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LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2018 — Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (OTCQB:VBIO) (“Vitality” or the “Company”) a corporation dedicated to the development of cannabinoid prodrug pharmaceuticals, and to unlocking the power of cannabinoids for the treatment of serious neurological and inflammatory disorders, is pleased to advise of a letter issued to Company shareholders.

 “As we’re poised to enter a new phase of our company’s development, it’s exciting to reflect on the work that has enabled this,” said Robert Brooke, CEO and Co-Founder of Vitality Biopharma. “It provides a glimpse into our organization and the components of our drug development program that we’ve been advancing in parallel.  Our R&D team also continues to innovate, achieving recent breakthroughs in biosynthesis and biomanufacturing, and developing entirely new therapeutic applications for cannabinoids.  Ultimately, 2018 is sure to be a momentous year for Vitality and I hope shareholders will now better understand why.”

The shareholder letter describes Vitality Biopharma’s cannabinoid drug development portfolio and achievements such as DEA approval that are necessary in order for the Company to conduct its R&D operations and cannabinoid drug manufacturing in the United States.

The shareholder letter includes separate sections describing:
–          The potential for expedited regulatory development and FDA approvals;
–          Cannabinoid biosynthesis and production breakthroughs;
–          Introduction of the VBX class of drug formulations, and Vitality’s lead drug candidate VBX-100;
–          Positive preclinical results, including new therapeutic uses for cannabinoids; and
–          How Vitality is staying proactive on regulatory matters and focusing on value.

To read the full letter, please visit https://vitality.bio/investors/2018letter/.

About Vitality Biopharma (OTCQB:VBIO)
Vitality Biopharma is dedicated to unlocking the power of cannabinoids for the treatment of serious neurological and inflammatory disorders. For more information, visit: www.vitality.bio. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

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