TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. ("Supreme" or the "Company") (TSXV: FIRE) is pleased to announce the addition of Ms. Sony Gokhale, BBA, LLB, as the Company's General Counsel. Ms. Gokhale was most recently a senior member of the Commercial and Technology group at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, LLP in Toronto, Ontario.
"Our business is driven by a commitment to quality. The quality of our products, the quality of our facility and, most of all, the quality of our leadership team," said John Fowler, CEO of Supreme. "Since inception, Supreme has been focused on developing 7ACRES into a leading cultivator of premium cannabis flower for the domestic medical and recreational markets. The next chapter for Supreme is to identify and execute on opportunities to leverage our success with 7ACRES into additional business undertakings here in Canada and abroad. Supreme is pleased to welcome Ms. Gokhale to our team as we embark on this next chapter."
Prior to joining Supreme, Ms. Gokhale's practice included advising on general corporate and commercial matters with a focus on assisting regulated and non-regulated companies with the launch of new products and services in the Canadian market. Additionally, Ms. Gokhale has provided ongoing advice to leading Canadian and international companies on strategic commercial contracting issues. Prior to joining Osler, Ms. Gokhale was senior counsel for BlackBerry where she negotiated various complex offshore service and distribution agreements in over twenty countries.
The Company granted 500,000 stock options (each an "Option") to Ms. Gokhale pursuant to the Company's Amended and Restated Incentive Stock Option Plan (the "Plan"). Each Option has an exercise price of $3.05 and is exercisable into one common share , subject to certain vesting conditions and the terms and conditions of the Plan, and expire on January 7, 2023.
Supreme is a Canadian publicly traded company committed to becoming a leading cultivator and distributor of sun grown cannabis through its wholly-owned subsidiary 7ACRES. 7ACRES is a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis pursuant to the ACMPR operating inside a 342,000 sq. ft. Hybrid Greenhouse facility. The Hybrid Greenhouse combines the best technology of indoor production with the efficiencies and sustainability of a greenhouse, in a single large-format production footprint. Please visit www.supreme.ca and www.7acres.com for more information.
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SOURCE Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc.
For further information: Investor Relations, Jenni Byrne, Bayfield Strategy, Inc., Phone: 416-466-6265, Email: IR@supreme.ca, Website: supreme.ca