GrowLife Applauds CNN Documentary 'Weed' and Announces Political Action Initiative Interest in Medical Marijuana at All-Time High as GrowLife Prepares to Release Earnings this Week
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowLife, Inc. (OTCQB: PHOT), a provider of highly effective indoor growing technologies and unique lifestyle brands, upon review of CNN's documentary 'Weed' which aired Sunday night, publicly applauds the ground-breaking program. The documentary was created by nationally acclaimed physician and CNN reporter Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
"Dr. Gupta, in a most public way, has put forth the argument that thousands of physicians have been quietly making for years backed by hundreds of scientific and academic studies," stated GrowLife CEO, Sterling Scott. "For this highly respected doctor using the most trusted name in news for his forum to state unequivocally that he apologizes for his previous non-supportive position for cannabis and to add 'We've been terribly misled' is incredibly important."
"This powerful, well-informed program is also remarkably consistent with a new initiative at GrowLife," added Scott. "I am pleased to announce a political action initiative urging the federal government to "TELL THE TRUTH about marijuana as medicine. As Dr. Gupta explained in "Weed", the federal governments' official position that marijuana has zero medical value is simply and demonstrably wrong. GrowLife is sponsoring this political action initiative through our team at www.Cannabis.org starting with the national TELL THE TRUTH about marijuana as medicine campaign which will launch at the end of August."
Initial interest in the Cannabis.org/TELL THE TRUTH campaign on Facebook has been robust with a simple Facebook group rising to over 13,000 followers in just a few weeks. For a preview, and to see the hundreds of national and regional organizations that Dr. Gupta now joins in supporting state medical marijuana programs visit: https://www.facebook.com/tellthetruthfederalgovernment
A very short list of national organizations that have already come out in support of medical marijuana programs includes:
- The American Nurses Association
- The United States Conference of Mayors
- American College of Physicians
- American Cancer Society
- Council of Health Organizations
- American Academy of Family Physicians
- The Episcopal Church
- The Presbyterian Church USA
- The Union of Reform Judaism
- American Public Health Association
- American Bar Association
- Lymphoma Foundation of America
- Progressive National Baptist Foundation
- American Psychiatric Association
- National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine
- CATO Institute
- National Black Police Association
- National Association of Probation Officers
- National Education Association
- National Council of Churches
"The interest in and support for the subject is remarkable and we intend to fully leverage the cyber real estate that is Cannabis.org for the benefit of change in this country and beneficial exposure for GrowLife as a market leader in the space," added Scott.
To view the Cannabis.org Facebook page please visit: https://www.facebook.com/tellthetruthfederalgovernment
For a GrowLife Investor Presentation visit: http://growlifeinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/PHOT-DECK-4_30_13.pdf
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GrowLife, Inc. (PHOT) (www.growlifeinc.com) is a company with core holdings in innovative technology-based products and services for the indoor gardening industry and specialty markets. These brands include Greners.com, the online hydroponics superstore (www.greners.com), Phototron, producer of hydroponic grow containers, which are designed to grow vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits in any environment (www.phototron.com) as well as bricks and mortar retailers Urban Garden, Rocky Mountain Hydroponics and Evergreen Garden Center (www.rmgardener.com) .
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