SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Wellness Managed Services' new company, MPS International (MPSI) has been awarded a large annual physical security contract with the Denver Mart. The Denver Mart is the Rocky Mountain region's premier wholesale marketplace and was established in 1965. The venue is the hub for thousands of domestic and international events throughout the year and is the region's largest exposition, trade show and conference meeting facility, with approximately 400,000 sq. ft. of commercial space.
The Denver Mart selected MPSI from a field of several security agencies. "It's always nice to work with a company that has the same core values and discipline, not to mention we share the same kind of customer service mindset," said Ken Williams, Director, Event Sales and Operations for the Denver Mart. "We decided on MPS International because the company stayed on top of the bidding process, and showed a sincere interest in winning the business. It's easy for us when we can guarantee security across all points of coverage."
"At the end of the day, the Denver Mart contract with MPS International is worth approximately $250,000.
"As a result of the contract, MPS International will get 75% of the security contracts through our recommendations for additional events, too," concluded Williams. MSPI most recently provided security services for The Denver Mart for multiple cannabis industry events throughout the historic "420 weekend."
Investors should be aware that this business model supports state-level legal cannabis industry events. These types of events will increase in number and frequency in additional markets as cannabis legalization continues to proliferate across the United States.
MPSI is led by security industry veterans with over four decades of security experience. MPSI's services include physical security, security surveillance and secure transport by armored vehicle. Contracted security services for the Denver Merchandise Mart include:
- Patrol the venue and outside property
- Active presence inside the venue and parking lot
- Enforcing venue rules and guidelines
- Door and access control checks
- Threat prevention and team communication
- Venue staff security escort
- Trespassing ordinance enforcement
- Law enforcement and medical services assistance
- Emergency evacuation assistance
- Drug/weapon searches
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Cannabis industry-specific services provided by MPSI include: armed and unarmed security for retail and grow operations, electronic security and surveillance, inventory and revenue transport, a secure depository, compliance oversight, and workplace protection for the medical and adult use cannabis industries in current and future legal marijuana markets. For more information on MPSI, visit the company's website www.Security-MPSI.com, email email@example.com, or call (866) 678-4408.
MPS International (MPSI) is a consulting firm that provides security consultative services to business and individuals in the legal cannabis industry. When security officers are needed, MPSI contracts exclusively with MPS Security to provide uniformed security management and officers.
MPSI was created as a specialized division of MPS Security. With over 46 years of experience providing professional security services, MPS Security is uniquely qualified to bring high quality security management and security solutions to the new and growing cannabis industry. Our professional experience and qualifications are helping to legitimize the expanding cannabis industry by reducing crime and assisting legal businesses and individuals to operate in accordance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations. For details, visit www.Security-MPSI.com
About Wellness Managed Services
Wellness Managed Services provides management support and services to cooperatives, collectives, health and wellness facilities, dispensaries, and medical clinics throughout North America. The services offered range from practice management to product distribution and more. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive array of clinically-supporting health and wellness products and services which will attract patients while providing for a fully operational, profitable enterprise. We seek to provide facilities and patients alike with the latest in quality products and support services that will serve the health and wellness community. For more info, click here.
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
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Medical Marijuana Inc. does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). The Company does grow, sell, and distribute hemp-based products and is involved with the federally legal distribution of medical marijuana-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.
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