OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - National Access Cannabis Corp. ("NAC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NAC), Canada's best practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal medical cannabis is today announced the appointment of Onekanew (Chief) Christian Sinclair to the board of directors of the Company.
Chief Sinclair is a member and current Chief of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation and co-chair of Manitoba's Northern Economic Development Strategy. Since 2002, he has worked with indigenous groups across Canada and the United States, focused on corporate development for major natural resource projects related to hydro, mining, oil and gas. Also, he is one of the youngest recipients of the Top 40 under 40 executives in Canada, awarded in 2003. Chief Sinclair is well connected and regarded by the First Nations communities throughout Manitoba and Canada, linking together in development and partnerships with Indigenous communities.
The Company also announced today the resignation of Dr. John Gillis as a director of the Company effective January 26, 2018. Since joining the Board, Dr. Gillis has assisted in founding and developing the NAC business and recently elected to step down to focus on his executive roles in other ventures in the industry. Going forward, Dr. Gillis will continue his association with NAC as a consultant and will provide key strategic advice to the Company. The Board of Directors and the Company sincerely thank Dr. Gillis for his time, services and key contributions during his tenure as a director.
About National Access Cannabis Corp.
NAC is Canada's best practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal medical cannabis. NAC enables patients to gain knowledge and the legal medical documentation required to navigate Canada's disparate network of authorized Licensed Producers of Cannabis. Through its Canada-wide network of care centres, NAC has partnered with health professionals to improve the quality of life of its local members and provide services designed to inform, educate and supply expert advice. For more information, visit www.nationalaccesscannabis.com or refer to the NAC's profile on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.
National Access Cannabis Corp. is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol (TSXV: NAC).
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SOURCE National Access Cannabis Corp.
For further information: National Access Cannabis Corp.: Mark Goliger, Chief Executive Officer, 1 (800) 411-1126, [email protected]; Investor Relations: Robert Kelly, LodeRock Advisors Inc., (416) 992-4539, [email protected]