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Cannabis for Consumers ... and Pets: Medical Marijuana Inc.'s HempMeds Unveils New CBD-Rich Products at Natural Products Expo East

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Marijuana Inc.'s (OTC Pink:MJNA) HempMeds™ – a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana Inc. and the exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company for Medical Marijuana, Inc. – is proud to sponsor Natural Products Expo East. HempMeds™, a pioneer of cannabidiol (CBD)-rich (hemp) cannabis products, is exhibiting from booth #4215 and will reach an estimated 25,000 natural product buyers during the two-day expo.



Attendees will learn about two of the hottest topics on the planet: hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) during the Hosted Education Session on Thursday, Sept. 18, featuring Dr. Rob "Doc Rob" Streisfeld from the Baltimore Convention Center Room #316. Attendees will also sample CBD-rich hemp oil products at Expo East Sample Station #P26, sponsored by HempMeds™.

"HempMeds™ is proud to be the first Expo East sponsor to introduce CBD-rich cannabis products from hemp," states Andrew Hard, Director of Public Relations for HempMeds™. "During the Hosted Education Session, natural products expert Dr. Rob 'Doc Rob' Streisfeld will explain that 'It's a New Day for Hemp,' providing a product roadmap for innovations in CBD-rich hemp oil for both consumer and pet food products."

Cannabidiol from HempMeds'™ proprietary industrial hemp cultivars are non-psychoactive, making the product available in all 50 states and more than 40 countries. Understanding the varieties of cannabis plants and the more than 80 cannabinoids in each leaves many with more questions than answers. HempMeds™ is taking the time to address these questions and more during the sponsored Hosted Education Session where presentation topics include:

  • If hemp has been around since the beginning of mankind, why is it coming back into popularity?
  • If I can purchase hemp seed oil in stores, what is the difference between that and CBD-rich hemp oil?
  • What types of products have CBD-rich hemp oil in them?
  • The science behind CBD-rich hemp oil

HempMeds'™ exclusive formulator is the trusted keeper of ancient proprietary herbal secrets. These CBD-rich hemp oil Boyak™ Royal Proprietary Herbal Blends are all-natural and non-GMO. From Expo East HempMeds™ is introducing a wide range of nutritional supplements, functional foods, skin care, and pet food products featuring these unique herbal formulations.

Hard continues, "Hemp dates as far back as 9,000 years. Boyak™ formulations served East Asian Royalty for thousands of years. HempMeds™ is thrilled to announce, 'What is old is new again,' and that our proprietary herbal blends of Boyak™ CBD-rich hemp oil products are the first cannabis consumer products to be stocked on retail shelves around the world."

From the HempMeds™ exhibit, attendees will see and sample innovative CBD-rich hemp oil products including:

  • Functional foods
  • Pet food products
  • Real Scientific Hemp Oil™ (RSHO™) nutritional supplement
  • Cannabis Beauty DEFINED™ luxury anti-aging skincare line

For just the nutraceutical and dietary supplement market estimates, The American Academy Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) website lists the following:

Hard concludes, "HempMeds™ is proud to showcase the world's first CBD-rich hemp oil cannabis products for consumers and pets. We welcome attendees and members of the media to stop by our booth #4215 and try these amazing products. Seeing and sampling is believing!"

The Company invites the public to get involved in the conversation about CBD-rich hemp oil as it relates to HempMeds™ through the Company's social media sites on Facebook and Twitter.

About HempMeds

HempMeds™ offers mainstream marketing, sales, customer service, and logistics for the cannabis industry. HempMeds™ is a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) and the Company's exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company. In addition to handling sales and distribution, HempMeds™ 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.

FORWARD-LOOKING DISCLAIMER

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.

LEGAL DISCLOSURE

Medical Marijuana Inc. and HempMeds 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 the federally legal distribution of medical marijuana-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.

CONTACT: Investor relations contact: Perry Coleman Medical Marijuana, Inc. P. 443-453-5088 perry@medicalmarijuanainc.com Toll Free: 888-OTC-MJNA (888-682-6562) www.medicalmarijuanainc.com www.facebook.com/mjnainc Media relations contact: Andrew Hard Director of Public Relations P. 858-335-6563 andrew.hard@hempmeds.com

Source:Medical Marijuana Inc