VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX.V – XLY) (“Auxly” or the “Company“) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Robinsons Cannabis Inc. (“Robinsons”), has been granted standard cultivation and processing licences by Health Canada pursuant to the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations. The licences give Robinsons the ability to begin cultivation at its fully constructed 27,700 square-foot facility in Kentville, Nova Scotia, which was purpose-built to produce high-quality cannabis.
Led by experienced head grower Andrew Robinson, Robinsons is uniquely positioned to capture the attention of luxury cannabis consumers, with operations built on a devotion to uncompromising quality and a premium cannabis experience. Robinsons products have consistently ranked the highest in terms of cannabinoid content, terpene content and overall quality when independently tested against 5,000 products supplied by various growers licenced in accordance with Canadian cannabis regulations.
“We are thrilled to have achieved this major milestone,” says Andrew Robinson. “Our goal is to produce the best cannabis we can, for cannabis connoisseurs like ourselves. The licences will allow us to start production and take steps toward delivering a consistent final product focused on taste, smell, and potency.”
Hugo Alves, President of Auxly said: “This is a big milestone for one of our key subsidiaries and member of the Auxly family. We know that Andrew and his team are going to produce some of the best cannabis flower available in Canada and we can’t wait to share it with Canadian consumers. Robinsons is all about an unwavering commitment to quality. We hope to show cannabis connoisseurs, who to date have been generally disappointed with the flower offerings in the market, that passionate artisans operating in the regulated industry can produce an incredible product that reflects their pride and craftsmanship.”
Auxly expects that Robinsons’ premier products will be available for sale in the fourth quarter of this year, subject to receipt of sales authorization from Health Canada. With a focus on quality, Robinsons plans to release a limited amount of product to the market of approximately 1,100kg per year.
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About Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX.V: XLY)
Auxly is a vertically integrated cannabis company with diverse operations across Canada and Uruguay and a platform spanning the entire cannabis value chain. The Company relies upon its diversified cannabis cultivation platform, its leading research and development infrastructure, its domestic and international distribution platform and its experienced team of industry leaders and strategic partners in order to serve an evolving global cannabis market.
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This news release contains certain “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities law. Forward-looking information is frequently characterized by words such as “plan”, “continue”, “expect”, “project”, “intend”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “may”, “will”, “potential”, “proposed” and other similar words, or information that certain events or conditions “may” or “will” occur. This information is only a prediction. Various assumptions were used in drawing the conclusions or making the projections contained in the forward-looking information throughout this news release. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to: expectations of future growing capacity at the Robinsons facility; political change, future legislative and regulatory developments involving cannabis; and competition and other risks affecting the Company in particular and the cannabis industry generally.
A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from a conclusion, forecast or projection contained in the forward-looking information in this release including, but not limited to, whether: Robinsons is able to maintain the Cultivation License and obtain a sales licence; Robinsons can obtain all necessary governmental and regulatory permits and approvals for the facility, and whether such permits and approvals can be obtained in a timely manner; and general economic, financial market, regulatory and political conditions in which the Company operates will remain the same. Additional risk factors are disclosed in the revised annual information form of the Company for the financial year ended December 31, 2017 dated May 24, 2018.
New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of those factors or to assess in advance the impact of each such factor on the Company’s business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking information. The forward-looking information in this release is based on information currently available and what management believes are reasonable assumptions. Forward-looking information speaks only to such assumptions as of the date of this release. In addition, this release may contain forward-looking information attributed to third party industry sources, the accuracy of which has not been verified by the Company. The purpose of forward-looking information is to provide the reader with a description of management’s expectations, and such forward-looking information may not be appropriate for any other purpose. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information contained in this release.
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