Vancouver-based biopharmaceutical company Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: PVOT) (OTCQB: PVOTF) (FRA: NPAT) this morning announced that it has initiated development of CBD and THC additives and formulations for the multi-billion dollar beverage industry using its patented Ready-To-Infuse-Cannabis (“RTIC”) Powder and Solmic Micelle water-soluble technologies. The program will be led by the company’s executive director of formulations, Dr. Leonid Lurya, at its contract lab in Israel. “Pivot will bring cannabis derivatives to market that are differentiated and backed by science. The beverage market opportunity is just too big to ignore and our patented technologies lend themselves well to this space,” Dr. Patrick Frankham, CEO of Pivot, stated in the news release. “Existing solutions are unable to provide consistent dosing nor offer the most effective bioavailability, of which our patented technology is able to remedy. Through Dr. Lurya’s work and our consistent commitment to producing the best available product on the market, it is our intention to supply CBD and THC additives as ingredients for global wine, spirits, beer and energy drink companies who have the capabilities for large scale manufacturing and distribution.”
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About Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of therapeutic pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals using innovative drug delivery platform technologies. Pivot’s wholly owned medical cannabis products division, Pivot Green StreamHealth Solutions Inc. (“PGS”), conducts research, development and commercialization of cannabinoid-based nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals. PGS has acquired worldwide rights to “RTIC” Ready-To-Infuse Cannabis powder to oil technology, BiPhasix™ Transdermal Drug Delivery platform technology (topical), Solmic Solubilisation technology (oral) and Thrudermic Transdermal Nanotechnology (transdermal) for the delivery and commercialization of cannabinoid, cannabidiol, and tetrahydrocannabinol-based products. PGS’ initial product development candidates will include topical treatments for women’s sexual dysfunction (PGS-N005), as well as psoriasis (PGS-N007), and an oral product (PGS-N001) for cancer supportive care. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.PivotPharma.com
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