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United Cannabis Corporation Signs Letter of Intent with Louisiana Company to Assist Efforts to Secure License for Therapeutic Marijuana Operation

Company to Provide Its Expertise with Regard to Cultivation, Processing, Extraction, and Manufacturing of Medical Cannabis Products

DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / June 20, 2017 / United Cannabis Corporation (CNAB) (the "Company" or "United Cannabis") today announced that it has signed a Letter Of Intent ("LOI") with a Louisiana-based company to assist it in the pursuit of a contract to be the sole operator of a therapeutic marijuana facility for Southern University.

According to the terms of the Letter of Intent, the Company will assist in preparing a response to a Request for Application ("RFA") anticipated to be issued by Southern University, who has been granted a license by the State of Louisiana to be a therapeutic marijuana producer. This license would include responsibilities to build and operate a facility, cultivate, process, extract, and manufacture products.

Earnest Blackmon, Chief Executive Officer of United Cannabis, commented on the announcement, "As United Cannabis continues to build our presence within the industry, we are experiencing an increased demand for our expertise as more states recognize the benefits of medical cannabis and seek to establish legal and effective operations within their localities. We look forward to working with our partner to broaden access to medical cannabis for patients in Louisiana."

About United Cannabis Corporation

United Cannabis Corporation is a biotechnology company dedicated to the development of phytotherapeutic based products supported by patented technologies for the pharmaceutical, medical, and industrial markets. The Company is a pioneer in the application of cannabinoids for medical applications and is building a platform for designing targeted therapies to increase the quality of life for patients around the world. The Company's products are patent protected, first in class medicines with applications to a global market. United Cannabis trades on the OTCQB under the symbol CNAB. For further information, please visit www.unitedcannabis.us.

For further information, please visit www.unitedcannabis.us.

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SOURCE: United Cannabis Corporation