Be­leave signs li­cence deal with Jay and Silent Bob

Stockwatch Daily - - FRONT PAGE - Mr. An­drew Wnek re­ports

BE­LEAVE INC. has en­tered into a brand li­cens­ing agree­ment with Kevin Smith and Ja­son Mewes, bet­ter known as their on­screen char­ac­ters, Jay and Silent Bob. Un­der the agree­ment the com­pany, in part­ner­ship with Mr. Smith and Mr. Mewes, will be devel­op­ing var­i­ous pro­pri­etary strains geared toward the re­cre­ational mar­ket which will be avail­able un­der the Be­leave Kannabis brand.

“We are ex­cited to wel­come Kevin and Ja­son to our team; their pas­sion for the in­dus­try is some­thing that res­onates with us,” com­mented Be­leave chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer An­drew Wnek. “We look for­ward to work­ing to­gether to ex­plore unique, out­side-the-box business op­por­tu­ni­ties over the com­ing years.”

Mr. Smith is a film­maker, ac­tor, comic book writer, au­thor and pod­caster well known for his com­edy film Clerks (1994), which he wrote, di­rected, co-pro­duced and acted in as the char­ac­ter Silent Bob. Jay and Silent Bob have ap­peared in Mr. Smith’s fol­low-up films Mall­rats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.

“It’s no se­cret that I’m a fan of cannabis, it helps me sleep at night and keeps my blood pres­sure down. I’ve seen cannabis dras­ti­cally im­prove the lives of some of the clos­est peo­ple in my life, and be­lieve it could be a vi­able al­ter­na­tive to the use of tra­di­tional painkillers,” said Mr. Smith. “This cul­mi­nat­ing with the chang­ing laws and per­cep­tion sur­round­ing cannabis has me very ex­cited to team up with Be­leave, a group I be­lieve to be one of the most in­no­va­tive in the Cana­dian cannabis space.”

“It’s hard for me to ar­gue against the po­ten­tial ben­e­fits that med­i­cal cannabis can bring. Much like the Be­leave team I have a per­sonal con­nec­tion to the rem­edy. Now that Canada is on the verge of le­gal­iz­ing cannabis, I am look­ing for­ward to the op­por­tu­nity to work with the sci­en­tif­i­cally fo­cused and for­ward-think­ing team at Be­leave; there’s no telling what we can dream up to­gether,” said Mr. Mewes.

Mr. Mewes is per­haps best known as the vo­cal half of the on­screen comedic duo, Jay and Silent Bob. Mr. Mewes has reprised his role as cel­e­brated char­ac­ter, Jay, in a num­ber of hit films. Mr. Mewes has cap­tured au­di­ences with re­bel­lious ban­ter against his un­spo­ken other

half and long-time friend, Mr. Smith (Silent Bob).

“Kevin and Jay played the quin­tes­sen­tial ston­ers in a bunch of [19]90s come­dies, but are se­ri­ous about the ben­e­fits of the cannabis life­style,” con­tin­ued Mr. Wnek, “It’s def­i­nitely go­ing to be fun watch­ing them take an ac­tive role in the space while devel­op­ing strains to­gether.” About Be­leave Inc. Be­leave is a biotech com­pany and Be­leave’s wholly owned sub­sidiary Be­leave Kannabis Corp. (for­merly First Ac­cess Med­i­cal Inc.) is a li­censed pro­ducer pur­suant to the ACMPR (Ac­cess to Cannabis for Med­i­cal Pur­poses Reg­u­la­tions). Be­leave’s pur­pose-built fa­cil­ity is lo­cated in Hamil­ton, Ont.

We seek Safe Har­bor.

Roger Em­manuel Fer­reira, Bo­jan Kra­sic, Vasil­ios Pana­gio­takopou­los, An­drew T Wnek

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