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Datametrex Provides Update on Canntop AI Pilot Program with Empower

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Datametrex AI Limited (DM.V) (the “Company” or “Datametrex”) is pleased to provide update on its pilot program with EMPOWER CLINICS INC. (CSE: EPW) (“Empower”) through its subsidiary Canntop AI Inc. (“Canntop”) to develop a deeper understanding of patients’ awareness of cannabis-based treatment options and the ongoing effectiveness.

The Company has provided select SEO terms and phrases for use in Canntop AI platform targeting two key company markets of Portland, OR and Phoenix, AZ to gain actionable insights on how consumer social data is generating interest in CBD based products, alternative pain management options and the use of cannabis-based therapies.  

These insights are beginning to show how patients in our key markets are talking about or describing their experience, ideas and even providing recommendations about alternative therapies and its effectiveness in treating a wide array of qualifying conditions.

“We believe the outcomes of our AI efforts, if successful, could position the Company as an educational leader and we plan to collaborate with the industry to ultimately improve patient care,” said Steven McAuley, Empower’s Chief Executive Officer. “The powerful AI tools of Canntop are required to successfully analyze the substantial amounts of data in the Empower database and the additional data from the proposed acquisition of the Sun Valley Clinic group, that has a combined 165,000 patients.”

“We are thrilled that Empower chose Canntop to be their partner for their Artificial Intelligence needs. This is a great validation for our business model and we look forward to expanding our program with Empower as they continue to expand their product. We believe that this alliance between Canntop and Empower will create a strong platform for data analysis in the Cannabis sector especially in the U.S., providing insurers and health care providers an ideal solution for patient care,” says Michael Frank, the Chief Strategy Officer of Datametrex.

About Empower

Empower is undertaking new growth initiatives to be positioned as a vertically integrated diverse health and wellness company with an expanding network of physician-staffed clinics, a diverse CBD product strategy and a leader in hemp-derived CBD extraction, research and development. Treatment solutions are focused on education, data and efficacy in combination with other modalities to support patients with serious qualifying conditions, such as chronic pain, PTSD, sleep disorders, opioid dependency, epilepsy and more. It is expected that Empower's proprietary product line “Sollievo” will offer patients a variety of delivery methods of doctor recommended cannabidiol (CBD) based product options in its clinics, online and at major retailers. With over 120,000 patients, an expanding clinic footprint, a focus on new technologies, including tele-medicine and an expanded product development strategy, Empower is ready to capitalize on the explosive growth expectations in the United States after the passing of US$867 billion Agriculture Improvement Act (the Farm Bill).

About Datametrex

Datametrex AI Limited is a technology focused company with exposure to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning through its wholly owned subsidiary, Nexalogy ( and  Implementing Blockchain technology for secure Data Transfers through its investee company, Graph Blockchain (

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