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Medical Marijuana Inc.'s HempMedsPX to Exhibit at New York Wholesale Expo

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to inform shareholders and the general public that HempMedsPX—a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana Inc. and the exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company for CannaVest Corp. and Medical Marijuana Inc.—will be exhibiting at the New York Wholesale Expo at the Javits Center in New York City from September 8-9, 2013.

Held every year in September, the New York Wholesale Expo is targeted to wholesalers and buyers in the tri-state (New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania) market—the largest metro area in the United States. The expo is also the biggest of its kind in the Northeast, attracting a wide variety of merchandise categories, over 4,000 attendees, and over 200 suppliers.

Produced by ASD, the New York Wholesale Expo is known for being sales-focused, connecting suppliers, importers and distributors from every retail channel with new product categories. HempMedsPX will be showcasing the following products:

"This is an incredible opportunity to introduce the unique hemp-based products we represent to thousands of potential buyers and retailers in the biggest market in the country," said Charles Vest, Director of Communications for HempMedsPX.

More information about the New York Wholesale Expo may be found at their website: ASDOnline.com. MJNA shareholders are invited to pre-register to the New York Wholesale Expo to by contacting HempMedsPX at 866-273-8502.

About HempMedsPX

HempMedsPX offers mainstream marketing, sales, customer service, and logistics for the cannabis industry. HempMedsPX is a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC:MJNA) and the exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company for CannaVest Corp. (OTC:CANV) and Medical Marijuana Inc.. In addition to handling sales and distribution of hemp cannabidiol (CBD) products, HempMedsPX is the communication hub for the Medical Marijuana Inc. family of companies.

About Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. We strive to create awareness within our industry, develop environmentally friendly, economically sustainable businesses, while increasing shareholder value. For more information, please visit the company's website at: www.MedicalMarijuanaInc.com

About CannaVest Corp.

CannaVest Corp. is in the business of investing and developing hemp-based cannabinoid companies. CannaVest Corp. also develops, produces, markets and sells end-consumer products to the nutraceutical industry containing the hemp plant extract, cannabidiol (CBD). Additionally, the company resells—to third parties—raw product acquired by CannaVest Corp. pursuant to the company's supply relationships in Europe. CannaVest Corp. seeks to take advantage of an emerging worldwide trend to re-energize the production of industrial hemp and to foster its many uses for consumers. Cannabinoids (cannabidiol/CBD) are natural constituents of the hemp plant and CBD is derived from hemp stalk and seed. Additional information is available from OTCMarkets.com or by visiting CannaVest.com.

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) DISCLOSURE

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.

LEGAL DISCLOSURE

Medical Marijuana, Inc. and CannaVest Corp. do not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). The companies do grow, sell and distribute hemp-based products and is involved with federally legal distribution of medical marijuana-based products within certain international markets. We use the following names for informational purposes only, all of which refer to the legal industrial hemp plant: cannabis, canipa, kanipa, kanna, canna, kanabis, marijuana, medical marijuana, hemp, and industrial hemp.

FORWARD-LOOKING DISCLAIMER

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements and information, as defined within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the Safe Harbor created by those sections. This material contains statements about expected future events and/or financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements by definition involve risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Medical Marijuana, Inc. and CannaVest Corp. to be materially different from the statements made herein.

CONTACT: Corporate contact: Medical Marijuana, Inc. Toll Free: 888-OTC-MJNA (888-682-6562) www.medicalmarijuanainc.com www.facebook.com/mjnainc Investor relations contact: Stuart T. Smith SmallCapVoice.Com, Inc. P. 512-267-2430 F. 512-267-2530 Skype: SmallCapVoice.com AIM: SmallCapVoice7Source:Medical Marijuana Inc