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Speakeasy closes first tranche $4.9 million financing

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Speakeasy closes first tranche $4.9 million financing

Canada NewsWire

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VANCOUVER, May 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Speakeasy Cannabis Club Ltd. (CSE:EASY) (Frankfurt: 39H) (the "Company" or "SpeakEasy") announces it has closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") of 4,900,000 Units ("Units") at a price of $1.00 per Unit for gross proceeds of $4,900,000. Each Unit will be comprised of one common share of the Issuer (a "Share") and one common share purchase warrant of the Issuer (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will be exercisable into a common share of the Company (a "Warrant Share") at an exercise price of CDN$1.50 with a year expiry.

Each warrant is subject to accelerated expiry provisions, such that if at any time after the expiry of any resale restriction governing the subscribed shares, the corporation's common shares trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange at or above a volume-weighted average trading price of $2.00 per common share for 10 consecutive trading days, the Company may give notice to the holders that each warrant will expire 30 days from the date of providing such notice.

The Company intends to exercise its overallotment option to place up to an additional 50-per-cent of the financing.

Finder's fees or commissions may be payable by the Company in connection with this Private Placement.

The proceeds of this private placement are for the Company's general working capital.

ON BEHALF OF SPEAKEASY CANNABIS CLUB LTD.

(signed) "Marc Geen"

Chief Executive Officer 

Not for distribution to United States wire services or dissemination in the United States. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

Certain statements included in this press release constitute forward-looking information or statements (collectively, "forward-looking statements"), including those identified by the expressions "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "may", "should" and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Company or its management. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect current expectations regarding future results or events. This press release contains forward looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and various estimates, factors and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors.

Statements about the Target's future facility expansion plans or ACMPR license application are all forward-looking information.

Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions which are difficult to predict. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include failure to obtain regulatory approval, the continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. These statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements. Although such statements are based on management's reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that the statements will prove to be accurate or that management's expectations or estimates of future developments, circumstances or results will materialize. The Company assumes no responsibility to update or revise forward-looking information to reflect new events or circumstances unless required by law. Readers should not place undue reliance on the Company's forward-looking statements.
Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange (the "CSE") nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd.

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