TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 23, 2016) – Nutritional High International Inc. (the “Company” or “Nutritional High“) (CSE:EAT)(OTCQB:SPLIF)(FRANKFURT:2NU), is pleased to report that it has received a license for its Illinois dispensary and held a successful open house at its dispensary in Effingham Illinois.

Receipt of Illinois Dispensary License

Nutritional High was advised by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (“IDFPR“) that it has received all required registration information and that its subsidiary NH Medicinal Dispensaries, LLC (“NHMD“) is now licensed to operate the dispensary in Effingham, IL. The Company is in the process of registering its employees with IDFPR and expects to finalize the process by the end of August, upon which, The Clinic Effingham will commence its operations. The Clinic Effingham may now begin patient registrations and any qualifying Illinois residents who are interested in being registered should contact Kelley Esker at

Nutritional High CEO Jim Frazier provided the following comments: “We are very proud of meeting this major milestone in the development of our business in Illinois and are pleased that we can start assisting patients in the area. We thank our partners and our new staff at The Clinic Effingham for their great effort in making The Clinic Effingham a reality, and we look forward to working with them to grow the business and provide top level service and product offerings to qualifying patients in Illinois.”

The Clinic Effingham Open House

The Clinic Effingham held a successful open house on August 15th at its location in Effingham. Over 100 people turned out to the event to learn more about the Clinic and the benefits that medical cannabis can offer potential patients, with a chance to meet the management team, including the Clinic’s general manager Zachary Yborra. Included among the attendees were members of local government and law enforcement officials. Pictures of the event have been posted on the Company’s social media pages.

The Clinic Effingham will be working with eight different cultivators, which grows the flowers and manufactures extracts. The cultivator centers also manufactures gummies, capsules, cookies, brownies and other infused products.

The Clinic Effingham will hold three patient information seminars, where Clinic staff will answer questions about the Illinois medical cannabis program, receive patient information, learn about qualifying conditions and how medicinal cannabis can help qualifying patients. The patient information seminars will take place on Wednesday, August 24th at 4:00PM, Monday, August 29th at 10:00AM, and Wednesday, August 31st at 5:00PM, at The Clinic Effingham, located at 1011 Ford Avenue Suite C Effingham, IL.

About Nutritional High International Inc.

Nutritional High is focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing products and nationally recognized brands in the hemp and marijuana-infused products industries, including edibles and oil extracts for nutritional, medical and adult recreational use. The Company works exclusively through licensed facilities in jurisdictions where such activity is permitted and regulated by state law.

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About The Clinic Effingham

The Clinic Effingham represents a partnership between Ataraxia, GTI and Nutritional High. This partnership includes leading Illinois dispensary and cultivation operators with a track record of successfully serving patients and positively impacting the communities in which they operate.


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