VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (TSX.V:CBW) ("Cannabis Wheaton" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company intends to change its name to "Auxly Cannabis Group Inc." (the "Name Change"). The proposed Name Change is subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") and the approval of the Registrar of Companies for British Columbia. In conjunction with the proposed Name Change, the Company's share capital would be issued under new CUSIP/ISIN numbers and it is expected that the Company’s stock trading symbol will be changed from "CBW" to "XLY". The Company expects the Name Change will be completed on or about June 8, 2018.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"Chuck Rifici" Chairman & CEO

About Cannabis Wheaton (TSX.V:CBW)

Cannabis Wheaton is a collective of entrepreneurs with a passion for the cannabis industry past, present and future. Our mandate is to facilitate growth for our partners by providing them with financial support and sharing our collective industry experience. Our partners all have different visions, voices and brand values, and all share a common goal—to build a world-class industry based on ethics, diversity, quality and innovation.

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New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of those factors or to assess in advance the impact of each such factor on the Company's business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking information. The forward-looking information in this release is based on information currently available and what management believes are reasonable assumptions. Forward-looking information speaks only to such assumptions as of the date of this release. In addition, this release may contain forward-looking information attributed to third party industry sources, the accuracy of which has not been verified by the Company. The purpose of forward-looking information is to provide the reader with a description of management's expectations, and such forward-looking information may not be appropriate for any other purpose. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information contained in this release.

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