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Namaste $N.ca $NXTTF Reaffirms Position on No US Exposure and Provides Corporate Response to Recision of Cole Memo and CSA Statement $ATT.ca $ABCN.ca $ACG.ca $ACB $WEED.ca $HIP.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:36 AM on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

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  • Reaffirms its commitment to operations exclusively within medical or recreational cannabis legal jurisdictions
  • Company would like to express very clearly that it does not hold any US assets nor does it intend on participating in any US operations or investments

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2018 – Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N), (FRANKFURT:M5BQ), (OTCMKTS:NXTTF) would like to reaffirm its commitment to operations exclusively within medical or recreational cannabis legal jurisdictions. Further to the Company’s Nov 28, 2017 press release, and in lieu of the recent rescission of the Cole Memorandum by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Namaste’s position on staying out of the US cannabis market remains firm. The Company would like to express very clearly that it does not hold any US assets nor does it intend on participating in any US operations or investments. Namaste is highly focused on the expansion of its Canadian operations through the launch of its online medical cannabis marketplace. Management will have no involvement in operations or investments in any illegal jurisdictions which present any risk to the Company and/or its shareholders.

On January 12, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) issued a statement following the rescission, whereby the CSA gave notice that it would re-examine its disclosure-based policy in relation to Canadian cannabis companies with any US operations or investments. Namaste believes that the CSA’s statement is in-line with the Company’s position and short-term outlook on the cannabis market in the United States.

Namaste will continue to focus on expansion of its international operations in progressive, legal markets by leveraging its technology and existing databases of cannabis consumers in countries around the world. Namaste, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Cannmart Inc. (“Cannmart”) is developing an online marketplace for medical cannabis that will offer patients the largest variety of product sourced from domestic and international producers. The launch of Cannmart is significant to Namaste, as the Company intends to follow the same strategy in other legal markets where it has established a strong presence.

Management Commentary
Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments: “We’re very pleased to have divested our US assets and operations. Namaste will continue focusing its efforts on progressive, legal markets like Canada and emerging legal cannabis markets like Australia and will remain uninvolved with any US cannabis operations until there are major changes to US federal laws.”

About Namaste Technologies Inc.
Namaste is the largest online retailer for medical cannabis delivery systems globally. Namaste distributes vaporizers and smoking accessories through e-commerce sites in 26 countries and with 5 distribution hubs located around the world. Namaste has majority market share in Europe and Australia, with operations in the UK, US, Canada and Germany and has opened new supply channels into emerging markets including Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Namaste, through its acquisition of Cannmart Inc., a Canadian based late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis distribution license (under the ACMPR Program) is pursuing a new revenue vertical in online retail of medical cannabis in the Canadian market. Namaste intends to leverage its existing database of Canadian medical cannabis consumers, along with its expertise in e-commerce to create an online marketplace for medical cannabis patients, offering a larger variety of product and a better user experience.

Forward Looking Information
This press release contains forward-looking information based on current expectations. These statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements. Although such statements are based on management’s reasonable assumptions. The Company assumes no responsibility to update or revise forward-looking information to reflect new events or circumstances unless required by law.

Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. These statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks including various risk factors discussed in the Company’s disclosure documents which can be found under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com.

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The CSE has neither reviewed nor approved the contents of this press release.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

“Sean Dollinger”
Chief Executive Officer
Direct: +1 (786) 389 9771
Email: info@namastetechnologies.com

Further information on the Company and its products can be accessed through the links below:

www.namastetechnologies.com
www.namastevaporizers.co.uk
www.everyonedoesit.co.uk
www.australianvaporizers.com.au

Namaste Technologies $N.ca $NXTTF CEO Live On #CheddarTV @ 3.30PM ET $AERO $CBDS $CGRW $APH.ca $GBLX

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:49 AM on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

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Cheddar TV Segment

With CEO Sean Dollinger

Join CEO Sean Dollinger live on Cheddar TV to discuss Namaste Technologies while he makes an IMPORTANT INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT. Today’s topics of discussion will also include:

  • NamasteMD – The first telemedicine portal
  • Namaste becoming the Amazon of the cannabis space A.K.A. NAMAZON
  • The first creation of a marketplace for Cannabis from all around the World
  • What makes Namaste Technologies different from other Licensed Producers

