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CannaVest Corp. Announces Hire of Gerard McCann to Bolster Natural Products Channel Sales Initiatives

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - June 16, 2015) - CannaVest Corp. (CANV), a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) products, announces the appointment of Gerard "Mac" McCann, a seasoned natural products industry sales executive, to further develop CannaVest's growing portfolio of national health food store accounts. Mr. McCann joins CannaVest as the director of sales for the natural product sales division to continue CannaVest's recent success and growing penetration of its award-winning CBD products into the natural products channel.

Mr. McCann comes with a wealth of experience developing national broker organizations, launching new product lines and streamlining sales and distribution networks. He spent the last 30 years building a strong reputation bringing natural products to the market at companies such as Nature's Answer, Sprunk-Jansen, Nature's Value Inc. - Naturestar™, Organic Therapeutics, and Omni Nutraceuticals.

"We are very fortunate to have Mac join the CannaVest family," said Michael Mona, Jr, CannaVest's president and chief executive officer. "Building on the rising demand for our products, his role will support our commitment to being the trusted manufacturer and thought leader of hemp-based CBD products within the natural products industry. I am confident that Mac will play a key role in strengthening CannaVest's goal to mainstream CBD in the market today."

"I am extremely enthusiastic to be joining CannaVest, and to be a part of advancing the powerful health benefits associated with the use of CBD," said McCann. "There is nothing better than selling a product that truly makes a difference in people's lives and improves quality of life."

For more information on CannaVest and their array of hemp-based CBD products, visit www.cannavest.com.

About CannaVest Corp.
CannaVest Corp. (CANV) is a leader in the procurement and wholesale of the hemp plant extract cannabidiol (CBD), and the development, marketing and sale of end consumer products containing CBD, which is refined into its own PlusCBD Oil™ brand. CannaVest resells raw industrial hemp product to third parties, acquired through supply relationships in Europe. CannaVest has primary offices and facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada and San Diego, California.

Additional information is available from OTCMarkets.com or by visiting http://www.cannavest.com.