CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 14, 2014) - Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Supreme" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:SL)(OTCBB:SPRWF), formerly Supreme Resources Ltd., announces that it has changed its name to Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. in conjunction with its recent decision to pursue interests in pharmaceuticals and biomedical devices. The TSX Venture Exchange has advised the Corporation that trading under the new name and symbol "SL" will commence on March 14, 2014.
David Stadnyk, President & CEO, stated, "Although there is no certainty that a transaction will be successfully concluded, the Corporation is in negotiations to acquire an exclusive license agreement from an independent third party, providing for the commercialization of patented technology focused on treating gastrointestinal diseases and disorders. We are excited about diversifying Supreme's focus to include multiple bio-technologies, with an initial focus on obesity. The global obesity market is valued at over $1.6 trillion and the Corporation hopes to make an announcement with regards to its continued negotiations soon."
About Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc., formerly Supreme Resources Ltd., holds advanced base and precious metals projects located in producing mining districts of British Columbia, Canada. It has recently taken the strategic decision to acquire business interests in the life sciences field in order to increase shareholder value.
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