Click here to watch

Namaste $N.ca $NXTTF Announces Participation as Lead Order in Atlas Growers Private Placement and Secures 20% of Net Production $AERO $CBDS $CGRW $APH.ca $GBLX

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:17 AM on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

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  • Participating as a lead order in a private placement offering by Atlas Growers Ltd.
  • In consideration of the investment, Atlas and Namaste’s wholly owned subsidiary, Cannmart Inc. have entered in to a Supply Agreement
  • Atlas agreed to guarantee supply to Cannmart by offering first right of refusal for a minimum of 20% of the net production of medical cannabis through Atlas

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 16, 2018 – Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N), (FRANKFURT:M5BQ), (OTCMKTS:NXTTF) is pleased to announce that the Company is participating as a lead order in a private placement offering (“Private Placement”) by Atlas Growers Ltd. (“Atlas”), which is a late-stage applicant for an Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes (“ACMPR”) cultivation and sales license. In consideration of the investment, Atlas and Namaste’s wholly owned subsidiary, Cannmart Inc. (“Cannmart”) have entered in to a Supply Agreement (the “Supply Agreement”) whereby Atlas agrees to guarantee supply to Cannmart by offering first right of refusal for a minimum of 20% of the net production of medical cannabis through Atlas.

The Company’s participation in the Private Placement and subsequent Supply Agreement offer significant value to Namaste shareholders not only as an investment, but also in securing a reliable supply of high quality medical cannabis. The Company believes Atlas’ strong management team and business plan provide a strategic partnership opportunity with Atlas to ensure a guaranteed cannabis supply to Namaste, while at the same time broadening Atlas’ exposure to the market via Cannmart’s online retail channels. Namaste has completed the Subscription Agreement under the terms of the Private Placement, for C $200,000 in exchange for 200,000 Class B Common shares of Atlas stock at a price of C $1.00 per common share. The Supply Agreement will allow Cannmart to purchase bulk quantities of medical cannabis from Atlas based on the terms below.

Supply Agreement Terms

  • Atlas commits to Cannmart a first right of refusal to purchase up to 20% of Atlas’ production
  • The term of the Supply Agreement is 24 months
  • Purchase orders are to be submitted at least 14 days in advance of requested delivery date
  • Payment terms are 30 days from delivery of a purchase order
  • Cannmart will be responsible for delivery charges
  • The Supply Agreement is subject to both companies receiving their ACMPR licenses.

Namaste will continue to explore additional opportunities for investments in domestic and international medical cannabis producers as it sees great value in securing equity and building a strong and reliable supply chain for Cannmart’s patients. Namaste plans to leverage its vast e-commerce expertise and technology, along with its existing consumer databases and site traffic, to create the largest online marketplace for medical cannabis in Canada. This strategic investment in Atlas clearly defines the Company’s strategy in developing strong supply relationships to achieve its goals. The Canadian market offers some unique opportunities as it relates to craft and/or boutique producers, and Namaste believes this niche will add significant value to its platform.   Canada has a long history of producing some of the highest quality and most sought-after cannabis in the world, and it is Namaste’s intention to ensure all producers have access to its distribution channels. Namaste expects to see a growing demand for the cannabis produced in these markets, much like that seen in the craft beer and wine industry. This partnership demonstrates the Company’s intention to leverage a broad range of supply chains, in an attempt to meet the wants and needs of our patients.

Management Commentary
Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments: “We’re very excited to be participating in this opportunity with Atlas and their team. We believe that Atlas will be an amazing strategic partner for Namaste in its ability to guarantee a reliable supply of cannabis for Cannmart. We are looking forward to working with Atlas to provide value and exposure for their brand. Namaste will continue to seek opportunities for partnerships with large and small ACMPR producers and will also focus on growing our vendor database to include premium craft cannabis brands. The opportunity to participate in this private placement brings value to the company as an investment but also in implementation of our strategy to become the most diversified marketplace for medical cannabis.”

Sheldon Croome, President and CEO of Atlas comments: “Our team is pleased to work with Namaste by providing our array of high quality cannabis products to their customers. In partnering with Namaste, both companies gain a significant strategic advantage as the market moves towards recreational legalization in 2018, and as the medical cannabis market expands. Namaste will be instrumental in bringing Atlas’ products to Eastern Canadian customers with the fastest possible delivery times, which we feel to be of excellent value to the end consumer. We are excited to bring additional value to Namaste and look forward to a strong, long term partnership.”

