– Bhang Inc. (“Bhang” or the “Company“) (CSE: BHNG) (OTCQX: BHNGF), a global cannabis CPG brand company with an award-winning portfolio of products, announced today that the Ontario Securities Commission has granted the Company’s request for a management cease trade order (the “MCTO“). As previously announced, the application for the MCTO was made by the Company in connection with the anticipated delay in the filing of its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2019 and the related management’s discussion and analysis and certifications (the “Annual Filings“).
As previously disclosed, the Company requires additional time to complete the Annual Filings and is working with its auditors to complete the audit of the Company’s annual financial statements, and to file the Annual Filings, by July 15, 2020.
During the period during which the MCTO is in effect, the general investing public will continue to be able to trade in the Company’s subordinate voting shares. However, for the duration of the MCTO, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer will not be able to trade any securities of the Company. The Company has also imposed a trading blackout on its directors and officers pending filing of the Annual Filings and the Company’s interim financial statements and related management’s discussion and analysis and certifications for the period ended March 31, 2020. The Company will comply with the Alternative Information Guidelines set forth in National Policy 12-203 for so long as it remains in default of the requirement to file the Annual Filings. The MCTO will remain in effect until the Company files the Annual Filings or the MCTO is otherwise revoked or varied.
Bhang is committed to delivering exceptional sensory experiences to consumers at every point in their cannabis journey through its award-winning products. Bhang is a trusted global cannabis company with an extensive portfolio of over 50 cannabis, hemp-derived CBD and terpene products, including chocolates, pre-rolls and hempsticks. Since 2010, Bhang has mastered the art of bringing safe, consistent and delicious cannabis-infused and cannabis-inspired products to the world. Learn more at www.bhangnation.com and purchase our award-winning CBD products at www.bhangcbd.com.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This press release contains statements which constitute “forward–looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs and current expectations of the Company with respect to future business activities. Forward– looking information is often identified by the words “may,” “would,” “could,” “should,” “will,” “intend,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect” or similar expressions and include information regarding: (i) statements regarding the future direction of the Company; (ii) the ability of the Company to successfully achieve its business and financial objectives; (iii) plans for expansion of the Company into new jurisdictions; and (iv) expectations for other economic, business, and/or competitive factors. Investors are cautioned that forward–looking information is not based on historical facts but instead reflect the Company’s management’s expectations, estimates or projections concerning the business of the Company’s future results or events based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward–looking information are reasonable, such information involves risks and uncertainties, and undue reliance should not be placed on such information, as unknown or unpredictable factors could have material adverse effects on future results, performance or achievements. Among the key factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward–looking information are the following: changes in general economic, business and political conditions, including changes in the financial markets; in particular, in the ability of the Company to raise debt and equity capital in the amounts and at the costs that it expects; adverse changes in the public perception of cannabis; decreases in the prevailing prices for cannabis and hemp products in the markets that the Company operates in; adverse changes in applicable laws or adverse changes in the application or enforcement of current laws; the cannabis market is highly regulated and those regulations and enforcement priorities of governmental authorities may change; compliance with extensive government regulation and related costs; and other risks described in the Company’s Listing Statement, dated July 9, 2019, and other filings on www.sedar.com. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward–looking information prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Although the Company has attempted to identify important risks, uncertainties and factors which could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be others that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update this forward–looking information except as otherwise required by applicable law.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The Company’s securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to any “U.S. Person” (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or pursuant to an exemption from such registration requirements.
Neither CSE nor its Regulation Services Provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE Bhang Inc.
For further information: Investors Contact: Jamie L. Pearson, President & CEO, Bhang Inc., (406) 208-3488, firstname.lastname@example.org; Press Contact: Kathryn Reinhardt, CMW Media, (619) 972-3089, email@example.com