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Sativa Growth International Announces Speaker Lineup for Utah's First Cannabis Conference


Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- South American Gold Corp / Sativa Growth International (OTC:SAGD) ("Sativa Growth" or "Company"), an emerging cannabis supply company, announced in July their partnership with Salt Lake City Weekly in hosting Utah Cann 2018 (Utah's first ever cannabis related conference), to be held October 19 and 20th in Sandy, Utah.

"Utah's recent controversy over Proposition 2 (which would legalize the medicinal use of Cannabis) and the overwhelming opioid crisis have created an influx in fact seeking amongst the people of Utah," stated Gary Austin, CEO of Sativa Growth. "As proponents of the cannabis industry and proponents of the medicinal value of cannabis, we knew it was necessary to create an environment for people to ask questions and receive unbiased answers from industry professionals who are highly credible in discussing cannabis across the board. While we will be discussing the details of the upcoming initiative, our schedule also includes an in-depth analysis of the plant, the societal implications of legalization, the risks, and the opportunities. The astounding group of people we were able to bring together is both powerful and impressive, and an exceptional representation of the industry."

The keynote speaker list includes:
Stormy Simon
Board Member of High Times Magazine and Canna Kids

Sim Gill
Salt Lake County District Attorney

Robert Carp, ESQ.
Leading Cannabis Attorney and Author

Martin A Lee
Director of Project CBD and Author

Steve Ottersberg
Member of American Chemical Society

Smitha Sadiq MD
Pediatric Surgeon and Hospital Physician Based in Utah

Amanda Bacca
Leading Industry Journalist and Expert

Nancy Whiteman
CEO of Wannabrands

Chris Martin
Founder of Hempful Farms and Author

Sierra Riddle
Team Landon (Mother to Landon Riddle the youngest medical card holder in Colorado and cancer survivor)

Dr. Ellis Jensen
Utah Valley University Professor

D.J. Schanz
Utah Patients Coalition

Jamie Hadfield
CEO of Legacy Health, Performance, and Wellness

Lance Lambert
Bovada Representative and Cancer Survivor

Deb Staires
Vietnam War Veteran and Activist

For more information and a detailed overview of all participants, visit:

Utah Proposition 2, the Medical Marijuana Initiative is on the ballot in Utah as an initiated state statute on November 6, 2018.
"While the initiative remains important for the people of Utah, a deeper understanding of the plant is necessary for responsible voting and effective use." Gary Austin continued, "Our objective is to provide Utah with their first public exposure to cannabis through true professionalism and expertise, and create a lasting first impression to the market."

Utah is known to be a powerhouse in the agricultural and nutraceutical space, making it a sought after destination for grow operations, production facilities, testing facilities, distribution operations, and sales force.

About Sativa Growth International

Sativa Growth International (SAGD) is an operational management company focused on shareholder value by acquiring and operating under valued cannabis and tech assets.

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