VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chemesis International Inc. (CSE: CSI) (OTC: CADMF) (FRA: CWAA) (the “Company” or “Chemesis”), announces that its subsidiary, GSRX Industries Inc. (“GSRX”) (OTCQB: GSRX), filed its interim financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2019 (“GSRX Financial Statements”).

Highlights from the GSRX Financial Statements include:

  • Highest revenues of any quarter to date with $3.4M USD for the three months ended June 30, 2019; and
  • Gross profit of $1.34M USD, and a gross margin of 39%;
  • A summary of key operational revenue and expenses comparing quarter over quarter (“QOQ”) and year over year (“YOY”) are summarized below:
     % QOQ  % YOY
  Q2 2019 Q1 2019ChangeQ2 2018 Change
    $      $      $     
Revenues   3,439,225   2,866,07920%  353,430 873%
  Consulting Fees   413,707   453,029(9%)  357,990 16%
  General & Administrative   1,478,002   1,755,354(16%)  1,138,396 30%
  Professional Fees   212,558   335,475(37%)  134,464 58%
Loss from Operations   (924,024)   (3,238,324)(71%)  (3,656,238) (75%)

(Prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP.)

GSRX operational results show significant growth in revenues while maintaining tight control over its operational spending. This growth was primarily achieved through its retail business’ in Puerto Rico, California, Texas, and Tennessee. GSRX currently operates six dispensaries and two retail CBD stores, as well as five pre-qualified dispensaries in Puerto Rico that are in various stages of development.  It also has a dispensary in Palm Springs, California.

On August 29, 2019 Chemesis announced that it had acquired a controlling interest in GSRX.  Chemesis will begin consolidating the financial statements of GSRX within its own financial statements from the date of the acquisition.  The Company notes that Board of Directors of GSRX is comprised of Aman Parmar, Christian Briggs, Mike Aujla, Les Ball, and Edgar Montero, with Messrs. Parmar and Briggs serving as co-Chairmen.

GSRX’s 10-Q quarterly report for the six months ended June 30, 2019 is available on EDGAR and available at www.sec.gov.

Chemesis’ year-end audited financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2019 will be filed before its deadline of October 28, 2019.

On Behalf of The Board of Directors

Edgar Montero
CEO and Director

About Chemesis International Inc.

Chemesis International Inc. is a vertically integrated global leader in the cannabis industry, currently operating within California, Puerto Rico, and Colombia.

Chemesis is developing a strong foothold in key markets, from cultivation, to manufacturing, distribution and retail. Chemesis has facilities in both Puerto Rico and California, allowing for cost effective production and distribution of its products. In addition, Chemesis leverages exclusive brands and partnerships and uses the highest quality extraction methods to provide consumers with quality cannabis products.

Chemesis will add shareholder value by exploring opportunities in emerging markets while consistently delivering quality product to its consumers from seed to sale.

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