CINCINNATI, OH, September 18, 2018 – Callitas Health Inc.(CSE: LILY, OTCQB: MPHMF, FWB: T3F3), (the “Company” or “Callitas”), an integrated clinical-stage pharmaceutical development and OTC consumer goods marketing company, today announced that it has been notified by the British Columbia Securities Commission of regulatory deficienciesfor the second quarterended June 30, 2018. A cease trade order was issued for failure to file the second quarter financial statements and report, as well as the management disccussion and analysis prior to August 30, 2018.
Callitas has been in contact with the British Columbia Sercurities Commission and is working diligently to file all outstanding documents in order to fully comply with the Commission’s filing requirements. Callitas is required to submit all documents by September 30, 2018, to have the cease trade order lifted.
“Due to a series of unexpected personal family issues within the Thompson family, including the passing of our former President and CEO, Gary A. Thompson, we have been unable to finalize our required quarterly documents with the Commission,” said Callitas CEO, James Thompson. “The Callitas management team has every intention of meeting this filing obligation. The management team has been finalizing our corporate reporting documents and expect to fulfill the Commission’s requirements. In addition, we are preparing to report our second quarter financial results and earnings, as well as provide a detailed shareholder report shortly after September 30, 2018, to further our reporting standards and corporate transparency. We intend to file all future regulatory documents according to the Commission’s schedule.”
About Callitas Health: Formed in early 2015, Callitas Health Inc. is an integrated clinical-stage pharmaceutical development and OTC consumer goods marketing company, focused on developing innovative technologies for weight management, female sexual health and wellness, cannabis delivery technologies and other proprietary drugs. In addition to its recent acquisitions of C-103, a reformulation of Orlistat, Extrinsa and assets from 40J’s LLC, the Company successfully launched ToConceive in North America as a clinically proven option for couples struggling with the inability to conceive (www.toconceive.com), and is in the research and development and business development process for its other OTC products, CannaMint strips and orphan drug technologies. For more information visit www.callitas.com.
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