Conference to offer insight on global medicinal, health, regulatory, business and investment landscape
TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Khiron Life Sciences Corp. ("Khiron" or the "Company") (TSXV: KHRN, OTCQB: KHRNF, Frankfurt: A2JMZC), a Canadian integrated medical cannabis company with its core operations in Colombia, announced that former President of Mexico and Khiron Board member Mr. Vicente Fox will present a keynote address at CanEx Jamaica Business Conference & Expo on September 28th in Montego Bay, Jamaica, where he will discuss his views on the medical cannabis industry in Mexico and Latin America.
Mr. Fox stated, "The cannabis industry offers tremendous economic health and social benefits in Mexico and around the world. I welcome the opportunity to share, network and advocate for its continued progress at CanEx Jamaica." From December 2000 to November 2006, Mr. Fox was the 55th President of Mexico. Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Coca Cola Latin America.
Mr. Alvaro Torres, Khiron Co-founder and CEO stated: "We congratulate Mr. Fox on this invitation to present at CanEx Jamaica. As an important global cannabis conference his active participation articulates and reinforces Khiron´s vision of becoming the leading medical cannabis company across Latin America."
The CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo is an annual business-to-business event that brings together top cannabis industry experts from the U.S., Canada, South and Central America, Europe, Australia and the Caribbean. For further detail visit www.canexjamaica.com
About Khiron Life Sciences Corp.
Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (TSXV: KHRN, OTCQB: KHRNF, Frankfurt: A2JMZC)) ("Khiron" or the "Company") is positioned to be the dominant integrated medical cannabis company in Latin America. Khiron has core operations in Colombia and is fully licensed in the country for the cultivation, production, domestic distribution, and international export of both tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) medical cannabis. In May 2018, Khiron listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, becoming the first Colombian based medical cannabis company to trade on any exchange globally.
With a focused regional strategy and patient oriented approach, the Company combines global scientific expertise, agricultural advantages, branded product market entrance experience and education to drive prescription and brand loyalty to address priority medical conditions such as chronic pain, epilepsy, depression and anxiety in the Latin American market of over 620 million people. Khiron is led by Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Alvaro Torres, together with an experienced executive team, and a knowledgeable Board of Directors that includes former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox.
Further information on Khiron Life Sciences can be found at www.khiron.ca.
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