KELOWNA, BC, March 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Marapharm Ventures Inc. (CSE: MDM) (OTCQX: MRPHF) (FSE: 2M0) ("Marapharm" or the "Company") announces today that it intends to proceed with a non-brokered private placement of up to 3,000,000 units ("Units") at CDN $0.865 per Unit to raise gross proceeds of up to $2,595,000. (the "Unit Offering").
The Unit will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each whole common share purchase warrant ("Purchase Warrants") will entitle the holder to acquire one common share at $0.87. The Purchase Warrants may be exercised at any time until one year from the closing of the Unit Offering.
The net proceeds raised from the Unit Offering are intended to be used for (i) further development of the Company's Las Vegas project (ii) further development of the Company's project in Washington State (iii) further development of the Company's projects in California and general corporate purposes.
Marapharm will pay cash finder fees of 10% of the gross proceeds raised from subscriptions in the Unit Offering from persons introduced to the Company by certain eligible Finders. Marapharm will also issue non-transferable common share purchase warrants ("Finder's Warrants") equal to 10% of the number of Units subscribed for by persons introduced to the Company by eligible Finders. Each Finder's Warrant will allow the Finder to purchase one additional common share at $0.87 for a period of 14 months from the closing of the Unit Offering.
Marapharm intends to close the Unit Offering in two tranches as may be determined by the Company, with the final tranche to be no later than March 30, 2018.
ABOUT MARAPHARM VENTURES INC.
Marapharm is a publicly traded company investing in the medical and recreational cannabis space, since 2014. Marapharm has rapidly expanded to include having cultivation, production and dispensary locations in the key North American states of Washington, Nevada, and California, and are seeking expansion opportunities worldwide.
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Marapharm trades in Canada, ticker symbol MDM on the CSE, in the United States, ticker symbol MRPHF on the OTCQB, and in Europe, ticker symbol 2Mo on the FSE. Marapharm also trades on other recognized platforms in Europe including Stuttgart, Tradegate, L & S, Quotnx, Dusseldorf, Munich, and Berlin.
Neither the CSE, the FSE nor the OTCQB® has approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release. Neither the CSE, the FSE nor the OTCQB® accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
MARIJUANA INDUSTRY INVOLVEMENT:
Canadian listings (CSE) will remain in good standing as long as they provide the disclosure that is rightly required by regulators and complying with applicable licensing requirements and the regulatory framework enacted by the applicable state in which they operate.
Marapharm owns marijuana licenses in California and Nevada. Marijuana is legal in each state however marijuana remains illegal under US federal law and the approach to enforcement of US federal law against marijuana is subject to change. Shareholders and investors need to be aware that adverse enforcement actions could affect their investments and that Marapharm's ability to access private and public capital could be affected and or could not be available to support continuing operations. Marapharm's business is conducted in a manner consistent with state law and is in compliance with licensing requirements.
Copies of licenses are posted on Marapharm's website. Marapharm has internal compliance procedures in place and has compliance focused attorneys engaged in jurisdictions to monitor changes in laws for compliance with US federal and state law on an ongoing basis. These law firms inform any necessary changes to our policies and procedures for compliance in Canada and the US.
FORWARD - LOOKING STATEMENTS:
Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward looking statements. The use of any of the words "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "expect", 'may", "will", "project", "should", 'believe", and similar expressions are intended to identify forward- looking statements. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward- looking statements are based on reasonable assumption but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and the forward-looking statements included in this news release should not be unduly relied upon.
SOURCE Marapharm Ventures Inc.
For further information: www.marapharm.com or Linda Sampson, CEO, 778-583-4476, email [email protected]