Vancouver, B.C. – May 31, 2021: NeonMind Biosciences Inc. (CSE: NEON) (OTCQB: NMDBF) (FRA: 6UF) (“NeonMind” or the “Company”), an integrated drug development and wellness company focused on the potential therapeutic uses of psilocybin for treating obesity and weight management conditions, is pleased to announce the voting results from its Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on May 27, 2021 at the offices of Wildeboer Dellelce LLP, Wildeboer Dellelce Place, 365 Bay Street, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2V1.
At the Meeting, all matters put forward before shareholders for consideration and approval as set out in the Company’s Notice of Meeting and Management Information Circular, dated April 16, 2021, were approved by an overwhelming majority of votes cast at the Meeting by the Shareholders as follows:
NUMBER OF DIRECTORS
The Shareholders approved the setting of the number of directors at three.
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
The Shareholders elected the following slate of directors:
APPOINTMENT OF AUDITORS
The Shareholders re-appointed the current auditors, Saturna Group Chartered Professional Accountants LLP, as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year, with their remuneration to be fixed by the Company’s Board of Directors.
AMENDED AND RESTATED STOCK OPTION PLAN
The Shareholders ratified and approved the Company’s amended and restated stock option plan.
AMENDED AND RESTATED RESTRICTED SHARE UNIT PLAN
The Shareholders ratified and approved the Company’s amended and restated restricted share unit plan.
Detailed voting results are contained in the “Report of Voting Results” for the Meeting, which is available under NeonMind’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
About NeonMind Biosciences Inc.
NeonMind is engaged in preclinical research to develop potential clinical treatments and wellness products to address obesity and weight management conditions and to promote health and wellness. The Company operates three divisions: (i) a pharmaceutical division engaged in drug development of psychedelic compounds with two lead psilocybin-based drug candidates targeting obesity; (ii) a medical services division focused on launching specialty mental health clinics that integrate psychedelic therapeutics into traditional psychotherapy settings; and (iii) a consumer products division that currently sells mushroom-infused products to promote health and wellness.
In its pharmaceutical division, NeonMind has two distinct psilocybin drug development programs targeting obesity. NeonMind’s first drug candidate employs psilocybin as an agonist to the serotonin receptor 5- HT2A, which is involved in the hallucinogenic effect of psychedelics. The Company’s second drug candidate employs low-dose psilocybin as an agonist to the 5-HT2C receptor, which controls appetite.
NeonMind established a medical services division with the goal of launching NeonMind-branded specialty mental health clinics in Canada that incorporate evidence-backed innovative treatments to address a variety of mental health needs.
NeonMind’s consumer division currently sells NeonMind branded coffee products in Canada through NeonMind’s direct to consumer e-commerce platform, and it has plans to launch dietary supplements in the United States in the near future.
For more information on NeonMind, go to www.NeonMindBiosciences.com.
Rob Tessarolo, President & Chief Executive Officer, NeonMind Biosciences Inc.
Scott Eckstein/Tim Regan, KCSA Strategic Communications
Annie Graf, KCSA Strategic Communications
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