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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, December 3, 2012 - Pacific Potash Corporation (TSX-V: PP; OTCQX: PPOTF; FSE: P9P; "the Company") has arranged a non-brokered private placement for the sale of up to 12,500,000 units, at C$0.10 per unit for a total of $1.25-million. Each unit will consists of one common share of the Company and one common share purchase warrant of the Company. Each warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share at a price of C$0.20 for the term of 12 months from the date of closing of the private placement. The proceeds of the financing will be used for exploration and development of the Amazonas Basin Potash Project and for general working capital.
The securities issued pursuant to the private placement will be subject to a four-month hold period from the applicable closing date.
The private placement is subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Pacific Potash Corporation
Pacific Potash Corporation trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol: PP, as well on the OTCQX under the symbol: PPOTF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under P9P. Pacific Potash is engaged in the exploration and development of the Amazonas Basin Project and the surrounding potash claims targeting the Middle Amazonas Potash Basin, currently the host to multiple new exploration campaings for potash. The Company also is exploring the Provost Potash Property and the surrounding potash claims targeting the prolific Prairie Evaporite Formation, which is host to multiple conventional and solution potash mines.
We seek safe harbour.
On behalf of the Board,
Pacific Potash Corporation
Balbir Johal, LL.B.
Executive Chairman and Director
For further information, please visit our website at www.pacificpotash.com or contact Director & Executive Chairman, Balbir Johal:
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The securities of Pacific Potash Corp being offered have not been, nor will be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from U.S. registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer or sale of securities in the United States.