Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 22, 2019) - Benchmark Botanics, Inc. (CSE: BBT) ("Benchmark" or the "Company") announces the resignation of Mr. Johnson Ping Zhang as a director of the company effective November 21, 2019 due to a health issue. The board would like to thank Johnson for his service to the Company and wishes him well in his future endeavors.
About Benchmark Botanics Inc.
Benchmark is a diversified multi-licensed cannabis producer focused on a three-way vertical business model targeting the medical, pharmaceutical, and recreational markets in Canada and the EU. The Company's business plan also includes a strategy to become a Canadian licensed producer to pioneer selling medical cannabis and hemp throughout Asia, where it is legal to do so.
Benchmark is focused on producing the highest-quality, indoor-grown cannabis for patients and adult recreational consumers, as well as developing international business partnerships to extend the Company's global footprint.
Benchmark's 100% owned subsidiary, Potanicals Green Growers Inc. is a Health Canada licensed producer under the Cannabis Act and its regulations (formerly ACMPR). The Company is producing at its indoor Peachland Cannabis Complex and is constructing a Phase II expansion of an additional 10,000 square foot extraction facility there. Along with cultivation and production, the company's Peachland BC facility also provides propagation, cultivation, cloning, storage, research and development, genetics and is progressing towards CBD oil extraction and an EU-GMP certification.
As part of its expansion strategy the company is working with a partner to build a second facility, a 4-acre Greenhouse Operation in Pitt Meadows, BC.
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF
BENCHMARK BOTANICS INC.
/s/ "William Ying"
Chief Executive Officer