VANCOUVER, March 19, 2018 /CNW/ – Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: PVOT / OTCQB: PVOTF / FRA: NPAT) (“Pivot” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that effective March 16th, 2018 the Company has been named to the CSE25 Index, a composite of the 25 largest companies, as measured by market capitalization, listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange. In addition, the Company is also a constituent of the CSE Composite Index.

“With an impressive pipeline of bio-cannabis products, a strong intellectual property portfolio of formulation and delivery technologies, and the expected addition of ACMPR licensed Agro-Biotech, we are proud to be recognized as leaders on the Canadian Securities Exchange through our inclusion in the CSE25 Index,” said Dr. Patrick Frankham, Chief Executive Officer of Pivot Pharmaceuticals. “Being among the top 25 performers on the exchange validates our business strategy to become a vertically integrated health and wellness company with a rapidly expanding international presence. With all of the exciting opportunities ahead of us, we believe we will remain a consistent part of the CSE25 Index for years to come as we continue to drive shareholder value.”

About Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of therapeutic pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals using innovative drug delivery platform technologies. Pivot’s wholly-owned medical cannabis products division, Pivot Green Stream Health Solutions Inc. (“PGS” or “Pivot Green Stream”), conducts research, development and commercialization of cannabinoid-based nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals. PGS has acquired “RTIC” Ready-To-Infuse Cannabis powder to oil technology, BiPhasix™ Transdermal Drug Delivery platform technology (topical), Solmic Solubilisation technology (oral) and Thrudermic Transdermal Nanotechnology (transdermal) for the delivery and commercialization of cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD), and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-based products. PGS’ initial product development candidates will include topical treatments for women’s sexual dysfunction (PGS-N005), as well as psoriasis (PGS-N007), and an oral product (PGS-N001) for cancer supportive care. For more information please visit www.pivotpharma.com

Cautionary Statement

Certain information in this news release constitutes forward-looking statements under applicable laws. Any statements that are contained in this news release that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward-looking statements. Words such as anticipate, believe, estimate, expect, intend, and similar expressions, as they relate to Pivot, Pivot Green Stream, Agro-Biotech, or their respective management, identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to accretive earnings, anticipated revenue and costs synergies associated with the acquisition of Agro-Biotech, statements with respect to internal expectations, including with respect to the Dealer’s License, estimated margins, expectations for future growing capacity and costs, the completion of any capital project or expansions, the timing for the completion of the Proposed Transaction, the ability of the Company to complete a financing in order to satisfy its financial obligations under the Proposed Transaction and expectations with respect to future production costs. In particular, there can be no assurance that the Proposed Transaction will be completed. Forward looking statements are based on certain assumptions regarding Agro-Biotech, including expected growth, results of operations, performance, industry trends and growth opportunities. While the Company considers these assumptions to be reasonable, based on information currently available, they may prove to be incorrect. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements also necessarily involve known and unknown risks, including, without limitation, risks associated with general economic conditions; adverse industry events; marketing costs; loss of markets; future legislative and regulatory developments involving medical marijuana; the possibility that the Company be unable to successfully integrate Agro-Biotech as described herein; inability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, and/or inability to access sufficient capital on favourable terms; the medical marijuana industry in Canada generally, income tax and regulatory matters; the ability of the Company to implement its business strategies; competition; crop failure; currency and interest rate fluctuations and other risks. Any forward-looking statements or facts (including financial information) related to Agro-Biotech discussed or disclosed herein are derived from information obtained directly from Agro-Biotech and publicly available sources and has not been independently verified by the Company. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive. Readers are further cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are placed will occur. Such information, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

SOURCE Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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