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Opiant Pharmaceuticals to Hold Virtual 2021 Annual Shareholder Meeting on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 9:00am PDT

May 18, 2021 at 4:05 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Opiant”) (NASDAQ: OPNT), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing medicines to treat addictions and drug overdose, announced today that, due to the continuing public health concerns relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and to protect the health and well-being of its shareholders, employees, and other stakeholders, Opiant's 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held in a virtual-only meeting format via live audio webcast. The original date and time of the 2021 Annual Meeting, as well as the matters to be voted on at the 2021 Annual Meeting, remain unchanged.

The Company’s proxy statement describing the formal business to be conducted at the meeting is available on the Investors section of the Company’s website at:

Shareholders who elect to virtually attend the meeting may do so as follows:

Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. (PDT)

Live Virtual Meeting: (Meeting ID: 919 3266 9149)

Live call: 877 369 0926 (US Toll-free) or 877 853 5247 (US Toll-free) or Find your local number via

Shareholders of record at the close of business on April 16, 2021, the record date for the 2021 Annual Meeting, are entitled to participate in the virtual meeting and will need their assigned 16-digit control number to vote shares electronically at the virtual meeting by submitting an email to:

Important Information for Voting Shares

Your vote is important. Whether or not shareholders plan to attend the virtual-only annual meeting, Opiant urges shareholders to vote and submit their proxies in advance of the meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials.

Shareholders of record with Internet access may submit proxies until 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on June 14, 2021, by following the instructions on your proxy cards or at

Shareholders who have already voted their shares do not need to vote them again because of this change in meeting format.

A list of shareholders entitled to vote at the 2021 Annual Meeting will be available for review by interested shareholders at the offices of the Company, 233 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 280, Santa Monica, CA 90401, beginning on June 5, 2021. Please contact the Company’s Investor Relations by sending an e-mail to, if you wish to inspect the list prior to the meeting.

Attending the Annual Meeting as a Guest

Those without a control number may attend the virtual meeting as guests, but will not have the option to vote.

About Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the company that developed NARCAN® Nasal Spray, is building a leading franchise of new medicines to combat addictions and drug overdose.
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Investor Relations Contacts:

Ben Atkins
VP of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
(310) 598-5410

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