Nextleaf Solutions (CSE: OILS) is the first public company to be issued a U.S. patent for the extraction & purification of cannabinoids. Nextleaf is an extraction technology company that has developed a patent portfolio pertaining to the company’s unique, industrial-scale process of producing purified cannabinoid distillate, a tasteless, odourless cannabis concentrate best suited for infusing premium value-added products. The company plans to commercialize its intellectual property by providing B2B processing services to licensed cultivators and supplying oil and extracts to qualified Canadian and international partners under the client’s own brands.
Mr. Pedersen has been focused on the cannabis industry since 2013, consulting for a variety of cannabis companies and investors including Canada’s first cannabis oil producer. He has founded several start-ups over his career, including a media company acquired in 2007 by Towerstream Corporation (NASDAQ: TWER). Paul holds an MBA in Finance from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University.