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LEAMINGTON, ON, Oct. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Aphria Inc. ("Aphria" or the "Company") (TSX: APH or USOTCQB: APHQF) announced that Company executives met with representatives of the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX" or the "Exchange") on Friday October 20, 2017 to discuss the Exchange's recent guidance on Section 306, Section 325 and Part VII of the TSX Company Manual. Aphria is pleased that TSX representatives responded positively to its proactive efforts to work with the Exchange in light of this recent guidance.
Vic Neufeld, Chief Executive Officer of Aphria, said, "To be clear, Aphria has not received notice from the TSX of a continued listing review. In our discussions, we reiterated our commitment as a valued member of the TSX to work collaboratively with the TSX as it continues to monitor developments in this sector. We remain a TSX listed company and are pleased that they are open to continuing a dialogue with us."
The Company will provide further updates on these discussions as developments warrant.
Aphria Inc., one of Canada's lowest cost producers, produces, supplies and sells medical cannabis. Located in Leamington, Ontario, the greenhouse capital of Canada. Aphria is truly powered by sunlight, allowing for the most natural growing conditions available. We are committed to providing pharma-grade medical cannabis, superior patient care while balancing patient economics and returns to shareholders.
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SOURCE Aphria Inc.
For further information: Vic Neufeld, President & CEO, 1-844-427-4742; Nina Godard, Edelman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 416-455-6324