RavenQuest Asked to Be a Primary Resource for Assembly of First Nations in Saskatchewan

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RavenQuest BioMed Inc. (the “Company” or “RavenQuest”) – (CSE:RQB) is proud to announce that it will be working with First Nation communities from across the Province of Saskatchewan, providing valuable information and strategic business approaches surrounding the Cannabis, Medical Marijuana and Hemp industries. RavenQuest has developed an indigenous-centered, end-to-end offering for cannabis production and sale on sovereign land.

Mr. Bill Robinson, RavenQuest’s Head of Government and Indigenous Relations, and Ms. Benilda Sable responsible for RavenQuest’s Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance, will be meeting with numerous First Nation community representatives in Regina on February 5th, Saskatoon on February 6th and Prince Albert on February 7th, 2018.

Mr. Bill Robinson is formerly the Commanding Officer of the RCMP in Manitoba and past President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission. Mr. Robinson has worked closely with First Nation communities across Canada on harm reduction and addiction strategies.  Mr. Robinson also heads, as the Executive Director, the Indigenous Peoples Cannabis Association.  The association is designed to present a unified voice for indigenous communities.

Ms. Sable brings expertise from the food, hemp and medical marijuana industries especially liaising with Health Canada. For the past decade she has worked with a wide variety of processing facilities to ensure continued compliance with regulations. Ms. Sable is a major advisor to hemp processing facilities, domestic and abroad.

“We are honoured to be viewed as a trusted voice of the Cannabis industry in Canada.  The relationships which RavenQuest has developed with First Nation communities across the country speaks to the immense amount of work we have done to develop a comprehensive turnkey cannabis solution that is tailor made for Canada’s Indigenous communities. We are very proud to be working with the First Nation Communities of Saskatchewan” said George Robinson, CEO of RavenQuest.

About RavenQuest BioMed Inc.

RavenQuest Biomed Inc. is a diversified publicly traded cannabis company with divisions focused upon cannabis production, management services & consulting and specialized research & development.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of

"George Robinson"
Chief Executive Officer

For further information, please contact: Mathieu McDonald, Corporate Communications 1-877-282-1586

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