Blueberries Medical Commences Trading in the United States on OTCQB Market Under Symbol BBRRF
TORONTO, April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blueberries Medical Corp. (CSE: BBM) (OTCQB: BBRRF) (FRA: 1OA) (the “Company” or "Blueberries"), a leading Colombia based licensed producer of medicinal cannabis and cannabis-derived products, is pleased to announce that its common shares will commences trading on the OTCQB Market (the “OTCQB”) today under the ticker symbol “BBRRF”. OTCQB is a trading platform in the United States operated by the OTC Markets Group in New York which provides real-time quotations and market data to a broad network of broker-dealers and retail investors. The Company’s common shares are also listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE) and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE) in Germany.
“Listing on the OTCQB in the United States will allow us to better engage with current and potential shareholders while improving liquidity and enhancing the company’s exposure to retail and institutional investors in the U.S. and around the world,” stated Camilo Villalba, Chief Operating Officer. “As we continue to expand globally and execute on our vision of being a market leader, we are quickly gaining global investor interest and this listing will make it easier for these investors to share in our growth.”
The Company has also applied for eligibility to The Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) for DTC eligibility for the trading of the Company’s shares on the OTC Market in the United States. DTC manages the electronic clearing and settlement of publicly traded companies to provide for quicker, more efficient and lower cost settlement for securities traded on the OTC Markets. The Company expects to be fully DTC eligible in the coming weeks and will provide an update in due course.
U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on https://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/BBRRF/overview.
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About Blueberries Medical Corp.
Blueberries is a Latin American licensed producer of naturally grown premium quality cannabis with its primary operations ideally located in the Bogotá Savannah of central Colombia and operations currently being established in Argentina. Led by a specialized team with proprietary expertise in agriculture, genetics, extraction, medicine, pharmacology and marketing, Blueberries is fully licensed for the cultivation, production, domestic distribution, and international export of CBD and THC-based medical cannabis. Blueberries’ combination of leading scientific expertise, agricultural advantages and distribution arrangements has positioned the Company to become a leading international supplier of naturally grown, processed, and standardized medicinal-grade cannabis oil extracts and related products.
Additional information about the Company is available at www.blueberriesmed.com. For more information, please contact:
Camilo Villalba, Chief Operating Officer
Jessika Angarita, Pacta Relations
Tel: +1 (305) 877 4710
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release contains "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" (collectively, "forward looking statements") within the meaning of the applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements, other than statements historical fact, are forward-looking statements and are based on expectations, estimates and projections as at the date of this news release. Any statement that involves discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance (often but not always using phrases such as “expects”, or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, “plans”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “forecasts”, “estimates”, “believes” or “intends” or variations of such words and phrases or stating that certain actions, events or results “may” or “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken to occur or be achieved) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking statements. In this news release, forward looking statements relate, among other things, to: completion of satisfactory due diligence by each of the Company and BBV Labs Inc., the entering into a definitive agreement with respect to the proposed share acquisition on the terms set out herein or at all, internal expectations, expectations regarding the ability of the Company to expand its cultivation facilities and access new Latin American markets, including, without limitation, access to free-trade zone markets, and access to export cannabis products to Brazil and Chile, the ability to attract and retain new customers, and future expansion plans including development of the cultivation, production, industrialization and marketing of cannabis for scientific purposes related to the proposed Joint Venture.
These forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions and estimates of management of the Company at the time such statements were made. Actual future results may differ materially as forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to materially differ from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors, among other things, include: fluctuations in general macroeconomic conditions; fluctuations in securities markets; expectations regarding the size of the Colombian and international medical cannabis market and changing consumer habits; the ability of the Company to successfully achieve its business objectives; plans for expansion; political and social uncertainties; inability to obtain adequate insurance to cover risks and hazards; and the presence of laws and regulations that may impose restrictions on cultivation, production, distribution and sale of cannabis and cannabis related products in Colombia or internationally; and employee relations. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon what management of the Company believes, or believed at the time, to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure shareholders that actual results will be consistent with such forward-looking statements, as there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements and information contained in this news release. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements of beliefs, opinions, projections, or other factors, should they change, except as required by law.
Additional information regarding the Company, and other risks and uncertainties relating to the Company's business are contained under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's Listing Statement dated January 31, 2019 filed on its issuer profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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