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DIXIE BRANDS, INC. JOINS SPEEDWEED AND HELLOMD TO DRIVE PATIENT ADOPTION OF ONLINE RECOMMENDATION AND DELIVERY PLATFORM IN CALIFORNIA

LOS ANGELES and DENVER, Dec. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dixie Brands, Inc. (Dixie), a leader in emerging cannabinoid extraction and wellness platforms has partnered with California's leading online doctor recommendation and cannabis delivery providers, HelloMD and SpeedWeed, to offer two free Dixie LIFTED products following the completion of online recommendation renewal and medicine purchases through SpeedWeed.

SpeedWeed, California's largest, most experienced and fastest growing medical marijuana delivery service recently announced a strategic partnership with HelloMD, a service that connects members to doctors who can authorize their recommendation and allow them to get their legal marijuana prescription via online video consultations.

The partnership, a first-of-its-kind, is focused on convenience and patient privacy. By leveraging technology, the HelloMD telehealth platform has been seamlessly integrated into SpeedWeed's proprietary software. Patients who visit SpeedWeed.com can, via HelloMD, consult immediately with a doctor and, if qualified, receive or renew their medical marijuana recommendation online without ever leaving their home.

Dixie Elixirs and Edibles now joins this partnership as an additional incentive for patients who want to tap into the ease and convenience of this powerful patient platform. Dixie has been available in California since July, 2015 and this relationship will allow new patients, as well as returning patients, an opportunity to try products from one of the leaders in edibles, topicals and tinctures. Each Dixie product is triple lab tested for accurate dosing and quality assurance. Dixie's wide range of products also allows new patients to find the Dixie product, and dosage, that is right for them.

"We couldn't be more honored to partner with thought-leaders like SpeedWeed and HelloMD to bring secure, online recommendation, shopping and delivery services to the patients of California," said Tripp Keber, Dixie's Chief Executive Officer. "Through this unique offer, customers can renew their medical cards, shop for Dixie products online, have them delivered to their door and receive two free Dixie products all within under two hours. When innovative thought leaders in cannabis can join forces, we collectively have the power to shift the paradigm of the industry and bring true customer service and value to the patients of California and beyond."

ABOUT DIXIE BRANDS, INC.
Located in Denver, Colorado, Dixie Brands, Inc., (Dixie) through its affiliates across the country, has been formulating and producing award-winning THC and CBD-infused products since 2009. What began as a single flagship product, the Dixie Elixir (a THC-infused soda), has now expanded to over 30 different products across over 100 SKUs, representing the industry's finest edibles, tinctures, topicals and connoisseur grade extractions. In addition, Dixie Brands launched two new CBD product lines: Aceso, is a suite of "hemp 2.0" products designed to provide general wellness and relief from minor aches and pains as well as mild-anxiety. Therabis is a pet supplement formulated by an experienced veterinarian and designed to provide pets, and their owners, with relief for itching, mild-anxiety and greater joint mobility. To find out more about Dixie's innovative products, or about how Dixie is building the future of cannabis, please visit us at http://www.dixiebrands.com.

ABOUT SPEEDWEED
SpeedWeed is California's largest medical marijuana delivery service in America's fastest-growing industry. Launched in 2011 as a three-person family business, SpeedWeed is now a multi-million dollar company with 70 full time employees including a fleet of 50 drivers servicing over 25,000 members. Innovative technology, activism and industry leadership have made SpeedWeed synonymous with legal, on-demand cannabis delivery. Committed to raising industry standards by providing safe, discreet access to tested, trusted cannabis brands and products, SpeedWeed is the name consumers trust. To learn more, visit speedweed.com. Grow with us.


SpeedWeed is California's largest, fastest growing medical marijuana delivery service. Based on the business model of fast, safe, discreet and legal on-demand cannabis delivery, SpeedWeed has grown for 25 consecutive months with revenue of over $6.3 million to date. Launched in 2011 as a three-person operation, the company now boasts 70 full time employees including a fleet of over 50 drivers. SpeedWeed is on pace to realize $5.5 million revenue in 2016 and is presently expanding into other cities and states. For more information about SpeedWeed, click HERE.

ABOUT HELLOMD
HelloMD is the leading digital healthcare platform for medical cannabis patients. They provide easy, convenient online video access to physicians for medical cannabis consultations, recommendations to qualifying patients, product advise and more. For more information about HelloMD, click HERE.

CONTACT
Joe Hodas
Dixie Brands, Chief Marketing Officer
jhodas@dixiebrands.com
303-827-6972

CONTACT: Joe Hodas Dixie Brands, Chief Marketing Officer jhodas@dixiebrands.com 303-827-6972

Source:Dixie Brands, Inc.