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Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 20th Annual Global Investment Conference


San Diego, CA, Aug. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Inc. (EHP), a company developing medicines based on cannabinoid science, today announced that Jim DeMesa, MD, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview at the Rodman & Renshaw 20th Annual Global Investment Conference taking place at the St. Regis Hotel in New York, NY.

Presentation details are as follows:

Date:         Thursday, September 6, 2018

Time:         3:00 PM Eastern Time

Location:   Fontainebleau Foyer (2nd floor); St. Regis New York Hotel in New York City

To view the live webcast, please access the following link at the time of the presentation: An archived version of the webcast will be available for 90 days in the investor section of the Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals website.

About Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals is developing product candidates derived from cannabinoids for the treatment of CNS, autoimmune, and other diseases. EHP has two families of new chemical entities, derivatives of synthetic cannabidiol (CBD), including EHP-101, and derivatives of cannabigerol (CBG), including EHP-102. These novel synthetic derivatives have been modified through rational drug design to affect validated receptors pertinent to targeted diseases. EHP-101 is focused on treating neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases including multiple sclerosis and scleroderma. The company intends to launch a Phase I clinical study of EHP-101 in 2018. EHP-102 is in preclinical development and is currently focused on treating Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease. Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals is part of the Emerald Health group, which is broadly focused on developing pharmaceutical, botanical, and nutraceutical products that may provide wellness and medical benefits by interacting with the human body's endocannabinoid system.

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