VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 19, 2020 — Rubicon Organics Inc. (CSE:ROMJ) (OTCQX: ROMJF) (“Rubicon Organics” or the “Company”), a licensed producer focused on cultivating and selling organic certified, super-premium cannabis, is pleased to announce the voting results from its Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders (the “Meeting”), held by way of live audio webcast on August 19, 2020.
The total number of common shares of Rubicon Organics (“Common Shares”) represented by shareholders present during the live audio webcast and by proxy at the Meeting was 21,449,543 Common Shares, representing 46.9% of the Company’s total issued and outstanding Common Shares as of the record date.
All of the matters put forward before shareholders for consideration and approval as set out in Rubicon Organics’ management information circular for the Meeting dated July 13, 2020 (the “Circular”) were approved by the shareholders. In particular, all nominees set forth in the Circular, Jesse McConnell, Margaret Brodie, Bryan Disher, David Donnan, and John Pigott, were elected as directors of the Company.
In addition, Deloitte LLP was appointed as the Company’s auditors for the ensuing year with the Company’s directors authorized to fix their remuneration, and disinterested shareholder approval was obtained to approve amendments to the Company’s Equity Incentive Plan and Deferred Share Unit Plan, as more particularly set out in the Circular.
In addition, the Company has granted stock options for a total of 92,500 Common Shares to employees of the Company in accordance with the Company’s equity incentive plan. The stock options are exercisable at $3.33 per share for a period of five years from the date of grant.
ABOUT RUBICON ORGANICS INC.
Rubicon Organics Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Vintages Organic Cannabis Company Inc., is a licensed producer focused on cultivating and selling organic certified, super-premium cannabis from its flagship 125,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art hybrid-greenhouse located on a 20-acre property in Delta, BC, Canada. The Company is focused on achieving industry leading profitability through the development of the brand identity Simply BareTM Organic, that combines the sale of high-margin, super-premium organic products with low-cost sustainable production. The Company is currently ramping up to production capacity of 11,000 kg per year of organic certified and environmentally sustainable cannabis.
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This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements that are not historical facts, including without limitation, statements regarding future estimates, plans, programs, forecasts, projections, objectives, assumptions, expectations or beliefs of future performance, and statements regarding the Company’s belief that it will achieve an annual production run rate of approximately 11,000 kg of certified organic, super-premium and environmentally sustainable cannabis are “forward-looking statements”. Forward-looking information can be identified by the use of words such as “will” or variations of such words or statements that certain actions, events or results “will” be taken, occur or be achieved. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, events or developments to be materially different from any future results, events or developments expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. The forward-looking information in this press release is based upon certain assumptions that management considers reasonable in the circumstances, including that its capital needs will be as currently projected. Risks and uncertainties associated with forward looking information in this press release include, among others, information or statements concerning the Company’s expectations of financial resources available to fund operations; Rubicon Organics’ limited operating history and lack of historical profits; obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals; that regulatory requirements will be maintained; general business and economic conditions; the Company’s ability to successfully execute its plans and intentions; the Company’s ability to obtain financing at reasonable terms though the sale of equity and/or debt commitments; the Company’s ability to attract and retain skilled staff; market competition; the products and technology offered by the Company’s competitors; that our current relationships with our suppliers, service providers and other third parties will be maintained; and the impact of the current global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. These factors should be considered carefully and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Although Rubicon Organics has attempted to identify important risk factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other risk factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements. Rubicon Organics assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, even if new information becomes available as a result of future events, new information or for any other reason except as required by law.