LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) announced it will launch its flagship nutraceutical product, Green Smoothie Hemp Protein at the 1st Annual Ascent Expo that kicks off today through Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The premium product will debut today to over an expected 200 exhibitors and 20,000 attendees in an assemblage of cultural creativity, conscientious capitalism, and philanthropy.
According to Hemp, Inc. executives, the super botanical Green Smoothie Hemp Protein mix is 100% natural and contains all natural hempseed, spirulina, AFA and is filled with essential amino acids, Rhodiola Rosea and Cordyceps. The protein mix is high in Omega 3 – 6, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, trace minerals and electrolytes. "We have a well established line of cosmeceuticals and are very proud to launch our own Green Smoothie Protein Mix to our nutraceuticals at the 1st Annual Ascent Expo," said Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc.
Hemp, Inc. will also showcase its cosmeceutical line that includes its body candles, shampoo, conditioner, massage oil, miracle oil and lip balms. The hemp-based products represent a long line of first-to-market innovations for the Company in its mission to bring high quality, hemp-based products to the more green-conscious marketplace. The cosmeceuticals at the Ascent Expo will consist of its:
Body Candle – The cosmeceutical line's best seller so far, according to Hemp, Inc. executives. At 2 or 6 ounces, the Body Candle is 100% natural, smoke-free and burns 60 hours consecutively. The clean burning candles melt down into a warm, moisturizing massage oil. It has a unique blend of seven natural oils, including hemp oil, that deeply moisturizes skin, leaving it healthy and hydrated with a youthful glow. Most people have experienced this "liquid gold" by pouring it directly onto the body for a warm massage in lieu of a daily moisturizer. The Body Candle currently comes in Nag Champa, Orange Cream, and White Tea Ginger scents.
Shampoo and Conditioner – At 8 ounces each, the Hemp, Inc. Shampoo and Conditioner is a smoothing blend of Vegetable Keratin Protein, Argan Oil and Hemp Oil that gently detangles, repairs and smooths unruly hair while locking in moisture with long lasting frizz and humidity control that is safe for color-treated hair.
Hemp Massage Oil - At 8 ounces, the Hemp Massage Oil is a 100% natural blend of essential oils (including hemp, almond, grape seed, apricot and vitamin E) that provides a slick, professional glide. Its nutrient-rich formula absorbs into the skin for deep conditioning and moisturizing without a greasy residue. The Hemp Massage Oil currently comes in Nag Champa, Orange Cream and White Tea Ginger.
Hemp Miracle Oil - At 1 ounce, the Hemp Miracle Oil is a 100% natural blend of Hemp Oil, Tea Tree Oil, Vitamin E, and 9 other beneficial essential oils that deeply soothes and moisturizes dry, irritated skin leaving it soft, smooth and deeply nourished. For all skin types, this has been touted as a "must-have" hemp product. The fragrance of the Hemp Miracle Oil is derived from natural sources.
Hemp Lip Balm – The Hemp Lip Balm is 100% natural, 100% vegan, and beeswax-free. From the slopes to the desert, Hemp, Inc. executives tout their lip balm as "the best-in-its-class". With a botanical blend of 100% natural ingredients, the Hemp Lip Balm relieves and protects lips from harsh environmental conditions. Ultra-moisturizing oils (including hemp, shea butter, jojoba, avocado and vitamin E) help to leave lips "soft, sexy, and kiss-ready". Currently in Spearmint and Orange Cream.
The Ascent Expo, produced by eWorld Media (OTC:EWRC) subsidiary, THE Xperience, will explore the future of commerce, sustainability, environmentalism, health, and self-actualization with a center stage for A-list musical talent. The red carpet event will feature a host of well-known speakers, including but not limited to:
Dr. Michael Beckwith: Founder of Agape Church and one of the featured teachers in the 2006 movie, The Secret, and the bestselling book, The Secret.
Dannion Brinkley: Founder of The Twilight Brigade, one of the largest end-of-life care communities that operates as an independent agency within the VA hospitals and hospice care facilities across America, and best selling author of Saved by Light. Mr. Brinkley was also featured on Oprah.
Keepers of the Wild: The non-profit organization is home to over 140 exotic and indigenous wild animals that were rescued, surrendered by an owner, or placed with the organization by other animal welfare agencies.
Hunter Doherty "Patch" Adams: American physician, social activist, clown, and author who was made famous by the 1998 semi-biographical comedy-drama film (Patch Adams) that starred actor Robin Williams. "Patch" is also the founder of the Gesundheit! Institute, a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to reframe and reclaim the concept of 'hospital'. Patch is currently "fundraising for a 44-bed community hospital building" in West Virginia.
