod ensures self-reliance for food year long irrespective of outside factors.

Communities can enjoy greater independence by producing food at the source. Foods grown closer to the home are rich in vitamins and fresh. It eliminates wastage and employs the locals. Domestic produce also safeguards consumers from environmental extremes, contamination, and closure of the borders.

Pure Roots Urban Farms provides nutrient-dense and fresh foods

Grow Solutions is committed to providing nutrient-dense and fresh foods using its Pure Roots Urban Farms. Chief Executive Officer of Pure Roots Urban Farms, Bailey Fischl said the company is committed to achieving savings in transportation, and reduce food wastage by delivering perishable foods quickly to the communities. It maintains safe earth and improves food quality. The company ensures food safety for consumers using innovative AeroPod technology.

Bailey is invited to give a lecture at the 12 annual Engineers without Borders Gala 2020. Most successful and bright engineers across Western Canada have attended the event. Bailey is excited to speak at the Gala. He said Pure Roots has done a great job and continue to do the same in the global and domestic arena. The Pure Roots is selected for this event because of the perfect balance between the environment, society, and economics.

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Blackbird Holdings Corp, A Subsidiary Of TILT Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:TLLTF), Partners With Cova Software To Provide Retail Solution For Dispensaries And Cannabis Stores

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Blackbird Holdings Corp, a subsidiary of TILT Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:TLLTF), decided to offer cannabis dispensaries and stores a retail solution to facilitate home delivery, point of sale (POS), online ordering, and customer retention by partnering with Cova Software. Following this deal, the company integrated the cannabis POS of Cova Software with its all-in-one retail platform for cannabis distribution and e-commerce.

Eliminates the need for double entries

Blackbird’s pact with Cova Software eliminates the need for double entries in in-store and online sales. It helps the cannabis stores and dispensaries to retain existing customers and attract new consumers.

Chief Executive Officer of Tilt, Mark Scatterday said Cova Software has a close relationship with its business since the beginning. The company is excited to extend that association and integrate the technologies of both Cova Software and Blackbird to offer a seamless and simple retail solution for the dispensaries and cannabis stores to manage sales and customers with ease.

The retailers of Cova POS can add dynamic online menu capabilities with the help of Blackbird. Customer records are created automatically in Cova when a customer creates an account and places an order. The order placed by the customer is automatically saved in the retail system of Cova.

Faster processing of customer orders

The integrated retail solution facilitates faster processing of orders and maintains up to date store inventory in real-time on the menus of Blackbird. It specifies product availability, product information, and pricing.

Chief Executive Officer of Cova Software, Gary Cohen said its team always strives to improve the shopping experience of customers through innovative ways and enhancements. Therefore, collaboration with Blackbird helps to create a rewarding experience for the customers across all the touchpoints and provide a simplified retail solution to the retailers. It eliminates the complexity of running a cannabis store or dispensary and ensures efficient operation.

The users of Cova will also enjoy CRM (customer relationship management) capabilities. They can develop enticing loyalty programs by integrating the rewards and loyalty capabilities of Blackbird. It helps to provide rewards to the large spenders and retain loyal customers.  Retailers can also benefit from a variety of marketing tools and indulge in sales campaigns by sending text messages.

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State of Nevada Exempts Licensed Dispensaries And Cannabis Operators From Shut Down: 1933 Industries Inc (OTCMKTS:TGIFF) Continues To Operate As An Essential Business

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The state of Nevada has ordered shut down of all non-essential businesses. 1933 Industries Inc (OTCMKTS:TGIFF) will continue to operate as an essential business because the state of Nevada has exempted licensed dispensaries and cannabis operators from shut down.

Gives importance to safety

1933 Industries gives priority to the safety and health of its employees and partners while taking effective measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The company is committed to ensuring quality while maintaining solidarity with the communities in this difficult situation. All non-essential businesses are closed for the next 30-days in the state of Nevada.

1933 Industries will continue to operate its regular business amid the lockdown. It keeps all the manufacturing and cultivation operations open in Nevada to ensure the supply of premium cannabis concentrates.

Schedules second harvest for March-end

1933 Industries maintains the second harvest by the end of March 2020. It will take appropriate measures by closely monitoring the situation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company maintains sanitation and cleanliness in its operations while strictly following the stringent guidelines regarding safety. It is maintaining standard hygiene for all of its employees.

1933 Industries has restricted entry to visitors. It allows working of its employees in small groups to provide high-quality cannabis products and regularly monitors their health while strictly following the guidelines issued by the health authorities. The company also follows national, state, and local guidelines to protect its employees and prevent the spread of coronavirus.

1933 Industries conducts its business operations in Canada and the US. The company owns cannabis processing, extraction, cultivation, and manufacturing assets. It also holds leading cannabis brands. Portfolio of 1933 industries comprise CBD Infused Canna Hemp, AMA concentrates, AMA flower, Canna Fused, and Canna HempX. The company holds a 91% stake in the Alternative Medicine Association (AMA).

Completes new Las Vegas cultivation facility

1933 Industries has posted revenues of CAD 3.1 million in Q2 2020. It is a drop of 20% when compared to the previous quarter. The company has completed a new Las Vegas cultivation facility and commenced cultivation through its subsidiary – AMA. It also expanded its manufacturing and cultivation operations to California. The company also brought infrastructure projects in California and Nevada online while utilizing the resources.

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