LAS VEGAS, March 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP), through its wholly owned subsidiary, The Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Consulting Company, Inc. (IHMMCC), announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Dannion Brinkley to serve as Hemp Ambassador to Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCBB:DEWM).
Based on the Consulting Agreement between IHMMCC and Dewmar International BMC, Inc., IHMMCC is now providing its consulting services specific to the industrial hemp/medical marijuana industry to augment Dewmar's sales and aid with strategically aligning their marketing strategy within the industry, all spearheaded by the newly appointed Hemp Ambassador, Dannion Brinkley.
Brinkley is known by many as the New York Times best-selling author who described two near death experiences in his 1994 book, "Saved by the Light", which was adapted for a 1995 Fox Broadcasting Company TV movie of the same name starring Eric Roberts. "Saved by the Light" debuted as one of the highest rated television movies and has been in regular circulation on the Lifetime Movie Network.
Brinkley is also a hospice volunteer, international speaker and dedicated hemp supporter and advocate. He also co-founded and serves as the CEO of The Twilight Brigade, one of the largest end-of-life care communities that operates as an independent agency within VA hospitals and hospice facilities across the country. Its mission is to raise society's consciousness about the needs of dying Veterans, ensuring that "no one need to die alone". He has also been interviewed on Oprah, Larry King, CNN, ABC, and NBC.
"America is coming to age and I'm a firm believer that Industrial Hemp will be the number one economic driving force of the American people. I'm especially excited about working directly with Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCBB:DEWM) to enhance the product reformulation of "Kush CakesTM" with Hemp, Inc.'s Hemp Hearts, the branding of it, and the product placement through even more distribution channels," said Dannion Brinkley.
"There is no better person to guide Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCBB:DEWM) as it enters its next chapter of expanded product innovation and growth than Dannion Brinkley," said Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP). "Dannion and Marco are both veterans and proven leaders with hard-core systemic beliefs in the benefits of hemp and CBDs and how it can potentially be used to treat a variety of Veteran health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorders that are commonplace among Veterans."
According to Perlowin, the possibility exists that the calming effects of Dewmar's reformulated "Kush CakesTM" and premium relaxation carbonated drink, "Lean Motion PotionTM", could possibly have a positive effect on those commonplace Veteran health issues by reducing the stress, anxiety and restlessness that the condition creates.
The "Kush CakesTM", in particular, are reformulated with Hemp, Inc.'s Hemp Hearts which were cultivated in the Gansu Province of Northwest China in a joint venture between Hemp, Inc. and the Yasheng Group. The hemp crop, planted back in 2013, yielded over 40,000 kg of hemp seeds and over 35,000 kg of raw fiber. The hemp hearts contain beneficial Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids and cannabinoids, or CBDs, a non-toxicating group of compounds with proven medical benefits and no serious contraindications.
"Together, I feel that Hemp, Inc.'s IHMMCC and Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCBB:DEWM) are truly revolutionizing the world through Dewmar's products and I couldn't be more honored to have been chosen to help lead Dewmar in the hemp industry," Brinkley said. "The opportunities are endless, but to seize those opportunities that lie ahead requires us to focus clearly, move faster and continue to transform. A big part of my job is to accelerate their ability to bring innovative products to consumers quickly."
Dr. Marco Moran, CEO of Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCBB:DEWM) said, "I've had the distinct privilege of meeting Dannion Brinkley before he was appointed as our Hemp Ambassador. His passion for the hemp industry is unparalleled and his work ethic matches my high level of intensity. We are both veterans that share several common goals. There is no doubt that our combined efforts will create a successful brand of hemp-infused edible brownies." (Moran recently met Brinkley while attending the world's largest and most popular counterculture trade show, CHAMPS, in Las Vegas, Nevada.)
According to Perlowin, Hemp, Inc.'s subsidiary, The Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Consulting Company, Inc. (IHMMCC), is well-entrenched and connected in the Industrial Hemp and medical cannabis sector. As the country transitions to embrace more sustainable agriculture practices, public companies want to expand into the Industrial Hemp/Medical Marijuana Industry and IHMMCC is helping to successfully lead the way. With IHMMCC's "Hemp Ambassador" system, each appointed Ambassador works hands-on with each company. The Hemp Ambassadors create a strong "Community of Companies" all working together, pooling their resources, marketing connections and strategies in order to help all the companies grow simultaneously.
"IHMMCC appears to be in the embryotic stages of creating a one-stop-shop for industry information, education, products and services, research and development (R&D), marketing, and channels of distribution for the industrial hemp and medical marijuana industries," stated Perlowin.
