December 8, 2016 – Ottawa, Canada – CannaRoyalty Corp. is pleased to announce today the commencement of trading of the company’s common shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE”), under the symbol “CRZ”.
“With the start of public trading, we are delighted to provide CannaRoyalty investors with access to high value assets that cover the full spectrum of the cannabis market in both U.S. and Canada,” said Marc Lustig, CEO, CannaRoyalty.
CannaRoyalty is also continuing to grow its stable of new and established consumer brands and products. The company has acquired a 70% equity interest in Achelois LLC, a California-based company that develops and manufactures DermaLeaf skincare products, a unique line of cannabis-infused lotions featuring fibroblast cells.
“From quality consumer brands to the latest devices, research and intellectual property, we are positioning our investors at the leading edge of the cannabis market,” Lustig added. “Our acquisition of a majority share of DermaLeaf is yet another example of this.”
DermaLeaf Skincare Acquisition
DermaLeaf products target a growing market for topical, cannabis-infused skincare and health and beauty products. DermaLeaf’s formula combines fibroblast cells with certain cannabinoids extracted from cannabis. Fibroblasts are a type of cell found in the connective tissue of the body’s organs, where they produce proteins such as collagen. Dermal fibroblasts exist within the dermis layer of skin which are responsible for generating connective tissue and allowing the skin to recover from injury.
Achelois founder Tina King was responsible for developing the proprietary formulations that include fibroblasts and are the cornerstone of all DermaLeaf products. “The body of science demonstrating therapeutic applications for both fibroblast cells and cannabinoids is growing, and applications suggested in pain relief, deep skin repair, severe burns, scar repair and wrinkle reduction,” said Tina King, President of Achelois. “While there are a number of cannabis topicals on the market today, we believe that DermaLeaf is a truly unique product line and welcome this opportunity to partner with CannaRoyalty.”
In addition to providing the capital required to commercialize DermaLeaf products, initially in California and ultimately across a number of U.S. states and globally, CannaRoyalty is also providing a range of strategic and functional expertise, including branding, marketing and distribution.
DermaLeaf product images are available on CannaRoyalty’s new website at www.cannaroyalty.com.
About Cannabis Royalties & Holdings Corp. (CRHC) and CannaRoyalty Corp.
CannaRoyalty (CR) is a fully integrated, active investor and operator in the legal cannabis sector. Our focus is to build and support a diversified portfolio of growth-ready assets in high-value segments of the cannabis sector, including research, consumer brands, devices and intellectual property. Our management team combines a hands-on understanding of the cannabis industry with seasoned financial know-how, assembling a platform of holdings via royalty agreements, equity interests, secured convertible debt and licensing agreements.
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