Aphria Considers Strategic Alternatives For Its US Cannabis Interests

LEAMINGTON, ON, Feb. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Aphria Inc. (" Aphria" or the " Company") ( TSX: APH or USOTCQB:  APHQF) confirms today that the Company is currently exploring and considering strategic alternatives with respect to its US cannabis related interests, including the possible divestiture of its investments to strategic, long-term and committed investors in the cannabis industry.

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About Aphria

Aphria Inc., one of Canada's lowest cost producers, produces, supplies and sells medical cannabis.  Located in Leamington, Ontario, the greenhouse capital of Canada.  Aphria is truly powered by sunlight, allowing for the most natural growing conditions available.  We are committed to providing pharma-grade medical cannabis, superior patient care while balancing patient economics and returns to shareholders.

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SOURCE Aphria Inc.

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