HempMedsPX to Showcase Hemp Cannabidiol Products From Medical Marijuana Inc.
at Natural Products Expo East
HempMedsPX is Gold Sponsor of East Coast's Largest Natural and Organic
Products Trade Show
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 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 representing both MJNA and US Hemp
Oil as Gold Sponsor of Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, MD from
September 25-28, 2013.
Natural and organic products are a $69 billion industry and are sold in nearly
every retail channel. Natural Products Expo East is the second-largest natural
product show in the United States (only Natural Products Expo West is larger),
with over 25,000 expected attendees, of which approximately 10,000 will be
buyers. As Gold Sponsor of Natural Products Expo East, HempMedsPX (and US Hemp
Oil) will be entitled to a variety of benefits and visibility throughout the
event including, but not limited to: product displays in three showcase spaces
and "Featured Company" information listed in the online show directory. In
addition, HempMedsPX will be highlighted as a Gold Sponsor in all marketing
areas: on-site signage, website, attendee brochures, and expo advertisements.
The HempMedsPX booth will showcase four brands—including two new product
lines. The two brand-new product lines are from US Hemp Oil and include:
oCibaderm: The world's first hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) personal care
line. Cibaderm is all natural and uses organic steam-distilled botanicals
and CBD-rich hemp oil in all of their products: shampoo, conditioner, body
lotion, hand cream, body wash, and a moisturizing salve.
oCibdexis a hemp CBD-based herbal
supplementlineofnaturally-flavoreddrops. The drops will be offered
in100mg and500mg CBD concentrations. The Cibdex line will also include
a CBD-rich hemp oil salve and CBD-rich hemp oil herbal supplements.
"It's about getting healthy, not high," said Chris Boucher, Vice President of
Product Development for HempMedsPX. "Cibaderm and Cibdex in particular offer
truly novel ways to get your daily CBD and to supplement your endocannabinoid
HempMedsPX will also showcase flagship products CanChew gum and Real
Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO). The four product lines will be the first hemp CBD
products featured at a trade show of this kind. Natural Products Expo East
will feature over 1,600 exhibitors from the natural and organic industries and
several keynote speakers over four days.
"This is a unique and valuable opportunity to bring hemp cannabidiol products
to the superstars of the natural and organic industry," said Charles Vest,
Director of Communications for HempMedsPX. "We are excited for this
opportunity to introduce hemp-based CBD products to the mainstream
From September 25 through September 28, 2013, Expo East attendees can visit
HempMedsPX on the tradeshow floor of the Baltimore Convention Center at Booth
4423. MJNA shareholders are invited to pre-register to Expo East by contacting
HempMedsPX at 866-273-8502.
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 exclusivemaster distributor
and contracted marketing company for CannaVest Corp. (OTC:CANV) and Medical
Marijuana Inc. In addition to handling sales and distribution of hemp
cannabidiol (CBD) products, HempMedsPX is the communication hub for the
Medical Marijuana Inc. family of companies.
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
About CannaVest Corp.
We are 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, we resell—to third parties—raw
product acquired by us pursuant to our supply relationships in Europe. We seek
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 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.
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: Investor relations contact:
Stuart T. Smith
Medical Marijuana, Inc.
Toll Free: 888-OTC-MJNA (888-682-6562)
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