About Namaste Technologies Inc. 
Namaste is the largest online retailer for medical cannabis delivery systems globally. Namaste distributes vaporizers and smoking accessories through e-commerce sites in 26 countries and with 5 distribution hubs located around the world. Namaste has majority market share in Europe and Australia, with operations in the UK, US, Canada and Germany and has opened new supply channels into emerging markets including Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Namaste, through its acquisition of Cannmart Inc., a Canadian based late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis distribution license (under the ACMPR Program) is pursuing a new revenue vertical in online retail of medical cannabis in the Canadian market. Namaste intends to leverage its existing database of Canadian medical cannabis consumers, along with its expertise in e-commerce to create an online marketplace for medical cannabis patients, offering a larger variety of product and a better user experience.

Forward Looking Information

This press release contains forward-looking information based on current expectations. These statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements. Although such statements are based on management’s reasonable assumptions. The Company assumes no responsibility to update or revise forward-looking information to reflect new events or circumstances unless required by law.

Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. These statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks including various risk factors discussed in the Company’s disclosure documents which can be found under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com.

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The CSE has neither reviewed nor approved the contents of this press release.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

“Sean Dollinger”
Chief Executive Officer
Direct: +1 (786) 389 9771
Email: info@namastetechnologies.com

Further information on Namaste and its products can be accessed through the links below:

www.namastetechnologies.com
www.namastevaporizers.co.uk
www.everyonedoesit.co.uk
www.australianvaporizers.com.au

Further information on Atlas can be accessed through the link below:

www.atlasgrowers.com

INTERVIEW – Namaste $N.ca $NXTTF Global Bevarage Supply Agreement With Phivida $VIDA.ca Sets It On The Path Towards Becoming “Namazon”

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:08 PM on Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Today’s press release from Namaste is one of the most important in recent months – but you wouldn’t know it from the press release headline announcing a “supply agreement”.
This is no ordinary supply agreement … this is a GLOBAL supply agreement for CBD infused beverages, with a company whose management can be summarized as follows:

“Phivida’s management team has a strong background from the beverage industry to branding, including former senior executives from Redbull, Proctor and Gamble and McKesson’s”

It gets better … because this is what they said about our Namaste:

“John – David Belfontaine, President and CEO of Phivida reports: “As Phivida continues to expand is CBD product offerings into a $1 Trillion global health and wellness markets, it is critical that we secure the strongest distribution partners. Ecommerce and digital marketing is a core horizontal within our greater strategic business plan, and Namaste is an ideal partner to expand our online presence into emerging markets around the world. We look forward to launching our global digital marketing and distribution platform with Namaste’s support as a key strategic partner.”

When a management team formerly from Redbull, P&G and McKesson’s think this highly of your company, you can only come to one conclusion..

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Namaste $N.ca Announces December 2017 Sales of C $1.80M, a 182% Year-Over-Year Increase $ATT.ca $ABCN.ca $ACG.ca $ACB $WEED.ca $HIP.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 5:32 PM on Monday, January 8th, 2018

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  • December 2017 total un-audited net revenue was C$1,795,032 representing a 182% year-on-year increase in comparison with December 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 08, 2018 – Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N) (FRANKFURT:M5BQ) (OTCMKTS:NXTTF) is pleased to announce December 2017 total un-audited net revenue as reported by the Company (including shipping revenues and after discounts and re-funds) was C$1,795,032 representing a 182% year-on-year increase in comparison with December 2016. Relative to November sales which included Black Friday and Cyber Monday, December sales were very encouraging following the record-setting month of November. Management anticipates these year-on-year growth trends to continue as the Canadian market moves towards legalization, and through its aggressive strategy to expand sales into emerging markets.  While vaporizer and hardware sales remain strong, Namaste’s marketing and SEO teams remain focused on improving conversion rates and increasing site traffic, as Namaste continues to build its impressive database of users.

The table below outlines gross sales of Namaste’s major sites and includes site traffic, conversion rates, total number of orders per site and average online basket price.

The Company remains extremely focused on improving gross margins on its vaporizer sales, as well as on its ancillary cannabis products, and anticipates benefiting significantly from its partnership with Greenlane. While the collaboration is still in its infancy, Namaste has already seen a significant reduction of overhead as a result of the integration with their platform and is committed to finding innovative ways to help streamline its operations. As Namaste continues to drive new sales and expands its global platform, these initiatives will become an integral part of Namaste’s ability to grow and become profitable.

