WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GrowLife, Inc. (OTCQB:PHOT), a provider of highly effective indoor growing technologies, is pleased to announce that Eric D. Shevin has accepted its invitation to join the company's Board of Directors following completion of the regulatory processes.
Mr. Shevin is a nationally recognized attorney, author and teacher specializing in matters related to marijuana including corporate, civil and criminal engagements across the United States and has frequently appeared on national television broadcasts as a guest expert. Mr. Shevin's practice is based in Los Angeles, California where he is an instructor for the Los Angeles County Judiciary, teaching a course on Medical Marijuana Laws. Mr. Shevin also provides instruction at the annual NACDL Advanced Criminal Law Seminar in Aspen, Colorado. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego in 1992 followed by a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Judge Bernard Revak of the San Diego Superior Court. Mr. Shevin obtained a Bachelors of Science degree from San Diego State University in 1989. He has been recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2004, 2005, 2009, 2012 and 2013 and is a Lifetime Member of the Legal Committee for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
"We are honored to add Mr. Shevin's reputation, aptitude, and relationships to the collective intelligence of our esteemed Board of Directors," stated Sterling C. Scott, CEO, Grow Life, Inc. "Mr. Shevin's exceptional resume provides GrowLife with a board member who can supply guidance in a unique and highly valued way. As we continue to endeavor in the most transparent and credible manner, Mr. Shevin is indeed a tremendous addition."
"I am excited to participate in the opportunity that is GrowLife Inc," stated Shevin. "GrowLife has comported itself in highly ethical ways in a fast-changing industry and I believe my specific expertise will be of benefit to the company. As marijuana laws continue to relax nationally I hope to assist in the capitalization of this tremendous market opportunity."
About GrowLife, Inc.
GrowLife, Inc. (PHOT) (formerly Phototron Holding, Inc.) (www.growlifeinc.com) is a company with core holdings in innovative technology-based products and services for the indoor gardening industry and specialty markets. These brands include Stealth Grow, a producer of grow room automation equipment and hi-powered LED grow light products for indoor horticulture (www.sgsensors.com and www.stealthgrow.com), Greners.com, the online hydroponics superstore (www.greners.com) and Phototron, producer of hydroponic grow containers, which are designed to grow vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits in any environment (www.phototron.com). GrowLife is also the US distributor for the Urban Cultivator brand—the greens machine (www.urbancultivator.net).
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