VERNON, BC – May 24, 2018 – True Leaf Medicine International Ltd. (“True Leaf”) (CSE: MJ) (FSE: TLA) (OTCQB: TRLFF), a plant-focused wellness brand for people and their pets, announced today that its Chair, Mike Harcourt, will be a featured speaker at the BC Pharmacy Association’s Annual Conference on Friday, May 25, 2018, in Victoria, British Columbia.
Mr. Harcourt, the former Premier of British Columbia, will deliver a keynote presentation: True Leaf: A Vision for a Patient-First Model for Medicinal Cannabis Therapy. The presentation will focus on his personal experience with chronic pain following a serious spinal cord injury. He will speak to his vision that pharmacists and naturopaths are complementary elements in a healing chain.
This year’s conference will take place from May 24-26, 2018, at the Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria. It will mark the BC Pharmacy Association's 50th anniversary and celebrate the many faces of pharmacy. The program includes workshops, presentations and panel discussions from leading Canadian experts on opioid agonist therapy, cannabis, and other hot topics.
Mr. Harcourt will be joined by other subject matter experts, including Dr. Julio Montaner, Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and André Picard, National Health Writer, The Globe and Mail.
About True Leaf
True Leaf is a plant-focused wellness brand for people and their pets. Founded in 2013, True Leaf has two main operating divisions: True Leaf Medicine Inc. and True Leaf Pet Inc. The company’s goal is to provide federally-approved medicinal cannabis products that will be sold across Canada and the United States. True Leaf Medicine Inc. was launched in July 2013 to become a licensed producer of medicinal cannabis for the Canadian market. True Leaf Medicine Inc. has been granted approval by Health Canada to build its grow facility and will be subject to a Health Canada inspection upon completion to allow for the cultivation, manufacture, and distribution of cannabis products. Currently, True Leaf does not have a license to produce cannabis.
Established in 2015, True Leaf Pet Inc. markets hemp-seed based products for the pet industry. The company launched the True Hemp™ pet supplement line in Canada, the United States, and Europe, becoming one of the first hemp-seed based pet product lines to be marketed worldwide.
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