BOULDER, Colorado, January 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), a technology company that engineers equipment for controlled environment agriculture (CEA) with special expertise in cannabis cultivation, announced Surna's Stephen Keen, Director of Technology, is scheduled to join the DFZ Radio's Heavy T's Grow Show on Jan. 11 at 6:30 pm PST/7:30 pm MST.
Keen will participate in an open discussion about cannabis cultivation that will include a Q&A session for listeners. Keen will touch upon his 14-years working in the cannabis industry, current technology being used to grow cannabis and where he sees cannabis cultivation going in the near future.
Keen's experience includes co-founding Hydro Innovations climate controls that was acquired by Surna where most recently he has served as director of technology and a member of the board. Prior, he served as the chief cultivation expert for one of Colorado's largest medicinal marijuana operations. Keen has been published in multiple industry magazines. Recently, he began his latest endeavor Sterling Pharms - for which Keen has leased a facility in Boulder with the goal of becoming an independent cannabis cultivator. Sterling Pharms expects to use Surna solutions, provide references and tours as well as conduct R&D.
DFZ Radio began in November of 2010 and focuses on the niche industry of hydroponics. Heavy T's Grow Show can be listened to at http://www.DFZRadio.com or via the DFZ Radio app. The show airs 6-10 pm PST/7-11 pm MST, and listeners can call to join the conversation at +1-562-653-0707.
Surna Inc. (http://www.surna.com) (OTCQB: SRNA) develops innovative technologies and products that monitor, control and address the energy and resource intensive nature of indoor cannabis cultivation. Currently, the company's revenue stream is based on its main product offerings - supplying industrial technology and products to commercial indoor cannabis grow facilities.
Headquartered in Boulder, CO, Surna's diverse engineering team is tasked with creating novel energy and resource efficient solutions, including the company's signature water-cooled climate control platform. Surna's engineers continuously seek to create technology that solve the highly specific demands of the cannabis industry for temperature, humidity, light and process control.
Surna's goal is to provide intelligent solutions to improve the quality, the control and the overall yield and efficiency of controlled environment agriculture (CEA). Though its clients do, the company neither produces nor sells cannabis.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding the Company's future business expectations, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual results due to a variety of factors including Surna's ability to monetize service components, Surna's support of premium prices for existing products, commercialization of research and development efforts and continued expansion of legal cannabis markets. Other risks and uncertainties include, among others, risks related to new products, services, and technologies, government regulation and taxation, and fraud. In addition, the current global economic climate amplifies many of these risks. More information about factors that potentially could affect Surna's financial results is included in Surna's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings. The Company cautions readers not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company disclaims any obligation subsequently to revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events.
Statement About Cannabis Markets
The use, possession, cultivation, and distribution of cannabis is prohibited by federal law. This includes medical and recreational cannabis. Although certain states have legalized medical and recreational cannabis, companies and individuals involved in the sector are still at risk of being prosecuted by federal authorities. Further, the landscape in the cannabis industry changes rapidly. What was the law last week is not the law today and what is the law today may not be the law next week. This means that at any time the city, county, or state where cannabis is permitted can change the current laws and/or the federal government can supersede those laws and take prosecutorial action. Given the uncertain legal nature of the cannabis industry, it is imperative that investors understand that the cannabis industry is a high-risk investment. A change in the current laws or enforcement policy can negatively affect the status and operation of our business, require additional fees, stricter operational guidelines and unanticipated shut-downs.
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