Global Cannabis Partnership Welcomes First Israeli Member: Israel-Cannabis (iCAN) joins leaders in the cannabis industry who are committed to promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR) standards.

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Saint John, NB (June 21, 2019) – The Global Cannabis Partnership (GCP) is pleased to welcome its first Israeli member: Israel-Cannabis (iCAN).

iCAN supports the cannabis technology industry by building a network of innovative companies. iCAN leads CannaTech, an international cannabis summit that offers senior industry leaders, medical and scientific experts, and new ventures the opportunity to come together, form partnerships and promote knowledge exchange.

iCAN promotes investigator-driven, medical cannabis studies through the iCAN Give collaboration, which addresses the needs of Israeli physicians exploring the potential of cannabis for the relief of medical conditions.

“The nascent legal global cannabis industry requires a standard for responsible consumer use and broader economic and environmental performance,” says Saul Kaye, founder, and CEO of iCAN. “We are thrilled to partner with the GCP and together build credibility for government agencies, industry players and the global cannabis ecosystem.”

The GCP currently has 45 members from around the globe.

“iCAN’s international network and experience in the Israeli medical research industry will be an important asset for the GCP’s membership,” says Kim Wilson, Executive Director of the GCP. “We’re excited to continue expanding our mandate across the world.”

The GCP is a partnership of organizations who want to raise the bar with respect to social responsibility in the legal cannabis industry. Membership is open to government agencies, private-sector cannabis industry organizations, and affiliate organizations that directly or indirectly play a role in the legal cannabis supply chain.

One of the GCP’s first activities was to create the Responsible Cannabis Framework (RCF), which defines the corporate social responsibility (CSR) standards to which all Members agree to adhere. The RCF was released in June 2019.

A full list of Founding Members and Members can be found at globalcannabispartnership.com.

For information about joining the GCP, contact Kim Wilson, Executive Director, at 506.646.9960 or kim@globalcannabispartnership.com.

-30- Media Contact: Sara Driscoll Communications Coordinator Global Cannabis Partnership sara@globalcannabispartnership.com 506.609.2947

About the Global Cannabis Partnership: Founded by Revolution Strategy, the Global Cannabis Partnership (GCP) is a not-for-profit collaboration of leaders in the government-sanctioned cannabis industry. With representation from government, private-sector and affiliate organizations, the GCP is creating an international standard for the safe and responsible production, distribution and consumption of legal cannabis.

About iCAN: iCAN: Israel-Cannabis is building the Global Cannabis Ecosystem. iCAN is committed to accelerate Israel’s CannaTechnology industry, capitalizing on Israeli innovation and a leading cannabis regulatory environment to bring premier products to market. iCAN is powered by CannaTech, the premier international cannabis summit held annually in Tel Aviv, and around the world, including London, Sydney, Hong Kong, Panama and Cape Town, South Africa in November 2019. For more information about iCAN and iCAN Incubate click: www.israel-cannabis.com.

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