Justina Mutale: Founder and CEO of Positive Runway and acclaimed as one of the most influential and inspirational women of African origin, Justina Mutale is the African Woman of the Year (2012), an honor bestowed upon Justina on the same platform as Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa as well as the former President of Malawi, The Rt. Hon. Joyce Banda and the former female Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, The Hon. Thokozani Khupe. Justina is also Honorary Ambassador for Gender Equality and Spokesperson for the International Women's Think Tank, which is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia in the USA.
Donnie Knips: CEOSpace and Southern California Director.
Daniel Gutierrez: Congressional recognized speaker, author and trainer.
Andrew "Drew" Lane: Pop/Hip Hop/R&B Songwriter and Record Producer.
George Cassar: President of Dale Carnegie Foundation and philanthropist.
Sharon Lechter: Founder of Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization, and the co-author of the international bestseller (over 27 million copies sold to date) Rich Dad, Poor Dad and 14 books in the Rich Dad series. She is now focused on expanding the knowledge of Napoleon Hill's principles and teachings in conjunction with the Napoleon Hill Foundation. The bestseller Three Feet From Gold was released in October 2009.
Frank Shankwitz: Co-founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Greg S. Reid: Bestselling Author, Acclaimed Speaker and Filmmaker, Mr. Reid is a natural entrepreneur known for his giving spirit and a knack for translating complicated situations into simple, digestible concepts.
Mark Anthony Jackson: Retired American professional football player who was selected by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. One of the "Three Amigos".
Keith Mitchell: All Pro football player turned yoga master.
Eric Zuley: TV personality, producer, actor, entrepreneur, and award-winning social media expert, Eric Zuley has been quoted as being the "hardest working man in Hollywood." Eric is the powerhouse behind EZ Way Broadcasting - a globally branded entertainment company renowned for its digital promotion skills, and stands as a marketing phenomenon.
Todd Murphy: Co-founder of One World One Voice™, "The largest global musician artist search EVER!™" He's been an entrepreneur for over twenty years, founding six companies primarily in the financial services and real estate industries.
Michelle Patterson: CEO of California Women's Conference.
Brian Claypool: Attorney fighting the Abuse of Power.
David Fagan: Bestselling author from Icon Media.
David Meltzer: Poet associated with both the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance. A pioneer of jazz poetry readings, Meltzer also formed a psychedelic folk-rock group.
Daron Destiny: Co-owner of Bedloo, a Los Angeles-based tech and entertainment start-up, announced today the launch of Bedloo, a fun and free new way for people to create an online or mobile A-to-B voting comparison of not only images but also videos and audio files – marking a first-of-its-kind for voting platforms.
Xandra: Celebrated European fashion designer, who has only 10% vision, will produce a gala fashion show Saturday, February 28, 2015, from 6 pm to 10 pm, at The Ascent Expo.
"These impressive speakers and participants show how vital the Ascent Expo is to the cultural creative and business community. We've had tremendous support from our major sponsor, Hemp, Inc. This expo will be the best platform thus far to not only introduce new products but meet customers and prospects from all over the country," says Henning Morales, CEO of eWorld Media (OTC:EWRC).
The Ascent Expo's mission is "to assemble the might of the entertainment industry, innovative corporations, moguls, influential communicators and the media to enjoy, learn, co-create successful ventures, cooperate in facilitating commerce, and empower each other toward a higher consciousness in solving our planet's most important social, environmental and human rights issues."
Hemp, Inc. looks forward to seeing you today at the Expo.
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Update on Hemp, Inc.'s Decortication Plant
Thus far, the actual building is still being reconfigured to accommodate the size of the equipment to be rebuilt. This includes demolishing a wall and rebuilding it using recycled materials from other parts of the plant. Installation of the perimeter fence was completed on 1/27/2015 around the front portion of the 7 acres of property. LED lights have been ordered and crews are currently preparing to upgrade to LED lights before March, 2015. All required permits for the state of North Carolina have been applied for. David Schmitt, COO of Hemp, Inc.'s subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing, LLC, said, "We've been hammered with ice and snow for the past week. The good news is that we are very close to having the permits issued… hopefully next week." The blueprints, drawn by Meridian Engineering, is a layout of how the machinery will look inside the building with the exact dimensions.
HEMP, INC.'s TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE
Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) seeks to benefit many constituencies from a "Cultural Creative" perspective thereby not exploiting or endangering any group. Thus, the publicly-traded company believes in "upstreaming" of a portion of profit from the marketing of their finished hemp goods back to its originator as an interwoven piece of nature. By Hemp, Inc. focusing on comprehensive investment results—that is, with respect to performance along the interrelated dimensions of people, planet, and profits—our triple bottom line approach can be an important tool to support sustainability goals.
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