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Aleafia Health Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aleafia Health Inc. (the “Company”) (ALEF.TO) (OTC: ALEAF) (ARAH.F) is pleased to announce the results of the vote on the election of directors at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on June 17, 2019 (the “Meeting”). On a vote conducted by ballot, all seven nominees set out in the management information circular of the Company dated May 10, 2019 were elected as directors of the Company to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed.  The voting results based on the ballots cast are set out below.

Nominee Votes in Favour Percentage of
Votes Cast
Votes Withheld Votes Withheld
as a Percentage
of Votes Cast
Julian Fantino 44,552,197 96.05% 1,834,489 3.95%
Raf Souccar 44,073,915 95.01% 2,312,771 4.99%
Daniel Milliard 46,090,205 99.36% 296,481 0.64%
Mark Sandler 46,083,673 99.35% 303,013 0.65%
Loreto Grimaldi 40,783,547 87.92% 5,603,139 12.08%
William Stewart 39,844,334 85.90% 6,542,352 14.10%
Lea Ray 46,083,010 99.35% 303,676 0.65%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Meeting have been filed with the Canadian securities regulators on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

For Investor and Media Relations, please contact:

Nicholas Bergamini, VP, Public Affairs
416-860-5665
IR@AleafiaHealth.com
LEARN MORE: www.AleafiaHealth.com

About Aleafia Health:

Aleafia Health is a leading, vertically integrated cannabis health and wellness company with four primary business units: Cannabis Cultivation & Products, Health & Wellness Clinics, Cannabis Education, and Consumer Experience with ecommerce, retail distribution and provincial supply agreements.

Aleafia Health owns three major cannabis product & cultivation facilities, two of which are licensed and operational including the first large-scale outdoor cultivation facility in Canada. The Company produces a diverse portfolio of commercially proven, high-margin derivative products including oils, capsules and sprays. Aleafia Health operates the largest national network of medical cannabis clinics and education centres staffed by MDs, nurse practitioners and educators.

Innovation is at the heart of Aleafia Health competitive advantage. The Company maintains a medical cannabis dataset with over 10 million data points to inform proprietary illness-specific product development and its highly differentiated education platform FoliEdge Academy. The Company is committed to creating sustainable shareholder value and has been named the 2019 top performing company of the year by the TSX Venture Exchange prior to graduation to the TSX.

Forward Looking Information

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