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VANCOUVER, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - EMPOWER CLINICS INC. (CSE: CBDT) (Frankfurt 8EC) ("Empower" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated and growth-oriented CBD life sciences company, and a multi-state operator of medical health & wellness clinics, is pleased to announce the launch of our new clinic brand Sun Valley Health and the launch of a nationwide clinic franchise program. http://www.sunvalleyhealth.com
The Company is consolidating its clinic operations under one consistent brand, merging the existing clinic operations of Sun Valley Clinics in Arizona and Nevada, plus the existing physical and mobile clinic operations of Empower Clinics in Washington State and Oregon State. All Company clinics will commence operating under Sun Valley Health, with the updated brand changes coming into effect immediately.
The Company is also announcing the official launch of the Sun Valley Health franchise program. With the 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) ready to deploy and the 2019 franchise audit completed, the Company will be in a position to accept applications for a Sun Valley Health franchise throughout the United States.
Investment has already been made in developing a new trade show booth, plus new franchise sales & marketing material that will be utilized to showcase the franchise opportunity at industry specific and franchise trade shows throughout North America. The new website is live and will continue to be developed, adding content and features for patients, consumers and prospective franchisees.
Nine (9) trade shows have already been booked over the next nine months, with the first show taking place in St. Louis, MO July 23rd & 24th, 2019. Look for us at booth #144 at https://www.cannabisimp.com/st-louis-expo/
"At Sun Valley Health, we've taken the once cumbersome process of obtaining lab tested, all natural CBD and health supplements, into a clinical professional experience." said Dustin Klein, Empowers SVP, Business Development and Director. "We provide alternative health modalities and products backed by science, that pass our rigorous standards of quality and effectiveness."
- Scientific Approach to Alternative Medicine Having access to physicians that understand qualifying conditions of patients is a primary focus of our entire team. Care for each individual's circumstance and need guides our staff protocols on privacy, care and treatment options.
- Know What's in your Product The products offered to our patients in clinics and online, go though rigorous testing standards by independent labs to ensure, what's represented on the label is correct.
"Knowing what's in your product is about trust, and professionalism counts, standards count and testing counts," said Steven McAuley, CEO of Empower. "Our Sollievo product line and any product line that we choose to include in our clinic kiosks, online or are offered through franchise operations, will be subject to testing and must meet the highest of standards."
Empower is a leading multi-state operator of a network of physician-staffed clinics focused on helping patients improve and protect their health through innovative physician recommended treatment options. Operating as a vertically-integrated health & wellness brand with it's first hemp-derived CBD extraction facility under development, the Company can produce and package its proprietary line of cannabidiol (CBD) based products and distribute through company owned and franchised clinics, with wholesale partnerships, online and with retailers nationwide.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Chief Executive Officer
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SOURCE Empower Clinics Inc.
For further information: CONTACTS: Investors: Steve Low, Boom Capital Markets, [email protected], 647-620-5101; Investors: Steven McAuley, CEO, [email protected], 604-789-2146; For French inquiries: Remy Scalabrini, Maricom Inc., E: [email protected], T: (888) 585-MARI