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Tetra Bio-Pharma Confirms Agreements With Multiple Suppliers

Quality and volume of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) ensured

ORLEANS, Ontario, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or “TBP”), (TSX VENTURE: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF) a leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development confirms its non-exclusive supply agreement for GMP-Grade THC with U.S.-based Rhodes Technologies Inc. The supply will be used for several drug development activities including Tetra’s cannabinoid-derived products PPP002, PPP003, and PPP004, as well as for discovery phase projects.  This is additional to having a supply agreement with True North Cannabis Inc.  for CBD from hemp which was necessary to meeting the demand associated with the Genacol Corporation transaction.

With a robust development pipeline, it is essential for Tetra to have a reliable, API supply to support our expanding needs and avoid product shortages,” said Dr. Guy Chamberland, CEO and CSO of Tetra Bio-Pharma. “Our agreement with Rhodes is predicated on their long history and expertise in the production and sale of active chemical ingredients, particularly in the area of pain management.  In terms of CBD, our suppliers are selected based on their ability to provide us with both quality (GMP Pharmaceutical Grade) and volume.  Tetra is always mindful of the need to have consistent supply as well as back-ups for each of the products under development.”

About Tetra Bio-Pharma

Tetra Bio-Pharma (TSX-V: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF) is a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development with a Health Canada approved, and FDA reviewed, clinical program aimed at bringing novel prescription drugs and treatments to patients and their healthcare providers. The Company has several subsidiaries engaged in the development of an advanced and growing pipeline of Bio Pharmaceuticals, Natural Health and Veterinary Products containing cannabis and other medicinal plant-based elements. With patients at the core of what we do, Tetra Bio-Pharma is focused on providing rigorous scientific validation and safety data required for inclusion into the existing bio pharma industry by regulators, physicians and insurance companies.

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Robert (Bob) Bechard                                     
Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Licensing
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