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Aleafia Launches Three New Clinics, Telemedicine Treatment in Significant Expansion

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Six Physicians, Nurse Practitioners Also Joining Canabo Medical Clinics

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aleafia Health Inc. (TSXV:ALEF, OTCQX:ALEAF, FRA: ARAH)) ("Aleafia") or (the "Company"), one of Canada's leading, vertically integrated cannabis companies, has made a significant expansion of its medical clinic business, adding three new clinics, six new physicians and a major expansion of telemedicine services for patients.

Aleafia will also add nurse practitioners (NP) to complement physician-led treatment and to meet a significant increase in patient demand. The expansion of telemedicine service is part of a broader management strategy of treating a greater number of patients at reduced cost.

"This expansion is part of Aleafia's renewed focus on providing the highest quality care for our patients," said Aleafia Chairman Julian Fantino. "The implementation of telemedicine will allow those with chronic illnesses to receive excellent care directly from their own homes."

"New and innovative treatment methods will allow Aleafia to rapidly scale our growing medical cannabis clinics while reducing costs," said Aleafia CEO Geoffrey Benic. "Telemedicine treatment methods will be a major net benefit to both our patients and shareholders, as we acquire new patients who no longer have to travel to seek help."

For Investor & Media Relations, please contact:

Nicholas Bergamini, VP Public Affairs
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About Aleafia Health Inc.:
 
Aleafia is a leading, vertically integrated cannabis company with a unique focus on delivering quality patient care from "seed" to "sale." The company operates the largest brick and mortar medicinal cannabis clinic network in Canada under the Canabo Medical Clinic brand, which is staffed by licensed, practicing physicians. Aleafia has obtained over 50,000 unique patients and maintains the largest medical cannabis patient data set in Canada. Aleafia's state of the art production facilities will allow for the production of high-quality strains at low cost. Aleafia's production will focus on securing the highest-quality medicinal product for its growing patient base.

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FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION

This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that are based on the beliefs of management and reflect the Company's current expectations.  When used in this press release, the words "estimate", "project", "belief", "anticipate", "intend", "expect", "plan", "predict", "may" or "should" and the negative of these words or such variations thereon or comparable terminology are intended to identify forward-looking statements and information.  The forward-looking statements and information in this press release includes information relating to the implementation of Aleafia Health's business plan.  Such statements and information reflect the current view of the Company with respect to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in those forward-looking statements and information.

By their nature, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Such factors include, among others, the following risks: risks associated with the implementation of Aleafia Health's business plan and matters relating thereto, risks associated with the cannabis industry, competition, regulatory change, the need for additional financing, reliance on key personnel, the potential for conflicts of interest among certain officers or directors, and the volatility of the Company's common share price and volume.  Forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date that statements are made and the Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change.  Investors are cautioned against attributing undue certainty to forward-looking statements.

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