Press Release for Early Warning Report Regarding Rubicon Organics Inc.

Early Warning Report for the sale of 1,000,000 common shares by Pierre Lassonde to the Board Chair, Julie Lassonde.

Pierre Lassonde, of 45 Hazelton Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2E3, today announced that on June 20, 2022, Mr. Lassonde sold common shares (“Common Shares”) of Rubicon Organics Inc. (“Rubicon”), a company with a head office at 505-744 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 1A5, in an amount of 1,000,000 Common Shares. The Common Shares were sold to the Chair of the Board of Directors of Rubicon, Julie Lassonde, and occurred through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange at a price of C$0.77 per Common Share, for aggregate consideration of C$770,000.

As of March 2, 2021, the date of Mr. Lassonde’s previously filed Early Warning Report, Mr. Lassonde owned, directly or indirectly, or exercised control or direction over 5,427,974 Common Shares and 1,284,587 Common Share purchase warrants of Rubicon (“Warrants”), with each Warrant entitling the holder to purchase one Common Share. The 5,427,974 Common Shares represented approximately 13.79% of the total number of issued and outstanding Common Shares as of March 2, 2021.

As of June 21, 2022, after the sale of 1,000,000 Common Shares, Mr. Lassonde now owns, directly or indirectly, or exercises control or direction over, 5,715,413 Common Shares and 284,587 Warrants. The 5,715,413 Common Shares represent approximately 10.21% of the total number of issued and outstanding Common Shares, resulting in a 3.58% change to Mr. Lassonde’s Common Share holdings since March 2, 2021.

Mr. Lassonde’s sale was made for investment management purposes. In accordance with applicable securities laws, Mr. Lassonde may, from time to time and at any time, acquire additional shares and/or other equity, debt or other securities or instruments (collectively, “Securities”) of Rubicon in the open market or otherwise, and reserves the right to dispose of any or all of his Securities in the open market or otherwise at any time and from time to time, and to engage in similar transactions with respect to the Securities, the whole depending on market conditions, the business and prospects of Rubicon and other relevant factors.

For more information, or to obtain a copy of the subject early warning report, please contact:

Margaret Brodie

Chief Financial Officer

Phone: +1 (437) 929-1964

Email: ir@rubiconorganics.com


Rubicon Organics Inc. is the global brand leader in premium organic cannabis products. The Company is vertically integrated through its wholly owned subsidiary Rubicon Holdings Corp, a licensed producer. Rubicon Organics is focused on achieving industry leading profitability through a focus on differentiated product innovation and brand portfolio management, including its flagship super-premium brand Simply Bare™ Organic, its premium flower and hash brand 1964 Supply Co™, its premium concentrate brand LAB THEORY™, and its mainstream brand Homestead Cannabis Supply™. The Company ensures the quality of its supply chain by cultivating, processing, branding and selling organic certified, sustainably produced, super-premium cannabis products from its state-of-the-art glass roofed facility located in Delta, BC, Canada.

The TSX Venture Exchange, its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.


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