SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kannaway, LLC ("Kannaway" or "Company"), the first hemp network marketing company to offer cannabidiol (CBD)-rich hemp botanical products, will expand their product offerings when they unveil a new product at their convention in Atlanta, Georgia. Kannaway representatives will host free business opportunity presentations from the convention at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel on Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23 from 7pm - 9pm EDT. An all-day Brand Ambassador training will take place on Saturday, May 24 from 9am - 9pm EDT at the same location. Tickets are available online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kannaway-nation-may-2014-celebration-tickets-11364171543.
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"Kannaway's explosive entry into the network marketing industry has created quite the 'buzz,'" says Jeff Rogers, CEO of Kannaway. "During the Kannaway convention in Denver last month, we introduced the world's first CBD-rich hemp oil functional food energy chew, KannaKick(TM), and the world's first CBD-rich hemp oil anti-aging luxury product line, Cannabis Beauty DEFINED(TM). We are extremely pleased to announce that yet another new, innovative CBD-rich hemp oil product will be unveiled in Atlanta."
Rogers continues, "The Founding Fathers of this country were hemp farmers. Early Americans believed so much in hemp that it was illegal not to farm the crop for a time. Fast forward to today and hemp is becoming wildly popular again, with an incredible variety of hemp products in high demand thanks to informed consumers. We welcome those who are interested in one of the hottest network marketing business opportunities to join us, learn more about our exclusive hemp lifestyle products, and determine if this robust sales model is a fit for them."
During the Atlanta Kannaway Convention, the Company will unveil a new retail storefront marketing resource that will enable its Brand Ambassadors to sign up wholesale accounts like convenience stores and smoke shops as part of their "downline."
"This is a pivotal time in the history of our country," continues Rogers. "We are proud that the 'Kannaway Nation' is positioned to be a driving force to set the record straight on the truth about hemp. We will educate thousands about the plant's unique ability to create more than 25,000 products, and we firmly believe that we will positively transform the domestic economy. Kannaway is a 'movement with a pay plan' and we encourage the public to see how they can become involved at our convention in Atlanta."
Industry leaders attending the Kannaway convention in support of hemp-based CBD include: Natural News national radio show host Robert Scott Bell; UFC professional athlete Brandon Vera; and Dean Petkanas, CEO of KannaLife Sciences, Inc. ("KannaLife").
KannaLife is a socially responsible bio-pharmaceutical and phyto-medical company that specializes in the research and development of pharmacological products derived from plants. Kannaway holds a five-year exclusive agreement with KannaLife for product development.
The Robert Scott Bell Show has a global audience that streams live on the internet weekdays from 3pm - 5pm ET on the Natural News Radio Network. The popular radio show rebroadcasts on UK Health Radio; in Australia on Digital 103; and is also available through iTunes, Stitcher, GCN, and other online radio outlets. The Robert Scott Bell Show averages 1.2 million downloads of their archived shows monthly.
Kannaway receives services from HempMeds(TM), including product sourcing and media relations. For members of the media wishing to attend the Atlanta Kannaway conference, please contact HempMeds' Public Relations Director, Andrew Hard, at Andrew.Hard@hempmeds.com to receive media credentials.
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 KannaLife Sciences, Inc.
KannaLife Sciences, Inc. is a late stage bio-pharmaceutical and phyto-medical Company involved in the research and development of novel new therapeutic agents designed as neuroprotectants, immuno-modulators and reduce oxidative stress. KannaLife Sciences currently holds an exclusive license with National Institutes of Health -- Office of Technology Transfer ("NIH-OTT") for the Commercialization of U.S. Patent 6,630,507, "Cannabinoids as Antioxidants and Neuroprotectants" (the "507 Patent"). KannaLife is currently conducting research and development at the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center in Doylestown, PA, for a target drug candidate to treat Hepatic Encephalopathy ("HE"). HE is an oxidative stress-related disease that affects the cognitive and behavioral functions, and the wellness of the brain and the liver. For more information, please visit KannaLife's website at: www.kannalife.com
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 the sales and distribution of hemp finished products, HempMeds is the communication hub for the Medical Marijuana Inc. portfolio of companies.
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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.
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 Kannaway, LLC to be materially different from the statements made herein.
Kannaway, LLC does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). The company does sell and distribute industrial hemp-based products. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.
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