Tauriga Sciences, Inc. to Proceed in the Development of Additional Flavors for its Cannabis/CBD Chewing Gum Product Line
NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (TAUG) (“Tauriga” or the “Company”), engaged in building its business through the development, distribution, and licensing of proprietary products as well as the evaluation of potential acquisition opportunities and equity investments, has today announced that it will proceed in the development of additional potential flavors (“additional flavors”) for its Cannabis/CBD Infused Chewing Gum product line (“CBD Gum”). The Company has previously disclosed that the entirety of its initial product run (8,700 individual CBD Gum packs) will be manufactured in Mint flavor. However, after extensive discussions with potential distributors and retail customers, the Company has opted to secure the capacity to produce additional flavors.
The Company believes that the availability of 2 or 3 additional flavors for its CBD Gum will enhance its product’s profile to the retail marketplace.
Some of the additional flavors currently being contemplated by the Company are as follows:
- Tropical Fruit
- Bubble Gum
The Company will confer with its Maryland based contract manufacturer and update shareholders in a prompt manner, once the final decisions have been made (with respect to additional flavors). There can be no guaranty that the Company will ever manufacturer any additional flavors of its CBD Gum (other than that of Mint flavor).
AN IMPORTANT COMMITMENT:
The Company wishes to confirm to its shareholders, that at all times, it will remain in compliance with both U.S. Federal and individual State rules and regulations & laws that govern this sector. At the same time, the Company will be constantly monitoring the legal landscape which may experience material change(s), at any point in the future.
Studies have shown that a chewing gum product may provide a superior delivery method for distributing its key active ingredients (such as CBD), in comparison to other oral dosage forms, such as: pills, capsules, beverages, and gummies. As an individual chews gum, the CBD is released from the gum quickly and is absorbed by the Oral Mucosa, rather than the Digestive System. Bypassing the Digestive Tract allows the CBD to maintain its inherent bioavailability, and it also means that the CBD gets absorbed by the body substantially faster than other forms of Oral Ingestion. Studies have also shown that CBD that is swallowed as capsules, beverages, gummies, or edibles delivers less than 10% of the CBD shown on each respective label. With CBD Infused Chewing Gum, an individual can get relief for aches and pains in rapid time, and at a dose that is potentially strong enough to make a noticeable difference, and delivered cost effectively without wasting the majority of the CBD consumed.
ABOUT TAURIGA SCIENCES, INC.:
Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (TAUG) is engaged in building business through the development, distribution, and licensing of proprietary products as well as the evaluation of potential acquisition opportunities/equity investments. The Company is currently evaluating potential acquisition candidates, as previously disclosed, to create lasting shareholder value. Additionally, the Company is working diligently to identify potential opportunities to generate revenue and leverage its considerable resources and expertise to build a diversified and sustainable business model. Please visit our corporate website at www.tauriga.com
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