While the Canadian market remains Namaste’s primary focus as it awaits approval of its “sales only” license through Cannmart Inc., management’s broader focus is on revolutionizing the medical cannabis retail industry by creating a template that can be easily duplicated and deployed into progressive markets that are moving towards adopting the legalization of medical cannabis. Management fully believes that once Canada adopts these polices, it is only a matter of time before emerging markets follow suit.  Namaste believes these strategies will allow it to take full advantage of these opportunities moving forward, as it works to create a universal platform that is safe and easy to use.

Management Commentary

Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments: “We are very pleased to see such strong numbers coming out for December 2017 and are extremely encouraged by our growth prospects moving into 2018.  While 2017 saw Namaste enter many strategic partnerships, and enter numerous agreements with some of the top LP’s in the industry, it is our intent to remain aggressive in 2018 as Namaste looks to continue identifying mutually beneficial relationships that can help expand Namaste’s global presence, and can expedite the process of reaching profitability. Thanks to our whole team for all their hard work and dedication in 2017 as we are equally as excited and optimistic as we move forward.”

About Namaste Technologies Inc.
Namaste is the largest online retailer for medical cannabis delivery systems globally. Namaste distributes vaporizers and smoking accessories through e-commerce sites in 26 countries and with 5 distribution hubs located around the world. Namaste has majority market share in Europe and Australia, with operations in the UK, US, Canada and Germany and has opened new supply channels into emerging markets including Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Namaste, through its acquisition of Cannmart Inc., a Canadian based late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis distribution license (under the ACMPR Program) is pursuing a new revenue vertical in online retail of medical cannabis in the Canadian market. Namaste intends to leverage its existing database of Canadian medical cannabis consumers, along with its expertise in e-commerce to create an online marketplace for medical cannabis patients, offering a larger variety of product and a better user experience.

Forward Looking Information
This press release contains forward-looking information based on current expectations. These statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements. Although such statements are based on management’s reasonable assumptions. Namaste assumes no responsibility to update or revise forward-looking information to reflect new events or circumstances unless required by law.

Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. These statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks including various risk factors discussed in the Company’s disclosure documents which can be found under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com.

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The CSE has neither reviewed nor approved the contents of this press release.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

“Sean Dollinger”
Chief Executive Officer
Direct: +1 (786) 389 9771
Email: info@namastetechnologies.com

Further information on the Company and its products can be accessed through the links below:

www.namastetechnologies.com
www.namastevaporizers.co.uk
www.everyonedoesit.co.uk

Namaste $N.ca Announces 2017 Audited Financials With Corporate Update $ATT.ca $ABCN.ca $ACG.ca $ACB $WEED.ca $HIP.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:59 PM on Monday, January 8th, 2018

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2017 Financials – Highlights

  • Net revenue of $11.0 million (2016 – $3.5 million),
  • An increase of $7.5 million or 215% year-over-year

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 08, 2018 — Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N) (FRANKFURT:M5BQ) (OTCMKTS:NXTTF) is pleased to announce the filling of its audited financial statements, management discussion and analysis, and certification of annual filings for the year ended August 31st, 2017 (collectively, the “2017 Financials”).  The company’s 2017 gross revenue of C $10,981,414 which represents a 211% year-on-year growth increase was achieved through strategic acquisitions and consolidation of industry competitors, as well as through the implementation of advanced e-commerce technologies targeted to grow organic traffic and increase on-site conversion rates. Namaste expects to see strong revenue growth in its cannabis hardware business entering into 2018 through further optimization and expansion of operations in emerging markets. Namaste looks forward to soon receiving its Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”) medical cannabis “sales-only” license whereby the company will enter a new revenue vertical by selling medical cannabis through its online platform. Namaste believes its expertise in e-commerce and website optimization, along with its existing database of Canadian consumers, will propel the Company to becoming the largest distribution channel for the sale of medical cannabis online. During the 2017 financial period, all of Namaste’s revenue was driven through hardware sales and does not include any medical cannabis sales.

