Opiant Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw Conference on September 13 in New York City

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Opiant”) (OTCQB:OPNT), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing pharmacological treatments for substance use, addictive and eating disorders, will present at the Rodman & Renshaw 18th Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 13 from 3:00 to 3:25 pm ET. Dr. Roger Crystal, Chief Executive Officer, and Kevin Pollack, Chief Financial Officer, will be delivering an overview of the company and updating investors on the pipeline of products that it is developing for substance use, addictive and eating disorders. Also in attendance will be Arvind Agrawal, Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs, and Dr. Mark Ellison, Executive Vice President Development, Manufacturing and Quality.

In addition to the presentation, management will be meeting with members of the investment community during one-on-one sessions at the conference. Qualified members of the investment community interested in meeting with management are encouraged to do so by contacting their Rodman Conference representative or by calling Cheryl Schneider of Dian Griesel International at 212-825-3210.

About Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company developing pharmacological treatments for substance use, addictive and eating disorders. Over 45 million people in the U.S. have one of these disorders. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), describes these disorders as chronic relapsing brain diseases which burden society at both the individual and community levels. With its innovative opioid antagonist nasal delivery technology, Opiant is positioned to become a leader in these treatment markets. Its first product, NARCAN® Nasal Spray, is approved for marketing in the U.S. by the company’s partner, Adapt Pharma Limited. Currently, Opiant is developing opioid antagonists for the treatment of substance use, addictive and eating disorders, with a near term focus on cocaine use disorder and binge eating disorder (BED). For more information please visit: www.opiant.com.

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Contact: Corporate Contact: Investor.relations@opiant.com Media Relations and Investor Relations: Cheryl Schneider or Susan Forman Dian Griesel Int’l. (212) 825-3210

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