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Photo Release -- aNew Day for Hemp: Medical Marijuana Inc.'s HempMeds Launches CBD-Rich Functional Foods at Expo East

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 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. – announced from Expo East significant advances for both the cannabis and natural products industry with the public launch of its cannabidiol (CBD)-rich hemp oil infused natural products retail and pet nutrition lines: aNew Brands.





aNew Whole Food Bars with non-GMO CBD-rich hemp oil - Powered by HempMeds(TM)




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Estimates place the U.S. 2013 hemp sales at half a billion dollars ($500 million). For natural pet food and care, products may total $9.4 billion by 2017 up from an estimated $4.1 billion in 2012.

"aNew Brands reflects the resurgence of hemp in the domestic and global economies," states Andrew Hard, Director of Public Relations for HempMeds. "In HempMeds'™ brand advertising campaigns, we proudly declare, 'It's A New Day for Hemp' signifying the dawn of a new age in nutrition and wellbeing. HempMeds™ carves the path to bringing back the wisdom of Mother Nature, through aNew Brands, with all-natural non-GMO functional foods and pet nutrition products."

HempMeds'™ exclusive formulator is the trusted keeper of proprietary herbal knowledge that has been passed down for thousands of years. Known as Boyak™ Royal Proprietary Herbal Blends, which were once only available to East Asian royalty, these unique herbal complexes are now combined with CBD-rich hemp oil to create superior products all "powered by HempMeds™".

Introducing aNew Brands:

aNew Brands' Nutritional Hemp Oils are rich in healthy omega fatty acids and enhanced with natural hemp-sourced CBD. This balanced nutritional profile brings the latest phytonutrient research into harmony combining hemp oil from both seed and stalk.

aNew Whole Food Bars are crafted with organic hemp protein, infused with the highest quality CBD-rich hemp oil and Powered by HempMeds™. Created for those who are seeking a wholesome alternative to typical protein bars, aNew Hemp Protein Bars are vegan, non-GMO, gluten-safe and kosher. aNew bar flavors include: Chocolate Crunch and Chocolate Strawberry. Coming soon: Chocolate Mint and Chocolate Java!

aNew CBD Capsules and Squirts combine CBD-rich hemp oil with synergistic Boyak™ Royal Proprietary Herbal Blend for advanced wellbeing. aNew CBD Squirts are alcohol-free and available in Peppermint flavor.

Introducing aNew Brands' Pet Nutrition:

aNew Pet Enzymes
Replace nutrients lost in the normal processing of even the best organic canned and dry foods. Enzymes are essential to proper digestion, nutrient absorption, and may help reduce bad breath, hairballs, gas and bloating in cats and dogs.

aNew Pet Probiotics
Provide the essential "friendly" bacteria for proper digestion in cats and dogs and may help those with occasional diarrhea and gas.

aNew Hemp Oil for Pets
Perfect for all family pets that would benefit from EFA supplementation, aNew Hemp Oil for Pets includes essential fatty acids (EFAs) difficult to get like SDA and GLA. Loaded with omega-3s like DHA and EPA from organic hemp seed oil and raw CBD-rich hemp stalk, our vegan oil is easy to digest for both dogs and cats.

aNewPet Nutrition Products feature:

  • Blending the latest phytonutrient research with the wisdom of Mother Nature
  • Premium RAW CBD-rich hemp oil & organic hemp seed oil
  • Perfectly balanced omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids together with RAW CBD-hemp oil
  • Premium probiotic and digestive enzyme formulas with CBD-rich hemp oil
  • Non-GMO and sustainably grown
  • NO artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, fillers, corn, gluten, wheat, yeast and is sugar-free

Hard continues, "HempMeds™ has worked diligently at becoming the most trusted supplier of cannabidiol (CBD)-rich hemp oil products. We are extremely proud of our accomplishments and can clearly show progress year-after-year. A year ago, HempMeds™ showcased one product at the sampling station. This year we are proudly offering representatives from the Natural Products industry a wide range of choices in CBD-rich hemp oil including: a topical salve, snack bars, and cookies. We are extremely proud of the Company's accomplishments including the launch of aNew Brands' CBD-rich hemp oil functional food and pet nutrition products at Natural Products Expo East."

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.

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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