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Lexaria Bioscience Corp. will be presenting at the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference taking place on December 8-9, 2021. We invite our shareholders and all interested parties to explore investment opportunities within the global small cap space. Sign up to get a free spectator pass for the event: About the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference The Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference bridges the gap between Small ...

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) will be presenting at the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference taking place on December 8-9, 2021. We invite our shareholders and all interested parties to explore investment opportunities within the global small cap space.

Sign up to get a free spectator pass for the event: https://www.benzinga.com/events/small-cap/december-2021-global/.

About the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference

The Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference bridges the gap between Small Cap companies, investors, and traders. Learn about small cap investing with clearly defined educational modules, take a look at a curated group of small cap investment opportunities, and connect with the global small cap audience in an intimate, virtual setting.

For more information and/or to register for the conference please visit: https://www.benzinga.com/events/small-cap/december-2021-global/.

We look forward to seeing you there.

For further information:

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
George Jurcic
250-765-6424, ext 202
ir@lexariabioscience.com
www.lexariabioscience.com

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