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Opiant CEO Roger Crystal Appears on Fox News Channel to Discuss the Opioid Crisis Being Declared a National Emergency


Posted on: 14 Aug 17

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Opiant”) (OTCQB:OPNT), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing pharmacological treatments for addictions, today announced that Roger Crystal, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Opiant, was interviewed on Friday, August 11, on Fox News Channel. The segment, which appeared on “The Story with Martha MacCallum,” discussed President Trump's declaration of a national emergency over the opioid epidemic in America.  The discussion focused on the potential effects of declaring a national emergency, including wider access to NARCAN® Nasal Spray and increased funding for new products. Opiant’s pipeline includes a heroin vaccine, as well as products in development for both Opioid Use Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder.

“The Story with Martha MacCallum” airs weeknights at 7:00pm Eastern on Fox News Channel and keeps viewers up-to-date on the critical decisions, political maneuvers and key developments coming out of Washington, D.C. Please click here to view the segment.

About Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is a specialty pharmaceutical company developing pharmacological treatments for addictions and eating disorders. NIDA, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), describes these disorders as chronic relapsing brain diseases which burden society at both the individual and community levels. With its innovative opioid antagonist nasal delivery technology, Opiant is positioned to become a leader in these treatment markets. Its first product, NARCAN® Nasal Spray, is approved for marketing in the U.S. and Canada by the company’s partner, Adapt Pharma Limited. For more information please visit: www.opiant.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements relate to future events or our future financial performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our or our industry’s actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed, implied or inferred by these forward-looking statements, including those risks and uncertainties described in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, and any amendments thereto. Therefore, current and prospective security holders are cautioned that there also can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements included in this press release will prove to be accurate. In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in the forward-looking statements included herein, the inclusion of such information should not be regarded as a representation or warranty by Opiant or any other person that the objectives and plans of Opiant will be achieved in any specified time frame, if at all. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “would,” “expects,” “plans,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “projects,” “potential,” or “continue” or the negative of such terms and other comparable terminology. These statements are only predictions based on our current expectations and projections about future events. You should not place undue reliance on these statements. Actual events or results may differ materially. In evaluating these statements, you should specifically consider various factors. These and other factors may cause our actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statement. We undertake no obligation to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this press release to conform those statements to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as required by applicable law.

CONTACT: CONTACT INFORMATION: Corporate Contact: Investor.relations@opiant.com Investors: Sam Martin Argot Partners sam@argotpartners.com 212-600-1902GlobeNewswire
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Last updated on: 14/08/2017

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