ESCONDIDO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Marijuana Company of America Inc. ("MCOA" or the "Company") (MCOA), an innovative hemp and cannabis corporation, is pleased to announce that its hempSMART™ brand products have been nominated by the Los Angeles Business Journal for its 2019 Fashion & Beauty Awards.
"We are thrilled to be recognized and nominated by the Los Angeles Business Journal for our hempSMART™ brand of products," said Mr. Donald Steinberg, Chief Executive Officer of Marijuana Company of America. "We have always been committed to producing the highest quality products for the personal health and wellness of our customers, and our beauty line has progressed quite rapidly given the surge in demand. Our revenue has increased almost 840% from year-end 2017 to year-end 2018, which we can attribute to our expanding, high-quality product portfolio line and our international expansion into the U.K., Netherlands, and Scotland. The L.A. Business Journal's Fashion & Beauty forum is another incredible opportunity for us to showcase our products."
hempSMART™ is the Company's proprietary brand that delivers premium-quality, lab tested, and CBD verified products to consumers everywhere. hempSMART™ sets the new gold standard in the global CBD industry and includes the following products:
hempSMART Face™ — a nourishing facial moisturizer that combines broad spectrum CBD from hemp and a proprietary blend of Ayurvedic herbs and botanicals. It is designed to refresh, replenish, and restore the skin, providing long lasting hydration and balance.
hempSMART Body™ — a revolutionary, nourishing topical formula that combines premium CBD oil with a unique blend of synergistic Ayurvedic herbs and botanicals. HempSMART Body takes a quantum leap beyond hydration to replenish, restore, and rejuvenate skin cells for improved elasticity, supple texture, and healthy radiance.
hempSMART Brain™ — a patented formula that combines the multi-tasking power of hemp-derived CBD with clinically studied nootropic and adaptogenic ingredients to help support healthy brain function, memory, focus, and mental speed.
hempSMART Pain Cream™ — helps soothe sore, aching muscles, and joints with a synergistic combination of natural botanicals and full spectrum hemp extract, featuring CBD, CBG, and a broad range of active terpenes. The unique blend of botanicals and Ayurvedic herbs provide an immediate soothing and cooling sensation while supporting muscle relief. This topical product is formulated to help reduce minor discomfort and promote muscle relaxation on areas where it is applied.
"The Fashion & Beauty Awards will recognize the top apparel and beauty companies that drive tremendous economic growth in our region and make Southern California a major force in the business of fashion and beauty," said Anna Magzanyan, Publisher & CEO, Los Angeles Business Journal.
The Fashion & Beauty Awards take place on December 12, 2019, from 6:00pm-8:30pm, at the LA Grand Hotel, 333 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071.
About Marijuana Company of America, Inc. Marijuana Company of America is a corporation which participates in: (1) product research and development of legal hemp-based consumer products under the brand name "hempSMART™" that targets general health and well-being; (2) an affiliate marketing program to promote and sell its legal hemp-based and cannabis consumer products; (3) the growth and sale of cannabis in those states and jurisdictions where cannabis has been legalized and properly regulated for medicinal and recreational use; VivaBuds™ is the newest subsidiary, delivering quality cannabis products across Southern California; (4) the expansion of its business into ancillary areas of the legalized cannabis and hemp industry, as the legalized markets and opportunities in this segment mature and develop in the U.S. and abroad.
Legal Status of Cannabis
While legalized in California for recreational and medicinal use, cannabis remains a Schedule 1 drug under the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. § 811) and illegal under the federal law.
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