A pair of Medical Marijuana, Inc. spokespeople and former NFL players were interviewed for national media outlets this week.
Medical Marijuana, Inc. portfolio companies Hempmeds®, Kannaway, and Kannalife Sciences and their spokespersons were included in stories on major websites, including Buzzfeed, TMZ, RotoRob, InvestorPlace, and the Street Register, as part of their coverage of the booming cannabis industry and the specific CBD oil market.
Medical Marijuana, Inc. Interviewed by Buzzfeed
Medical Marijuana, Inc. CEO Dr. Stuart Titus was featured as part of a Buzzfeed article exploring the potential benefits of CBD products and their sudden popularity. Also included in Buzzfeed’s CBD guide were products from the Real Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO) line of products.
Titled “What Is CBD Oil And Why Are People So Into It? A Guide”, the article explores what CBD is, how it works in the body, and popular CBD products available. With over 15 million unique monthly visitors worldwide, Buzzfeed is a significant media outlet for Medical Marijuana, Inc. to be featured in.
“It was a privilege to be interviewed by this publication and help inform consumers on the ins and outs of CBD and help them understand why they should be taking it,” said Dr. Titus on being interviewed as part of the article. “We hope that article can clear up some misconceptions of CBD and spread acceptance of the entire cannabis plant.”
“Nigerian Nightmare” Christian Okoye on TMZ
Kannaway’s newest spokesperson Christian Okoye was interviewed this week for a piece on TMZ this week. Titled “Marijuana Saved My Body”, the interview touched on how daily use of CBD has benefited Okoye. Now a believer of CBD’s effectiveness, Okoye spreads the word among his fellow teammates and ex-NFL players, as well as a larger general public. You can find the interview on TMZ Sports.
TMZ’s interview with Okoye was picked up by the following media outlets:
Kannaway revealed Okoye as the company’s newest spokesperson last month at the Empower National Convention in Las Vegas. Okoye is also participating in the company’s newest initiative, Kannaway Sports, where you can read testimonials by athletes like Okoye who use CBD each day.
Nick Lowery Promotes Kannalife Sciences
Former Kansas City Chiefs placekicker and Kannalife Sciences spokesperson Nick Lowery was interviewed this week on the RotoRob sports news and culture site. Lowery became a believer in the benefits of CBD after trying CBD oil products for himself. Now a vocal advocate for CBD, especially for current and former NFL players, Lowery has partnered with Kannalife Sciences to promote their research into creating a cannabinoid-based solution to the NFL’s concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) epidemic.
CTE is a neurological disorder linked to repeated blows to the head. The disease largely affects those who participate in contact sports, such as football. Kannalife Sciences is capitalizing on its licensing of the U.S. government’s patent on cannabinoids as neuroprotectants to develop its novel new drugs. You can find more about Kannalife Sciences’ work here.
Investing in MJNA
Investing website InvestorPlace included Medical Marijuana, Inc. on its list of 30 top cannabis stocks in an article titled “30 Marijuana Stocks to Buy as the Future Turns Green”. The accompanying article detailed our role as an innovator in the CBD and cannabis market.
“As a result, no list of marijuana stocks is complete without mentioning Medical Marijuana Inc. But unlike what others might do in their situation, MJNA isn’t resting on its laurels,” reads the article. “Instead, the company has been very acquisitive over the years, building a robust business portfolio. Furthermore, they’re expanding internationally as legalization sentiment crosses borders.”
Another investor focused website took a close look at developments from a pair of Medical Marijuana, Inc. subsidiaries, HempMeds® and Kannaway, that both made headlines this week.
The Street Register article first revealed Kannaway’s newest product line, the company’s Cannabis Beauty anti-aging skin care line. Formulated with a blend of botanical ingredients and infused with the benefits of hemp, these products do not contain do not contain artificial foaming agents, sulfates, preservatives, parabens, dyes, or fragrances. The products were launched first to Kannaway’s EU market before a full roll out later this year.
The article also detailed HempMeds®’ partnership with a Bermuda based pharmacy to retail RSHO CBD oil products. The Northshore Pharmacy, located within the Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Center, will feature RSHO products on their pharmacy shelves. Because CBD oil is a non-prescription product in Bermuda, there are no restrictions to its sale over the counter to the pharmacy’s customers.
More Media Coverage
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Author: Jeffrey Stamberger