Sugarmade Announces Participation in Several Conferences

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sugarmade, Inc. (OTCBB:SGMD), a marketer and distributor of sustainable tree-free paper products, announces participation in several industry and association conferences. As the Company continues efforts to provide environmentally conscious and highly sustainable paper products to a wide array of customers, Sugarmade is reaching out to Institutions for Higher Education, Legal Practices throughout the country and Independent Printing and Paper Merchants.

To this end, the Company recently participated in both the Region 4 Conference & Expo for the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) in Denver, Colorado and the Association of Independent Printing Paper Merchants (AIPPM) Fall Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.

On October 14th through the 17th, Sugarmade will be attending the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 2012 Conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center. AASHE enables colleges and universities to meet their sustainability goals by providing specialized resources, professional development, and a network for sharing information about sustainability products and services.

Due to the positive reception Sugarmade received at the ALA national conference in Hawaii and the regional event in Denver, the Company is ramping up its engagement with the ALA and will be attending the upcoming ALA Conferences & Expos in Anaheim, California from October 11-13, 2012, and Mashantucket, Connecticut from October 18-20, 2012.

"Sugarmade is deeply committed to providing its tree-free, environmentally focused products to organizations and markets that have embraced sustainable practices in their day to day businesses and overall corporate social responsibility mandates," said Scott Lantz, Sugarmade's Chief Executive Officer. "We are excited to be involved with these organizations as they continue to shape industry leading green initiatives within their member base.

About ALA (Association of Legal Administrators):

The Association of Legal Administrators was founded in 1971 to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies. For more information, please visit http://www.alanet.org/.

About AASHE (The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education)

AASHE is helping to create a brighter future of opportunity for all by advancing sustainability in higher education. By creating a diverse community engaged in sharing ideas and promising practices, AASHE provides administrators, faculty, staff and students, as well as the business that serve them, with: thought leadership and essential knowledge resources; outstanding opportunities for professional development; and a unique framework for demonstrating the value and competitive edge created by sustainability initiatives.

About Sugarmade, Inc.

Sugarmade, founded in 2009, engages in marketing and distributing non-tree-based paper products, made from sugarcane bagasse, which is the residual of the sugar manufacturing process, and bamboo. Products include printing, writing and copy paper, among other items, which Sugarmade has begun marketing in the United States and intends to market on a global basis. Based in San Jose, Calif., Sugarmade ensures superior quality through rigorous testing by nationally recognized testing organizations. For more information, please visit www.sugarmade.com.

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Certain statements contained in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities laws, including, without limitation, anything relating or referring to a positive outcome of the process to conduct a life cycle assessment for the company's tree-free paper, future financial results and planned business activities. Such statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, which include, without limitation, those risks identified in Company reports filed with the SEC. The Company can give no assurance that such expectations will prove correct. Future events and actual results could differ materially from those statements.

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