SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary company, HempMeds™, was the platinum sponsor of the Chicago Cannabis Conference in Chicago, Illinois June 7-8. The Chicago Cannabis Conference was hosted by MyCompassion, a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate the public on medical cannabis use with the passing of the Illinois Compassionate Care Act. Billboards conveying the upcoming conference were strategically placed throughout the Chicago Metro area reaching millions of impressions leading up to the event that was held at Navy Pier at the conclusion of Hemp History Week.
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Major global media outlets that featured HempMeds‘ participation in the Chicago Cannabis Conference included: AFP, FOX News, NBC, CBS 2, Chicago Sun-Times, WGN-TV, WBBM-780/105.9 FM, WGN AM 720, MSN, WHDT World News airing on Next News Network, and the Robert Scott Bell Show. The media showed significant interest in business innovations within the cannabis industry as well as innovative cannabidiol (CBD)-rich hemp oil products including those that HempMeds™ represents, markets and distributes.
“HempMeds is very humble and grateful to have garnered such significant global media attention; this is just the beginning as our young industry begins to take shape and HempMeds continues to blaze the trail as a pioneer in the space,” states Andrew Hard, Director of Public Relations for HempMeds. “We fully support MyCompassion’s mission and are very grateful to them for putting on such a historic show and giving HempMeds and others in the cannabis industry this platform to speak out and counter all of the misinformation out there about our shared common goals.”
The show featured over 52 booths from various industry experts and advocates, and over 1,200 tickets were sold for the event on the first day alone.
HempMeds offers mainstream marketing, sales, customer service, and logistics for the cannabis industry. HempMeds is a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink: MJNA) and the exclusive master distributor for Medical Marijuana Inc. In addition to handling sales and distribution, HempMeds 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
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Medical Marijuana Inc. does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). The Companydoes grow, sell, and distribute hemp-based products and isinvolved with the federally legal distribution of medical marijuana-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.
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Director of Public Relations, HempMeds