Clearwater, FL, Oct. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ACCA) (the “Company”) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MariJ Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“MariJ”), has received an Organic Certification for its proprietary CO2 mobile cannabis oil extraction process and handling.

OneCert, Inc. issued MariJ an Organic Certification under the U.S National Organic Program (7 CFR Part 205) effective September 28, 2016. MariJ will now be able to process directly for certified organic farms, and will be able to produce certified organic cannabis oils.

Rick Pertile, President and CEO of Acacia said: "We are very excited to have been granted a U.S. National Organic Certification. We believe we are the very first CO2 mobile extraction company that has received such a coveted certification.”

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Mr. Richard K. Pertile, CEO MariJ Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Canna-Cures Research & Development Center, Inc. (Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc. companies) 13575 58th Street North - #138 Clearwater, FL 33760 Email: Internet: Office: (727) 678-4420 Fax: (877) 513-6295

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