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American Growth Fund, Inc. (Series 2)                        
NPX - Proxy Voting Record                        
From July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018                        
 
          Shareholder Proposals / Identification       Cast its Vote Recommendations of the Cast its Vote for or Date
Date Notified Company Symbol CUSIP   Meeting Date Voted on   Proposed   Yes or No Board of Directors Against Management Voted
4/4/2018 ABBOTT LABORATORIES ABT 002824100   4/27/2018 1 DIRECTOR             4/4/2018
            R.J. ALPERN Issuer   Yes   For For  
            R.S. AUSTIN Issuer   Yes   For For  
            S.E. BLOUNT Issuer   Yes   For For  
            E.M. LIDDY Issuer   Yes   For For  
            N. MCKINSTRY Issuer   Yes   For For  
            P.N. NOVAKOVIC Issuer   Yes   For For  
            W.A. OSBORN Issuer   Yes   For For  
            S.C. SCOTT III Issuer   Yes   For For  
            D.J. STARKS Issuer   Yes   For For  
            J.G. STRATTON Issuer   Yes   For For  
            G.F. TILTON Issuer   Yes   For For  
            M.D. WHITE Issuer   Yes   For For  
            2 RATIFICATION OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP AS AUDITORS. Issuer   Yes   For For  
            3 SAY ON PAY - AN ADVISORY VOTE TO APPROVE EXECUTIVE Issuer   Yes   For For  
            COMPENSATION.              
            4 SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL - INDEPENDENT BOARD CHAIRMAN. Issuer   Yes   Against For  
 
4/4/2018 GB SCIENCES INC GBLX 399847102   4/6/2018 1 To approve the change in corporate domiclie from the State of Deleware to the State Issuer   Yes   For For 4/4/2018
            of Nevada              
            2 To approve an amendment to our certificate of incorporation to increase in the Issuer   Yes   For For  
            number of authorized capital shares from 250,000,000 to 400,000,000.              
4/12/2018 GROWGENERATION CORP. GRWG 39986 L109 4/20/2018 1 DIRECTOR Issuer   Yes   For For 4/12/2018
            Michael Salaman Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Darren Lampert Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Steven Aiello Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Peter Rosenberg Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Sean Stiefel Issuer   Yes   For For  
            2 To approve and ratify the appointment of Connolly Grady & Cha LLP as the Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Company's independent registered public accounting firm to audit the Company's              
            financial statements as of December 31, 2017 and for the fiscal year then ending.              
 
            3 To approve and ratify the adoption of the Company's 2018 Equity Incentive Plan. Issuer   Yes   For For  
 
4/12/2018 KUSH BOTTLES, INC. KSHB 501334106   5/8/2018 1A Election of Director: Eric Baum Issuer   Yes   For For 4/12/2018
            1B Election of Director: Barbara Goodstein Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1C Election of Director: Dallas Imbimbo Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1D Election of Director: Donald Hunter Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1E Election of Director: Nicholas Kovacevich Issuer   Yes   For For  
            2 To ratify the appointment of RBSM LLP as the Company's independent registered Issuer   Yes   For For  
            public accounting firm.              
            3 To approve an amendment to the Company's 2016 Stock Incentive Plan to increase Issuer   Yes   For For  
            the maximum number of shares authorized for issuance thereunder by 10,000,000              
            shares.              
            4 To approve an amendment to the Company's Articles of Incorporation to change the Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Company's name to KushCo Holdings, Inc.              
            5 To approve an amendment and restatement of the Company's Articles of Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Incorporation to add provisions relating to limitation of directors' and officers'              
            liability and indemnification of directors, officers and other persons and to make              
            certain other ministerial changes.              
4/12/2018 VALEANT PHARMACEUTICAL VRX 91911 K102 4/30/2018 1a Election of Director: Richard U. DeSchutter Issuer   Yes   For For 4/12/2018
            1b Election of Director: D. Robert Hale Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1c Election of Director: Dr. Argeris (Jerry) N. Karabelas Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1d Election of Director: Sarah B. Kavanagh Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1e Election of Director: Joseph C. Papa Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1f Election of Director: John A. Paulson Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1g Election of Director: Robert N. Power Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1h Election of Director: Russel C. Robertson Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1i Election of Director: Thomas W. Ross, Sr. Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1j Election of Director: Amy B. Wechsler, M.D. Issuer   Yes   For For  

 


 

American Growth Fund, Inc. (Series 2)                        
NPX - Proxy Voting Record                        
From July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018                        
 
          Shareholder Proposals / Identification       Cast its Vote Recommendations of the Cast its Vote for or Date
Date Notified Company Symbol CUSIP   Meeting Date Voted on   Proposed   Yes or No Board of Directors Against Management Voted
            2 The approval, in an advisory resolution, of the compensation of our Named Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Executive Officers as disclosed in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis              
            section, executive compensation tables and accompanying narrative discussions              
            contained in the Management Proxy Circular and Proxy Statement.              
 
