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lobe sciences ltd. (CSE: LOBE) (OTCQB: LOBEF) ("Lobe" or the "Company"), a Canadian Biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering and developing psychedelic derived medicines for neurologic and brain disease today announced it has entered into a term sheet contemplating convertible note financing bearing interest at 15% per annum with a term of 12 months (the "Convertible Notes") with Cantheon Capital ("Cantheon") for aggregate proceeds to the Company of up to USD$1,500,000 to conduct three clinical trials in Australia with newly announced partner iNGENū Pty Ltd. ("iNGENū"). The Convertible Notes will help fund the design and conduct of three clinical trials evaluating Lobe's proprietary psilocin analogues L-130 or L-131.

Philip Young, CEO of Lobe Sciences stated, "We are extremely happy to have the confidence and investment from Cantheon. The opportunity to advance our proprietary psilocin compounds in multiple human trials puts Lobe in a leading position within the psychedelic biotech marketplace. Australia offers numerous advantages for our clinical development. In addition to the commitment from Cantheon we will be able to take advantage of the Australian Federal Government's Research & Development tax incentive program which will provide a 43.5% rebate on our research and development expenses in Australia."

Aaron Ray, General Partner of Cantheon Capital commented, "Our firm is committed to identifying and funding the most innovative and highest potential biotech companies in the psychedelic or cannabis market. Lobe Sciences fits our criteria as they have progressed rapidly in the last year and are now ready to initiate human clinical trials with their novel psilocin analogues L-130 and L-131. We look forward to working together as we work to identify new and effective therapies."

Convertible Notes

Cantheon agreed to lend Lobe, through six (6) distinct tranches, an aggregate of USD$1,500,000. The tranches of the Convertible Notes will be triggered by various operational events in connection with the trials evaluating Lobe's proprietary psilocin analogues L-130 or L-131, such as the clincal trial deposit and achievement of first patient enrolments in each such trial. The Company intends to use the proceeds of the Convertible Notes to fund its clinical trials and research and development activities in collaboration with iNGENū.

The Convertible Note conversion price, if executed, shall be the closing price of the Company's common shares as quoted on the Canadian Securities Exchange ("CSE") the effective day of the Convertible Note, subject to a minimum of $0.05 (the "Conversion Price"). The Convertible Notes include a number of warrants to be determined by the Conversion Price, with an exercise price consistent with the Conversion Price, and a term of three years (the "Warrants"). In accordance with the terms of the Convertible Notes, the conversion price per Common Share shall be adjusted upwards to ensure that Cantheon and its affiliates shall not beneficially own, or have control or direction over, Common Shares in excess of 19.99% of the number of Common Shares issued and outstanding immediately after giving effect to the issuance of Common Shares issuable under the applicable tranche.

The securities issued pursuant to the conversion of the Convertible Notes and the Warrants and common shares underlying the Warrants will be subject to a four-month hold period from the date of their respective issuance. Completion of the Convertible Notes remains subject to the completion of a definitive agreement and the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the CSE.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any securities of the Company in the United States. The securities described in this news release have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

About lobe sciences ltd.

Lobe Sciences is a life sciences company focused on psychedelic medicines. The Company, through collaborations with industry-leading partners, is engaged in drug research and development using psychedelic compounds and the development of innovative devices and delivery mechanisms to improve mental health and wellness.

About Cantheon Capital

Cantheon Capital is passionate about the pharmaceutical development of cannabinoids and psychedelic drugs. We support early and mid-stage biotechs looking to make advances through clinical trials with a view to create novel FDA registered pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in understanding which Bio Pharma companies are likely to achieve success through a combination of: great assets, great team, great advisors, and great strategy. Cantheon Capital supports cannabinoid and psychedelic biotechs with corporate advisory, capital funding and detailed scientific advice.

About iNGENū

iNGENū is a globally-focused Contract Research Organization working exclusively in the cannabinoid and psychedelic space. A full-service CRO performing clinical trials for US, Canadian and European sponsors in Australia. The Australian advantage is the ability to perform FDA registration clinical trials prior to opening an IND, accessing the lucrative 43.5% research and development rebate from the Australian Government on all research expenses, and rapid start-up of clinical trials in under 12 weeks.

