SAN DIEGO, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that it has garnered news coverage on the top business and financial news website Yahoo Finance.
A Dec. 4, 2018, article on the Yahoo Finance website entitled "Why the Farm Bill Could Make 2019 the Year of CBD," features Medical Marijuana, Inc. as one of the top five hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) companies in the U.S. and explains the importance of the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 included in the 2018 Farm Bill. This bill, which passed on Dec. 21, removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and legalized hemp federally.
"We are honored to be included as a top five CBD company and are dedicated to help shape the high-quality standards for the industry," said Medical Marijuana, Inc. CEO Dr. Stuart Titus. "We are excited that this bill has passed and look forward to understanding what it could mean for U.S. hemp farmers and CBD producers alike."
Yahoo Finance, the sixth most popular website worldwide, provides financial news, data and commentary including stock quotes, press releases, financial reports and original content. As of January 2019, the website boasts over 367 million monthly visitors and over 5.2 billion monthly page views.
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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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) DISCLOSURE
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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