DGAP-News: BBC World News Features Legal Industrial Hemp-Based Cannabidiol
(CBD) Product With Cheryl Shuman, Medical Marijuana Inc.'s HempMedsPX Brand
Ambassador & Medical Cannabis Advocate, on Friday, October 25th
Medical Marijuana Inc.
Global Awareness of Availability Expands, Reaches 361 Million BBC World News
SAN DIEGO, 2013-10-25 15:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to inform shareholders and
the general public that HempMedsPX(tm)--a corporate portfolio company of Medical
Marijuana Inc. and the exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing
company for CannaVest Corp. and Medical Marijuana, Inc.--that BBC World News is
airing a feature with Cheryl Shuman on Friday, October 25. Shuman will be
introducing industrial hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD)-rich oil health and
wellness supplements supplied by HempMedsPX(tm) to a worldwide viewing audience
Photos accompanying this release are available at
Charles Vest, VP of Communications for HempMedsPX(tm) states, 'It took years for
our parent company to ensure that CBD-rich industrial hemp oil products are
legally available to all. With recent news about the benefits of cannabidiol,
thousands of individuals are actively seeking information on this product. We
are honored that the BBC World News is addressing this rapidly growing global
interest by airing a feature with Cheryl Shuman and the CBD-rich oil products
that HempMedsPX(tm) represents. Being featured by BBC World News is an extremely
positive achievement for the company. It is also a major milestone in our
strategic plan to increase global awareness of the immediate availability of
CBD-rich hemp oil products.'
During the feature, Cheryl Shuman demonstrates HempVAP(tm) CBD-rich hemp oil in
electronic vaporizer pen as well as CanChew(tm) sugar free, non-GMO, all natural
hemp CBD chewing gum. HempMedsPX(tm) represented the winner of the 2013 High
Medical Cannabis Cup and 2013 Michigan Medical Marijuana Conference 'Green Cup'
contests for Highest (hemp) CBD Concentrate.
Cheryl Shuman is considered to be one of the most visible women in the medical
cannabis reform movement and was awarded 2013 Advocate of the Year at Hempfest
in Seattle. Cheryl Shuman found her passion in the cannabis movement in 1996.
She has worked as an activist and has been a legal cannabis patient ever since.
She credits cannabis therapy with helping her through cancer and injuries from
two car crashes.
HempMedsPX(tm) was recently featured on Hispanic television network, Univision.
Cheryl Shuman recently appeared on Fox News' Geraldo at Large program with
HempVAP(tm) CBD-rich hemp oil in an electronic vaporizer pen. Cheryl Shuman is
advocating medical cannabis and promoting industrial hemp-based CBD as a legal,
globally available alternative for people worldwide on Dr. Phil, also airing
Friday, October 25th.
HempMedsPX(tm) continues to educate the general public that the CBD-rich hemp
products that the company represents are available:
-- for people of all ages
-- for animals
-- directly in all 50 states and in more than 40 countries
-- available through dispensary and non-dispensary outlets
These products can be purchased directly at:
Real Scientific Hemp Oil(tm)
To join the conversation, visit HempMedsPX(tm) on Facebook and Twitter.
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
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 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.
The photo is also available at Newscom, www.newscom.com, and via AP
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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