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Security Devices International Inc (CSE:SDZ) (OTCMKTS:SDEV) revealed that the sales of its popular non-lethal personal security device Byrna HD fired up record preliminary sales for the third quarter. In a statement, the Wakefield, Massachusetts-based company said preliminary sales for the third quarter, which ended August 31, totaled $309,150, compared to $105,730 in the second quarter, and $11,146 in the first quarter. The company chalked up 90% of the sales to the Byrna HD and accessories, with the balance of the sales coming from the company’s line of 40 mm Blunt Impact Projectiles. Of the $277,623 in Byrna sales, 81% was for the launcher and 19% came from accessories and ammunition.

American Battery Metals Corporation (OTCQB:ABML) has hired former Telsa manager Ryan Melsert to head the company’s battery metal extraction and battery recycling divisions, the company announced Wednesday. At Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Melsert was the manager for the electric vehicle maker’s Gigafactory battery materials processing group, according to a statement.

NetCents Technology Inc (CSE:NC) (OTCMKTS:NTTCF), the electronic online payment service provider, is celebrating after signing its 40th partnership agreement this week. The Vancouver-based cryptocurrency company has double its number of partners since February 2019.

Nextleaf Solutions Ltd (CSE:OILS) (OTCMKTS:OILFF) told investors it had been awarded its fifth US patent, one of three new ones it has received, bringing its intellectual property (IP) portfolio to eight issued patents. The Vancouver-headquartered firm's patents all relate to the production of high-purity, cannabinoid-rich distillate, which is the key ingredient used in making THC and CBD infused products and the latest US one relates to post-extraction processing.

PyroGenesis Canada Inc has completed production and factory testing of a 900-kilowatt plasma torch system built for its Swedish client RISE Energy Technology Center AB. Following testing at PyroGenesis’ facility in Montreal, the company received payments totaling about C$936,000.

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ZYNE) shared positive top-line results Wednesday from BELIEVE 1, an open label multidose Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Zygel, a CBD gel treatment for children and adolescents with a heterogeneous group of rare and ultra-rare epilepsies known as developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEE). In a statement, the company said the trial also assessed the safety and efficacy of Zygel in various DEEs, including Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome that may be associated with severe cognitive impairment and behavioral disturbances.

Australis Capital Inc (CSE:AUSA) (OTCMKTS:AUSAF) has qualified to trade on the OTCQX Best Market, the OTC Markets Group (OTCMKTS:OTCM) announced Wednesday.  The Las Vegas-based cannabis company was upgraded from the OTCQB Venture Market and began trading Wednesday on the new platform, according to a statement

Nabis Holdings Inc (CSE:NAB) (OTCMKTS:NABIF) has reached a deal with CannaKorp Inc to become an authorized supplier of single-use pods for its signature Wisp Vaporizer System.  Nabis will be the sole supplier of vapor pods in the US state of Arizona, including custom pods sold under the company’s recently launched BIS brand of CBD products.

TIMIA Capital Corporation (CVE:TCA) (OTCMKTS:TIMCF) is expanding its fintech platform to make additional capital available for North American Software-as-a-Service companies. The Vancouver-based investment company announced Wednesday that it has received approval from the TIMIA Capital 1 Limited Partnership (LP1) to expand the partnership to C$20 million, an increase from the C$12 million limit it had originally set aside in March 2019.

Medgold Resources Corp (CVE:MED), the Serbia-focused explorer, said Wednesday that drilling at its high-priority Karamanica prospect at the Tlamino project will start this week, as it also reported drill results from this year's work at the Barje-Liska area. It has planned around 2,000m of diamond drilling at Karamanica, the company said in a statement.

RNC Minerals (TSE:RNX) said in a brief statement Wednesday that it has refiled the resource update reports for its Beta Hunt mine in Western Australia and the Dumont Nickel project in Quebec in the light of its bought deal short form prospectus offering and a review by the Ontario Securities Commission. The Beta Hunt document now includes disclosure related to the Higginsville Gold operations, while the Dumont update provided additional detail with respect to certain items, the miner said.

1933 Industries Inc (CSE:TGIF) (OTCMKTS:TGIFF) announced Wednesday that it has won the intellectual property rights to The Original Jack Herer brand of cannabis products in Nevada for a one-year term. Under the terms of the agreement between its subsidiary Alternative Medicine Association (AMA) and HH Global Inc, AMA will license, market and distribute the brand’s flower, pre-rolls, vape cartridges and concentrates for the growing Nevada market, according to a statement. Created in the Netherlands in the mid-1990s and recognized worldwide, Jack Herer is a sativa-dominant hybrid cannabis strain well-known for its quality and potency. The strain has won several awards, including the 7th High Times Cannabis Cup.

1933 Industries also said it will be exhibiting in September at three tradeshows and conferences: Hall of Flowers, Business to Business Conference and Tradeshow at the Sonoma County Fairground in California September 18-19; The Money Show Toronto, Investment Conference and Tradeshow at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre September 20-21; and Extraordinary Futures Conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre West September 22-23.

Genprex Inc (NASDAQ:GNPX), a gene therapy company, said it will participate in the Singular Research Midwestern Values Conference on Thursday, September 19th. CEO Rodney Varnery will lead a webcast presentation at 4 pm CDT. The event will take place at the W Hotel in Chicago.

Lingo Media Corporation (CVE:LM) told shareholders on Wednesday that all matters were approved at the company’s annual general meeting held on August 30. The education technology company said that shareholders re-elected Jerry Grafstein, Robert Martellacci, Tommy Weibing Gong, Michael Kraft and Gali Bar-Ziv as directors and also approved the reappointment of RSM Canada as auditors.

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