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4 Marijuana Stocks Setting The Stage On Thursday (1/10/19)

CORAL GABLES, FL / ACCESSWIRE / January 10, 2019 / The way people receive health care, including how the medical field continues its integration of medical marijuana, is evolving. As public opinion surrounding cannabis becomes increasingly more favorable, marijuana stocks may begin to present an appealing opportunity for investors looking into the nascent sector. As experts and professionals in the field work to develop innovative approaches to developing products utilizing medicinal cannabis/hemp, the industry as a whole may benefit. Premier Health Group (OTC:PHGRF) (CSE:PHGI), OrganiGram Holdings Inc (OGRMF), GW Pharmaceuticals Plc (GWPH), and Aphria Inc (APHA) represent 4 pot stocks that are heating up on Thursday.

Premier Health Group (OTC:PHGRF) (CSE:PHGI) saw impressive gains in the month of December, as the Company's shares hit highs of 0.80 to mark a move of more than 30% over the course of the 30-day period. As the cannabis sector has garnered notoriety and seen a significant increase in public support, Premier has focused its efforts on investing in opportunities that combine healthcare and cannabis. The Company announced, back in November, that it had engaged discussions with licensed producers under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulation, other licensed medical cannabis companies, and government officials in order to establish a primordial framework for both patient and physician education surrounding medical cannabis.

In recent news, Premier Health Group (OTC:PHGRF) (CSE:PHGI) announcedthat, further to its news release dated December 17, 2018, the Company has signed a Definitive Agreement to acquire all of the outstanding securities of Cloud Practice Inc. Per the announcement, Cloud Practice's founders, including CEO Jordan Visco, and the entire support team, will join and work alongside the Premier Health team.

''We are very excited to have completed this acquisition and to have the experienced team at Cloud Practice join the team at Premier Health. With this acquisition, we now have a medical software company with national reach. Thus, enabling us to build on our patient centric technology platform that will integrate telemedicine, online booking, and other premium services with our electronic medical records (EMR) system,'' said Dr. Essam Hamza, CEO of Premier.

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OrganiGram Holdings Inc (OGRMF) announced, in early December, that their 2018 fiscal year and fourth quarter results proved promising, and wholly encompassed operations up to August 31, 2018.

In a press release regarding the announcement, Greg Engel, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, said, ''The importance of 2018 can not be overstated for Organigram as well as the industry. We are incredibly proud of our ability to meet the challenges of scaling our business in preparation for the adult recreational use market. We are pleased with our progress to date and believe that we have performed well in a highly competitive space while always maintaining a sustainable cost structure. Ultimately, it is our view that our Moncton Campus will be seen as a crown jewel in the industry as it is able to produce consistent, high-quality indoor grown product at scale to support our brands with the lowest dried flower cultivation costs reported to date in Canada."

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GW Pharmaceuticals plc (GWPH) announced, just before the strike of the new year, that the biopharmaceutical company will be presenting a company update at the J.P. Morgan 2019 Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday January 8, 2019. According to the press release regarding the announcement, Justin Goyer, GW's Chief Executive Officer will be honored with making the Company's presentation.

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Aphria, Inc (APHA) made headlines on Wednesday when it announced that its Columbian subsidiary, Colcanna SAS had signed an exclusive agreement with the Federacion Medica Columbiana, a national entity that oversees the ethical exercise of medical professionals in Colombia, to collaborate on an academic curriculum on the medicinal use of cannabis.

Gabrial Meneses, Vice President, LATAM and Caribbean for Aphria, said, "Education in the medical community is critical for sustaining the advancement of medical cannabis in Colombia. Colcanna is proud to make this exclusive arrangement with Federación Médica Colombiana, which will offer doctors and medical professionals across the country a credible and trusted source of information and training on medical cannabis.

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