TEL AVIV, Israel and BETHESDA, Maryland, March 12, 2019Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB:CNBX), a leader in personalized cannabinoid medicine focused on cancer and its side effects, today announced that Mr. Daniel Birnbaum, CEO of SodaStream, the world's leader in at-home sparkling beverage preparation, joined the board of directors at Seedo Corp. "Seedo" (OTCQB: SEDO).
Seedo Corp. is an agro-tech company providing the world's first fully automated and controlled indoor growing machine for pesticide-free agricultural and vertical farming markets. Cannabics owns approximately 20% of Seedo Corp.'s issued and outstanding common stock.
In addition, Mr. Birnbaum also made a personal investment into the company. Mr. Birnbaum is widely recognized for transforming SodaStream from a small company into a multi-billion-dollar company, acquired last year by PepsiCo Inc. for $3.2 billion.
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals CEO and Co-Founder, Mr. Eyal Barad, said: "We are pleased to see a veteran of Mr. Birnbaum's caliber join forces with the Seedo team. We believe that his expertise in bringing consumer products to the global market will greatly benefit the company. The Seedo solution supports our vision which is to bring cannabinoid-based therapy to modern medicine".
About Seedo Corp.
Seedo is a market leading high-tech company providing the hemp and agriculture industries with the world's first fully automated and controlled indoor growing machine. Seedo provides growers with the freedom to cut costs while generating high yields of lab-grade, pesticide-free herbs and vegetables. Seedo's AI-powered, turnkey systems enable anyone from average consumers to large-scale producers the ability to grow without prior experience or ample space. Seedo is a publicly traded company backed by a group of international investors including Cannabics Pharmaceuticals and is headquartered in Israel. For more information, visit: http://www.seedolab.com
About Cannabics Pharmaceuticals
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX) is a U.S publicly listed company developing a platform which leverages novel drug-screening tools and AI (artificial intelligence) to create cannabinoid-based therapies for cancer patients. Cannabics is helping to move cannabinoids in the future of cancer therapy by developing tools to assess effectiveness on a personalized basis. The company's R&D team and efforts are based in Israel. Cannabics is also licensed by the Israel Ministry of Health to conduct scientific and clinical research on cannabinoid formulations on Cancer. For more information, please visit www.cannabics.com
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