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Washington, D.C. 20549









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 16, 2024


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


British Columbia, Canada   001-41616   98-1776120
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


301-1321 Blanshard Street

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 086

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (778) 410-5195


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)




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Securities registered pursuant to 12(b) of the Act:


Title of class   Trading symbol   Name of exchange on which registered
Common Shares, no par value   LSDI   NASDAQ Capital Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).


Emerging growth company


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Item 3.01. Notice of Delisting of Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.


On February 16, 2024, Lucy Scientific Discovery, Inc. (the “Company”) received a letter (the “Letter”) from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) that the Company’s stockholders’ equity as reported in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended December 31, 2023 (the “Form 10-Q”), did not satisfy the continued listing requirement under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(b)(1), which requires that a listed company’s stockholders’ equity be at least $2.5 million (the “Minimum Stockholders’ Equity Requirement”). As reported in its Form 10-Q, the Company’s stockholders’ equity as of December 31, 2023, was approximately $81,158. In addition, the Company did not meet the alternatives of market value of listed securities or net income from continuing operations as of the date of the Letter.


In accordance with the Nasdaq Listing Rules, the Company has 45 calendar days, or until April 1, 2024, to submit a plan to regain compliance with the Minimum Stockholders’ Equity Requirement. If the Company’s plan is accepted, the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Staff (the “Staff”) can grant an extension of up to 180 calendar days from the date of the Letter, or until August 14, 2024, for the Company to evidence compliance. If the Company’s plan to regain compliance is not accepted, the Company will have an opportunity to appeal the decision pursuant to Nasdaq Listing Rule 5815(a); however, there can be no assurance that such appeal would be successful.


As previously disclosed, on September 21, 2023, the Listing Qualifications Department of the Nasdaq notified the Company that the bid price of its shares of common stock, no par value per share (the “Common Stock”) had closed at less than $1.00 per share over the previous 30 consecutive business days and, as a result, the Company did not comply with Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) and, in accordance with Listing Rule 5810(c)(3)(A), the Company was provided 180 calendar days, or until March 19, 2024, to regain compliance with Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) (the “Minimum Bid Price Rule”). As recently disclosed in a press release, the Company will be effecting a 1-for-10 reverse stock split, effective February 26, 2024. The Company expects the reverse stock split to result in the Company regaining compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Rule.


The Letter has no immediate effect on the continued listing status of the Common Stock on The Nasdaq Capital Market, and, therefore, the Company’s listing remains fully effective.


There can be no assurance that the Company will be able to satisfy the Nasdaq’s continued listing requirements, regain compliance with the Minimum Stockholders’ Equity Requirement, or maintain compliance with other Nasdaq listing requirements.


If the Common Stock ceases to be listed for trading on The Nasdaq Capital Market, the Company would expect that the Common Stock would be traded on one of the three tiered marketplaces of the OTC Markets Group.


Item 9.01. Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


Exhibit Number   Description
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)







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


Date: February 23, 2024


Lucy Scientific Discovery, Inc.  
/s/ Richard Nanula  
Richard Nanula  
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Chairman