Organigram becomes a licensed producer for Saskatchewan.

Organigram becomes official supplier of cannabis for Saskatchewan

Company also continues to expand senior management team

MONCTON, NB, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ – Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”), a leading licensed producer of cannabis, is pleased to announce its completion of the registration process with the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA), making it an official supplier of cannabis for the province.

Tim Emberg, Organigram’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Commercial Operations:

“We are pleased to have been selected as an official supplier of cannabis in Saskatchewan. We look forward to working with retailers and key distributors to help ensure the success of the adult recreational market in the province.”

This agreement continues to build Organigram’s position as a true national player in Canada’s new legal adult use recreational cannabis marketplace. Organigram now has supply agreements, been listed as an official supplier, and/or reached memorandums of understanding in nine of  the ten provinces.

Organigram CEO Greg Engel said:

“We are proud to offer Canadians access to our growing portfolio of safe, high-quality recreational products. At Organigram, we are committed to positive and productive relationships with our partners across the country, and to the development of innovative products that meet the needs of our customers from coast to coast.”

Product is expected to start shipping to Saskatchewan before the end of 2018.

Organigram announces new Director of Research and Development

Organigram is pleased to welcome Alec Zhou as Director of Research & Development.

Alec, who has a PhD & Masters Degree in Food Science as well as a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, has tremendous experience in both research and food product development. Most recently, Alec spent 10 years working as R&D Manager for Cavendish Farms leading their Culinary Creation Center on PEI.

Alex will be responsible for leading Organigram’s research and development team, particularly as the Company continues to prepare for the expanded derivative and edibles market in 2019, as well as developing processes for new product development.

About Organigram Holdings Inc.

Organigram Holdings Inc. is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company whose wholly owned subsidiary, Organigram Inc., is a licensed producer of cannabis and cannabis-derived products in Canada.

Organigram is focused on producing the highest-quality, indoor-grown cannabis for patients and adult recreational consumers in Canada, as well as developing international business partnerships to extend the company’s global footprint. In anticipation of the legal adult use recreational cannabis in Canada, Organigram has developed a portfolio of brands including The Edison Cannabis Company, Ankr Organics, Trailer Park Buds and Trailblazer. Organigram’s primary facility is located in Moncton, New Brunswick and the Company is regulated by the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR“).

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

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