VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 17, 2020 – Champignon Brands Inc. (“Champignon” or the “Company”) (CSE: SHRM) (FWB: 496) (OTC: SHRMF), a human optimization sciences company focused on applying novel and natural treatment protocols to address a broad range of disorders and deficiencies with an emphasis on psychedelic medicine, is pleased to announce its common shares are now eligible for electronic clearing and settlement through the Depository Trust Company (DTC). DTC is a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. (DTCC) that manages the electronic clearing and settlement of publicly traded companies in the United States.
Champignon’s common shares are now fully DTC eligible and will continue to trade under the ticker symbol “SHRMF” on the OTC Markets. Through an electronic method of clearing securities, DTC eligibility simplifies the process of trading and transferring the Company’s common shares between brokerages in the United States.
“We are actively engaged in pursuing new avenues of distribution both in North America and internationally, in order to enhance the ability of larger audiences to participate in the Champignon story, as well as broaden our already robust shareholder base,” commented Gareth Birdsall, CEO of Champignon. “With the receipt of DTC eligibility, our common shares will become accessible to United States investors, both retail and institutional – the jurisdiction where many of the important initiatives in psychedelic medicine are emanating and where the Company plans to roll out new clinical entities within significant urban population centres.”
About Champignon Brands Inc.
Champignon Brands Inc. (CSE: SHRM) is a research-driven company specializing in the formulation of a suite of medicinal mushrooms health products as well as novel ketamine, anaesthetics and adaptogenic delivery platforms for the nutritional, wellness and alternative medicine industries. Via its vertically integrated alternative medicine product range, Champignon is pursuing the development and commercialization of rapid onset treatments capable of improving health outcomes, such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as substance and alcohol use disorders. Under a collaborative research agreement with the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, the Company is conducting preclinical studies and eventual human clinical trials, with the objective of demonstrating safety and efficacy of the combination of psilocybin and cannabidiol in treating mTBI with PTSD or stand-alone PTSD. Champignon continues to be inspired by sustainability, as its medicinal mushroom-infused SKUs are organic, non-GMO and vegan certified. For more information, visit the Company’s website at: https://champignonbrands.com/.
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