Medical Marijuana Inc.'s HempMedsPX Named Sponsor of High Times Medical
Cannabis Cup in Seattle, Washington
HempMedsPX Will Exhibit Hemp-Based Cannabidiol (CBD) Products at Seattle US
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28, 2013 (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.—will be showcasing four cannabidiol (CBD)
products from four separate portfolio companies at the High Times Medical
Cannabis Cup in Seattle, Washington September 7-8, 2013.
The High Times Medical Cannabis Cup is a showcase of the finest medical
cannabis and medical cannabis products worldwide. The best cannabis strains,
concentrates, edibles, and more will be judged by a panel of industry experts.
HempMedsPX will enter flagship products CanChew and Real Scientific Hemp Oil
(RSHO) and two prototype products, CBD Gold and CBD Simple, for judging. These
four products will be entered into the competition as follows:
oCanChew CBD gum by CanChew Biotechnologies in the Edibles Category
oReal Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO) by US Hemp Oil in the Concentrate Category
oCBD Gold by CannaVest Corp. in the Concentrate Category
oCBD Simple by PhytoSPHERE Systems in the Concentrate Category
HempMedsPX is a sponsor of the two-day expo, which will also include cannabis
industry seminars, question and answer panels with leaders of the medical
cannabis movement, cannabis celebrities, live music and more.
"As cannabis enters the mainstream, we're providing the industry with
innovative and standardized hemp CBD products," said Charles Vest, Director of
Communications for HempMedsPX. "The High Times Magazine staff has been
overwhelmingly supportive of our efforts, and we can't think of a better
introduction to the broader cannabis market than the Medical Cannabis Cup
Chris Boucher, Vice President of Product Development for HempMedsPX and hemp
industry pioneer, stated: "We want to support the entire cannabis industry,
and that includes both marijuana and hemp. As cannabidiol's profile is raised
by people like Dr. Sanjay Gupta, this is a major opportunity to showcase the
capabilities of hemp-based cannabinoids."
The two-day event will be held at Fremont Studios in Seattle, Washington on
September 7-8, 2013. For more information, please visit www.medcancup.com or
HempMedsPX is the master distributor and contracted marketing company for the
CannaVest Corp. (OTC:CANV) and Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA)
portfolio of products, including their revolutionary hemp-based cannabidiol
(CBD) products. HempMedsPX offers mainstream marketing, sales, customer
service, and logistics for the cannabis industry. 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
supply relationships in Europe. 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
About CanChew Biotechnologies
CanChew Biotechnologies focuses on the treatment of pain and other medical
disorders with the application of chewing gum-based cannabis/cannabinoid
medical products as well as food and nutraceutical products for general
The company is focused on the R&D and execution of their clinical development
plan and potential out-licensing of their technology. Clinical development
focuses on the R&D of the formulation, production and the development of
chewing gum-based products for the treatment of conditions like pain, nausea
and vomiting, anorexia, spasticity and various other medical issues. For more
information on the company, visit CanChewBiotech.com.
About Cannagum Marketing Group
Cannagum Marketing Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CanChew
Biotechnologies, was incorporated to sell, market, and distribute CanChew gum.
The company was formed to comply with federal regulations that require the
company to clearly distinguish CanChew gum, a food product sold without
claims, from MedChewRX, a pharmaceutical product that is in development by
CanChew Biotechnologies. For more information, please visit
About PhytoSPHERE Systems
PhytoSPHERE Systems is a global phytocannabinoid biotechnology company based
in San Diego, California with an exclusive license for use by CannaVest Corp.
(OTC:CANV). The company utilizes advanced cultivation methods and
state-of-the-art processing technology leading to development of
pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and food products.
PhytoSPHERE Systems, the manufacturer of the CBD-rich hemp oil used in Real
Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO), has developed special cultivars (similar to
"strains") that produce hemp that is especially rich in CBD, making it
possible for PhytoSPHERE to offer all-natural products with high
concentrations of hemp-based CBD. For more information, visit:
About US Hemp Oil
US Hemp Oil seeks to develop the United States industrial hemp industry. The
company is dedicated to the procurement, processing, marketing and
distribution of bulk wholesale hemp seed, hemp oil, protein, food and hemp
body care products. US Hemp Oil currently has three brands: RSHO, Cibaderm,
and Cibdex. US Hemp Oil is determined to bring hemp products into the
mainstream by creating greater public awareness of and media exposure for the
exceptional nutritional profile of hemp and the environmental benefits of
growing industrial hemp. For more information, please visit: USHempOil.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. and CannaVest Corp. 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.
CONTACT: For further information, please contact:
Investor relations contact:
Stuart T. Smith
Medical Marijuana, Inc.
Toll Free: 888-OTC-MJNA (888-682-6562)
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