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Tetra Bio-Pharma Convenes First National Medical Advisory Board

Key Opinion Leaders Weigh in on Scientific Research in Cannabinoids

ORLEANS, Ontario, Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc (“Tetra” or “TBP”), (TSX VENTURE: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF), – announced that it held its first National Advisory Board meeting in Toronto, on November 30, 2018 as a platform to validate their drug development and commercial programs. Physicians from diverse medical specialties, including oncology, palliative care, as well as mental health, family medicine and anaesthesiology had the opportunity to discuss the place for cannabinoid derived medicines as a potential therapeutic option in pain management. There was a genuine interest into evidence-based medicine to further substantiate their position on cannabinoid derived therapies.    

“I am confident that this will be the first of many transparent and collaborative exchanges that Tetra organizes with physicians as we seek to bring cannabinoid-derived medicines into our healthcare system,” said Steeve Neron, Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Medical Affairs. “The level of engagement was encouraging and leads me to believe that physicians are open to consider cannabinoids as a drug they can incorporate into their practice, but without the evidence, they simply will not. This is where Tetra’s scientific data will be invaluable.”

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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