420 with CNW – A Historic Vote Approves the Marijuana Banking Bill in the House

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives made history by passing a standalone cannabis reform bill. The bill aims to protect financial institutions and ancillary firms that provide services to legitimate marijuana companies in the United States. The legislation would guarantee stability and security to the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry as well as ensuring public safety.

A vote of 321 passed The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act. All Democrats but one voted for the bill while  91 Republicans voted for the bill and 102 opposed it. For the bill to pass, it required…

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420 with CNW – Massachusetts Lawmakers Move to Address Vaping Dangers

Reports about illnesses and some fatalities possibly linked to the use of tainted vape cartridges has prompted lawmakers and state officials across the country to look for ways to address this challenge. Massachusetts is one of the states that has come out swiftly to confront this problem head-on.

On Thursday last week, the Cannabis Control Commission in Massachusetts voted unanimously to enforce new rules requiring marijuana cartridge manufacturers to list all…

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CannabisNewsBreaks – Willow Biosciences Inc. (CSE: WLLW) Announces Plans to Participate at the Eight Capital & Cassels Brock Global Cannabis Conference

Willow Biosciences Inc. (CSE: WLLW) today announced its plans to participate at the Eight Capital & Cassels Brock Global Cannabis Conference slated to be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto on September 19, 2019. Willow Biosciences will be available for one-on-one meetings during the event. In addition, Willow CEO, President and Director Trevor Peters will present in the panel, “Pushing the Boundaries Through Technology, Innovation & Research,” at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time in the Queen’s Park Ballroom.

To view the full press release, visit http://cnw.fm/LS4j3

About Willow Biosciences Inc.

Willow is a Canadian biotechnology company based in Calgary, Alberta, that produces high purity, plant-derived compounds that provide building blocks for the global pharmaceutical, health and wellness, and consumer packaged goods industries. Willow’s current focus is in the production of cannabinoids for the treatment for pain, anxiety, obesity, brain disorders, among other significant indications. Willow’s science team has a proven track record of developing manufacturing technologies for high purity compounds in pain and cancer treatments. Willow’s manufacturing process creates a consistent, scalable and sustainable product that allows for the discovery and development of new life changing drugs. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.WillowBio.com.

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CannabisNewsBreaks – Willow Biosciences Inc. (CSE: WLLW) Highlighted in Comprehensive Research Report

Willow Biosciences (CSE: WLLW), a leading developer of biosynthetic production systems for high-value, plant-derived active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”) and intermediates, was recently covered in a research report by Eight Capital. Per the report, Eight Capital issued a ‘Buy’ rating and a target price of $4.50 for WLLW, determined in part by Willow’s chosen method of cannabinoid production, biosynthesis, which holds the potential to disrupt the industry. The report also detailed upcoming catalysts for the company, including the potential formation of partnerships and agreements; quantitative milestones demonstrating increased throughput of the company’s proprietary yeast strains; planned uplisting to the Toronto Stock Exchange; and securing intellectual property (“IP”) assets. For detailed information regarding the research report, contact Info@WillowBio.com.

For more information, visit www.WillowBio.com.

About Willow Biosciences Inc.

Willow is a Canadian biotechnology company based in Calgary, Alberta, that produces high purity, plant-derived compounds that provide building blocks for the global pharmaceutical, health and wellness, and consumer packaged goods industries. Willow’s current focus is in the production of cannabinoids for the treatment for pain, anxiety, obesity, brain disorders, among other significant indications. Willow’s science team has a proven track record of developing manufacturing technologies for high purity compounds in pain and cancer treatments. Willow’s manufacturing process creates a consistent, scalable and sustainable product that allows for the discovery and development of new life changing drugs.

