Biotechnology company and drug delivery platform innovator Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) on Friday announced that it is expanding to hire new personnel and will be issuing stock options. Per the update, Lexaria is in the process of appointing a new corporate controller, head of its legal division and other office staff, and, in 2019, it expects to hire additional laboratory personnel with expansion of its research and development operations. As a result of the newly-created positions, Lexaria is issuing stock options totaling 240,000 with an exercise price of $1.06. In addition, the company has received $110,000 from the exercise of 250,000 previously-granted warrants with an exercise price of $0.44.
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About Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
Lexaria Bioscience Corp. licenses disruptive patented delivery technology that promotes healthier ingestion methods, lower overall dosing and higher effectiveness of lipophilic active molecules. Lexaria has multiple patents pending in over 40 countries around the world and has patents granted in the USA and in Australia for utilization of its DehydraTECH™ delivery technology. Lexaria’s technology provides increases in intestinal absorption rates; more rapid delivery to the bloodstream; and important taste-masking benefits, for orally administered bioactive molecules including cannabinoids, vitamins, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), nicotine and other molecules. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.LexariaBioscience.com
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