For further information please contact:

lobe sciences ltd.
Philip J Young, CEO
info@lobesciences.com
Tel: (949) 505-5623

NEITHER THE CSE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER HAVE REVIEWED OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR ADEQUACY OF THIS RELEASE.

This does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of offers to buy any securities.

Disclaimer for Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements relating to the future operations of the Company and other statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements are often identified by terms such as "will", "may", "should", "anticipate", "expects" and similar expressions. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release, including statements regarding the future plans and objectives of the Company, research and development using psychedelic compounds, and the development of innovative devices and delivery mechanisms to improve mental health and wellness, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers are cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of the forward-looking statements may prove to be incorrect. Events or circumstances may cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted, as a result of numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including changes to the regulatory environment;, that the Company's drug research and development activities may be unsuccessful; that drugs and medical devices produced by, or on behalf of, the Company, may not work in the manner intended or at all, and may subject the Company to product liability or other liability claims; that the Company may not be able to attain the Company's corporate goals and objectives; and other risk factors detailed in the Company's continuous disclosure filings from time to time, as available under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com. As a result, the Company cannot guarantee that any forward-looking statement will materialize and the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking information. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made only as of the date of this news release and the Company does not intend to update any of the included forward-looking statements except as expressly required by applicable Canadian securities laws.

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"We are extremely pleased to close this financing and are thankful for the support and confidence of our investors who join us in seeing the potential of our clinical development plan. This funding combined with the entering into of the recently announced convertible notes of up to $1.5M with Cantheon Capital will enable us to execute our plan to advance our proprietary psilocin compounds into human clinical trials," said Philip J. Young, Chief Executive Officer of Lobe.

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Philip Young, CEO of Lobe Sciences stated, "We have made significant progress toward initiating our first human trials with our proprietary psilocin analog L-130 and pre clinical plans for L-131. These updates can be found at our Company website https://www.lobesciences.com/corporate-profile/company-presentation/. We believe that Lobe is beginning to be recognized as one of the leading companies developing stable psilocin compounds as noted in leading Biotech publications such as Fierce Biotech, https://www.fiercebiotech.com/biotech/canadian-biotech-lobe-sciences-taps-australian-cro-ingenu-psychedelic-drug-trial. This is an exciting time for all stakeholders and I look forward to continuing to update the investment community as we advance our plans for developing novel drugs for patients around the globe."

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Philip Young, CEO of Lobe Sciences stated, "We are extremely happy to have partnered with iNGENū as we move our proprietary stable psilocin products into human clinical trials. iNGENū is an industry leading, full service CRO providing end-to-end services for companies developing cannabinoid and psychedelic drugs. We evaluated CRO's in multiple geographies and chose iNGENu as their core values match ours and our commitment to discovering transformational therapies for multiple Central Nervous System diseases and trauma."

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Philip Young, CEO of Lobe Sciences stated, "Our patent portfolio now consists of multiple patent filings for the use and delivery of psilocybin, psilocin analogues and N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) as well as a new patent that covers the uses and preparation of multiple proprietary stable forms of the psilocin molecule. The Company is actively pursuing drug development programs using two initial proprietary psilocin analogues. L-130, targeting neurologic conditions such as severe anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as well as other brain traumas. L-131, a second new chemical entity related to psilocin and covered in the recently filed patent application is a drug candidate for a second neurological disorder affecting children."

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Nirvana Life Sciences Inc. (Nirvana or the "Company") (CSE: NIRV) a western Canadian based life sciences company aimed at developing psychedelic therapeutic medicines, including non-addictive chronic pain and relapse preventing products is pleased to report filing of a patent for D7-h.

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Nirvana Life Sciences Inc. is pleased to announce it has recently filed a patent for the deuterated form of 7-hydroxymitragynine (D7-h), the active compound in kratom responsible for the opiate like effect the plant produces when ingested. Opioid use disorder and opioid addiction remain at epidemic levels in Canada , the US and worldwide.  In 2021, there were 7560 apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada , which is equivalent to 20 people dying each day, and was greater than the average number of Canadians killed daily in motor vehicle collisions. This number continues to grow, with the PHAC projecting as many as 2400 opioid-related deaths in each quarter of 2022.

