VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES CORP. ("Invictus" or the "Company") (TSXV: GENE) (OTCQX: IVITF) (FRA: 8IS1) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Acreage Pharms Ltd. ("Acreage Pharms"), has been granted conditional approval to become a registered supplier with the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority ("SLGA") once legislation is implemented on October 17, 2018. In the interim, and subject to any federal restrictions, Acreage Pharms is eligible to supply product to authorized provincial wholesalers and retailers in advance of October 17.
"We are thrilled to become a registered supplier in Saskatchewan, our third provincial agreement behind British Columbia and Alberta," said Dan Kriznic CEO and Chairman for Invictus. "We can feel the momentum building ahead of legalization on October 17, 2018 and are actively seeking agreements with additional provinces to help ensure governments across Canada have enough supply to meet consumer demand."
Invictus is set to gain access to the retail market in Saskatchewan through an LOI with GTEC Holdings Ltd. ("GTEC") (TSXV: GTEC) that provides the Company with an opportunity to fill purchase orders that GTEC is seeking from third party licensed producers for the purposes of supporting GTECs distribution channels.
Invictus' product portfolio includes 69 Health Canada approved strains that will be sold under four lifestyle-inspired cannabis brands for recreational users: Dukes, Zooey, Sterling & Hunt, and Sinister. Each brand has been crafted for a specific target audience and his or her lifestyle.
For more information, please visit www.invictus-md.com.
On Behalf of the Board,
Chairman and CEO
Vice President, Public Relations and Regulatory Affairs
Invictus is a global cannabis company offering a selection of products under a wide range of lifestyle brands. Our integrated sales approach is defined by five pillars of distribution including medical, adult-use, international, Licensed Producer to Licensed Producer and retail stores.
Invictus has partnered with business leaders to convey our corporate vision, including KISS music legend and business mogul Gene Simmons as our Chief Evangelist Officer, and global branding agency Authentic Brands Group. Invictus is expanding its cultivation footprint, with two cannabis production facilities fully licensed under ACMPR in Canada and a third awaiting approval, featuring 100,000 square feet of available grow space today with 200,000 expected by January 2019 and 1 million by end of 2019. The Company will earmark 50 per cent of production to the medical and recreational markets, respectively. To ensure consistency in quality and supply, Invictus maintains all aspects of the growing process through its subsidiary, Future Harvest Development Ltd., a high-quality Fertilizer and Nutrients manufacturer. Invictus drives sustainable long-term shareholder value through a diversified product portfolio with over 69 Health Canada approved strains and a multifaceted distribution strategy including medical, recreational, international and retail. For more information visit www.invictus-md.com.
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