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WIRE: FDA Expert Stephen Goldner joins Cultivation Technologies testing lab in California

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA — Cultivation Technologies, Inc. (“CTI”), a leader in cannabis infrastructure and branding, announced today an agreement with Regulatory Affairs Associates led by renowned FDA-expert Stephen Goldner.

Regulatory Affairs Associates will provide comprehensive guidance for the 4,000 square foot cannabis testing lab at CTI’s Coachella, California location. The lab is expected to serve the cultivation centers and manufacturing facilities on-site, as well as provide key testing services to local producers in Coachella and nearby Desert Hot Springs.

The agreement will provide Cultivation Technologies, Inc. with a detailed plan for the design, equipment, staffing, and standard operating procedures for the first cannabis testing lab in California constructed to FDA standards. Cultivation Technologies, Inc. will then align with an operating team and entity at the facility, which will obtain the regulatory permit from Coachella and eventual state license from California.

Cultivation Technologies, Inc. President Justin Beck stated “aligning with Regulatory Affairs Associates and Mr. Goldner is a vital step for our company. Our 6-acre campus in Coachella is expected to house a pharmaceutical company dedicated to cannabis. The critical path to accomplish that incorporates a testing lab built and operated to FDA standards.”

Stephen Goldner, CEO of Regulatory Affairs Associates, added “this initial engagement with Cultivation Technologies is a stepping stone toward our broader objectives with the company, which include the development and commercialization of cannabis compounds for FDA-approved therapeutic use for several conditions.”

Stephen Goldner, Esq. R.A.C. is a forensic toxicologist and lawyer specializing in FDA approval pathways for new technologies. Mr. Goldner formulated the non-abusable form of methadone, got it approved by FDA/DEA and launched that company, along with one of the first independent drug test labs.

His pharmaceutical and medical device approval efforts have resulted in over 240 drugs and medical devices approved in 40 countries. In addition to serving as FDA consultant advisor to the US National Institutes of Health, Mr. Goldner spoke recently at the United Nations conference on worldwide drug treatment policies [UNGASS 2106] in his role as Cannabis Testing Lab Standards Chairman [FOCUS]. View Mr. Goldner’s TEDMED talk Taking the “Search” Out of Clinical Research.
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About Cultivation Technologies, Inc.

Cultivation Technologies, Inc. is a provider of infrastructure and brands to the legal cannabis industry. The first major project for the company is in Coachella, California which will span 111,500 square feet including (4) cultivation centers, (2) manufacturing facilities, a testing lab, a distributor and transportation hub, and a pharmaceutical office. The company expects to replicate this in other municipalities in California. Investors and media are encouraged to visit to learn more.

This press release constitutes forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. Such statements are based on our current beliefs and expectations and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond our control. In addition, such forward-looking statements are subject to assumptions with respect to future business strategies and decisions that are subject to change. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, technical advances in the industry as well as political and economic conditions present within the industry. We do not take any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or developments after a forward-looking statement was made. This press release and the information contained herein is not an offer to buy or sell securities and does not contain investment advice. Cultivation Technologies does not manufacture or distribute cannabis.

MICHELLE GUTHRIE, Marketing Manager

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