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HempMedsPX to Showcase Hemp Cannabidiol Products From Medical Marijuana Inc. at Natural Products Expo East

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 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 representing both MJNA and US Hemp Oil as Gold Sponsor of Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, MD from September 25-28, 2013.

Natural and organic products are a $69 billion industry and are sold in nearly every retail channel. Natural Products Expo East is the second-largest natural product show in the United States (only Natural Products Expo West is larger), with over 25,000 expected attendees, of which approximately 10,000 will be buyers. As Gold Sponsor of Natural Products Expo East, HempMedsPX (and US Hemp Oil) will be entitled to a variety of benefits and visibility throughout the event including, but not limited to: product displays in three showcase spaces and "Featured Company" information listed in the online show directory. In addition, HempMedsPX will be highlighted as a Gold Sponsor in all marketing areas: on-site signage, website, attendee brochures, and expo advertisements.

The HempMedsPX booth will showcase four brands—including two new product lines. The two brand-new product lines are from US Hemp Oil and include:

  • Cibaderm: The world's first hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) personal care line. Cibaderm is all natural and uses organic steam-distilled botanicals and CBD-rich hemp oil in all of their products: shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, hand cream, body wash, and a moisturizing salve.
  • Cibdex is a hemp CBD-based herbal supplement line of naturally-flavored drops. The drops will be offered in 100 mg and 500 mg CBD concentrations. The Cibdex line will also include a CBD-rich hemp oil salve and CBD-rich hemp oil herbal supplements.

"It's about getting healthy, not high," said Chris Boucher, Vice President of Product Development for HempMedsPX. "Cibaderm and Cibdex in particular offer truly novel ways to get your daily CBD and to supplement your endocannabinoid system."

HempMedsPX will also showcase flagship products CanChew gum and Real Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO). The four product lines will be the first hemp CBD products featured at a trade show of this kind. Natural Products Expo East will feature over 1,600 exhibitors from the natural and organic industries and several keynote speakers over four days.

"This is a unique and valuable opportunity to bring hemp cannabidiol products to the superstars of the natural and organic industry," said Charles Vest, Director of Communications for HempMedsPX. "We are excited for this opportunity to introduce hemp-based CBD products to the mainstream marketplace."

From September 25 through September 28, 2013, Expo East attendees can visit HempMedsPX on the tradeshow floor of the Baltimore Convention Center at Booth 4423. MJNA shareholders are invited to pre-register to Expo East 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 Pink: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 US Hemp Oil

US Hemp Oil seeks to develop the United States industrial hemp industry. The company is dedicated to the procurement, processing, marketing and distribution of bulk wholesale hemp seed, hemp oil, protein, food and hemp body care products. US Hemp Oil currently has three brands: RSHO, Cibaderm, and Cibdex. US Hemp Oil is determined to bring hemp products into the mainstream by creating greater public awareness of and media exposure for the exceptional nutritional profile of hemp and the environmental benefits of growing industrial hemp. For more information, please visit: USHempOil.com

About CannaVest Corp.

We are 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, we resell—to third parties—raw product acquired by us pursuant to our supply relationships in Europe. We seek 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.

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.

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.

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.

LEGAL DISCLOSURE

Medical Marijuana, Inc., CannaVest Corp., and HempMedsPX do not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). These companies do grow, sell and distribute hemp-based products and are involved with Federally Legal Distribution of Medical Marijuana based products within certain international markets.

CONTACT: Investor relations contact: Stuart T. Smith SmallCapVoice.Com, Inc. P. 512-267-2430 info@smallcapvoice.com Corporate contact: Medical Marijuana, Inc. Toll Free: 888-OTC-MJNA (888-682-6562) www.medicalmarijuanainc.com www.facebook.com/mjnaincSource:Medical Marijuana Inc