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SLANG Worldwide Announces Resignation of Director

TORONTO, Dec. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - SLANG Worldwide Inc. (CNSX: SLNG), (Frankfurt: 84S), ("SLANG" or the "Company"), a global leader in the cannabis consumer packaged goods sector with a vast portfolio of popular brands distributed in over 2,600 stores across the United States, today announced that Jeremy Heidl has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors.

SLANG Worldwide Inc. (CNW Group/SLANG WORLDWIDE)

Jeremy Heidl has served as a director of SLANG since July of this year. He was a co-founder of Organa Brands and its predecessor, O.penVAPE.

"After a decade working in the regulated cannabis industry, and the successful acquisition and integration of Organa Brands into SLANG, I am happy to announce my retirement," said Jeremy Heidl. "I am incredibly proud of the team and culture we've built through the years, which continues to this day. I remain fully supportive of the SLANG team and look forward to their continued execution of their strategic vision. The future of SLANG is bright."

"Jeremy has been a true pioneer and innovator within the legal cannabis industry since its inception," said SLANG CEO and Chairman of the Board, Peter Miller. "We thank him for his contributions over the years and wish him the best."

About SLANG Worldwide Inc.
SLANG Worldwide Inc. is a global leader in the cannabis CPG sector with a vast portfolio of popular brands distributed in over 2,600 stores across the United States. The Company specializes in acquiring and developing market-proven regional brands as well as launching innovative new brands to seize global market opportunities. SLANG is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbol SLNG and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the trading symbol 84S. For more information, please visit www.slangww.com.

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SOURCE SLANG WORLDWIDE