Gunpowder Capital provides $175K loan to Eastwest BioScience

Eastwest BioScience Inc.



News Release

Gunpowder Capital Corp., Loans $175,000.00 CDN to Eastwest BioScience

Toronto, Ontario, October 12th, 2017 – Gunpowder Capital Corp., (CSE: GPC), (CSE: GPC.PR.A), (OTCQB: GNPWF), (Frankfurt: YS6N), (“Gunpowder” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it has loaned via a secured promissory note One Hundred and Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($175,000.00) CDN to 1123568 BC Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Eastwest BioScience (the “Borrower”). The purpose of the loan is fund the Borrower’s working capital requirements.

The loan bears interest at a rate of two percent (“2%”) per month / twenty-four percent (“24%”) per annum. The loan is due in twelve (“12”) months. The note is secured by a 2nd Mortgage charge in favor of Gunpowder on the building owned by the Borrower.

For entering into the secured promissory note with 1123568 BC Ltd., Eastwest Science issued One Hundred Sixteen Thousand Six Hundred and Sixty-Seven (“116,667”) bonus shares to Gunpowder.

About Gunpowder Capital Corp.

Gunpowder Capital Corp., is a merchant bank and advisory services firm based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Gunpowder invests in both publicly traded and private businesses that have successful management teams and attractive economic models. Gunpowder partners with these businesses to support their growth initiatives with its proven methodology of appropriate financing and structured exits. Gunpowder offers debt financing, including mezzanine and bridge loans, equity financing and advisory services. Gunpowder is also building a portfolio of companies in which it takes a long term position and view. For more information please visit www.gunpowdercapitalcorp.com

About Eastwest BioScience Inc.

1011705 B.C., doing business as Eastwest BioScience, is a life science consumer product company manufacturing, marketing and distributing hemp-based products. Eastwest is headquartered in Richmond, B.C., with a manufacturing, laboratory and warehouse facility located in Penticton, B.C.

For further information please contact:
Mr. Frank Kordy Mr. Paul Haber
CEO & Director CFO
Gunpowder Capital Corp. Gunpowder Capital Corp.
T: (647) 466-4037 T: (416) 363-3833

E: frank.kordy@gunpowdercapitalcorp.com E: paul.haber@gunpowdercapitalcorp.com