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Kannaway Appoints New Chief Executive Officer, Expands Executive Leadership Team

Industry-Leading Hemp Direct Sales Company Educates Thousands on Hemp Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil Product Availability, Focuses on International Expansion

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The first hemp lifestyle direct sales company to offer cannabidiol (CBD) oil products, Kannaway, LLC, is excited to announce that the Company is expanding its executive leadership team with the addition of Blake Schroeder as Chief Executive Officer. Schroeder brings significant executive-level experience in multiple international sales organizations.

“Blake has tremendous pedigree in the direct selling space as well as the world of natural products,” states Dr. Stuart W. Titus, CEO of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC:MJNA) the parent company of Kannaway. “His proven track record and leadership experience makes him an ideal candidate to bring forth the promise of Kannaway.”

Before joining Kannaway, Schroeder was the Chief Operating Officer of Forevergreen International, where he was responsible for global operation of the multinational organization, including oversight of a global supply chain. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Utah State University and a law degree from Syracuse University College of Law.

“My career has been in marketing natural products, and opening international marketplaces to those products,” Schroeder said when asked about the strengths and experiences that will make him a valuable asset to Kannaway. “Kannaway is a company with incredible natural products that can and should be marketed and sold, and more importantly, consumed, all over the world.”

Schroeder continues, “I was invited to spend time with the management of Kannaway’s parent company, and after a few visits I was crystal clear about the vision and passion behind the company, as well as the opportunity to lead in an emerging space. The choice was simple.”

“I’ve helped direct sales organizations flourish throughout my career. The Kannaway story needs to be shouted from the rooftops, all over the world. I will help the company develop an inclusive message that can attract people of all types,” concludes Schroeder.

Titus continues, “As Blake got to know our executive team, and vice versa, it was obvious there was great chemistry. We look forward to Blake making a huge impact in 2016 and beyond!”

The current executive management team at Kannaway is Blake Schroeder, CEO; Jeff Rogers, COO; and Brad Tayles, President.  For more information on Kannaway™, visit the Company website.

About Kannaway, LLC
Kannaway, LLC, is a network sales and marketing company specializing in the sales and marketing of hemp-based botanical products. Kannaway currently hosts weekly online sales meetings and conferences across the United States, offering unique insight and opportunity to sales professionals who are desirous of becoming successful leaders in the sale and marketing of hemp-based botanical products.

About Medical Marijuana, Inc.
Our mission is to be the premier 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. does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). The Company does grow, sell and distribute hemp-based products and are involved with the federally legal distribution of hemp-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.

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