True Leaf Return the Love™ Program Supports Animals Evacuated Due to B.C. Wildfires

Donation of True Hemp™ supplements goes to the Lakes Animal Friendship Society
Bella patiently waits for True Hemp™ Supplement Sticks for calming. She is one of hundreds of pets evacuated from their homes due to wildfires in B.C.
VERNON, BCSeptember 5, 2018 – True Leaf Medicine International Ltd. (“True Leaf”) (CSE: MJ) (OTCQB: TRLFF) (FSE: TLA), a plant-forward wellness brand for people and their pets, has provided a donation of True Hemp™ pet products to the Lakes Animal Friendship Society to support its efforts to provide supplies and emergency care to  hundreds of animals evacuated due to wildfire in the Burns Lake area of British Columbia.

To support the Society’s on-the-ground response, True Leaf has donated an assortment of its all-natural, hemp-seed based pet supplements for animals that have been evacuated due to wildfire. This includes True Hemp™ Calming, a product that helps to reduce anxiety in dogs during high-stress situations.

The Lakes Animal Friendship Society is a non-profit organization working to improve the lives of companion animals in rural B.C. communities. The organization provides spay and neuter programs, food and shelter for animals in need, and animal welfare education for children.

“‘Return the Love’ is our purpose and why True Leaf exists,” said Darcy Bomford, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of True Leaf. “We’re inspired by our pets and their remarkable capacity for unconditional love. These evacuations are a stressful time for both people and their pets. We are happy to support the Lakes Animal Friendship Society’s efforts to ensure these pets receive the care they need during evacuation.”

“This donation from True Leaf is directly benefiting the well-being of pets impacted by the wildfires,” said Christina Wingfield, Program Coordinator at the Lakes Animal Friendship Society. “The True Hemp™ Supplement Sticks for calming have helped to reduce the stress and anxiety our dogs are experiencing. The effects of this disaster will ripple into the coming weeks, months, and years. We are grateful to everyone who remembers this and offers their support going forward.”

True Leaf launched its Return the Love™ program in February 2018 when it presented inaugural donations to St. John Ambulance, Canada’s leading first aid training and community service organization, and the BC Pets and Friends therapy dog programs.

Those donations supported the addition of volunteer therapy dog and handler teams to serve and benefit the well-being of seniors in care throughout the province.

To learn more about the Lakes Animal Friendship Society and how to donate to their efforts, please visit www.lakesanimalfriendship.ca.

About True Leaf

True Leaf is a plant-forward 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.

True Leaf Medicine Inc. is in the final stages of approval to become a licensed producer of federally-approved medicinal cannabis for the Canadian market. The license is subject to a Health Canada inspection to allow for the production, manufacture, and distribution of cannabis products upon the completion of the Company’s cannabis cultivation facility being built in Lumby, British Columbia. The facility is expected to be completed in fall 2018.

Established in 2015, True Leaf Pet Inc. is one of the first companies to market hemp-based products for pets worldwide. The Company is initially marketing a line of hemp-seed based supplements for pets. True Hemp™ chews, dental sticks, and supplement oils are sold in more than 2,000 stores across North America and Europe.

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This news release contains forward-looking statements and management may make additional forward-looking statements in response to your questions. Such written and oral disclosures are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and True Leaf hereby claims such safe harbour protection for all forward-looking statements. True Leaf believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions; however, True Leaf’s actual results and performance and the value of its securities could differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements due to the impact of many factors summarized in the "Risk Factors" section of True Leaf’s Offering Circular Form 1-A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Canadian securities regulatory authorities and other discussions of risk factors contained in True Leaf’s periodic filings or supplements to the offering circular. True Leaf's Offering Circular Form 1-A can be found at www.trueleaf.com/pages/investor. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. True Leaf undertakes no obligation to update or revise any such information for any reason after the date of this presentation unless required by law.

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