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ACMPR Licensed Cannabis Producer Sproutly Begins Trading on the CSE under the Symbol “SPR”

July 9, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 9, 2018--Sproutly Canada, Inc. (formerly Stone Ridge Exploration Corp.) (“ Sproutly ” or the “ Company ”) is pleased to announce that effective at the open of the market today, Sproutly’s common shares will be listed and will commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (the ” CSE ”) under the three-letter ticker symbol “SPR”.

Sproutly is an ACMPR Licensed Producer of cannabis that strives to meet the evolving needs of cannabis consumers across Canada. Its mission is to become a vertically integrated cannabis consumer products company, bringing together best-in-class cultivation, secured distribution solutions, and advanced technologies to redefine the cannabis industry. Sproutly currently owns and operates a 16,600 sq. ft. production facility located centrally in the GTA utilizing state-of-the-art production technology and methods designed to best-in-class standards.

The Company previously announced signing of letters of intent to acquire 1) Infusion Biosciences Canada Inc, a biotech company possessing the rights to Infusion Biosciences Inc.’s (“ Infusion Biosciences ”) APP Technology for specific jurisdictions; and 2) SSM Partners Inc., a management company engaged in the commercialization of products and formulation services for APP Technology in specific jurisdictions, (together referred to as “ Infusion Biosciences Canada ” or the “ Proposed Acquisition ”). The transaction is expected to be completed in July.

The Proposed Acquisition brings together a disruptive and truly ground breaking technology in the growing cannabis beverage category and an ACMPR licensed producer with a strategically located cultivation facility.

Keith Dolo, CEO and Director, commented: “Pending closing of the Proposed Acquisition, Sproutly seeks to become a dominant player and provider of best-in-class cannabis products, by creating a powerful platform to serve the needs of the food and beverage industry.”

INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Licensed Producer Under the ACMPR – Its wholly owned subsidiary Toronto Herbal Remedies owns and operates a completed 16,600 sq. ft. facility with production capacity of up to 1,400 kg per year with state of the art production technology and methods designed to best-in-class standards.

Strategically Located to Service the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”) - Cultivation Facility and distribution strategically in the GTA with the ability to service 6.4 million adults in the GTA with a same day delivery service and an oversized Level 9 Vault allows for the ability to act as distribution centre for other LP’s (1).

Transformative Acquisition of Infusion Biosciences Canada – Proprietary, patent pending recovery process (“APP”) for recovering both water soluble (Infuz2O) and Bio Natural Oil (BNO) cannabinoids with a highly scalable, low-cost recovery yields attractive economics as compared to other extraction methods that require further processing beyond extraction to produce consumable products. APP Technology produces two unique finished ingredients from cannabis and hemp plants:

Infuz2O – A naturally water-soluble cannabis solution delivering a new form of consuming cannabis in a beverage that mimics the onset/offset features comparable to smoking It will be formulated into beverages/drinks which deliver the effects of cannabis, fully dissolving in water with a fast onset time of less than 5 minutes, clearing (offset) within 90 minutes. Bio Natural Oil (“BNO”) – Cannabinoid oils infused into natural edibles or transdermal delivery while retaining strain specific characteristics.

The development of Infusion Biosciences’ APP technology and the creation of its Infuz 2 O and BNO, is based on over 12 years of R&D on the recovery of water soluble phytochemicals from medicinal plants and over 25 years in discovery and development of biotechnology and pharmaceutical drugs.

(1) Pending Health Canada approval

About Sproutly Canada, Inc.

Sproutly is an ACMPR Licensed Producer of cannabis that strives to meet the evolving needs of cannabis consumers across Canada. Its mission is to become a vertically integrated cannabis consumer products company, bringing together best-in-class cultivation, secured distribution solutions, and advanced technologies to redefine the cannabis industry. Sproutly currently owns and operates a 16,600 sq. ft. production facility located centrally in the GTA utilizing state-of-the-art production technology and methods designed to pharma-grade standards. Sproutly’s strategy is focused on developing and deploying novel technologies to formulate and market unique cannabis products in a rapidly evolving consumer market.

For more information on Sproutly please visit www.sproutly.ca.

Forward-Looking Statements

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This release includes certain statements and information that may constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws or forward-looking statements within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements relate to future events or future performance and reflect the expectations or believes regarding future events of management of Sproutly Canada. Generally, forward-looking statements and information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “intends” or “anticipates”, or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “should”, “would” or “occur”. This information and these statements, referred to herein as “forward‐looking statements”, are not historical facts, are made as of the date of this news release and include without limitation, statements regarding discussions of future plans, estimates and forecasts and statements as to management’s expectations and intentions with respect to, among other things, the date of trading of the Sproutly Shares on the CSE and final regulatory approvals. These forward‐looking statements involve numerous risks and uncertainties and actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. These assumptions, risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the state of the economy in general and capital markets in particular, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of Sproutly Canada. Although management of the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and forward-looking information. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, forward-looking information or financial out-look that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. We seek safe harbor.

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CONTACT: Sproutly Canada

Keith Dolo

Chief Executive Officer

investors@sproutly.ca

KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE OTHER HEALTH NATURAL RESOURCES AGRICULTURE ENVIRONMENT GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Sproutly Canada, Inc.

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