            3 The approval of an amendment to the Company's 2014 Omnibus Incentive Plan to Issuer   Yes   For For  
            increase the number of Common Shares authorized under such plan.              
            4 To appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the auditors for the Company to hold Issuer   Yes   For For  
            office until the close of the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and to authorize              
            the Company's Board of Directors to fix the auditors' remuneration.              
 
4/18/2018 INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PR IIPR 45781 V101 5/23/2018 1 DIRECTOR Issuer   Yes   For For 4/18/2018
            Alan Gold Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Gary Kreitzer Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Scott Shoemaker Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Paul Smithers Issuer   Yes   For For  
            David Stecher Issuer   Yes   For For  
            2 Ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company's independent Issuer   Yes   For For  
            registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018.              
 
 
5/16/2018 CARA THERAPEUTICS, INC. CARA 140755109   6/6/2018 1 Harrison M. Bains, Jr. Issuer   Yes   For For 5/16/2018
            2 Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the registered public Issuer   Yes   For For  
            accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.              
 
5/16/2018 MERCK & CO., INC. MRK 58933 Y105 5/22/2018 1a Election of Director: Leslie A. Brun Issuer   Yes   For For 5/16/2018
            1b Election of Director: Thomas R. Cech Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1c Election of Director: Pamela J. Craig Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1d Election of Director: Kenneth C. Frazier Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1e Election of Director: Thomas H. Glocer Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1f Election of Director: Rochelle B. Lazarus Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1g Election of Director: John H. Noseworthy Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1h Election of Director: Paul B. Rothman Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1i Election of Director: Patricia F. Russo Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1j Election of Director: Craig B. Thompson Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1k Election of Director: Inge G. Thulin Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1l Election of Director: Wendell P. Weeks Issuer   Yes   For For  
            1m Election of Director: Peter C. Wendell Issuer   Yes   For For  
            2 Non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of our named executive Issuer   Yes   For For  
            officers.              
            3 Ratification of the appointment of the Company's independent registered public Issuer   Yes   For For  
            accounting firm for 2018.              
            4 Shareholder proposal concerning shareholders' right to act by written consent. Issuer   Yes   Against For  
 
 
5/16/2018 CORBUS PHARMACEUTICALS CRBP 21833 P103 5/24/2018 1 DIRECTOR             5/16/2018
            Yuval Cohen Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Alan Holmer Issuer   Yes   For For  
            David P. Hochman Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Avery W. Catlin Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Paris Panayiotopoulos Issuer   Yes   For For  
            2 Ratification of EisnerAmper LLP as the Company's independent registered public Issuer   Yes   For For  
            accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018.              
 
5/21/2018 MEDICINE MAN TECHNOLOGI MDCL 58468 U106 6/9/2018 1.1 Election of Director: Brett Roper Issuer   Yes   For For 5/21/2018
            1.2 Election of Director: James S. Toreson Issuer   Yes   For For  
            2 To ratify the appointment of BF Borgers, CPA P.C. as the Company's independent Issuer   Yes   For For  
            registered public accountant, to audit the Company's financial books and records for              
            its fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.              
            3 To approve the amendment to the Company's 2017 Equity Incentive Plan to be Issuer   Yes   For For  
            expanded from 1.5M to 3.5M shares for its duration or, as may be amended in the              
            future by the Board of Directors via the consent of the Shareholders of the              
            Company.              

 


 

American Growth Fund, Inc. (Series 2)                        
NPX - Proxy Voting Record                        
From July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018                        
 
          Shareholder Proposals / Identification       Cast its Vote Recommendations of the Cast its Vote for or Date
Date Notified Company Symbol CUSIP   Meeting Date Voted on   Proposed   Yes or No Board of Directors Against Management Voted
6/7/2018 LEXARIA BIOSCIENCE CORP. LXRP 52886 N307 6/13/2018 1 DIRECTOR             6/7/2018
            Chris Bunka Issuer   Yes   For For  
            John Docherty Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Nicholas Baxter Issuer   Yes   For For  
            Ted McKechnie Issuer   Yes   For For  
            2 Appointment of Davidson & Company LLP, Chartered Accountants, as Auditors of Issuer   Yes   For For  
            the Company for the ensuing year and authorizing the Directors to fix their              
            remuneration.              
            3 To approve the plan of conversion whereby the Company's corporate jurisdiction Issuer   Yes   For For  
            will be              
            changed from the State of Nevada to the Province of British Columbia, Canada by              
            means of a              
            process called a "conversion" and a "continuation", as more fully described in the              
            Company's              
            information circular.              
            4 To transact such other business as may properly come before the Meeting or any Issuer   Yes   For For  
            adjournment              
            thereof.