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GW Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2016 UBS Global Healthcare Conference on 24 May

LONDON, May 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH), (AIM:GWP), (“GW” or “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, today announced that Justin Gover, GW’s Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2016 UBS Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. (EDT) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available through GW’s corporate website in the investor relations section from the investor’s calendar of events page at www.gwpharm.com. A replay will be available soon after the live presentation.

About GW Pharmaceuticals plc

Founded in 1998, GW is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform in a broad range of disease areas. GW commercialized the world’s first plant-derived cannabinoid prescription drug, Sativex®, which is approved for the treatment of spasticity due to multiple sclerosis in 28 countries outside the United States. GW is advancing an orphan drug program in the field of childhood epilepsy with a focus on Epidiolex® (cannabidiol), which is in Phase 3 clinical development for the treatment of Dravet syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. GW has a deep pipeline of additional cannabinoid product candidates which includes compounds in Phase 1 and 2 trials for glioma, type 2 diabetes, schizophrenia and epilepsy. For further information, please visit www.gwpharm.com.

Enquiries:

GW Pharmaceuticals plc(Today) +44 20 3727 1000
Stephen Schultz, VP Investor Relations (U.S.)917 280 2424 / 401 500 6570
FTI Consulting (Media Enquiries)
Ben Atwell / Simon Conway+ 44 20 3727 1000


FleishmanHillard (U.S. Media)
Paddi Hurley / Adam Silverstein212 453 2382 / 917 697 9313

Source:GW Pharmaceuticals plc