Forbes Medi-Tech Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : FMTI

March 31, 2006 20:36 ET

Forbes Medi-Tech Announces Change in Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 31, 2006) - Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. (TSX:FMI)(NASDAQ:FMTI) announced today that Guy Miller has resigned his position as a Director of the Company for personal reasons reducing the number of Board members from seven to six.

About Forbes Medi-Tech Inc.

Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. is a life sciences company dedicated to the research, development and commercialization of innovative products for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Our vision is to develop and market products along a treatment continuum that cardiovascular disease consumers, healthcare professionals and specialized cardiovascular disease research and healthcare institutions will identify, recommend and seek. Our business strategy is to develop and commercialize proprietary compounds to address the unmet needs of patients within the cardiovascular disease market.

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