True Leaf CEO to Speak on Medicinal Cannabis for Pets at the 2018 Toronto Lift Expo

VERNON, BCMay 23, 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 Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Darcy Bomford, will be participating in a panel discussion on medicinal cannabis treatments for pets at the 2018 Lift Expo from May 25-27, 2018, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada.

Mr. Bomford, a pet industry veteran, will participate on the panel: Cannabis and Pets: New Medical Cannabis Treatments in Veterinary Medicine. The panel will be held on Sunday, May 27, 2018, from 1:00-1:30pm ET on the main stage at the Lift Expo – Canada’s largest cannabis tradeshow for patients, consumers, industry professionals, investors and media.

Mr. Bomford will share his experience producing functional pet treats for dogs and cats using hemp seed as a key ingredient. He will be joined by Dr. Sarah Silcox, President & Director, Canadian Association of Veterinary Cannabinoid Medicine.

True Leaf Pet was founded in 2015 and pioneered hemp-seed based pet supplements that provide calming support, and promote hip and joint health, and boost immune and heart function. The company’s True Hemp™ line is one of the first hemp-seed based pet products to be marketed worldwide.

True Hemp™ dog chews, dental sticks, and supplement oils are now sold in more than 1,800 stores across North America, Europe and New Zealand.

Earlier this month, the company introduced its first line of hemp-seed based treats for cats at Interzoo, the world’s largest tradeshow for the international pet industry. The functional treats will provide calming support for cats, promote skin and coat health, help prevent hairballs, and support urinary tract function.

True Leaf Pet hemp-seed based pet products are also available online at

and on Amazon.

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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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 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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