CannabisNewsBreaks – Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) Applies for NIH Grant to Support COVID-19 Therapy Studies, Receives Expanded Health Canada License

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, today announced its submission of a grant application to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) entitled “In vitro and in vivo animal exploratory pharmacokinetic and preliminary efficacy modelling of select orally administered antiviral compounds following DehydraTECH formulation enhancement.” According to the update, the grant application is for funding to support Lexaria’s second round of planned studies related to COVID-19 treatment possibilities. Additionally, the Company also reported that its subsidiary Lexaria CanPharm ULC has received a new license from Health Canada, issued in accordance with the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations. The new license allows for expanded testing capabilities including sensory testing of cannabis oral products for taste, smell, and additional research and evaluation.

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About Lexaria

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. is a global innovator in drug delivery platforms. Its patented DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technology changes the way Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients enter the bloodstream, promoting healthier ingestion methods, lower overall dosing and higher effectiveness for lipophilic active molecules. DehydraTECH increases bio-absorption; reduces time of onset; and masks unwanted tastes for orally administered bioactive molecules including cannabinoids, vitamins, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (“NSAIDs”), nicotine and other molecules. Lexaria has licensed DehydraTECH to multiple companies in the cannabis industry for use in cannabinoid beverages, edibles and oral products; and to a world-leading tobacco producer for the development of smokeless, oral-based nicotine products. Lexaria operates a licensed in-house research laboratory and holds a robust intellectual property portfolio with 16 patents granted and over 60 patents pending worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.LexariaBioscience.com.

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