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Friday, January 11 2019 - 23:00
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The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), Kapoor Kapital, and OTC Markets Group to Co-Host Canada Cannabis House in Davos, Switzerland
NEW YORK and TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), a Canadian listing exchange recognized 
as a Qualified Foreign Exchange in the U.S., Kapoor Kapital, and OTC Markets 
Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM ( 
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), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, 
announce that they will co-host the exclusive Canada Cannabis House at 64 
Promenade in Davos, Switzerland taking place January 22-25, 2019.  With the 
rapidly advancing global expansion of cannabis legalization, this iconic 
international location will convene industry leaders and senior executives from 
publicly-traded cannabis companies influenced by the Canadian listing and 
trading experience. 

With support from lead sponsor Canaccord Genuity, the leading investment bank 
to the global cannabis industry, the exclusive Canada Cannabis House will be 
situated at the center of all activity in Davos. Among the events taking place 
at Canada Cannabis House, senior executives from CSE, OTC Markets Group and 
Canaccord Genuity will join leading cannabis industry associations, industry 
thought leaders and C-suite executives representing the expanding roster of 
private, U.S.-quoted, and Canadian-listed cannabis companies. Confirmed 
participants include:

    - Acreage Holdings ( 
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) (OTCQX: ACRGF, CSE: ACRG.U) 
    - Alvit LCS Pharma 
    - CannaTech Global 
    - Canndoc Ltd. 
    - Cura Cannabis Solutions 
    - iCAN | Israel Cannabis 
    - Kannaswiss 
    - Plena Global Holdings Inc. 
    - TheraCann International 
    - Radient Technologies Inc. ( 
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) (OTCQX: RDDTF)

This unique four-day event will provide a comprehensive overview of trading, 
cross-listings and related capital raising options for the global portfolio of 
early-stage, growth-oriented, innovative and entrepreneurial cannabis 
companies. A series of panel discussions will cover topics such as: 

    - Cannabis in the Capital Markets -- What's Getting Funded Next? 
    - How to Capitalize on the US Cannabis Opportunity -- Navigating Regulatory
      Uncertainty 
    - The Next Investment Opportunities in Global Cannabis Expansion 
    - Exporting Cannabis Innovation to the World from Israel

Richard Carleton CEO of the CSE, outlines the many reasons why this is the 
ideal time to share the CSE's value proposition to the global audience in 
Davos: 

"The CSE is pleased to showcase Canada's leadership position in the development 
of the global cannabis industry to the Davos community. Canadian companies have 
a wealth of knowledge and experience in the corporate finance and policy 
development as well as the technologies that optimize the cultivation, 
extraction and delivery of cannabis and hemp-based products. As the home to the 
greatest number of public cannabis and hemp-related companies, the CSE is in a 
unique position to provide a forum for these companies to share their 
capabilities with peers from around the world".      

OTC Markets Group, a regular collaborator with the Canadian Securities 
Exchange, specifically on international endeavours, adds the following:

"Our alliance with the CSE continues to present today's innovative cannabis 
companies with a streamlined approach to enhance their North American profile 
and gain secondary access to the broad pool of U.S. investors through 
cross-trading," said Jason Paltrowitz, Director, OTC Markets Group 
International Ltd. and EVP of Corporate Services at OTC Markets. "OTC Markets 
Group is proud to be at the forefront of the conversations taking place at 
Davos surrounding cannabis and the exponential growth in publicly-traded 
securities from this sector."

As of December 31, 2018, there are 446 cannabis-related securities trading on 
OTC Markets Group's OTCQX, OTCQB, and Pink Markets with a total market cap of 
$20.75bn. MedMen Enterprises Inc. (OTCQX: MMNFF), Green Thumb Industries Inc. 
(OTCQX: GTBIF) and MariMed Inc. (OTCQB: MRMD) are among the top 5 
cannabis-related companies traded on OTC Markets based upon market cap. The CSE 
also ended the year with a total of 124 cannabis-related issues, representing 
an enterprise value over $25bn.

For more information on the Canada Cannabis House, please visit 
https://www.thecse.com/en/about/event/canada-cannabis-house-at-davos   

About CSE - Canadian Securities Exchange
The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) is home to more than 460 uniquely listed 
issues covering a broad range of industry sectors. The exchange provides trade 
execution, smart routing, risk management, compliance and market information 
services for Canadian listed securities. Recognized as an exchange by the 
Ontario Securities Commission, the CSE is designed to facilitate the capital 
formation process for public companies through a streamlined approach to 
company regulation that emphasizes disclosure and the provision of efficient 
secondary market trading services for investors. Learn more at www.thecse.com 

About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. ( 
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) (OTCQX: OTCM) operates the OTCQX(R) Best Market, the OTCQB(R) Venture Market 
and the Pink(R) Open Market for 10,000 U.S. and global securities.  Through OTC 
Link(R) ATS and OTC Link ECN, we connect a diverse network of broker-dealers 
that provide liquidity and execution services.  We enable investors to easily 
trade through the broker of their choice and empower companies to improve the 
quality of information available for investors.

To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient markets, 
visit www.otcmarkets.com. 

OTC Link ATS and OTC Link ECN are SEC regulated ATSs, operated by OTC Link LLC, 
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About Canaccord Genuity
Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets division of Canaccord Genuity 
Group Inc., offering institutional and corporate clients idea-driven investment 
banking, merger and acquisition, research, sales and trading services from 
offices in North America, UK & Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Our 
diverse team of capital markets and advisory professionals has deep industry 
and transactional expertise in key growth sectors of the global economy. We are 
committed to providing valued services to our clients throughout the entire 
lifecycle of their business and operating as a gold standard independent 
investment bank -- expansive in resources and reach, but targeted in industry 
expertise, market focus and individual client attention. We are driven by your 
success.

More information is available at www.cgf.com 

Media Contacts
OTC Markets Group Inc.: +1 (212) 896-4428, media@otcmarkets.com  
CSE -- Canadian Securities Exchange: (416) 367-7360, 
richard.carleton@thecse.com 
Kapoor Capital: 001416-602-6396, Kapoorvik@gmail.com 


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