TORONTO , Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (LHS.CN) (LHSIF) www.libertyhealthsciences.com ("Liberty" or the "Company"), a provider of high quality cannabis, today announced that Vic Neufeld and John Cervini will be stepping down from the Board of Directors, effective January 31, 2019 . The Board is continuing its search for two qualified and independent board members.
"This announcement dovetails with Liberty's commitment to strengthening its corporate governance practices," said George Scorsis , CEO of Liberty Health Sciences. "We are focused on enhancing the independence of our Board of Directors and have initiated a search to identify candidates with the appropriate backgrounds to support the next stage of our Company's growth. We would like to thank both Vic and John for providing their invaluable knowledge when we commenced this journey and for continuing to add value throughout Liberty's most important years. We wish them the best."
Liberty has also retained Miller Thomson LLP as its Canadian legal counsel. Miller Thomson will provide advice on, among other things, Canadian corporate governance practices and securities law compliance matters.
About Liberty Health Sciences Inc.
Liberty is the cannabis provider committed to providing a trusted, high quality cannabis experience based on our genuine care for all cannabis users and a focus on operational excellence from seed to sale and beyond. Liberty's measured approach to expansion opportunities maximizes returns to shareholders, while keeping consumers' well-being at the forefront of what we do. For more information, please visit: www.libertyhealthsciences.com.
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