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Callitas Health Announces Passing of Former CEO and President Gary A. Thompson

/EIN News/ -- CINCINNATI, OH, Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Callitas Health Inc. (CSE: LILY, OTCQB: MPHMF, FWB: T3F3), (the “Company” or “Callitas”) announced today with great sadness, that, Gary A. Thompson, Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Callitas Health, died on September 11, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. Gary served as President and CEO of US subsidiary M Pharma from August 2, 2016, and was elevated to Callitas President and CEO.  He stepped down from his executive position in December 2017, due to his declining health. 

Board Member, William Rodgers stated, “On behalf of our Board of Directors, management team and employees, we extend our deepest sympathies to the entire Thompson family. Gary was a larger-than-life figure who brought his remarkable passion, experience and energy to Callitas Health and he will be greatly missed.”

For additional information on Gary’s remarkable life please see his notice of death

About Callitas Health: Formed in early 2015, Callitas Health Inc. is an integrated clinical-stage pharmaceutical development and OTC consumer goods marketing company, focused on developing innovative technologies for weight management, female sexual health and wellness, cannabis delivery technologies and other proprietary drugs. In addition to its recent acquisitions of C-103, a reformulation of Orlistat, Extrinsa and assets from 40J’s LLC, the Company successfully launched ToConceive in North America as a clinically proven option for couples struggling with the inability to conceive(www.toconceive.com), and is in the research and development and business development process for its other OTC products, CannaMint strips and orphan drug technologies. For more information visit www.callitas.com.

Contacts:
Callitas Health:
James Thompson
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: +1 (859) 868-3131

TraDigitalIR:
Kevin McGrath
Managing Director
Phone:  +1 (646) 418-7002

Notice regarding Forward Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking statements. The use of any of the words “anticipate”, “continue”, “estimate”, “expect”, “may”, “will”, “project”, “should”, “believe” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. This news release includes forward-looking statements with respect to the regulatory approval and the commercialization of the rights to the Company’s biomedical & drug technologies. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. These statements speak only as of the date of this news release. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks including various risk factors discussed in the Company’s disclosure documents which can be found under the Company’s profile on www.sedar.com and the Company’s filings to the CSE at www.thecse.com.  Such risk factors may cause the inability of the Company to successfully commercialize any of its biomedical technologies.

Notice regarding investigational devices: CannaMint Strips, C-103 and Extrinsa are investigational drugs or devices and are not currently available outside of approved clinical trials.  Claims regarding the safety and efficacy of these devices have not been evaluated by Health Canada, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or any other international regulatory body. Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical are “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements involve a high degree of risk and uncertainty, are predictions only and actual events or results may differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements.

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