VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX.V - XLY) ("Auxly" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew MacMillan as Vice President, Commercial Business Development.

Mr. MacMillan most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of the PEI Liquor Control Commission, which is responsible for the regulation and sale of cannabis through its related corporation, the Cannabis Management Corporation. In his role as CEO, Mr. MacMillan oversaw the regulation of cannabis and the establishment of the PEI Cannabis retail operations, which are regarded as among the most successful in the country.

As Vice President, Commercial Business Development of Auxly, Mr. MacMillan will be responsible for leading Auxly’s retail operations initiatives, including wholly owned retail, strategic partnerships and provincial boards. He will also play a key role in helping to build an industry leading, customer centric cannabis business.

Chuck Rifici, Chairman and CEO of Auxly, noted “We are thrilled to have Andrew join Auxly. Andrew’s solid reputation and his strong relationships in the liquor and cannabis industry will no doubt be a great asset to Auxly as we look to execute on our retail strategy across the country. Andrew joins us at the perfect time, as we continue to meet with the provincial boards in anticipation of the sale of our derivative products on legalization later this year.”

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"Chuck Rifici" Chairman & CEO

About Auxly Cannabis Group Inc. (TSX.V: XLY) (OTCQX: CBWTF)

Auxly is an international cannabis company dedicated to bringing innovative, effective, and high-quality cannabis products to the medical, wellness and adult-use markets. Auxly's experienced team of industry first-movers and enterprising visionaries has secured a diversified supply of raw cannabis, strong clinical, scientific and operating capabilities and leading research and development infrastructure in order to create trusted products and brands in an expanding global market.

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