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Up Cannabis Announces Voluntary Product Recall in Alberta for Single Batch of Cannabis

TORONTO , Jan. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Newstrike Brands Ltd. (HIP.V("Newstrike" or the "Company") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Up Cannabis Inc. ("Up Cannabis"), today announced it has undertaken a voluntary product recall as a precautionary measure regarding a portion of a single, specific lot of its cannabis sold only in Alberta . Retesting of the product detected levels of mould/ microbial contaminants which exceeded acceptable limits.

This recall involves 1,428 units of one lot of Up Cannabis Inc. 7g dried cannabis jars sold to the Alberta Gaming Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC).  The affected product is isolated to the November 28, 2018 packaging date and was sold only in Alberta.  No other Up Cannabis product is affected by this notice.


Packaging Date





November 28,
2018 only





To date there has been no quality complaints or adverse reactions regarding this product lot. 

Customers in Alberta who may still have this product in their possession can return it to the point of sale where it was purchased for replacement or refund.  Consumers may also contact Up Cannabis Inc. at care@up.ca or at 1-833-UPDOTCA (873-6822) for further information.

About Newstrike and Up Cannabis
Newstrike is the parent company of Up Cannabis, a licensed producer of cannabis that is licensed to both cultivate and sell cannabis in all acceptable forms. Newstrike, through Up Cannabis and together with select strategic partners, including Canada's iconic musicians The Tragically Hip, is developing a diverse network of high quality cannabis brands. For more information, visit http://www.up.ca or http://www.newstrike.ca.

Forward-Looking Information
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SOURCE Up Cannabis

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