Forbes Medi-Tech Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : FMTI

March 29, 2006 08:00 ET

Forbes Medi-Tech Announces Timing of Year End Financial Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 29, 2006) - Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. (TSX:FMI)(NASDAQ:FMTI) today announced that it would release its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2005 after market on Thursday, March 30, 2006. A conference call and webcast to discuss these financial results will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 1:30pm PT (4:30pm ET).

About the Conference Call and Webcast

To participate in the conference call, please dial 1-877-888-3490 or (direct) 416-695-9757. For those investors unable to participate in the call, the live webcast can be accessed through the Company's website at www.forbesmedi.com. The call will also be available for replay until April 11, 2006 by calling 1-888-509-0081 or 416-695-5275. The webcast link will be archived on the Forbes website afterwards.

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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