Venture Market News for October 1, 2018
- PharmaCyte Biotech Reports Completion of Crucial FDA-Required Study for Pancreatic Cancer Trial
PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB: PMCB), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing targeted cellular therapies for cancer and diabetes using its signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, today announced that it has successfully determined the modified site and chromosome location of the cytochrome P450-2B1 gene in the DNA of the genetically altered human cells known as 22P1G that will be encapsulated and used together with the cancer prodrug ifosfamide in PharmaCyte’s upcoming clinical trial. The cytochrome P450-2B1 gene is responsible for producing the enzyme that activates the ifosfamide into its cancer-killing form. The “integration site” information from this study was another requirement requested by the FDA. The site of integration was to be defined and included in PharmaCyte’s Investigational New Drug Application (IND) before the start of the clinical trial for the treatment of locally advanced, non-metastatic, inoperable pancreatic cancer (LAPC).
- BNP Paribas Asset Management Launches Actively-Managed Emerging Markets Equity Fund
NEW YORK, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Emerging Markets Equity mutual fund. This fund joins our suite of recently launched mutual funds including: the Emerging Markets Total Return Fixed Income fund (launched Dec 2017) and the U.S. Small Cap Equity fund (launched Jan 2018).
- Ivanhoe Mines announces the Makoko Copper Discovery on its 100%-owned Western Foreland exploration licences near Kamoa-Kakula in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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- Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc. Posts 42% Year on Year Sales Gains
Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc. (LBUY) (“Leafbuyer”), a leading cannabis technology platform, announced that yearly sales rose 42% in the fiscal year ending June 30th, 2018. The increase reflects the cash sales booked in the year versus the previous year.
- Beleave Provides Update on B.C. Indoor Facilities
TORONTO, Oct 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Beleave Inc. (CSE: BE) (OTCQX: BLEVF) (“Beleave” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it is has filed an application with Health Canada and, once approved, is ready to proceed with phase one in Chilliwack of the its recently-announced indoor cultivation cannabis project in British Columbia.
- Smoke Cartel Launches MindCBD.com and Enters Rapidly Growing CBD Market
SAVANNAH, GA, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smoke Cartel, Inc. (Ticker: SMKC), a leading online retailer and wholesaler of glass water pipes, vaporizers, and other related accessories for the cannabis industry, today announced it has launched MindCBD.com to enter the rapidly growing cannabidiol (CBD) market.
- National Football Champion Joins Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway® Sports Team
Former NFL Player Derek Kennard Aims to Spread Awareness on Benefits of CBD
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, announced today that former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman and Super Bowl champion Derek Kennard has become a spokesperson for its subsidiary Kannaway® to help spread awareness on the benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) for athletes and active consumers.
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