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Genentech’s Tecentriq in Combination With Avastin Increased Overall Survival and Progression-free Survival in People With Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the Phase III IMbrave150 study, evaluating Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) in combination with Avastin® (bevacizumab) as a treatment for people with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have not received prior systemic therapy, met both of its co-primary endpoints demonstrating statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvements in overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS) compared with standard-of-care sorafenib.

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MariMed Consolidation Continues with Acquisition of Illinois Cannabis Businesses

  • Two Medical Cannabis Dispensaries acquired
  • Ability to increase to Four Adult Use Dispensaries in 2020

NORWOOD, Mass., Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MariMed Inc. (OTCQX: MRMD) today announced that the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has approved the transfer of ownership of its two cannabis-licensed clients, KPG Anna and KPG Harrisburg. The completion of these previously announced transactions will allow MariMed to report the operational results of these businesses in their consolidated financial statements effective October 1, 2019. This acquisition moves MariMed closer to the completion of the consolidation of its cannabis client businesses it developed and manages in multiple states.

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Patriot One Sells PATSCAN Platform to Ginter Electrical for use at Great American Ball Park

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Patriot One Technologies Inc. (TSX: PAT) (OTCQX: PTOTF) (FRANKFURT: 0PL) (“Patriot One” or the “Company”), developer of the PATSCAN™ Multi-Sensor Covert Threat Detection Platform, is pleased to announce the sale of its PATSCAN Multi-Sensor Covert Threat Detection Platform with its security system to integrator/reseller partner Ginter Electrical Contractors, LLC (“Ginter Electrical”) of Cincinnati, OH and Major League Baseball franchise, the Cincinnati Reds.

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Gran Colombia Gold Announces Success With Drilling at First of 24 Known Veins Not Currently in Production; Reports Additional Multiple High-Grade Drill Results From the Ongoing Drilling Program at Its Segovia Operations

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM, OTCQX: TPRFF) announced today final assay results from the latest 25 diamond drill holes (3,007 meters) in the 2019 underground in-fill drilling programs at its high-grade Segovia Operations and also results from the first 15 diamond drill holes (4,658 meters) from an exploration drilling program which includes testing the down-dip extension of the Chumeca vein, one of the 24 known veins in the Segovia mining title the Company is not currently mining.

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Largo Resources Appoints Head of Sales, Americas

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2019 /CNW/ – Largo Resources Ltd. (“Largo” or the “Company“) (TSX: LGO) (OTCQX: LGORF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Francesco D’Alessio as Head of Sales, Americas effective October 21, 2019. In this position, Mr. D’Alessio will support the Company’s vanadium sales and trading business with a particular focus on the North and South American markets.

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Curaleaf Shareholders Agree to Extended Lock-up

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Oct. 21, 2019 /CNW/ — Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf” or “the Company”), a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, today announced that its core shareholders representing approximately 75% of the issued and outstanding shares of the Company have entered into an amended and extended lock-up agreement. Since the Company’s reverse takeover transaction in October 2018, all shareholders holding individually more than 1% of the issued and outstanding shares have been subject to lock-up agreements.

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AkzoNobel share buyback (October 14, 2019 October 18, 2019)

October 21, 2019

AkzoNobel share buyback (October 14, 2019 October 18, 2019)

AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY) has repurchased none of its own ordinary shares in the period from October 14, 2019 up to and including October 18, 2019

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