BCC Added to the CSE Composite Index

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / March 20, 2017 / The Canadian Bioceutical Corporation (the "Company" or "BCC") (CSE: BCC, OTC PINK: CBICF) is pleased to announced that effective March 17, 2017 at close of trading, the Company has been added to the CSE Composite Index. The index is comprised of shares of listed companies that meet market capitalisation, trading and seasoning criteria established by the exchange.

"Inclusion in the index is a validation of the value we have created through our highly profitable platform acquisition in Arizona," stated Scott Boyes, CEO of BCC. "We continue to build value in the company, both through organic growth initiatives and further acquisitions, and are working to increase our visibility on the capital markets."

About The Canadian Bioceutical Corporation

BCC, an Ontario corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiaries in the U.S., provides management, staffing, procurement, advisory, financial, real estate rental, logistics and administrative services to two medicinal cannabis enterprises in Arizona.

Under the Health for Life ("H4L") brand, two licensed dispensaries operate in the rapidly growing Greater Phoenix Area (GPA). The Company is developing a third dispensary following the acquisition of an additional license in Arizona. Additionally, the Company supports the Melting Point Extracts ("MPX") brand. The award winning MPX products have facilitated rapid growth of the brand's wholesale business, now supplying a growing number of Arizona dispensaries.

The Company also leases a property in Owen Sound, Ontario, for which an application to Health Canada has been made for a cannabis production and sales license. In addition, the Company will continue its efforts related to its legacy nutraceuticals business.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements" under applicable Canadian securities legislation that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, prospects, and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, the Transaction and BCC's objectives and intentions. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based on a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to: general business, economic and social uncertainties; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; delay or failure to receive board, shareholder or regulatory approvals; those additional risks set out in BCC's public documents filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com; and other matters discussed in this news release. Although BCC believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all. Except where required by law, BCC disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

The Canadian Bioceuticals Corporation

Scott Boyes, CEO

For further information please contact:

Scott Boyes, President and CEO
The Canadian Bioceutical Corporation
info@canadianbioceutical.com
www.canadianbioceutical.com

Marc Lakmaaker
NATIONAL Equicom
T: +1 416 848 1397
mlakmaaker@national.ca

SOURCE: The Canadian Bioceutical Corporation