Veteran Entrepreneur and Cannabis Industry Leader Rounds Out Seven-Member Board
SAN DIEGO, CA – May 30, 2012 — The Board of Directors of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: PK MJNA and “Company”) is proud to announce that it has elected Vincent “Tripp” Keber III to serve on the Board of Directors of the Company, effective immediately.
Mr. Keber previously accepted the position of President and CEO of the Company subsidiary Red Dice Holdings, LLC and is responsible for the overall strategy, licensing, branding and expansion efforts related to the various medical marijuana and hemp related portfolio companies associated with MJNA. In addition, Mr. Keber is President of the Manufacturing and Non-Pharmaceutical Division of the Company charged with overseeing research and development, sales and marketing of hemp related products both domestically and internationally. He also holds the position of Managing Director for Dixie Elixirs & Edibles LLC (www.dixieelixirs.com), which is recognized by the State of Colorado Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division (MMED) as a medical marijuana infused products manufacturer.
Mr. Keber is a Founding Member and current Board Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association (www.NCIA.org) and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Colorado Medical Marijuana Industry Group.
Previously, Mr. Keber served as Chief Operating Officer for Bella Terra Realty Holdings, LLC and EVP of Business Development for Sagebrush Realty Development. He has a BS in Political Science from Villanova University and currently resides in both Aspen and Denver, CO with his family is involved in several charitable organizations located within his community.
“The Company continually strives to find exceptional individuals that will help forge the path that will take us into the new era of medical cannabis and hemp related product,” said Michael Llamas, President of Medical Marijuana Inc. “We are very excited to add Tripp to our Board and look forward to the leadership that he will add as part of the foundation of Medical Marijuana, Inc. Tripp has an entrepreneurial mindset, a global brand expertise and insight which will be invaluable as we continue to grow our footprint throughout the US and around the world.”
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.
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