The use of Kratom in Southeast Asia has been documented back for at least 150 years and is described both as having a stimulant effect for use in hard day labor when fresh leaves are chewed and an analgesic and relaxing effect if brewed into a tea. In the past decade or more, recognition and the use of kratom has grown in Canada , the United States , and the world at large. Although use has increased, there still remains a lack of research regarding kratom and the various different components within it that are active when taken. One important observation that has been made is that people who take kratom do not see the same respiratory decrease that is often the cause of death and overdose in people who take opiates. This is due to 7-hydroxymitragynine being a partial mu opioid agonist, unlike Fentanyl and oxycodone which are full mu opioid agonists and are known to have depressant effects on respiration.

With so many people affected by opioid use disorder, opioid addiction, and the risk of death from using these substances, research into alternative pain formulations is more than ever necessary. In order to create a medicine that has the potential to truly help people with addictions and those living with chronic pain, it is important to have a deep understanding of how these compounds work in the brain and body. Scientists and doctors have long used deuterated drugs to help track how a drug moves through the brain and body, in order to gain a better understanding of its mechanisms.

A deuterated drug is a small molecule medicinal product in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms contained in the drug molecule have been replaced by its heavier stable isotope deuterium. Because of the kinetic isotope effect, deuterium-containing drugs may have significantly lower rates of metabolism, and hence a longer half-life, as can be seen with Deutetrabenazine, a deuterated version of tetrabenazine, developed by Teva and approved by the FDA in 2017 for the treatment of chorea associated with Huntington's disease. Applications of the deuterium isotope effect have increased over time, and it is now applied extensively in mechanistic research focused on the metabolism of drugs, as well as with many other studies that focus on safety, efficacy, tolerability, bioavailability, and pharmacokinetics (PK).

Nirvana Life Sciences Inc. knows the importance of creating a deuterated form of 7-hydroxymitragynine (D7-h) in order to gain a better understanding of the mechanisms of this compound in the body, including knowledge about safety, bioavailability, efficacy, pharmacokinetics (PK) and more. It is our hope that researchers at Nirvana Life Sciences Inc. and elsewhere will be able to use D7-h to fill the gap in knowledge that exists about kratom, to then create safer and more effective alternatives to opiates for people struggling with addiction and chronic pain.

Robert August , lead chemist and Head of Innovation with Nirvana Life Sciences Inc., stated "With research in chronic pain and addiction, and developing treatments for these, being at the forefront of the mission of Nirvana Life Sciences Inc., we are hopeful to see how this development may change not just science, but the lives of many people." We couldn't agree more and are thrilled to add D7-h to our growing portfolio of novel compounds, formulations and processes focused on chronic pain, addiction and trauma.

Nirvana Life Sciences Inc. has been founded with a simple objective of researching and developing non-addictive pain management and relapse prevention products that can provide healthier outcomes for patients who live with chronic pain and/or have battled with addiction. Nirvana believes that using naturally sourced psychedelics in novel formulations holds the promise of delivering non-addictive solutions that are effective in managing pain and addiction. Nirvana's team, consisting of leading researchers from around the globe, will develop therapies that have the potential of freeing millions from addiction and saving society billions of dollars annually

Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively referred to herein as "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of Canadian securities laws including, without limitation, statements with respect to the future investments by the Company. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements, which are inherently uncertain, are based on estimates and assumptions, and are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties (both general and specific) that contribute to the possibility that the future events or circumstances contemplated by the forward-looking statements will not occur. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements contained in this press release, and the assumptions on which such forward-looking statements are made, are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements included in this document, as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which the forward-looking statements are based will occur. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions, known and unknown risks and uncertainties that contribute to the possibility that the predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not occur, which may cause the Company's actual performance and results in future periods to differ materially from any estimates or projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable law. The forward-looking statements contained herein are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

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