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CannabisNewsBreaks – Willow Biosciences Inc. (CSE: WLLW) Announces Stock Option Grant and Unit Issuance

Willow Biosciences Inc. (CSE: WLLW) on Tuesday announced that it has granted an aggregate of 1,118,000 stock options for certain employees to purchase common shares of Willow pursuant to the terms and conditions of its stock option plan. According to the update, the options expire five years from the grant date, are exercisable at a price of $0.60 per common share, and vest as to one third on the grant date and on each of the first and second anniversaries of the grant date. Willow has additionally issued 21,057 units of the company in connection with its previous April 2019 private placement. The units were issued as of the date hereof, each at an issuance price of $0.875 and consisting of one common share and one performance-based common share purchase warrant. The units were issued at the same price (on a post-consolidation basis) and the warrants have the same terms as those issued under the company’s April 2019 private placement.

To view the full press release, visit http://cnw.fm/cyrM7

About Willow Biosciences Inc.

Willow is a Canadian biotechnology company based in Calgary, Alberta, that produces high purity, plant-derived compounds that provide building blocks for the global pharmaceutical, health and wellness, and consumer packaged goods industries. Willow’s current focus is in the production of cannabinoids for the treatment for pain, anxiety, obesity, brain disorders, among other significant indications. Willow’s science team has a proven track record of developing manufacturing technologies for high purity compounds in pain and cancer treatments. Willow’s manufacturing process creates a consistent, scalable and sustainable product that allows for the discovery and development of new life changing drugs. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.WillowBio.com.

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420 with CNW – Mississippians Likely to Vote on Medical Cannabis After Ballot Measure Signatures Are Submitted

Voters in Mississippi are likely to be given a chance to cast their vote to decide whether medical marijuana should be legalized in the state after a group of activists submitted a list containing more than the minimum number of voter signatures required to put the matter on the 2020 ballot.

Though the signatures that were submitted on Wednesday this week still have to be verified by the Mississippi Secretary of State, Mississippians for Compassionate Care (MCC), the group behind the campaign to put the matter before voters, are confident that all is set after they submitted lists containing in excess of…

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CannabisNewsBreaks – Willow Biosciences Inc. (CSE: WLLW) Engages The Howard Group; Presenting at the 8th Annual Gateway Conference

Willow Biosciences (CSE: WLLW), a leading developer of biosynthetic production systems for high-value, plant-derived active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”) and intermediates, on Tuesday announced its engagement of The Howard Group as its capital markets communications advisor. The engagement is for twelve months at a fee of $9,000 per month, effective August 15, 2019, and is renewable after six months. In this role, The Howard Group will assist Willow with traditional and online initiatives that target the investment community in addition to institutional and retail investing groups. The Howard Group will also provide ongoing commentary on the company’s activities through its blog (http://cnw.fm/7VSvJ). Additionally, Willow announced that it will be presenting at the 8th Annual Gateway Conference taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco at 1:00 PM PT on Thursday, September 5th. Willow management will also be holding one-on-one meetings throughout the conference.

To view the full press release, visit http://cnw.fm/I7CJh

About Willow Biosciences Inc.

Willow is a Canadian biotechnology company based in Calgary, Alberta, that produces high purity, plant-derived compounds that provide building blocks for the global pharmaceutical, health and wellness, and consumer packaged goods industries. Willow’s current focus is in the production of cannabinoids for the treatment for pain, anxiety, obesity, brain disorders, among other significant indications. Willow’s science team has a proven track record of developing manufacturing technologies for high purity compounds in pain and cancer treatments. Willow’s manufacturing process creates a consistent, scalable and sustainable product that allows for the discovery and development of new life changing drugs. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.WillowBio.com.

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CannabisNewsBreaks – Willow Biosciences Inc. (CSE: WLLW) Releases Q2 2019 Results and Provides Operational Update

Willow Biosciences (CSE: WLLW) today released its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2019 and provided an operational update. Among highlights for the quarter, the company reported that it has: expanded its operations to include three facilities located in Calgary, Alberta, Mountain View, California and Burnaby, British Columbia; made key appointments to its management team and board of directors; entered an exclusive Joint Development Agreement (“JDA”) with Noramco; and completed a reverse takeover and raised gross proceeds of approximately $37.0 million. “Over the past few months, we have made impressive progress in advancing our business on several important fronts,” Willow President and Chief Executive Officer Trevor Peters said in the news release. “We have assembled a team of proven business executives and world-renowned scientists to lead the development of our high-quality consumer, wellness, and pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing programs. The development of our yeast-based cannabinoid production platform is progressing well and we expect to initiate the scaling up of our process in the first half of 2020. In addition to advancing our development operations, we are focused on positioning Willow for successful future commercialization through our recently signed strategic partnership with Noramco, Inc. (Noramco), one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical cannabinoid ingredient producers.”

