SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): March 30, 2018

 

AXIM BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Nevada

 

000-54296

 

27-4092986

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

45 Rockerfeller Place, 20th Floor, Suite 83

New York, New York

 

10111

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(212) 751-0001

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

N/A

(Former name if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

 

On March 30, 2018, AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a Memo of Understanding (“MOU”) with a leading Korean specialty pharmaceutical company for the commercialization of two of the Company’s cannabinoid-based propriety pharmaceutical applications, CanChew+™ and MedChew®, in South Korea. The MOU outlines how distribution partners will monitor the regulatory environment in the country and work with the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (“MFDS”) in order to register the products for sale to the more than 50 million people in South Korea.

 

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

 

On April 3, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing that it had entered into the MOU. A copy of the press release issued by the Company is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, which is incorporated herein by reference solely for purposes of this Item 7.01 disclosure.

 

Exhibit 99.1 contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Forward-looking statements are based upon assumptions as to future events that may not prove to be accurate. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed in these forward-looking statements.

 

The information set forth under this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and, as a result, such information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such Section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Item 9.01 - Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits

 

99.1 Press Release

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

AXIM BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.

 

 

 

Dated: April 5, 2018

By:

/s/ Dr. George E. Anastassov

 

 

Name: Dr. George E. Anastassov

 

 

Chief Executive Officer