TORONTO, March 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nutritional Higher International Inc. (“Nutritional Higher” or the “Firm“) (CSE: Consume, OTCQB: SPLIF, FRANKFURT: 2NU) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a consulting agreement (the “Consulting Agreement“) with Thai political operator and businessman, Tom Kruesopon (the “Consultant“) to create small business possibilities for Nutritional Higher in Asia. As portion of the arrangement, Apple Wealth Holding Firm Restricted (“AWH“), to which Mr. Kruesopon is the senior advisor, completed a non-brokered private placement (the “Supplying“) whereby AWH bought an aggregate of five,000,000 frequent shares for gross proceeds of C$1,350,000.

Mr. Kruesopon will help Nutritional Higher in creating possibilities in legal jurisdictions across Asia, as effectively as bringing Asian brands and goods to North America. Mr. Kruesopon is the senior advisor to AWH, as effectively as an Advisor to the former Prime Minister of Thailand, CEO of Tune Insurance coverage, President of Panda Securities, and former Director of Thai AirAsia X. Pursuant to the terms of the Consulting Agreement, an aggregate of 700,000 frequent shares had been issued to AWH.

All of the frequent shares issued as portion of the Supplying and the Consulting Agreement are topic to a 4 month and a single day hold period.  A referral charge of $27,000 and 100,000 frequent shares was paid to a third celebration in conjunction with the completion of the Supplying.

“With my advocacy for cannabis legalization in Thailand, I was driven to conduct a search for a North American cannabis corporation to function with that could present a platform for development in Asia,” mentioned Mr. Kruesopon. “After meeting with a number of organizations and performing comprehensive due diligence, I’m satisfied to have formed this strategic alliance with Nutritional Higher. As each a shareholder by means of Apple Wealth, and as a strategic adviser, I appear forward to actively looking for small business possibilities for Nutritional Higher in Asia, and getting Nutritional Higher act as a bridge to combine Asian medicinal practice with CBD and other cannabis derivatives.”

“Working with Tom makes it possible for us to diversify our portfolio of brands and expand our distribution pipeline,” added Jim Frazier, CEO of Nutritional Higher. “Q4 2018 saw a enormous paradigm shift in Asia with Thailand and Korea legalizing cannabis goods for healthcare purposes, and we count on additional nations on the continent to comply with suit. We are continuously monitoring international developments in the market and searching to leverage synergistic possibilities wherever we can. As a manufacturing and distribution leader, gaining a 1st-mover benefit overseas is a logical step in increasing and sustaining our market place share. In addition to expanding our pipeline, we appear forward to adding Asian brands and goods to our domestic portfolio, permitting us to corner further segments of the cannabis derivatives market place.”

Adam Szweras, Co-Chair of the Nutritional Higher board added: “We are excited to function with Tom to create a small business program to let us to expand internationally to an emerging cannabis market place. Whilst we will not waver from our quick concentrate of expanding our California and Nevada footprints and these of our operations elsewhere in the western US, Asia is an fascinating new frontier exactly where, along with Tom, Apple Wealth, and their group, terrific factors are achievable.”

About Apple Wealth Holding Firm Ltd.

Apple Wealth offers securities brokerage and corporate finance solutions in Thailand. Its securities brokerage solutions incorporate equity, fixed revenue/debt, derivatives, and unit trusts. Corporate finance solutions comprise organization restructuring, monetary advisory, securities dealing, and M&A. It also offers e-trade, market place details, brokerage solutions, and securities underwriting and distribution solutions. The corporation was founded in 1999 and is primarily based in Bangkok, Thailand.

About Nutritional Higher International Inc.

Nutritional Higher is focused on creating, manufacturing and distributing goods beneath recognized brands in the cannabis goods market, with a precise concentrate on edibles and oil extracts for healthcare and adult recreational use. The Firm functions exclusively with licensed facilities in jurisdictions exactly where such activity is permitted and regulated by state law.

The Firm follows a vertically integrated model with a totally created approach for acquisitions in extraction, production, sales, and distribution sectors of the cannabis market. Nutritional Higher has brought its flagship FLÏ™ edibles and extracts item line from production to market place by means of its wholly owned subsidiaries in California and Oregon, as effectively as Colorado exactly where its FLÏ™ goods are manufactured by a third-celebration licensed producer. In California, the Firm distributes its goods and goods manufactured by other top producers by means of its wholly owned distributor Calyx Brands Inc. and is getting into the Nevada, Washington State and Canadian markets in the close to future.