TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 23, 2017) - PharmaCan Capital Corp., doing business as Cronos Group (TSX VENTURE: MJN) ("Cronos" or the "Company"), seeks shareholder approval to formally change its name to "Cronos Group Inc." following the corporate rebranding announced on October 6, 2016.

The Company's board of directors has unanimously approved the name change and recommends that shareholders vote in favor of the name change at the special meeting of shareholders scheduled for February 24, 2017.

Completion of the name change is subject to certain conditions, including shareholder approval and the approval of the TSX-V. The Company intends to complete the name change as soon as practicable following receipt of the requisite shareholder approval. Following the name change, the Company will continue to trade under the symbol "MJN" on the TSX-V.

Details of the special meeting of shareholders to approve the name change will be set out in Cronos' management information circular that will be mailed to shareholders. The circular and related proxy materials will be filed and available on SEDAR at

About Cronos Group
Cronos Group, is a geographically diversified and vertically-integrated cannabis company that operates two wholly-owned Licensed Producers ("LPs") regulated within Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (the "ACMPR") and holds a portfolio of minority investments in other Licensed Producers and ACMPR applicants. The company's flagship LPs, Peace Naturals Project Inc. (Ontario), and In The Zone Produce Ltd. (British Columbia) are collectively situated on over 125 acres of agricultural land and are currently licensed to produce 2,600 kg of cannabis on an annual basis. The Company also holds minority equity positions in Licensed Producers Whistler Medical Marijuana, Hydropothecary, and Abcann Medicinals. With interest in five Licensed Producers and two LP applicants, Cronos Group is focused on building an iconic brand portfolio, providing patients with compassionate and personalized care, and creating value for our shareholders.

Forward-looking statements
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