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Benton (TSXV: BEX) Receives Results from Rio Tinto on Bark Lake Option

Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ("Benton" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the receipt of positive exploration results from a diamond drill program completed by its partner, Rio Tinto Canada Exploration Inc. ("Rio Tinto") on the Company's Bark Lake Cu-Ni-PGE ("copper-nickel-platinum group element") project. Rio Tinto's summary report to Benton details the three holes (QTBL0001 to QTBL003, total 408 metres) drilled into the Bark Lake ultramafic intrusion which intersected peridotite from surface down to shallow depths of 32.0 to 61.0m. The best mineralisation was noted in drill hole QTBL0001 and described as fine-grained, disseminated, magmatic Cu-Ni mineralization in the olivine cumulate near the base of the ultramafic. Only trace amount of fine-grained interstitial pyrrhotite occurs near the base of the intrusive in QTBL0002, and no mineralization was seen in QTBL0003.
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Phivida Activates Distribution in Japan

The inaugural import shipment was sent in advance of a national market roll-out. Asayake Inc. CEO, Mr. Kazuhiko, states, "We are excited to distribute Phivida's CBD-Hemp Oil products in Japan. Federal government approval of cannabidiol [CBD] products is very uncommon and is a testament to Phivida's quality standards."
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