To view the full press release, visit http://cnw.fm/Nh99B

About Willow Biosciences Inc.

Headquartered in Calgary, Canada, Willow and its team of scientists are leaders in the field of biosynthetic production of high-value, plant-derived compounds. Willow has applied its integrated suite of technologies to develop manufacturing processes for numerous active pharmaceutical ingredients with various therapeutic benefits, including cancer treatment, pain management and CNS disorders. In the cannabinoid field, Willow owns proprietary, yeast-based lab strains that produce CBD, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabigerol (CBG), as well as certain minor and novel cannabinoids. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.WillowBio.com.

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420 with CNW – Federally Funded Journal Reveals How Prohibition is Endangering Marijuana Consumers

It is ironical that federal dollars were used to publish a journal report which blames the federal prohibition of marijuana for putting cannabis consumers at risk since there is no federal guidance on the safety standards that the industry should adhere to.

Environmental Health Perspectives, an open access journal whose work is supported by funding from the National Institutes of Health, published this damning report in its..

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420 with CNW – Why You Should Inform Your Anesthesiologist About Your Cannabis Use

Doctors in Colorado are urging their patients to disclose their cannabis use habits if the patients are due to undergo a surgical procedure regardless of whether that surgery is routine or major surgery.

This call comes after a small study was done on how the medical community was using one common anesthetic drug, propofol, which is used to sedate patients before surgery. The researchers found that on average, the people who used marijuana required approximately thrice the amount of sedation that non-cannabis users required.

These results made the researchers to wonder what additional risks, such as breathing problems, marijuana users may face when they undergo surgery using such high amounts of anesthetics.

In partial response to such concerns, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists updated the guidelines its members use during their work. The amended guidelines now require anesthetic nurses to take additional steps to keep the airways of marijuana users clear while the patients undergo surgery. Another provision also advises the nurses to refrain from using any anesthetic drugs (sedatives) that could potentially affect the heart rate of marijuana users.

The doctors in Colorado explain that they picked interest in the patients’ use of marijuana because the drug can affect how much sedation should be administered prior to a surgical procedure.

Luckily for the medical professionals in Colorado, marijuana has been legal for years, so patients are unlikely to be guarded about revealing their cannabis use habits. This is because the stigma directed at marijuana users has been knocked back to a great extent.

This open discussion with doctors is timely, because the National Survey on Drug Use and Health done in 2017 indicated that the number of people in Colorado who reported that they had used marijuana at least once within the past 30 days increased to 17 percent from 8 percent in 2006 when a similar survey was done. For comparison, the average past 30-day marijuana use in the country is 9 percent.

The larger proportion of people using marijuana in the state means that more people could be exposed to risks during and after surgery if the patients aren’t forthcoming to their doctors so that appropriate precautions are taken.

While more research may still be needed to ascertain what specific effects marijuana use brings to patients besides requiring larger doses of sedatives, it is in your best interest to let your doctor know even if you live in an area where marijuana is still illegal. The risks of keeping quiet about your marijuana use as you go in for surgery outweigh those of full disclosure.

For now, everyone, including marijuana industry participants like Willow Biosciences Corp. (CSE: WLLW) and Youngevity International Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI), who minds about people’s health would like the scientific community to speed up their inquiry into what the medical community needs to do to keep marijuana users safe before, during and after undergoing surgery. Otherwise, scaremongers may use the gap to spread unfounded rumors about cannabis use.

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