SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to inform shareholders and the general public that HempMedsPX™—a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana Inc. and the exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company for CannaVest Corp. and Medical Marijuana Inc.—is the exclusive award sponsor of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 143rd Anniversary celebration on Tuesday, February 25th at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel in San Diego, California. The Chamber will host more than a thousand of the region’s business executives, community leaders, and elected officials during the event.
“Being accepted as a member by The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce allows HempMedsPX™ to take another step forward in changing the public’s perception about cannabis-based businesses,” says Michelle Sides, Chief Operating Officer of Medical Marijuana Inc. “Cannabis-based businesses like ours are not only legitimate business, but we want to be an integral part of the growing business community in our home town. During the Chamber’s prior events, HempMedsPX™ has been very well received, and we are happy to report that new business opportunities resulted from our participation.”
During the seated portion of The Chamber’s Anniversary Celebration evening program, Mr. Vest will present an award on behalf of the Chamber. Awards will be given to eight individuals—including three elected officials—and all will prominently feature the Company’s logo.
“We are leading the pack in a market that is predicted to grow faster than the smart phone industry,” says Charles Vest, VP of Communications for HempMedsPX™. “It is extremely important for the public to know that HempMedsPX™ is actively creating new jobs for San Diegans and for businesses across the country. HempMedsPX™ is proud to be the frontrunners in an emerging industry promoting ‘access for all,’ and we will continue to give back to the community through The Chamber’s prestigious events and other important events in our city.”
HempMedsPX™’s primary message to the public is that cannabidiol (CBD)-rich hemp oil is non-psychoactive, is readily available online, and is legal in the USA and in more than 40 countries. The complete line of CBD-rich hemp oil products that HempMedsPX™ represents will be displayed during the event for the region’s top business professionals and community leaders to experience.
NBC San Diego recently featured HempMedsPX™ in a news segment. The products that HempMedsPX™ represent were also featured by Fox News, CNBC and top-ranked Hispanic broadcast channel, Univision. The Company’s innovative CBD-rich hemp oil products will be seen much more frequently in upcoming documentaries and in the media, both locally and nationally.
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HempMedsPX offers mainstream marketing, sales, customer service, and logistics for the cannabis industry. HempMedsPX is a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink: MJNA) and the exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company for CannaVest Corp. (OTC:CANV) and Medical Marijuana Inc. In addition to handling sales and distribution, HempMedsPX is the communication hub for the Medical Marijuana Inc. portfolio of companies.
About Medical Marijuana Inc.
Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. We strive to create awareness within our industry, develop environmentally-friendly, economically sustainable businesses, while increasing shareholder value. For more information, please visit the company’s website at: www.MedicalMarijuanaInc.com
About CannaVest Corp.
CannaVest Corp. is in the business of investing and developing hemp-based businesses. CannaVest Corp. also develops, produces, markets and sells end-consumer products to the nutraceutical industry containing the hemp plant extract, cannabidiol (CBD). Additionally, the company resells—to third parties—raw product acquired by CannaVest Corp. pursuant to the company’s supply international relationships.CannaVest Corp. seeks to take advantage of an emerging worldwide trend to re-energize the production of industrial hemp and to foster its many uses for consumers. Cannabinoids (cannabidiol/CBD) are natural constituents of the hemp plant, and CBD is derived from hemp stalk and seed. Additional information is available from OTCMarkets.com or by visiting CannaVest.com.
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) DISCLOSURE
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.
This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements and information, as defined within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the Safe Harbor created by those sections. This material contains statements about expected future events and/or financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements by definition involve risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Medical Marijuana, Inc. to be materially different from the statements made herein.
Medical Marijuana, Inc. does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). The company does grow, sell and distribute hemp-based products and are involved with Federally Legal Distribution of Medical Marijuana-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.
Investor relations contact:
Stuart T. Smith