Weed Me Inc. secures exclusive Canadian partnership with Amsterdam-based seed producer “Dutch Passion”

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The innovative and pioneering seed bank, Dutch Passion has chosen Weed Me to exclusively cultivate its unique genetics in Canada.

Pickering, Ontario, June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TORONTO, June 26, 2018 – As marijuana legalization day fast approaches in Canada, today Weed Me Inc. announced a partnership with world leading cannabis seed producer, Dutch Passion. The deal grants Canadian cannabis producer Weed Me rights to over 60 unique strains of cannabis, as well as access to Dutch Passion’s decades of expertise in marijuana breeding. In addition, Weed Me has secured the rights to bring to market Dutch Passion branded products like cannabis flowers and pre-rolls. 

The announcement comes on the back of Weed Me’s recent success in obtaining one of the fastest ACMPR cultivation license to date in Canada. Important to further Weed Me’s future plans of international exportation a GMP compliant extraction lab and 1,200 sq ft research and testing lab is scheduled for completion Q4 2018.

“Our focus is to cultivate consistently high-quality product. Partnering with Dutch Passion allows us to take some of the best existing genetics such as the CBD rich – Charlotte’s Angel® but also the original versions of classic cannabis strains such as Orange Bud®, Mazar®, Lemon Zkittle® and many more of Dutch Passion’s 65 original and unique cannabis varieties and bring them to the Canadian market. With access to some of the best innovators in the industry and the backing from one of the most reliable and established cannabis brands in the world Weed Me has a unique advantage going forward in the Canadian market,” said CEO Terry Kulaga.

Established in 1987, Dutch Passion, based out of Amsterdam Netherlands is one of the world’s first cannabis seed banks. The company prides itself on collecting and breeding the best cannabis genetics, pioneering innovation in the field and “overturning conventional thinking in order to offer better seeds.” Amongst other discoveries, Dutch Passion founder and owner, Henk Van Dalen is credited with the creation of the feminized seed, an important breakthrough in changing and simplifying the process of growing cannabis.

Eric Siereveld, CEO of Dutch Passion added, “There were quite a few opportunities when we were considering working with producers in Canada. We chose to partner with Weed Me. The level of sophistication, planning and thought that went into building their facility made it one-of-a-kind. We are convinced that Weed Me has the best environment to maximize the potential of the genetic products we offer”

FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION: Certain information in this press release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation relating, but not limited to, the Company’s expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs. This information is based on current expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements.  

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CONTACT: Maor Shayit
Weed Me
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Maor@weedme.ca
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