LA JOLLA, Calif., May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Artelo Biosciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ARTL), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic treatments that modulate the endocannabinoid system, is pleased to announce that as of May 21, 2018, its shares began trading on the OTCQB under the symbol ARTL.
"The trading of Artelo's shares on the OTCQB represents a significant strategic milestone that will help to enhance our visibility among the investor public," said Gregory D. Gorgas, chief executive officer of Artelo Biosciences. "We look forward to sharing additional milestones in the coming months."
The OTCQB Venture Market offers early stage and developing companies the benefits of being publicly traded in the U.S. and streamlined market standards which enable listed companies to provide a strong baseline of transparency to inform and engage with U.S. investors. To be eligible, companies must be current in their reporting, meet a minimum bid price test and undergo an annual verification and management certification process. As a verified market with efficient access to U.S. investors, OTCQB helps companies build shareholder value with a goal of enhancing liquidity and achieving fair valuation.
About Artelo Biosciences
Artelo Biosciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ARTL) is a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics targeting the endocannabinoid system. Artelo is rapidly advancing a portfolio of broadly applicable product candidates designed to address significant unmet needs in multiple diseases and conditions, including cancer, pain, and inflammation. Led by proven biopharmaceutical executives collaborating with highly respected researchers and technology experts, the company applies leading edge scientific, regulatory, and commercial discipline to develop high-impact therapies. More information is available at www.artelobio.com and Twitter: @ArteloBio.
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