Labopharm to present at Canaccord Adams 28th Annual Global Growth Conference



    LAVAL, QC, Aug. 11 /CNW/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ:   DDSS) today
announced that James R. Howard-Tripp, Chief Executive Officer of the Company,
will present at the Canaccord Adams 28th Annual Global Growth Conference at
the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 
9:00 a.m. ET.
    Interested parties may access the live webcast for this presentation by
visiting the "Events" section of the homepage of the Company's website at
www.labopharm.com. Please connect at least 15 minutes prior to the
presentation to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be
required to join the webcast. An audio archive of the presentation will be
available for 30 days.

    About Labopharm Inc.

    Labopharm is an emerging leader in optimizing the performance of existing
small molecule drugs using its proprietary controlled-release technologies.
The Company's lead product, a unique once-daily formulation of tramadol, is
being commercially launched in key markets globally. The Company also has a
robust pipeline of follow-on products in both pre-clinical and clinical
development. Labopharm's vision is to become an integrated, international,
specialty pharmaceutical company with the capability to internally develop and
commercialize its own products. For more information, please visit
www.labopharm.com.

    This press release contains forward-looking statements, which reflect the
Company's current expectations regarding future events. The forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual events could differ
materially from those projected herein and depend on a number of factors,
including the uncertainties related to the regulatory process in various
countries for the approval of the Company's products and the successful
commercialization of the products throughout the world if they are approved.
Investors should consult the Company's ongoing quarterly filings and annual
reports for additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to
these forward-looking statements. The reader is cautioned not to rely on these
forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any obligation to update
these forward-looking statements.





For further information:

For further information: At Labopharm: Mark D'Souza, Senior
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (450) 686-0207; At The
Equicom Group, Jason Hogan, Media and Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700,
jhogan@equicomgroup.com; French: Joe Racanelli, Tel: (514) 844-7997,
jracanelli@equicomgroup.com

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