Canna Farms Completes First Shipment of Recreational Cannabis

NAPANEE, Ontario, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX-V: VIVO, OTCQB: VVCIF) (“VIVO” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canna Farms Ltd. (“Canna Farms”) has fulfilled and shipped its first recreational cannabis purchase destined for the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch’s (“BCLDB”) warehouse.

Dan Laflamme, President of Canna Farms, said, “It was satisfying for Canna Farms to ship this first, historic shipment of recreational cannabis. We fulfilled the BCLDB’s purchase order on time and in accordance with our plans and processes. We look forward to making similar shipments in the next few weeks to Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario from our production facilities in Hope, British Columbia.  The world is watching Canada as we lead the way globally in creating a federally regulated adult-use cannabis market”

About VIVO Cannabis™

VIVO, based in Napanee, Ontario, is recognized for trusted, high-quality products and services. It holds production and sales licences from Health Canada and operates world-class indoor cultivation facilities with proprietary plant-growing technology. VIVO has a collection of premium brands targeting unique customer segments, including Beacon Medical™, FIRESIDE™, Canna Farms™ and Lumina™. In August 2018, VIVO acquired Canna Farms Limited, a premium cannabis company based in Hope, British Columbia. Canna Farms was B.C.’s first Licensed Producer and has many years of craft cultivation experience and expertise, as well as a significant patient base and positive cash flow. VIVO is significantly expanding its production capacity and pursuing partnership and product development opportunities domestically, as well as in select international markets, including Germany and Australia. In addition, VIVO also operates Harvest Medicine, a patient-centric and highly scalable network of specialty medical cannabis clinics.  Harvest Medicine provides best-in-class education and support to over 15,000 patients in its clinics and via its free telemedicine platform. VIVO has a healthy balance sheet with over $100 million in cash and is well-positioned to accelerate the growth of its business, in Canada and internationally.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Barry Fishman (CEO and Director)

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding making shipments of cannabis in other Canadian provinces in the next few weeks. The forward-looking statements in this release are based on certain assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events to differ materially from current assumptions and expectations, including that VIVO and Canna Farms may be unable to make shipments in other Canadian provinces in the next few weeks or ever. A more complete discussion of the risks and uncertainties facing the Company appears in the Company’s Annual Information Form dated April 30, 2018 and other continuous disclosure filings, which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. The forward-looking statements in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws.

 

More Information

Barry Fishman, CEO: [email protected]
Michael Bumby, CFO: [email protected]
Website: vivocannabis.com

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