SEATTLE, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Diego Pellicer Worldwide (OTCQX: DPWW), a real estate and consumer retail development company that is focused on developing Diego Pellicer as the world's first "premium" cannabis brand, today announces that the company will be the subject "Complément d'enquête," a weekly television/magazine report in France, commencing June 9, 2016.
Channel 2 France, whose combined stations comprise approximately 40% of the national viewing audience in the country, will air an exposé on Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. on June 9, 2016. The report will air on one of the most esteemed news magazines on French television, Complément d'enquête (translated: "Further Investigation").
Complément d'enquête, is the most widely viewed weekly newsmagazine in France. Similar to 60 minutes in the U.S. it specializes in probing journalism and investigative reporting.
Complément d'enquête, sent journalist Baptiste Des Monstiers and cameraman, Christophe Kenck to the U.S. for one week to follow the founder of the company, investment banker Douglas Anderson, as he checked progress of the company. Their travels included trips to Seattle to visit Diego's first flagship store; a helicopter tour of a Diego approved grow facility on Camano Island in Washington and a conversation with Diego's exclusive chocolatier, Chef Jean-Marie Auboine. Then, on to Denver, Colorado, where they were present during an investor presentation and visits to retail/grow facilities and other Diego Pellicer properties both operating and under-construction. Finally, the two followed Mr. Anderson to New York and the Floor of the NYSE where strategy is being planned and implemented for growth of the new publicly traded company DPWW.
Ron Throgmartin, Diego Worldwide's CEO, said, "We know that decriminalization of cannabis is now being pushed in Germany and it seems logical that France would follow, as they have the largest population of cannabis consumers in Europe. We are pleased that the Diego Pellicer Brand is gaining traction in European countries. Diego would love nothing more than to have stores and facilities in Europe and around the world when the law permits."
The program airs June 9, 2016 on national broadcast, Channel 2 France (re-broadcast in Canada).
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About Diego Pellicer Worldwide:
Diego Pellicer Worldwide Inc. is a real estate and a consumer retail development company that is focused on developing Diego Pellicer as the world's first "premium" marijuana brand by adhering to the highest quality and standards for its facilities along with both cannabis and non-cannabis products. The company's initial focus is to acquire and develop legally compliant real estate locations for the purposes of leasing them to state licensed companies in the cannabis industry. Diego does not grow or sell marijuana or marijuana infused products in the early stages of the plan. http://DiegoPellicer.com/
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