NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: TAUG) (“Tauriga” or the “Company”), a revenue generating company that operates through the development, distribution, and licensing of proprietary products as well as the evaluation of potential acquisition opportunities and equity investments, today announced it has commenced development of a Cannabigerol (“CBG”) Isolate Infused version of its flagship brand and product line: Tauri-Gum™. The Company expects that each tablet of chewing gum will contain 10mg of CBG Isolate. The flavor (all natural) selected for this CBG Infused version of Tauri-Gum™ will be Starfruit/Peach. This product will also be Kosher Certified (Star-K), Vegan, and 100% Made in the USA.
The Company expects that the MSRP for its CBG Infused version of Tauri-Gum™ will be set at $19.99 per blister pack.
The Company has already secured distinct GS1 barcodes for both: The Starfruit/Peach CBG Infused Tauri-Gum™ blister pack and The Starfruit/Peach CBG Infused Tauri-Gum™ retail display box.
Cannabigerol (“CBG”) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that plays an important role in the biochemistry of the cannabis plant. CBG acts as a chemical precursor to other cannabinoids such as THC and CBD. This conversion typically takes place 6-8 weeks in the flowering cycle. CBG is present only in trace amounts in most cannabis strains however, some hemp strains are specifically cultivated to generate higher yields of this cannabinoid.
CBG holds promise to be a key constituent in the overall medicinal benefits cannabis may provide. As cannabis research continues to rapidly evolve, CBG may emerge as one of the most therapeutically applicable and diverse cannabinoids to offer a wide range of possible remedies.
CBG is not scheduled by the UN Convention on Psychotropic Substances. In the United States, it is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act as long as it is not produced from the controlled parts of the cannabis plant.
The Company expects that its CBG Infused version of Tauri-Gum™ will be available to the retail marketplace, during the 1st Calendar Quarter of 2020 (January 1, 2020 – March 31, 2020).
ABOUT TAURIGA SCIENCES, INC.
Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (TAUG) is a revenue generating company that operates through the development, distribution, and licensing of proprietary products as well as the evaluation of potential acquisition opportunities. One such opportunity on which the Company has acted, involves the Company having entered into the cannabidiol (or “CBD”) infused chewing gum product business, as more fully described above and in prior press releases. This CBD infused chewing gum product has been branded under the following name: Tauri-Gum™. The Company is currently in production of three distinct flavors of Tauri-Gum™: MINT, BLOOD ORANGE, and POMEGRANATE. On November 24, 2019, the Company announced the expansion of its product line with the introduction of a 15mg Vegan CBD Infused gummy, branded under the name: Tauri-Gummies™. Further, the Company continues to identify and evaluate additional potential opportunities to generate revenue, as well as shareholder value, and leverage its resources and expertise to build a diversified and sustainable business model. Please visit our corporate website at http://www.tauriga.com.
In addition, on March 11, 2019, the Company announced the official launch of its E-Commerce site – as part of its Tauri-Gum™ commercialization strategy. This site can be accessed by visiting the following URL address: www.taurigum.com
The Company has established corporate offices in both New York City (USA) and Barcelona (Spain).
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