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PharmaCielo Ltd. and Universidad CES Announce Research-Focused Partnership

TORONTO, Canada/MEDELLÍN, Colombia (December 12, 2016) — PharmaCielo Ltd. President and CEO Dr. Patricio Stocker is pleased to announce the establishment of a research partnership with Universidad CES, based in Medellin, Colombia.

Founded in Medellin in 1977, Universidad CES offers advanced graduate-level degree programs through a number of faculties that complement PharmaCielo’s focus on being the global leader in the research and development of medicinal-grade cannabis oil extracts. Universidad CES provides the opportunity to work together with leading scientists and academics.

“We are delighted to announce a partnership with Universidad CES,” said Stocker.  “As a leading educational institution with a commitment to advancing research, education and social impact, the modern facilities and laboratories at Universidad CES provide significant opportunity for PharmaCielo and university faculty to vigorously investigate the efficacy of cannabis oil extracts in pre-clinical and clinical research platforms.”

PharmaCielo’s recently announced Medical Advisory Board is expected to work in close partnership with colleagues at Universidad CES.

“This partnership with PharmaCielo will create new opportunities for our faculty to pursue novel research in a manner that will bring considerable benefit to our students as well as the local and global community,” said Dr. Jorge Osorio, Rector of Universidad CES.

About Universidad CES

CES is a private, national, autonomous, non-denominational, non-profit, self-sustainable university that forms professionals with the highest human, ethical and scientific qualities in numerous areas of knowledge with a special emphasis in health-related programs. CES offers undergraduate and postgraduate educational programs at a technological and professional level, stimulating cultural, social, ideological, political and religious pluralism.

About PharmaCielo Ltd.

PharmaCielo Ltd. (the "Company") is a global company privately held and headquartered in Canada, with a focus on processing and supplying all natural, medicinal-grade cannabis oil extracts and related products to large channel distributors.  PharmaCielo’s principal (and wholly owned) subsidiary is PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S., headquartered at its Nursery and Propagation Centre located in Rionegro, Colombia.

The boards of directors and executive teams of both PharmaCielo and PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings are comprised of a diversely talented group of international business executives and specialists with relevant and varied expertise.  PharmaCielo recognized the significant role that Colombia’s ideal location will play in building a sustainable business in the medical cannabis industry, and the company, together with its directors and executives, has built a compelling business plan focused on supplying the international marketplace.


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