Tauriga Sciences Inc. Increases its Research & Development Budget to Continually Enhance its CBD Infused Chewing Gum Product Line

New York, NY, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: 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, today announced that it has increased its Research & Development (“R & D”) budget to continually improve and enhance its CBD infused chewing gum (“CBD Gum”) product line, branded as Tauri-Gum™.  The Company is currently in the process of establishing two new Tauri-Gum™ flavors to complement its existing MINT flavor.  The Company will modify its existing graphic design and artwork to correlate with blister packs (front and back) of the new Tauri-Gum™ flavor(s).  There is also a plan to test a thin candy coating on samples of Tauri-Gum™ tablets, to determine whether it improves the taste and texture.      

In other news, The Company is finalizing the terms of a comprehensive distribution agreement (the “Agreement”) with a major New York City headquartered firm (the “Distributor”).  This Distributor has a major presence throughout the New York City Metropolitan area (“NYC Metro area”), as well as other regions of the United States, and generates annual revenue well in excess of $100,000,000. Should the Company be successful in consummating this Agreement, it will notify its shareholders promptly – via a press release.       


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. One such opportunity on which the Company has acted, involves the Company having entered into the cannabidiol (or “CBD”) infused chewing gum product business, as more fully described above and in prior press releases. This CBD infused chewing gum product has been branded under the following name: Tauri-Gum™. See also our periodic reports filed by us with the SEC for a more complete description of our business and material agreements that we have entered into.  Further, the Company continues to identify and evaluate additional potential opportunities to generate revenue, as well as shareholder value, and leverage its resources and expertise to build a diversified and sustainable business model. Please visit our corporate website at www.tauriga.com.

In addition, on March 11, 2019, the Company announced the official launch of its E-Commerce site - as part of its Tauri-Gum™ commercialization strategy.  This site can be accessed by visiting the following URL address:  www.taurigum.com

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