SAN DIEGO, Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) and 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. — are providing an overview of the worldwide industrial hemp and medical cannabis markets.
“These are historic times. We are seeing a significant increase in the interest of industrial hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) oil products. The time has finally come for all of the hard work over the past 75 years to pay off providing opportunities, unlimited possibilities and great financial benefits for those that see the trends in history. We invite you to review the recent flurry of news features making headlines around the world and read the views of the public and law makers,” says Charles Vest – VP of Communications for HempMedsPX™.
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“Until laws are in place to give legal cannabis access to all, HempMedsPX™ would like to address questions from the public about the industrial hemp-based CBD-rich oil products that the company markets, represents and distributes to all 50 states and more than 40 countries. We invite you to join us in conversation through our social media sites Facebook and Twitter as well as events that are open to the public,” concludes Charles Vest – VP of Communications – for HempMedsPX™.
HempMedsPX™ is participating in the following:
Supply Side West in Las Vegas Nov 14-15
Michigan Medical Marijuana Trade Show Nov 15-17
SOHO Natural Products Expo Orlando FL: Dec 5-8
SPA Marketplace 2014 Oahu HI: Jan 5-6
International Gift & Home Furnishings Marketplace Atlanta GA: Jan 8-11
CHAMPS 2014 Las Vegas: Jan 21-23
ISSE International Salon & Spa Expo Long Beach CA: Jan 25-27
Tobacco Plus Conference Expo: Jan 29-30
Expo West Anaheim CA: Mar 6-9
Those planning to attend should visit the conference websites for additional details on admission requirements. To see the products that HempMedsPX™ will showcase at upcoming expos and trade shows, view the Fox News and CNBC features. At these events, HempMedsPX™ is representing CBD-rich hemp oil products that include:
HempVĀP™, a CBD-rich hemp oil that can be used in electronic vaporizer pens
Cibdex™ CBD-rich hemp oil drops in original and peppermint flavors available in 100mg and 500mg concentrations
Cibaderm™ CBD-rich hemp oil infused body wash, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, hand lotion and salve
Real Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO)™ hemp-based CBD dietary supplement
CanChew™ hemp CBD mint gum
HempMedsPX™ is engaged in an ongoing awareness campaign to educate the general public that the CBD-rich industrial hemp oil products that the company represents:
are available for people of all ages
are available for animals
can be purchased directly in all 50 states and in more than 40 countries
are currently available through dispensary and non-dispensary outlets
These products can be purchased directly at:
Real Scientific Hemp Oil
HempMedsPX™ represented the winner of the world-renowned 2013 High Times Cannabis Cup and 2013 Michigan Medical Marijuana Conference “Green Cup” contests for Highest (hemp) CBD Concentrate. With CBD-rich hemp oil provided by HempMedsPX™, Cheryl Shuman, HempMedsPX™ brand ambassador, demonstrated a vaporizer pen on Fox News’ Geraldo at Large program recently.
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 cannabinoid companies. 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 international supply 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.
About Cheryl Shuman
Cheryl Shuman’s TV reality started at age three with Charles Kuralt. By age seventeen, she had made several television appearances and was offered to appear regularly on The Bob Braun Show on WLWT-TV in Cincinnati, which led to a national recurring segment on PM Magazine. At age twenty-three, Cheryl relocated to Los Angeles to become know as the “Optician to the Stars” and created a new business, Starry Eyes. As CEO of Starry Eyes, Cheryl worked on some of the biggest films, TV, and music properties generating multi-million dollar revenues. This success led to her own show on the QVC network and a mutually rewarding seven-year relationship that included product placement, production and branded entertainment divisions.
In 2006, Shuman was diagnosed with cancer. After years of following failed allopathic medicine treatments, she opted for medical cannabis in the form of raw juice and oils as an alternative. Her success using medical cannabis led her to found the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club. Today, Cheryl is the most visible and recognizable woman in the medical marijuana reform movement, recently receiving the 2013 Activist of the Year Award at Seattle Hempfest. Together Cheryl and Aimee, her daughter and EVP of Cheryl Shuman, Inc., have reached over 100 million viewers worldwide while appearing on such mainstream shows as CNN’s Piers Morgan Live, The Katie Couric Show, The View, ABC’s 20/20, Good Morning America, Fox Business News and many other media outlets. Cheryl Shuman is represented by agent Mark Itkin with the prestigious William Morris Endeavor Agency in Beverly Hills. For more information, please visit CherylShuman.com. To contact Cheryl Shuman directly, call (310) 779.4797 or Aimee Nicole Shuman, EVP, at (310) 779.1535.
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., CannaVest Corp., and HempMedsPX do not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). These companies do 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.
For further information, please contact:
Investor relations contact:
Stuart T. Smith
Medical Marijuana, Inc.
Toll Free: 888-OTC-MJNA (888-682-6562)