Tetra Bio-Pharma Added to Leading Cannabis ETF: Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index
OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 20, 2018) - Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, is pleased to announce that it has been added to the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index (HMMJ) managed by Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc.
HMMJ was the first and is the world’s largest ETF offering direct exposure to North American-listed securities that are involved with marijuana bioengineering and production. The HMMJ portfolio recently expanded to include ten new constituents, including Tetra.
“This is a very positive sign for our shareholders,” says Bernard Fortier, CEO of Tetra. “Having Horizons trusting us after completing a $11.5 million bought deal and in the process of a $ 4.5 million private placement is a strong message of confidence. Our clinical approach and pipe-line of products are unique and being added to this index reinforces the credibility of our approach to the financial community.”
HMMJ is an index (or passively managed) ETF, which seeks to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the North American Marijuana Index (the “Index”), net of expenses. The Index is designed to provide exposure to the performance of a basket of North American publicly listed life sciences companies with significant business activities in the marijuana industry. The Index selects from a current universe of companies that have operations that may include one or more of biopharmaceuticals, medical manufacturing, distribution, bio-products and other ancillary businesses related to the marijuana industry.
About Tetra Bio-Pharma:
Tetra Bio-Pharma (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF) is a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and clinical development. Tetra is focusing on three core business pillars: clinical research, pharmaceutical promotion and retail commercialization of cannabinoid-based products.
More information at: www.tetrabiopharma.com
Source: Tetra Bio-Pharma
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