2017 Financials – Highlights

  • Net revenue of $11.0 million (2016 – $3.5 million), an increase of $7.5 million or 215% year-over-year. The increase in net revenue is primarily due to organic growth, and the acquisitions of Australian Vaporizers PTY Ltd., URT1 Limited and Haze Industries, Inc., which provided revenues of $2.1 million, $1.7 million and $1.3 million, respectively.
  • Gross profit of $1.4 million (2016 – $1.1 million), an increase of $0.3 million or 27% year-over-year. As a percentage of sales, the gross margin declined to 13% during the period, as compared to 32% in the prior year. The gross profit decline was primarily due to a non-cash inventory write-down of $0.6 million. Gross margin further declined due to a decrease in the price mark-up of products sold to retail customers, an increase in discounts issued to customers, an increase in shipping cost related to product sales, and a foreign currency depreciation in sales generated in British Sterling relative to the Canadian Dollar.
  • Operating costs were $19.5 million (2016 – $3.3 million), an increase of $16.2 million year-over-year. The increase in operating costs is primarily due to non-cash items such as stock-based compensation inventory write-downs, amortization of intangibles and an impairment of goodwill and intangible assets, which totaled $13.5 million. Excluding non-cash expenses, the increase in operating costs was comparable to the growth in revenue.  In addition to this, there were increases in administrative, consulting, advertising, and salary costs, which are in line with revenue growth. Lastly, there were non-recurring legal and consulting expenses of $0.4 million in relation to the acquisitions of URT1 Limited, Australian Vaporizers PTY Ltd. and CannMart Inc. during the period under review.
  • Net losses were $17.4 million (2016 – $1.9 million), an increase of $152 million year-over-year. The increase in net losses is primarily due to $13.5 million in non-cash charges.

2018 Strategic Initiatives

  • Official Launch of Namaste MD:

In November of 2017, Namaste soft-launched a beta version of its revolutionary telemedicine mobile application, NamasteMD.com, which is a virtual consultation portal that connects patients with nurse practitioners to facilitate issuance of medical documents. NamasteMD is presently available on desktop and Google Android platforms, while the Company is updating the iOS version and is awaiting approval in the Apple store. NamasteMD is the only virtual application for the Canadian medical cannabis industry that incorporates exclusive age and identity verification technology, utilizing facial recognition and direct connection to federal databases. NamasteMD.com is being implemented as a patient acquisitions tool for Namaste to leverage its existing database of Canadian consumers and daily site traffic. Initial testing user feedback has been taken into consideration, and the Company plans an official launch of the platform very soon.

  • Cannmart Medical Cannabis Marketplace:

In May of 2017, Namaste acquired Cannmart Inc. (“Cannmart”), a late stage applicant under Canada’s ACMPR program for a medical cannabis “sales-only” license. Namaste is presently under construction for a state-of-the-art processing facility with the intention of launching an online marketplace for medical cannabis that will include products from multiple domestic and international licensed producers. The Company is specifically focused on the international importation niche as it sees value in importing high quality medical cannabis from international markets like Israel, which leads the industry in cannabis research and development. NamasteMD patients will have immediate access to Cannmart’s online platform which will focus on carrying the largest variety of medical cannabis including oils, extracts, and edibles, when they become available in the Canadian market.  Cannmart will offer same-day delivery for medical cannabis products in the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”) and will offer additional services including order fulfilment for out-of-province licensed producers as cannabis packaging and pre-filled strain cartridges. The Company will utilize its expertise in optimizing the consumer experience in an online platform and believes that Cannmart has the potential to become Canada’s leading retailer for medical cannabis.

  • Technology Implementations

Throughout 2017, Namaste developed several enterprise level software platforms out of necessity for its operations, including a fully integrated middleware solution. The Company also developed NamasteMD as described above which will affect the way patients connect with doctors or medical practitioners to issue medical documentation. Namaste believes that there is significant value in its software platforms and their potential use in partnerships with other industry leaders. Namaste, through its research of existing seed-to-sale software platforms, believes that there is a large gap in the industry for a software platform to provide a vertically integrated solution for medical cannabis retail sales and that the software could be made available and utilized across the industry. Namaste plans to explore software licensing opportunities as it sees demand for its technology across the industry.

  • Emerging Markets

Further to the Company’s 215% year-on-year increase in revenue, Namaste’s core business of hardware sales continues to grow rapidly through expansion into emerging markets like Mexico and Brazil, as well as in markets like Australia where the Company maintains a large market share. The Company’s marketing and SEO team are highly focused on increasing site traffic through strategic partnerships and improving on-site conversion rates by implementing new technology across its e-commerce platform. The Company expects to see continued growth through its hardware business both domestically and abroad.

  • Profitability:

Further to the Company’s news release dated December 22, 2018, Namaste signed a Fulfillment Agreement with Greenlane Canada, which represents a key component of Namaste’s strategy moving forward, and is expected to have an immediate impact on cash-flow. The partnership further demonstrates Namaste’s commitment to focusing its resources towards the expansion of its global network, in an attempt to solidify its place in the Canadian market as a dominant player. Namaste’s management remains focused on streamlining its current operations by taking cost cutting measures, such as the Greenlane partnership, to help fuel future growth and ultimately achieve profitability in early to mid 2018.

  • Market Penetration:

Namaste continues to establish itself as the leader in the development and deployment of cutting edge technology solutions specifically designed for the medical cannabis industry. Namaste believes these technological advances will play a vital role moving forward, in an attempt to provide Canadian users with a safe and reliable platform to help meet the growing demand for medical cannabis. As demonstrated in 2017, it remains highly evident that there is a significant demand for many of the products and services Namaste is able to provide and Namaste fully intend on continuing to pursue new opportunities in the Canadian market. In only a short time, Namaste has been able to take significant strides in penetrating the medical cannabis market by focusing its efforts on developing more efficient medical cannabis delivery systems that it believes will become industry standard. By working with many of Canada’s leading ACMPR licensed producers, Namaste believes it is well-positioned to exploit additional opportunities it has identified within the medical cannabis market, and fully anticipates seeing the further adoption of many of its existing technological initiatives moving forward. These agreements solidify our desire to work with top Canadian LP’s in an attempt to pursue growth in the medical cannabis online retail marketplace.

Management Commentary

Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments: “2017 has been truly transformational for Namaste and its shareholders.  As a result of many new and exciting initiatives, Namaste was able to form many strategic partnerships over a relatively short period of time, and sees no sign of that trend slowing down moving into 2018. To have many of the largest Canadian LP’s see value in the products and services we provide is a true testament to both the need and desire for technological solutions within the medical cannabis industry. The industries keen interest in the adoption of our platform, further validates the inherent value our systems are able to bring, and it is extremely exciting to see our efforts being rewarded. Namaste sees major opportunities in expanding the software platform and in developing a more robust and advanced seed-to-sale platform, as it believes the industry is still lacking an appropriate vertically integrated solution that will allow for further growth of the Canadian medical cannabis online retail industry.

We will continue to innovate in the Canadian medical cannabis market, as we believe many of our initiatives will have first to market advantage as consumers look for more efficient and reliable sources of medical cannabis. With this in mind, we believe we have positioned ourselves extremely well to achieve profitability, as we remain focused on completing construction at the Cannmart facility in anticipation of receiving our ACMPR “sales-only” license. Once obtained, Namaste believes it will be one of the most well-positioned companies in the Canadian cannabis market, and will be able to offer a diverse range of products and services globally. We’re very excited going forward as the impressive revenue growth to-date having been derived from hardware sales only, presents Namaste with vast opportunity moving forward in the medical cannabis online retail industry.”

About Namaste Technologies Inc.
Namaste is the largest online retailer for medical cannabis delivery systems globally. Namaste distributes vaporizers and smoking accessories through e-commerce sites in 26 countries and with 5 distribution hubs located around the world. Namaste has majority market share in Europe and Australia, with operations in the UK, US, Canada and Germany and has opened new supply channels into emerging markets including Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Namaste, through its acquisition of Cannmart Inc., a Canadian based late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis distribution license (under the ACMPR Program) is pursuing a new revenue vertical in online retail of medical cannabis in the Canadian market. Namaste intends to leverage its existing database of Canadian medical cannabis consumers, along with its expertise in e-commerce to create an online marketplace for medical cannabis patients, offering a larger variety of product and a better user experience.

Forward Looking Information

This press release contains forward-looking information based on current expectations. These statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements. Although such statements are based on management’s reasonable assumptions. Namaste assumes no responsibility to update or revise forward-looking information to reflect new events or circumstances unless required by law.

Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. These statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks including various risk factors discussed in the Company’s disclosure documents which can be found under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com.

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The CSE has neither reviewed nor approved the contents of this press release

On behalf of the Board of Directors

“Sean Dollinger”
Chief Executive Officer
Direct: +1 (786) 389 9771
Email: info@namastetechnologies.com

Further information on the Company and its products can be accessed through the links below:

www.namastetechnologies.com
www.namastevaporizers.co.uk
www.everyonedoesit.co.uk

Namaste $N.ca $NXTTF Live 420 Stream: Latest Press Releases | Aurora Cannabis $ACB.ca – Live Today At 4.20pm EST

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:05 PM on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

INTERVIEW: Namaste $N.ca $NXTTF Discusses Strategic Private-Label Software and Patient Referral Agreements with Aurora Cannabis $ACB.ca $AERO $CBDS $CGRW $APH.ca $GBLX

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:33 PM on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

INTERVIEW: Namaste $N.ca Discusses Fulfillment Agreement With Greenlane $AERO $CBDS $CGRW $APH.ca $GBLX

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 2:09 PM on Friday, December 22nd, 2017

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  • Greenlane will provide order fulfillment for direct website and wholesale sales
  • Greenlane will provide all services related to inventory owned and maintained by Greenlane, including pulling, packing and shipping orders.
  • Greenlane will make a one-time purchase of inventory specified by Namaste based on 360-day payment terms, to ensure adequate inventory levels

Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments: “The signing of this agreement may very well be one of the most important initiatives Namaste has implemented to date, and may be the final piece of the puzzle in helping Namaste achieve profitability. The agreement itself represent months of negotiations which has culminated with an amazing partnership with easily the most influential business-to-business distributor in the space…”

Namaste $N.ca Announces Signing of Consulting Agreement With O Cannabis We Stand On Guard For Thee Corporation $AERO $CBDS $CGRW $APH.ca $GBLX

Posted by Er at 8:20 AM on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
  • O Cannabis will provide patient consultation services to Namaste’s wholly owned subsidiary, NamasteMD Inc
  • O Cannabis will also be offering a select range of Namaste’s vaporizer hardware in their online platform.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N)(OTCQB:NXTTF)(FRANKFURT:M5BQ) is pleased to announce that further to its December 5, 2017 announcement: NAMASTE ANNOUNCES NON-BINDING LETTER OF INTENT WITH O CANNABIS CLINIC FOR MANAGEMENT SERVICES, the Company has signed a Services Agreement (the “Agreement”) with O Cannabis We Stand On Guard For Thee Corporation (“O Cannabis”), whereby O Cannabis will provide patient consultation services to Namaste’s wholly owned subsidiary, NamasteMD Inc. (“NamasteMD”). Pursuant to the Agreement, O Cannabis will provide management services to NamasteMD that will include patient consultations, education, strain recommendations and medical document issuance to qualified patients under the guidance of nurse practitioners. In addition to these services, O Cannabis will also be offering a select range of Namaste’s vaporizer hardware in their online platform.

Terms of the Agreement
Under the terms of the Agreement, O Cannabis’ management team will be responsible for the general operation of NamasteMD’s platform and will provide the following services:

  • Patient Qualification
  • Patient Onboarding
  • Education
  • Recommendations (strains and dosages)
  • Follow-up Care
  • Medical Documents
  • Self-titration Training
  • Maintaining 75% patient retention rates

In return for these services, Namaste will pay O Cannabis as follows:

  • CAD $60 for each patient approval, being a patient consultation resulting in the issuance of a prescription for medical cannabis
  • 50% of the net profit for “platinum” packages, as outlined in the Agreement
  • 5% of the gross revenue collected for patients where medical cannabis is sourced from local licensed producers
  • 10% of the gross revenue collected for patients where medical cannabis is sourced from international licensed producers
  • 15% of the gross revenue collected through the sale of Namaste’s vaporizers and cannabis ancillary products, which O Cannabis will add to its website
  • The issuance of 15,000 common share stock options to the O Cannabis management team

Execution of this Agreement represents a major milestone in the expansion of the NamasteMD platform into medical cannabis sales using the Company’s innovative telemedicine application, and will provide an incredibly efficient platform for patient consultations and medical documentation issuance. NamasteMD customers will have the ability to connect to Namaste’s e-commerce platform through Namaste’s wholly owned subsidiary, Cannmart Inc. (“CannMart”), which will provide patients with an online marketplace for medical cannabis products, including strains sourced from both domestic and international licensed producers. CannMart is a late stage applicant for a “Sales Only License” under the Canadian Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”) program. Namaste’s goal is to become Canada’s leading medical cannabis online retailer by leveraging its existing consumer base, along with utilizing its advanced expertise in e-commerce. In doing so, Namaste believes it can successfully convert and on-board patients at an accelerated growth rate and offer the best quality of care for its patients. Namaste believes that with its aggressive growth strategy and the implementation of NamasteMD, it will be able to accumulate a minimum of 18,200 patients within the first calendar year of operations. This figure is based on Namaste’s current site traffic of 1,000 unique visitors per day with a 5% conversion rate, which would generate 350 patients per week. Namaste expects each patient acquisition to cost on average $60.00 per patient, based on the terms of the Agreement, which is currently lower than any industry standard for medical patients.

About O Cannabis
O Cannabis offers affordable medical cannabis telemedicine appointments to patients across Canada, allowing timely access to quality medicine in remote and under-serviced regions; from Yukon to Newfoundland and everywhere in between. O Cannabis has built a name for themselves by offering unparalleled patient education and industry leading follow up care. O Cannabis patients report their appreciation for the easy and fun telemedicine experience, O Cannabis’ streamlined approach to medical document issuance and the exceptional care patients receive at each step of their medical cannabis journey.

About NamasteMD
NamasteMD is an innovative application that connects patients with medical practitioners through a secure video conference call and incorporates industry-leading facial recognition technology, including instant age and identity verification using data feeds linked to federal databases.  The O Cannabis management team is a highly trained group of medical professionals that offer industry leading care for their patients. Through the NamasteMD platform, patients will be offered a variety of packages that will include both free and paid options. Once a patient receives a medical document, they will have access to purchase directly from CannMart’s medical cannabis marketplace, once CannMart receives its “Sales Only License”. The Company expects the full launch of NamasteMD, including the app for both Apple and Android platforms, to be in operation and accepting patients as soon as December 15, 2017.

Management Commentary
Morgan Toombs, President and CEO of O Cannabis comments: “We are delighted that Namaste has recognized O Cannabis’ expertise within the medical cannabis industry.  Our forte is offering unparalleled education and follow-up care to medical cannabis patients so they can safely navigate the confusing landscape. Our team is honoured to be able to help Namaste’s patient demographic and bring much needed access to qualified Canadians so they can benefit from medical cannabis as a treatment option. We look forward to providing our exceptional care to Namaste’s patients throughout the course of their medical cannabis journey.”

Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments: “We are very proud to be working with such a professional group of people. O Cannabis’ team is dedicated to offering the best possible service and support for patients. This Agreement represents a major milestone for Namaste in launching what we believe to be the most innovative platform for patient acquisitions that the Canadian medical cannabis market has seen. We are looking forward to working with O Cannabis in revolutionizing the way patients connect with doctors and nurse practitioners and will look to create the fastest growing database of patients in the country. Thanks to O Cannabis and their team as well as Namaste’s management team in bringing this opportunity to life. We are very excited about the future!”

About Namaste Technologies Inc.
Namaste is the largest online retailer for medical cannabis delivery systems globally. Namaste distributes vaporizers and smoking accessories through e-commerce sites in 26 countries and with 5 distribution hubs located around the world. Namaste has majority market share in Europe and Australia, with operations in the UK, US, Canada and Germany and has opened new supply channels into emerging markets including Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Namaste, through its acquisition of Cannmart Inc., a Canadian based late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis distribution license (under the ACMPR Program) is pursuing a new revenue vertical in online retail of medical cannabis in the Canadian market. Namaste intends to leverage its existing database of Canadian medical cannabis consumers, along with its expertise in e-commerce to create an online marketplace for medical cannabis patients, offering a larger variety of product and a better user experience.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

“Sean Dollinger”
Chief Executive Officer
Direct: +1 (786) 389 9771
Email: info@namastevapes.com

Further information on the Company and its products can be accessed through the links below:
www.namastetechnologies.com
www.namastevaporizers.com
www.namastevaporizers.co.uk
www.everyonedoesit.com
www.everyonedoesit.co.uk