Dear Seed Investors,
As you know, The Seed Investor likes to find companies that are currently undervalued and have the potential to breakout, and share those companies with our readers.
Especially if those companies fill a need in an explosive sector of the Marijuana industry.
We’ve been watching one of those companies for a little while now, as they are focused in the often overlooked sector of Medical Cannabis Clinics.
There has been a focus on new possibilities in the recreational marijuana industry, we can’t forget about the unmet needs in the medical industry.
One of these unmet needs is quality medical advice for cannabis treatments.
Empower Clinics Inc. (CSE: EPW, OTCQB: ADENF, Forum) has been focused on this medical need for years, providing services to over 27,000 active patients in over 15 current clinics, have a strong foothold in the legal US districts of Washington and Oregon already, and are poised to expand.
Stockhouse.com just posted a great overview of their business model that we think Seed Investors looking for the next win should read.
Excerpt from Stockhouse.com:
Cannabis has come to North America. There is no news there. Medicinal cannabis has been available across Canada for some time and the vast majority of the U.S. population also have access to this emerging form of healthcare therapy.
There are similarities between the Canadian and U.S. cannabis medical markets. In Canada, medicinal cannabis has already been accepted as a complimentary addition to our healthcare system. In the United States, opposition towards the medicinal use of cannabis has eroded across most demographics (92% support). This provides a clear path to penetrating the enormous healthcare sector and (more particularly) the pharmaceutical industry.
As the management team of Empower Clinics Inc. (CSE: EPW, OTCQB: ADENF, Forum) surveyed the U.S. landscape, they reached an important conclusion four years ago. Exclusively targeting the medicinal cannabis industry would provide the greatest level of certainty and sustainability – for investors, for the cannabis companies themselves, and for the players in capital markets whose support is necessary to help fund these companies.
This was the easy part of the decision-making process as Empower devised its business model. The more intricate element of the Company’s strategy was in choosing a particular focus.
In general terms, the cannabis sector is seen as having two components. There are the cultivation companies who produce (and sell) this commodity. And there are the biopharma/research companies whose operations encompass genetics research, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical product development, product testing, and even clinical trials to produce/develop bona fide licensed pharmaceutical products.
There are also additional cannabis sub-sectors. One of those sub-sectors is cannabis clinics. In a conference call with Stockhouse Editorial, CEO Craig Snyder laid out the reasoning for Empower’s focus on U.S. cannabis clinics.
“There is unmet medical patient demand. Empower provides real medical advice for those wanting alternatives to pharmaceutical prescriptions. Opiate-based drugs are a key example, where patients are seeking natural pain prescriptions instead of synthetic options.”
Most people are now aware of “the opiate crisis” that may be the single, most acute health issue at this moment. In social terms, this is a huge problem. But in economic terms, it can also be a huge opportunity (estimated at US$4.4 to $4.9 billion). Stockhouse readers should stay tuned for a related full-length feature: How Cannabinoids Can Solve The Opiate Crisis.
Empower has a three-pronged business model:
- Medical clinics
- Proprietary cannabinoid formulas and recipes to support unique patient conditions
- Data collection monetization (a current database of over 96,000 patients)
Read more at Stockhouse.com
Please see full disclaimers at www.TheSeedInvestor.com applicable to all content provided by TSI, wherever published or re-published: http://theseedinvestor.com/about/disclaimer.
Disclaimer: This release/advertorial is a commercial advertisement and is for general information purposes only. This release/advertorial does not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or individualized investment advice. This is a native advertisement, meaning it is an informational paid marketing piece. THESEEDINVESTOR.com (TSI) makes no recommendation that the securities of the companies profiled or discussed on this website should be purchased, sold or held by viewers that learn of the profiled companies through our website. Please review all investment decisions with a licensed investment advisor. TSI receives payments ranging from approximately $25,000 to $150,000 to publish and/or distribute advertisements on behalf of a company. TSI retains any excess sums after expenses as its compensation. TheSeedInvestor.com and its owners, operators and affiliates may benefit from any increase in the share prices of the profiled companies. TheSeedInvestor.com may be paid for services using options or free-trading shares. TheSeedInvestor.com and/or its owners, operators and affiliates may be selling shares of stock at the same time the profile (or other information) is being disseminated to potential investors; TheSeedInvestor.com will not advise when it or its affiliates decide to sell. Investors must make all investment decisions based on their own judgment of the market and the particular securities.
This advertorial contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. This advertorial contains or incorporates by reference forward-looking statements, including certain information with respect to plans and strategies of the featured company. As such, any statements contained herein or incorporated herein by reference that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Without limiting the foregoing, the words “believe(s),” “anticipate(s),” “plan(s),” “expect(s),” “project(s),” “will,” “make,” “told,” “could,” “might,” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. There are a number of important factors that could cause actual events or actual results of the company to differ materially from these indicated by such forward-looking statements. Certain statements contained herein are forward-looking statements as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and 21E of the Exchange Act of 1934. Such statements include, without limitation, statements regarding business, financing, business trends, future operating revenues and expenses. There can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Investors are cautioned that any forward-looking statements made by the company, or contained in this advertorial are not guarantees of future performance, and that the issuer’s actual results may differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update any statements made herein except as required by law. Differences in results can be caused by various factors including, but not limited to, the company’s ability to be able to successfully complete planned funding agreements, to successfully market its products in competitive industries or to effectively implement its business plan or strategies. To reiterate, information presented in this advertorial contains “forward-looking statements.” Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, goals, assumptions, or future events or performance are not statements of historical fact and may be “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements are based on expectations, estimates, and projections at the time the statements are made that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those presently anticipated. More information on the company may be found at http://www.sec.gov where readers can review all public filings submitted by the company. TheSeedInvestor.com is not a certified financial analyst or licensed in the securities industry in any manner. The information in this advertorial is subjective opinion and may not be complete, accurate or current and was paid for, so this could create a conflict of interest.
MJShareholders.com is the largest dedicated financial network and leading corporate communications firm serving the legal cannabis industry. Our network aims to connect public marijuana companies with these focused cannabis audiences across the US and Canada that are critical for growth: Short and long term cannabis investors Active funding sources Mainstream media Business leaders Cannabis consumers