Emerald Health Therapeutics Receives TSX Venture Conditional Approval of Emerald Health Naturals Joint Venture
Joint venture to distribute endocannabinoid-supporting products to Canadian natural health product stores and pharmacies
The Company will invest
Market research commissioned by the Company identified that approximately 60% of legal cannabis users also use natural health products. This strong consumer overlap between the two markets creates a unique opportunity for the Company to establish its health brand through EHN and begin sales of endocannabinoid-supporting products in natural health product channels. These channels are not authorized to sell cannabis under the Canadian federal cannabis regulations for recreational use which came into force on
The formation of the Joint Venture is a “related-party transaction” as such term is defined in Multilateral Instrument 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI 61-101”) as EHB is approximately 71% owned by
The parties are in the process of finalizing definitive documentation with respect to the Joint Venture. Formation of the Joint Venture is conditional upon final regulatory approval and settlement of the definitive documentation.
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Source: Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc.