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Counter-Point: HempMeds Addresses Cannabidiol (CBD)-Only Laws & Dispels Scarcity Myths

CBD-Rich Hemp Oil Products on Display & Sale at CHAMPS in Las Vegas, July 15-17; No Waiting List or Additional Paperwork Required for Purchase

LAS VEGAS, July 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HempMeds, the world’s largest distributor of award-winning CBD-rich hemp oil products, is headed to Vegas as a sponsor of the CHAMPS trade show July 15-17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Representatives from HempMeds will be at CHAMPS demoing and selling CBD-rich hemp oil products to retailers who are registered attendees of the business-to-business expo. HempMeds™ Director of Public Relations, Andrew Hard, will be available to answer questions about controversial state CBD-only laws and CBD-rich hemp oil product availability dispelling a myth that there is a shortage of the product in the US.

Including Nevada, 23 states and the District of Columbia have medical marijuana laws on the books. Eleven other states have since enacted cannabidiol (CBD)-only laws – but industry insiders want consumers to take a closer look at problems that these CBD-only laws create.

Formerly an investigative journalist, Hard is speaking out about these new CBD-only laws and states, “While ‘CBD-only’ laws may make medical marijuana easier to talk about and consider for use by people of all ages, we caution the public to delve much deeper into the topic. First, CBD is only one of at least 85 known cannabinoids. ‘CBD-only’ laws prevent those who want access to the other 84 cannabinoids – not THC or just CBD – or what we and many others refer to as the ‘whole plant.’ ‘CBD-only’ laws are truly unfair to those individuals. HempMeds™ fully supports ‘access for all.’ For now, we are very proud to make our CBD-rich hemp oil products available to all.”

The CBD-rich hemp oil products that HempMeds™ distributes nationwide include CBD-rich Real Scientific Hemp Oil™ (or RSHO™); Cibdex™ brand vegan capsules or tincture drops in 500mg and 100mg concentrations and choice of unflavored, peppermint or vanilla; and Cibaderm™ shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion, hand cream and salve.

“As a matter of policy, we believe in everyone’s right to have access to medical marijuana,” Hard continues. “However, in the case of CBD-only laws, we are one of the few companies that meets all of the specifications and requirements to offer a viable product that is immediately available in all 50 states and more than 40 other countries. HempMeds’™ parent company has taken seven years of due diligence and millions of dollars in order to supply the world with these innovative products within existing laws.”

During the CHAMPS buyers’ trade show held July 15-17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, HempMeds™ can be found at exhibit #500. Nearly 400 exhibitors are slated to attend, according to the organization’s website. CHAMPS has been a staple business-to-business buyer’s expo in the “counter culture” industry for fifteen years. Inventors bring the latest and most advanced products to CHAMPS to unveil. Admission requirements can be found at www.CHAMPStradeshows.com; ticketed attendees are invited to visit the HempMeds™ booth and discuss the latest happenings in the cannabis industry.

“With HempMeds™, quality starts with proprietary licensed seeds. Generational farmers cultivate and harvest them into all-natural, non-GMO industrial hemp,” states Hard. “No pesticides are ever used in the process that takes place in Europe; multiple agencies then approve the hemp oil for export. Once in the US, the CBD-rich hemp oil is re-tested to ensure quality and consistency, then is tested once more during manufacturing and post-manufacturing. With every order, consumers continually rely on HempMeds™ for quality and consistency. From our farmers to our formulators and the entire worldwide operation, everyone at HempMeds™ is extremely proud to be a global supplier of multi-award-winning CBD-rich hemp oil products. We will continue to do our part to educate consumers about CBD-rich hemp oil availability and convey the message of ‘access for all.'”

Hard is available for in-studio interviews with these innovative CBD-rich hemp oil products. Members of the media who would like media passes to attend CHAMPS to see products from HempMeds™ and other cannabis retailers that are soon to be on Nevada dispensary shelves, please contact Andrew Hard at Andrew.Hard@HempMeds.com or by phone at 858.380.5478.

About HempMeds

HempMeds™ offers mainstream marketing, sales, customer service, and logistics for the cannabis industry. HempMeds™ is a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) and the Company’s exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company. In addition to handling sales and distribution, HempMeds™ is the communication hub for the Medical Marijuana Inc. portfolio 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

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. to be materially different from the statements made herein.

LEGAL DISCLOSURE

Medical Marijuana Inc. 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 the federally legal distribution of medical marijuana-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.

For further information, please contact:

Andrew Hard
Director of PR, HempMeds
P. 858-380-5478