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Form 8-K for STEVIA FIRST CORP.


17-Apr-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On April 11, 2013, Stevia First Corp. (the "Company") held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting"). The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting was 27,836,897, of the 54,774,824 shares of the Company's common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. The following proposals were voted on at the Annual Meeting by the Company's stockholders:

Proposal No. 1 - Election of Directors. The Company's stockholders elected each of the three director nominees to serve as directors of the Company for a term of one year, ending at the time of the Company's next annual meeting of stockholders (or until their successors are elected and qualified or until their earlier death, resignation or removal). The votes cast were as follows:

  Director Nominee                     Number of Votes
                        Votes For    Votes Withheld   Broker Non-Votes

Dr. Avtar Dhillon       14,805,140      133,341          12,898,416
Dr. Anthony Maida III   14,842,404       96,077          12,898,416
Robert Brooke           14,807,577      130,904          12,898,416

Proposal No. 2 - Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The Company's stockholders ratified the appointment of Weinberg & Company, P.A. as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. The votes cast were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstained Broker Non-Votes 27,478,823 281,942 76,132 -

Proposal No. 3 - Approval of Amendment to the Company's 2012 Stock Incentive Plan. The Company's stockholders approved an amendment to the Company's 2012 Stock Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to (1) increase the maximum number of shares of common stock that may be issued under the Plan by 5,000,000 so that the total number of shares reserved for issuance under the Plan will be 10,000,000 shares and (2) increase the number of options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock and restricted stock units issuable under the Plan to an individual annually from 500,000 to 1,000,000. The votes cast were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstained Broker Non-Votes 14,482,653 384,564 71,264 12,898,416

Proposal No. 4 - Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. The Company's stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers. The votes cast were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstained Broker Non-Votes 14,536,922 283,079 118,480 12,898,416

Proposal No. 5 - Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Advisory Votes on Executive Compensation. The Company's stockholders determined, on a non-binding, advisory basis, that the preferred frequency for advisory votes on the Company's executive compensation is every three (3) years. The votes cast were as follows:

One Year Two Years Three Years Votes Abstained 700,597 141,739 13,998,789 97,356

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