Pacific Potash Closes $2.1 Million Private Placement

June 28, 2013

Vancouver, British Columbia - June 28th, 2013 - Pacific Potash Corporation (TSX-V: PP; OTCQX: PPOTF; FSE: P9P, "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced 20,000,000 units at $0.105 for gross proceeds of $2,100,000. Each unit of the offering consisted of one common share of Pacific Potash and one common share purchase warrant. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one share at a price of 13 cents for a period of 30 months following the closing date of the offering.

The gross proceeds of the offering, in combination with previously announced financings, will provide Pacific Potash with $6.35 million of gross proceeds. This new capital will enable the Company to carry out a comprehensive exploration and drill program later this year.

In compliance with Canadian Securities law, all securities issued in connection with the closing of the private placement are subject to a four month hold period that will expire on October 29, 2013.

The Company also wishes to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Coltura is to the Board of Directors. Mr. Coltura has several years' experience with venture companies including Panthera Exploration Inc., BonTerra Resources Inc., Fairmont Resources Inc. Mega Copper Ltd and GoldStar Minerals Inc. He will aid the Company with the Board's corporate governance responsibilities.

About Pacific Potash Corporation

Pacific Potash Corporation trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol: PP, as well on the OTCQX under the symbol: PPOTF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under P9P. Pacific Potash is engaged in the exploration and development of the Amazonas Basin Project and the surrounding potash claims targeting the Middle Amazonas Potash Basin, currently the host to multiple new exploration campaigns for potash. The Company also is exploring the Provost Potash Property and the surrounding potash claims targeting the prolific Prairie Evaporite Formation, which is host to multiple conventional and solution potash mines.

On behalf of the Board,

Pacific Potash Corporation

Balbir Johal, LL.B

Executive Co-Chairman & Director

For further information, please visit our website at or contact our V.P of Corporate Communications, Mike Blady:

Mike Blady

Office: 604.895.7446


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