Body and Mind Reports Q1 2020 Financial Results and Provides Shareholder Update
VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA (December 24, 2019) – Body and Mind Inc. (CSE: BAMM, OTCQB: BMMJ) (the “Company” or “BaM”), a multi-state operator, is pleased to report its financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2019 and is providing shareholders with the following operational update.
Q1 2020 Financial Summary (results expressed in $USD unless otherwise indicated):
- Reported Q1 2020 revenue of $1.44 million, representing Nevada operations only;
- Basic and Diluted loss per share of $0.01;
- Q1 2020 revenue reported from Nevada operations only, income from Ohio treated as equity pickup. The Company anticipates consolidating revenue from ShowGrow Long Beach when local and state licenses to conduct medical and adult-use commercial cannabis retail operations are issued to NMG Long Beach LLC;
- Inventory of $1.25 million as of October 31, 2019;
- At October 31, 2019, BaM had $ 6.89 million in cash and $ 8.29 million in working capital surplus.
Operational Milestones for Q1 2020 and to Date:
- Completed a transition to the marijuana enforcement tracking reporting compliance (METRC) system through California subsidiary, NMG Long Beach. Transitioned ShowGrow Long Beach to a fully compliant METRC point of sale system by Weave;
- Received a provisional Medicinal-Retailer License for San Diego location through subsidiary NMG San Diego LLC with Adult-use license application upcoming;
- Subsidiary NMG Long Beach LLC submitted application for transfer of Long Beach Medicinal-Retailer and Adult-use recreation dispensary license to NMG Long Beach LLC;
- Advanced fully-funded construction at the ShowGrow San Diego location by NMG San Diego, LLC, a subsidiary of BaM which is 60% owned;
- Amended the management agreement for production operations at a licensed Cathedral City facility to transition to a brand director agreement;
- Received final testing and California packaging compliance certificates for Satellites Dip LLC’s Cathedral City facility and BaM’s products;
- Satellites Dip, LLC began shipping BaM’s award-winning products to dispensaries in the state of California.
Nevada office relocation and advanced fully-funded construction to expand
- The new production facility is approximately 7,500 square feet and is near completion of drywalling. The new facility is anticipated to be operational in Q1 2020, pending license transfer from local and state authorities; and
- BaM will introduce new mechanization and automation equipment to support expansion of the BaM product lines, SKU’s, and efficiencies.
- Opened Clubhouse dispensary in Ohio, which is now fully operational and is currently 30% indirectly owned by BaM;
- Entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 70% ownership subject to regulatory approval.
- Expanded into Arkansas with in-state partner, Comprehensive Care Group LLC, for a dispensary and fifty plant cultivation facility;
- Advanced construction of the fully-funded medical marijuana dispensary in West Memphis, Arkansas and all pre-construction activities have been completed. Work in progress includes final HVAC, drywall;
- The facility is anticipated to be approximately 10,000 square feet with roughly 7,000 square feet for cultivation and operations and 3,000 square feet for retail.
“We continue to expand BaM’s geographic footprint developing new, fully-funded facilities comprising retail, production and cultivation,” stated Michael Mills, President and Interim CEO of Body and Mind. “Our deep cannabis and development experience has been decisive in our success advancing production and cultivation capacity in Nevada, co-developing a new dispensary in Arkansas and developing the ShowGrow San Diego dispensary. The Company continues to execute on its growth strategy, including submitting new state license applications, upgrading and expanding existing assets, and evaluating attractive acquisition opportunities. We look forward to updating you on our continued progress throughout fiscal 2020.”
The unaudited consolidated interim financial statements for the quarter ended October 31, 2019 are available on SEDAR and EDGAR and should be read in connection with this news release.
About Body and Mind Inc.
BaM is a well capitalized publicly traded company investing in high quality medical and recreational cannabis cultivation, production and retail. Our wholly-owned Nevada subsidiary was awarded one of the first medical marijuana cultivation licenses and holds cultivation and production licenses. BaM products include dried flower, edibles, oils and extracts as well as GPEN Gio cartridges. BaM cannabis strains have won numerous awards including the 2019 Las Vegas Weekly Bud Bracket, Las Vegas Hempfest Cup 2016, High Times Top Ten, the NorCal Secret Cup and the Emerald Cup.
BaM continues to expand operations in Nevada, California, Arkansas and Ohio and is dedicated to increasing shareholder value by focusing time and resources on improving operational efficiencies, facility expansions, state licensing opportunities as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Please visit www.bodyandmind.com for more information.
For further information, please contact:
Valter Pinto, Managing Director
Annie Graf, Account Director
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