Cardiol Therapeutics (TSX: CRDL) (OTCQX: CRTPF), a leader in the production of pharmaceutical cannabidiol (“CBD”) and the development of innovative cannabidiol products for heart diseases, recently announced its entry into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the “Lead Underwriter”). Under the arrangement, the Lead Underwriter agreed, on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters, to purchase, on a bought deal basis per the filing of a short form prospectus, an aggregate of 4,500,000 units, each at a price of $2.50, for aggregate gross proceeds of $11,250,000 to the Company. Cardiol intends to use the proceeds to support commercialization of its pharmaceutical cannabidiol products, its ongoing research and clinical development programs focused on heart failure, additional product development, as well as for general corporate purposes.
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About Cardiol Therapeutics
Cardiol Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CRDL) (OTCQX: CRTPF) is focused on producing pharmaceutical cannabidiol (“CBD”) products and developing innovative therapies for heart diseases, including acute myocarditis and other causes of heart failure. The Company’s lead product, CardiolRx(TM), is formulated to be the most consistent cannabidiol formulation on the market. CardiolRx is pharmaceutically produced, manufactured under cGMP, and is THC free (<5 ppm). The Company also plans to commercialize CardiolRx in the billion-dollar market for medicinal cannabinoids in Canada and is pursuing distribution opportunities in Europe and Latin America.
In heart failure, Cardiol is planning an international clinical study of CardiolRx in acute myocarditis, a condition caused by inflammation in heart tissue, which remains the most common cause of sudden cardiac death in people less than 35 years of age. The Company is also developing proprietary nanotechnology to uniquely deliver pharmaceutical cannabidiol and other anti-inflammatory drugs directly to sites of inflammation in the heart associated with heart failure. Heart failure is the leading cause of death and hospitalization in North America with associated annual healthcare costs in the U.S. alone exceeding $30 billion. For further information about Cardiol Therapeutics, please visit CardiolRX.com.
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