Stone Ride Provides Update on RTO: Sproutly is Granted an ACMPR license to cultivate cannabis from Health Canada

Tickers: XCNQ:SO
Tags: Medicinal Marijuana

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA / TheNewswire / June 14, 2018 – Stone Ridge Exploration Corp. (CSE:SO) ("Stone Ridge" or the "Company") is pleased to provide the following update further to its press release dated February 8, 2018, with respect to a proposed reverse takeover transaction with Sproutly Inc. ("Sproutly").

The Company is pleased to announce that Sproutly, via its wholly-owned subsidiary Toronto Herbal Remedies Inc. ("THR"), has received its Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations ("ACMPR") license from Health Canada to cultivate cannabis (the "Cultivation License"). Following the granting of the license, Sproutly is now permitted to cultivate cannabis at its 16,600 sq ft. facility strategically located in the Greater Toronto Area.

Keith Dolo, Chief Executive Officer of Sproutly, commented, "Achieving our Cultivation License is a significant milestone and key to implementing our strategy to become a leading vertically integrated cannabis consumer products company, bringing together pharma-grade cultivation, secured distribution solutions, and advanced technologies to redefine the cannabis industry."

This announcement follows shortly after Sproutly entered into non-binding letters of intent to acquire Infusion Biosciences Canada Inc., a biotech company possessing the rights to Infusion Biosciences Inc.’s technology which is able to recover water soluble cannabinoids as well as the plant’s oil-based bioactive materials using a patent pending process, proprietary reagents and trade secrets ("APP Technology") and SSM Partners Inc.

About Sproutly Inc.

Sproutly is an ACMPR Licensed Producer of cannabis that strives to meet the evolving needs of cannabis consumers across Canada. Its mission is to become a vertically integrated cannabis consumer products company, bringing together pharma-grade cultivation, secured distribution solutions, and advanced technologies to redefine the cannabis industry. Sproutly currently owns and operates a 16,600 sq. ft. production facility located centrally in the GTA utilizing state-of-the-art production technology and methods designed to pharma-grade standards. Sproutly’s strategy is focused on developing and deploying novel technologies to formulate and market unique cannabis products in a rapidly evolving consumer market.

For more information on Sproutly please visit www.sproutly.ca.

For further information please contact:

Keith Dolo, Chief Executive Officer of Sproutly

Email: keith.dolo@sproutly.ca

Phone: (778) 945-6860

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