Medical Marijuana Inc.'s HempMedsPX Continues Mission in Support of Non-Profit
Organizations, Announces Support of CDKL5 Epilepsy and Seizure Research
HempMedsPX Seeks to Support Organizations Similar to Hope4Harper's Mission to
Spearhead Research Through the University of Pennsylvania
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 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.— that HempMedsPX™ recently presented a
donation to augment the non-profit organization Hope4Harper's mission to fund
CDKL5 epilepsy and seizure research through Dr. Frances Jensen, Chair of the
Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. "We are honored to
support medical research focused on easing the suffering of people with
debilitating ailments," states Michelle Sides, COO of Medical Marijuana, Inc.
HempMedsPX(TM) VP of Communications,
Charles Vest, with Hope4Harper.com
Supporting CDKL5 Disorder & Seizure
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With no known cure, CDKL5 is a rare genetic seizure disorder that typically
presents itself in the first few months of a child's life. Many with CDKL5are
not able to talk, walk, feed themselves, are confined to a wheelchair and
suffer from an array of health issues. Penny Howard founded Hope4Harper for
her daughter, Harper, who was diagnosed with CDKL5 at the age of ten months.
While Penny and her husband are open to all mediums of therapy for
three-year-old Harper, the Howards decided to add Real Scientific Hemp Oil™
(RSHO™) to Harper's daily routine and is sharing her results on a weekly blog
Charles Vest, VP of Communications for HempMedsPX™ states, "Providing
financial assistance to 501(c)3 charities is part of our mission that includes
helping as many families as possible gain access to the products that
HempMedsPX™ represents.We have seen too many cases in the recent news about
families and non-profit organizations working through the complex legal system
to access medical cannabis-based CBD for their children with debilitating
conditions. Hope4Harper is the perfect example of an organization that
HempMedsPX™ wishes to support."
"An interesting fact is that much like vitamin C is derived from various forms
of citrus trees, CBD is derived from various forms of cannabis.We are
extremely proud that the industrial hemp-based CBD products we represent are
available to ship to all 50 states and are winning industry awards for highest
hemp-based CBD concentration. We are elated to see that results from highly
respected testing laboratories like Steep Hill Halent prove this," concludes
The CBD-rich hemp oil products that HempMedsPX™ represents are available:
ofor people of all ages
olegally in all 50 states and in more than 40 countries
othrough dispensary and non-dispensary outlets
HempMedsPX™ represented the winner of the world-renowned 2013 High Times
Cannabis Cup award and 2013 Michigan Medical Marijuana Conference "Green Cup"
contests for Highest (hemp) CBD Concentrate.
For organizations seeking CBD for the individuals and families that they
support, contact HempMedsPX for details.
To join the hemp-based CBD conversation, visit HempMedsPX™ on Facebook and
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, 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
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
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.
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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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