SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2017 -- Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that its subsidiary HempMeds® is sponsoring San Diego EarthWork's 28th annual EarthFair event. EarthFair 2017 will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 23 in San Diego's Balboa Park.
Known as the world's largest free annual environmental fair and Earth Day celebration, this family friendly and educational event draws over 60,000 participants annually. This year, EarthFair will include a "Canna Village," which will feature live entertainment and 40 vendor booths designed to highlight top leaders in the cannabis and hemp industries.
Visitors who stop by the HempMeds® booth can expect to learn more about the Company's unique line of CBD hemp oil supplements, including its award-winning brands like Dixie Botanicals® and Real Scientific Hemp Oil™. As the first nationally distributed cannabis company, HempMeds® locally made products can be accessed by anyone in the United States without a doctor's prescription, regardless of where they live.
"We are proud to join others in our local community to promote best practices for a healthier planet," said Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s CEO Dr. Stuart Titus. "EarthFair 2017 is a great opportunity to learn about environmental sustainability and ways that hemp can improve both our health and wellness and our planet's well being."
Titus will give a presentation on cannabis and hemp-based cannabinoids for health at the Sun Stage in Canna Village from 11:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Also speaking on the Sun Stage will be Dion Markgraaff with International Cannabis University from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. regarding the concept behind Canna Village. Additionally, Raul Elizalde with the PorGrace Foundation will discuss the Mexican and Latin American cannabis and hemp revolution from 1:45 p.m. to 2 p.m.
This volunteer-driven event features more than 300 exhibitors total, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a Children's Activity Area, the Children's Earth Parade, the eARTh Gallery arts and crafts show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse. A special Earth Day parade will begin at 10:30 a.m., and participants are encouraged to dress up as an endangered species. Featured musical acts scheduled throughout the day include Reggae artist Pato Banton, Iron Sage Wood, B-Side Players, and Psydecar.
HempMeds® is a corporate portfolio company of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA) and the Company's exclusive master distributor and contracted marketing company, handling sales and distribution.
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 details on Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s portfolio and investment companies, visit www.medicalmarijuanainc.com.
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