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Vida Cannabis Corp.: Vida Cannabis Corp. Appoints Christopher Hansen as Director

Toronto, Ontario - April 28, 2014 - Vida Cannabis Corp.
("Vida Cannabis") is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Hansen
to its board of directors.

With more than 25 years of experience, primarily in Latin America and Africa,
Christopher Hansen is a senior financial, micro and small and medium
enterprise expert. He is currently Director of Latin American Business
Development for GIC Group in the areas of agribusiness, food security and
food safety. In addition, Mr. Hansen is Visiting Scientist with the Global
Seed Program of Iowa State University's Seed Science Center, assisting small
farmers and seed companies in rural areas of Latin America to increase
productivity and incomes through the use of certified seed and enhance food
security in the region.

From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Hansen led initiatives in Latin America for the
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), including as
country representative to Colombia, Deputy Director, Associate Deputy
Director, US Representative and Director of Strategic Partnerships on
projects in such areas as energy efficiency, sustainable forestry management,
cacao rehabilitation, women's entrepreneurship, irrigation, tourism,
agribusiness and aquaculture. He was Chief Financial Officer and Director
Corporate Development for Sea Farms International, a large shrimp farming
operation in Honduras and Venezuela, and Chief of Party for the USAID
Colombian Enterprise Development Program.

Previously, Chris Hansen worked as Deputy Director and Manager, Financial
Services for FUNDES, the Foundation for Sustainable Development in Latin
America, in Costa Rica. From 1982-1996 he worked with the International
Finance Corporation (private sector arm of the World Bank), as a Senior
Investment Officer responsible for agribusiness investments in Latin American
and Caribbean Region.

Christopher Hansen earned an MBA in International Finance from the University
of California-Berkeley after receiving a B.A. in Political Science there. He
previously studied pre-law at Willamette University in Oregon. Chris is a
native English speaker fluent in Spanish.

Vida Cannabis CEO Greg Wilson stated: "As Vida Cannabis continues to analyze
the global landscape for countries where clearly defined regulatory
environments are favorable to establishing low-risk/high-reward marijuana
production operations, such as those currently being implemented in Canada,
Chris Hansen's financial expertise and global business experience working
with governments and international agencies focused on agricultural
development projects will be extremely beneficial for Vida Cannabis.

"Vida Cannabis is intent on staking a leadership position as the premium
producer of marijuana as the world rapidly evolves from an environment of
prohibition to one where medical and in some cases recreational markets are
now able to flourish. I look forward to working with Chris and welcome him to
the Vida board."

About Vida Cannabis Corp.

Vida Cannabis Corp. ("Vida Cannabis") is focused on developing a dominant
production footprint in the rapidly developing global marketplace for the
legal use of medicinal and recreational marijuana.

Initial operations are focused on the Canadian market where Health Canada has
established national guidelines enabling best-in-class producers to acquire
commercial production licenses under theMarihuana for Medical Purposes

Via its wholly owned subsidiary, Vida Cannabis (Canada) Ltd., Vida Cannabis
purchased a 315,000-square-foot production facility in the town of
Stellarton, NS and secured a 50-year irrevocable approval unanimously from
the local municipality to operate a medical marijuana production plant at the

The highly secure facility boasts a fully engineered concrete floor,
18-foot-high concrete walls and a steel roof making it an ideal location for
the construction of a customized, state-of-the-art modern medical marijuana
production plant.

Vida Cannabis is working with one of the most talented cannabis consulting
teams in the world, Quantum 9 Inc., which has extensive resources in the
United States, Canada and Europe, to establish an optimized end-to-end
production plan to help position Vida Cannabis with the largest, most
advanced medical marijuana facility in Canada.

Vida Cannabis continues to evaluate additional potential markets as regulatory
bodies around the world pass legislation enabling the production and
distribution of medicinal or recreational marijuana.

On behalf of the board,

Greg Wilson - Chairman&CEO

Vida Cannabis Corp.

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This announcement does not constitute or form part of, and shall under no
circumstances be considered as, an offer to sell, a solicitation to purchase,
or advice on investments in any securities of Vida Cannabis Corp. ("Vida
Cannabis"). Offers and solicitations shall be expressly identified as such
and made in compliance with applicable securities laws. This announcement is
for information purposes only. It should not be relied upon as a basis for
investment decisions. You should consult with your own investment,
accounting, legal and tax advisers to evaluate independently the risks,
consequences and suitability of any investments you are considering. Whilst
the information provided here is believed to be reliable, it cannot be
guaranteed. It may contain forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of
Vida Cannabis about its business or financial objectives, position,
strategies or expectations. Such forward-looking statements may be identified
by words such as, or similar to, "intends," "anticipates," "believes,"
"expects" and "hopes" and includes, without limitation, the development of
production facilities, approval from regulatory authorities and the ability
for Vida Cannabis to obtain adequate financing to meet its business
objectives. These statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated. The
statements in this announcement do not guarantee future performance. Vida
Cannabis does not undertake any obligation to update any information provided
in this announcement. In Canada, Vida Cannabis (Canada) Ltd., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Vida Cannabis, must obtain approval from Health Canada in order
to operate as a licensed commercial producer under theMarihuana for Medical
Purposes Regulations
. Vida Cannabis makes no representations or warranties that it will receive
Health Canada approval.


This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Vida Cannabis Corp. via Globenewswire


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