SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2013 (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. — represented CBD Simple by PhytoSPHERE Systems — a CannaVest Corp. brand — at the 2013 High Times Cannabis Cup competition in Amsterdam and accepted the Cannabis Cup award for Highest CBD Concentrate. This international judging event featured entries by the most prominent growers, breeders and producers of cannabis and cannabis products worldwide. HempMedsPX(TM) also represented the winner of the2013 Seattle High Times Cannabis Cup and 2013 Michigan Medical Marijuana Conference “Green Cup” contests for Highest (hemp) CBD Concentrate.
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CBD Simple is an ultra-rich, all natural CBD hemp oil prototype intended for use in developing future products. The company also created Real Scientific Hemp Oil(TM) (RSHO(TM)) for people who want the highest quality naturalCBD without the worry. RSHO(TM) is 100% natural, derived from the industrial hemp plant, and is legal and readily available to purchase in all fifty states and more than forty countries.
The purest CBD-rich hemp oil in the world, Real Scientific Hemp Oil(TM), RSHO(TM), is made from sustainably-grown non-GMO industrial hemp by generational farmers — without pesticides, herbicides, or chemical fertilizers. Due to unique hemp plant cultivars and cutting-edge production technologies, HempMedsPX(TM) is actively meeting the increasing demands for CBD-rich hemp oil. RSHO(TM) is:
- a natural plant source of cannabidiol (CBD) from industrial hemp
- NOT marijuana
- lab tested, certified, and insured
- derived from non-GMO hemp plants grown on family farms
- free of herbicides, pesticides, and chemical fertilizers
- never tested on animals
- free of preservatives, artificial flavors, or sweeteners
- additive and dye-free
- gluten-free, soy-free, vegan
The products that HempMedsPX(TM) represents were recently featured by Fox News, CNBC and top ranked Hispanic news broadcast Univision. These innovative CBD-rich hemp oil products will be seen much more frequently in upcoming documentaries and in the news.
HempMedsPX(TM) offers mainstream marketing, sales, customer service, and logistics for the cannabis industry.HempMedsPX(TM) is a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) and the exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company for CannaVest Corp. (CANV) and Medical Marijuana Inc. In addition to handling sales and distribution, HempMedsPX(TM) 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 visitingCannaVest.com.
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. (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: PhytoSPHERESystems.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. 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.
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Investor relations contact:
Stuart T. Smith
Medical Marijuana, Inc.
Toll Free: 888-OTC-MJNA (888-682-6562)