Breaking News: Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. Awarded Startup of the Year at 2017 Canadian Cannabis Awards

Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (OTCQB: CBWTF) (TSX-V: CBW)  is pleased to announce that it was awarded Startup of the Year at the 2017 Canadian Cannabis Awards gala held at The Carlu in Toronto. The Canadian Cannabis Awards are an annual celebration recognizing the people, companies and products that make it great. The majority of awards were decided by the public and a select committee of industry stakeholders selected winners in the following categories: Product of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Top Charitable Initiative, Most Progressive Canadian Researcher, Startup of the Year and many more. Company Chairman and CEO Chuck Rifici also won the Innovator of the Year Award.

Hugo Alves, President of Wheaton Income, stated, “When we started Wheaton Income, one of the primary drivers was to build a company that brought value to the industry, our shareholders and to us as individuals. Being recognized as Startup of the Year at the CCA’s is not only a feather in our cap but validates all of the work our team has put in to creating this company. We feel that the momentum has just begun for us and the coming year will truly be the proving ground as we continue to execute and deliver on our strategy.”

Chuck Rifici, Chairman and CEO of Wheaton Income, stated, “Winning Innovator of the Year was a great surprise and I am honoured by the recognition. I share this honour with the Wheaton team, who received Startup of the Year. We’ve built a group of friends and professionals who all want to work together and with others to build companies, products and services that will make our industry better. We are grateful to be recognized for something we all get such satisfaction from, along with them, I want to thank LIFT and everyone who supported us.”

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