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CannabisNewsBreaks – Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Announces Impressive Findings of Oral THC Absorption Study

Company: Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (LEXX)
Category: News

Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX, LEXXW), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, today announced that its recent oral tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”) absorption study THC-A21-1 revealed that DehydraTECH(TM)-THC delivered via oral ingestion required only 15 minutes to deliver THC levels in blood plasma comparable to levels achieved at 45 minutes with concentration-matched controls. According to the update, DehydraTECH-THC delivered more THC into the bloodstream during the study than the industry standard medium chain triglyceride (“MCT” or “coconut oil”) based control formulation from the two-minute mark onwards, then dropped rapidly to the same level as the MCT control by the six-hour mark. “The cannabis industry continues to use outdated formulations and processes that ignore the needs of modern THC users,” said Chris Bunka, CEO of Lexaria Bioscience Corp. “THC users today include recreational, medicinal and pharmaceutical users, all of whom need technology that doesn’t rely on harmful delivery methods such as smoking but still provides rapid onset and high bioavailability, which common oral formats do not offer. Our study findings demonstrated rapid delivery, increased overall THC delivery, and higher brain tissue delivery; all of which is consistent with the wants and needs of THC customers.”

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About Lexaria Bioscience Corp.

Lexaria’s patented drug delivery technology, DehydraTECH(TM), improves the way active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”) enter the bloodstream by promoting more effective oral delivery. Since 2016, DehydraTECH has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to increase bio-absorption with cannabinoids and nicotine by up to 5-10x, reduce time of onset from 1-2 hours to minutes and mask unwanted tastes; it is also being evaluated for orally administered anti-viral drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (“NSAIDs”) and more. DehydraTECH has also evidenced an ability to deliver some drugs more effectively across the blood brain barrier. Lexaria operates a licensed in-house research laboratory and holds a robust intellectual property portfolio with 21 patents granted and over 50 patents pending worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.LexariaBioscience.com.

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