SAN DIEGO, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that its subsidiary Phyto Animal Health has signed an agreement with national distribution leader Mr. Checkout to distribute its line of cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil pet products to thousands of members of the Independent Pet Retailer Association.
Established in 1989, Mr. Checkout is a national group of Independent Direct Store Delivery Distributors, Full-Line Grocery Distributors and Wagon-Jobbers, representing products at over 60 major retailers. Its distribution network services over 35,000 retailers across the United States, Canada and parts of the Caribbean. In addition, Mr. Checkout has worked with ABC's Shark Tank to help vet products either before they're on the show or afterwards when the deal has closed.
"We are elated to partner with Mr. Checkout to distribute our hemp pet products to thousands of new retailers," said Phyto Animal Health CEO Ian Quinn. "We are constantly seeking opportunities to expand our reach and we trust this deal will help us increase access to CBD and raise awareness about the many health and wellness benefits of CBD for companion animals."
Phyto Animal Health offers a line of CBD hemp oil supplements including tinctures, treats and concentrates for cats, dogs and horses. CBD hemp oil has been researched by top veterinarians for cardiovascular, pain management, orthopedic, and mental health in animals.
"We are honored to partner with an ethical and environmentally conscious company such as Phyto Animal Health," said Mr. Checkout CEO Joel Goldstein. "We believe this partnership will be both lucrative and rewarding as we distribute the company's all-natural, sustainable products to thousands of independent retailers throughout North America."
For more information on Mr. Checkout, please visit http://mrcheckout.net/.
For more information on Phyto Animal Health, please visit https://phytoanimalhealth.com/.
About Phyto Animal Health
As a company that cares about the health and wellbeing of all animals, Phyto Animal Health also cares about the earth. Using the least amount of water and other resources to create its products, the Company aims to leave the smallest footprint possible while helping provide cats, dogs and horses with the nutritional support they need to have outstanding mental and physical health.
About Medical Marijuana, Inc.
We are a company of firsts®. Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. We strive to create awareness within our industry, develop environmentally-friendly, economically sustainable businesses, while increasing shareholder value. For details on Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s portfolio and investment companies, visit www.medicalmarijuanainc.com.
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Shareholders and consumers are also encouraged to buy CBD oil and other products at Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s shop.
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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.
Medical Marijuana, Inc. does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). These companies do grow, sell, and distribute hemp-based products and are involved with the federally legal distribution of medical marijuana-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.
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