Toronto’s Tree of Knowledge International Corp. (TOKI) announced yesterday that is is now trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE). It’s the first company to be cross-listed between the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) and the JSE.
TOKI has already received approval from Health Canada to import specific cannabis strains into Canada which will be used to formulate pain relief products for the Canadian and international markets.
In a joint venture between TOKI and Timeless Herbal Care, its local partner in Jamaica, these products will be developed in a Health Canada licensed facility allowing access to the Canadian Market as well as the coveted European Union market.
“TOKI now provides the bridge between Jamaica and the world for health and wellness as well as providing members of the Diaspora with the opportunity to invest in Jamaica through this public listing,” said Audley Shaw, Jamaica’s Minister of Industry and Trade.
Rob Cook, Senior VP of Market Development of the CSE, said that it ( the CSE) has been sharing knowledge and ideas with the JSE “with a view to providing new opportunities for companies on both exchanges in the capital markets of Jamaica and Canada.
“The cross-listing of growing companies like TOKI on the JSE is one of the opportunities that we contemplated and the CSE congratulates TOKI on taking this step.”