TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halo Labs Inc. ("Halo" or the "Company") (NEO: HALO, OTCQX: AGEEF, Germany: A9KN) is pleased to announce that Ms. Louisa Mojela, proposed chairman of Halo and founder and executive chair of Women Investment Portfolio Holdings, will speak on a panel at the European Global Cannabis Partnership launch at the House of Commons on Monday June 24th from 18:40-20:15. Ms. Mojela is a panelist on the Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability panel that will explore the newly-developing European cannabis industry and the unique opportunity to serve as a model for social and environmental sustainability. She will join Ronnie Cowan, MP- House of Commons, among other renowned speakers. The European launch of the Global Cannabis Partnership is being run by Hanway Associates as part of Cannabis Europa sponsored also by Prohibition Partners. Additional details about the event follow:
Panel Name: Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry
Ronnie Cowan MP - House of Commons
Dr Chandni Hindocha - University College London
Louisa Mojela - Halo Labs, Bophelo Bioscience, Women Investment Portfolio Holdings
Manu Caddie - New Zealand Medical Cannabis Council
Karine Cousineau - The Green Organic Dutchman
Kim Wilson - Global Cannabis Partnership (chair)
Date: Monday 24 June
Location: House of Commons - Committee Room N°10
18:40 - 18:55: Introduction - Kim Wilson, Chief Executive of the GCP
18:55 - 19:35: Panel: Responsible Leadership in the Cannabis Industry
19:35 - 20:15: Panel: Social Justice & Environmental Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry
Halo is a cannabis extraction company that develops and manufactures quality cannabis oils and concentrates, which are the fastest growing segments in the cannabis industry. Halo is a global leader in cannabis oil and concentrates and has expertise across as major cannabis manufacturing processes, leveraging proprietary processes and products, and has produced over 4.0M grams of oils and concentrates since inception. The forward-thinking company is led by a strong management team with deep industry knowledge and blue-chip experience. The Company is currently operating in California and Oregon as well as Nevada with our partner Just Quality, LLC and in Lesotho with the Bophelo strategic partnership. With a consumer-centric focus, Halo will continue to market innovative branded and private label products across multiple product categories.
ABOUT BOPHELO BIOSCIENCE
Bophelo Bioscience is based in the Kingdom of Lesotho, Southern Africa and is the holder of one of a limited number of licenses issued in Lesotho for the production of medicinal cannabis products. Situated in proximity 70 kilometers to the capital city of Maseru, the Company’s operating site is an ideal location with ample labor, free water, flat land area, and low crime rates. The favorable high altitude, low humidity climate provides clean and organic growing conditions within the pristine mountainous region. With the motto "Sechaba se tlisa lerou" (community brings wealth), Bophelo highlights the value of community and empowerment of the Basotho people with a focus on the development of women and youth.
Lesotho is the first African country to legalize the cultivation and manufacturing of medicinal cannabis, becoming one of the most sought-after locations for cannabis operations in the world. The country has issued a limited number of licenses since legalization in 2016 and has been exporting cannabis since early 2018.
For further information regarding Halo, see Halo’s disclosure documents on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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