Crop Receives Approval for Additional 20,000 Square Feet of Recreational Canopy at Humboldt California Campus

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CROP Infrastructure Corp. (CSE:CROP) (OTCMKTS:CRXPF) (“CROP” or the “Company”) announces its tenant grower “HEMPIRE COMPANY LLC” has received final approval for an additional twenty thousand (20,000) square feet of recreationally licensed canopy space from CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing, a division of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for the Humboldt California Campus as announced on May 9th 2018.

The Humboldt Campus consists of an operational 10,000 square foot medicinal cannabis greenhouse facility and has now obtained an additional 20,000 square feet of recreational licensed canopy. It is expected that the HEMPIRE COMPANY LLC will commence plant population in June/July 2018.

CROP Infrastructure Director & CEO Michael Yorke states: “With the approval of this additional twenty thousand square feet, the Humboldt Campus will triple in size and tenant production capacity. CROP’s portfolio of cannabis infrastructure assets includes two Washington State facilities as well as the Humboldt campus in California, the largest cannabis market in the world. Management will continue to aggressively pursue new world-wide opportunities and expand its portfolio of tenant growers and infrastructure assets in strategic licensed jurisdictions.”

The Company will be hosting an information session for investors at the Vancouver Club at 1:30 PM PST on June 21st. Management will be available to answer questions and present on recent developments and Company milestones.

About Humboldt Holdings LLC
Located in Humboldt County California the property is 8.46 acres and currently houses a 10,000 sqft greenhouse as well as a barn, garage and residence. On site are 5 x 5000 gallon water tanks, a well and pump house and a 30×60 drying shed. The property is zoned for a 10,000 sqft medical and a 20,000 sqft recreational cannabis license.

About CROP
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Choom™ Secures 10 Additional Cannabis Retail Opportunities in Alberta and British Columbia

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FinCanna Investee ezGreen Compliance On-Boards Multiple Customers across California, the largest Cannabis market in North America

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Pascal Biosciences Engages CFN Media to Build New Investor Audience

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National Green Biomed Adopting BLOCKStrain Technology Software

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Speakeasy Looks to Expand into German Market

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Cannabis Industry Pioneers Blockchain Adoption

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RavenQuest BioMed Expands Geographical Production Footprint

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48North Cannabis: A Vertically-Integrated Brand Portfolio Focused on Women

The Canadian cannabis industry is projected to reach C$22.6 billion over the coming years, according to Deloitte, driven by the legalization of adult-use cannabis nationwide later this year. While most of the roughly 100 licensed producers in the market are focused on marketing to men, the market is starting to realize that women actually account for at least half — and possibly a majority — of the overall market. 48North Cannabis Corp. (TSX-V: NRTH) recently began trading on the TSX Venture exchange as the first vertically-integrated house of brands focused on women’s health and wellness in the cannabis industry. As one of the only publicly-traded cannabis companies with a female CEO, the company is uniquely positioned to target this underserved demographic with innovative brands and top-shelf product. Women and Cannabis Men are more likely to use almost all types of illicit drugs, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, … Continue reading