Ontario-based medical cannabis producer FSD Pharma Inc.
Buyer served nine consecutive terms in the House of Representatives between 1993 and 2011. He decided not to seek a tenth term in the House in order to spend more time with his wife, who has incurable autoimmune disease.
Her family has suffered from autoimmune diseases and that inspired Buyer to get involved in the medical cannabis trade. “I am attracted by FSD’s medical research to tame and define the unknown by challenging the edges of medical science to provide relief to people suffering from fibromyalgia and other serious illnesses,” he said.
Buyer had three years of active duty as an officer in the army after graduating from law school. As a captain he spent five months giving legal counsel to commanders and interrogating Iraqi prisoners of war.
His first civilian job saw him become an Indiana state deputy attorney general and he then started his own private law practice. He is a Republican and he was elected to the House of Representatives at 32.
He served on the Committees on Veterans Affairs, Armed Services, Judiciary, Energy and Commerce Committees and also served on the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission during his time in Congress. He now holds the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, and he has also promoted the use of smokeless tobacco on behalf of McKesson Corp.
FSD Pharma has also announced that has approved a consolidation on a 1:201 basis and that it expects to begin trading Class B shares on the CSE this month.
The firm has been through a time of considerable upheaval over the past year, with a number of management changes. Yet it is currently enjoying a period of stability under the leadership of Raza Bokhari.
Its share price was $0.30 at the start of 2019 and it has steadily decreased to $0.05 today, giving it a market cap of $66.4 million.
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