Lexaria Bioscience (CSE: LXX) (OTCQB: LXRP) this morning said it is engaging in a new topical skin cream research and development (“R&D”) program; R&D regarding nicotine edibles; and provided an update on existing R&D programs. The company has developed topical cream products for the delivery of cannabinoids as an addition to its DehydraTECH™ technology. Laboratory testing for human skin absorption and penetration characteristics are scheduled for early 2018 for various formulations. Following its recent nicotine patent grant, Lexaria is advancing its research focus on edible forms of nicotine that could utilize the company’s DehydraTECH™ technology. Additionally, Lexaria plans to further expand its product line in 2018 through working on new and improved formulations for a variety of food products.
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About Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
Lexaria Bioscience Corp. has developed and out-licenses its disruptive 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 was granted its first patents in the USA and in Australia related to edible forms of cannabinoids. 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.LexariaEnergy.com.
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