ABOUT HEMP, INC.
Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) focuses on the vast market created by the growing, multibillion dollar industrial hemp industry and strives to be the most diversified company in the sector. Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) is not currently involved in the cultivation or marketing of medical marijuana. It is the company's belief that legalization of Industrial Hemp in all 50 states (which is now possible with the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill) will come to pass. With that in mind, the company continues to build infrastructure with the potential to gain substantial market share before and after Industrial Hemp prohibition totally ends. To see CEO, Bruce Perlowin on Bloomberg TV discussing industry realities visit Bloomberg TV.
ABOUT DEWMAR INTERNATIONAL BMC, INC.
Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTCQB:DEWM) (OTCBB:DEWM) is a leading provider of consumer brands to global markets. The Company's flagship product, Lean Slow Motion Potion(TM) whose three flavors are Yella, Purp and Easta Pink, is rated as one of the top 3 national selling relaxation beverages currently available in the U.S. market, Trinidad & Tobago, Puerto Rico and Mexico. The Company has entered into significant relationships and business discussions intended to leverage the explosion in national popularity of both the industrial hemp and medical marijuana industry, and forecast a strong presence in the space for the immediate and long-term future. The company has offices in Clinton, MS; Houston, TX and Las Vegas, NV. Dewmar prides itself on working hard to ensure the long term success of the Company and seeks to comply with all SEC rules to report material events accordingly. As such, all investors will be responded to in a public forum by way of press release or public recording, no individual emails or calls will be responded to with regards to any Company updates.
ABOUT DANNION BRINKLEY
Dannion Brinkley is a New York Times best-selling author who described two near death experiences in his 1994 book, Saved by the Light, which was adapted for a 1995 Fox Broadcasting Company TV movie of the same name starring Eric Roberts. Saved by the Light debuted as one of the highest rated television movies and has been in regular circulation on the Lifetime Movie Network. Brinkley is also a hospice volunteer, an acclaimed international keynote speaker and dedicated hemp supporter and advocate.
He also co-founded and serves as the CEO of The Twilight Brigade, one of the largest end-of-life care communities that operates as an independent agency within VA hospitals and hospice facilities across the country. Its mission is to raise society's consciousness about the needs of dying Veterans, ensuring that "no one need to die alone". As one recognized as having the most complete near death experience (by Raymond Moody) Brinkley has been interviewed on Oprah, Larry King, CNN, ABC, NBC and many more.
His voice has been heard by millions of people around the planet on more than 750 radio stations and is a frequent guest on Coast to Coast as well as many other stations (See more at: http://www.dannion.com/radio/#sthash.wgysAnMj.dpuf). He was also a featured speaker at the Conscious Life Expo in Los Angeles, California. To learn more about the works of Dannion Brinkley, please visit his websites: www.dannion.com and www.thetwilightbrigade.com
ABOUT THE HEMP AMBASSADORS
Hemp, Inc.'s (OTC:HEMP) "Hemp Ambassador" program is a diversified network of industry professionals who apply a "hands-on" approach with each company. The Hemp Ambassador program emanated from IHMMCC's consulting agreements with other industry sector public and private companies. It became apparent that a powerful network needed to be implemented in order to facilitate the future expansion and revenue producing activities of each company. The "Community of Companies", derived from the Hemp Ambassador program, has a vast amount of resources and marketing connections. More Hemp Ambassadors will soon be appointed to Hemp, Inc.'s rapidly expanding "Community of Companies" which, to date, include VaporBrands International, Inc., Resource Ventures, Inc., Dewmar International BMC, Inc., and WebXU, Inc.
ABOUT THE INDUSTRIAL HEMP AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONSULTING COMPANY, INC.
The Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Consulting Company (IHMMCC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) that pulls industry information from a vast network of specialists that consists of other public and private companies, public company CEOs, bankers, investors, lawyers, industry analysts and experts, and non-profits connected to the industry. IHMMCC is entrenched in all the multi-faceted opportunities in the medical marijuana and Industrial Hemp industry. (www.HempInc.com)
HEMP, INC.'s TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE
Hemp, Inc. (HEMP) seeks to benefit many constituencies, not exploit or endanger any group of them. Thus, the publicly-traded company believes in "upstreaming" of a portion of profit from the marketing of their finished hemp goods back to its originator. By Hemp, Inc. focusing on comprehensive investment results — that is, with respect to performance along the interrelated dimensions of people, planet, and profits — our triple bottom line approach can be an important tool to support sustainability goals.
Perlowin donates to Dr. Patch Adams' of Gesundheit! Institute who is building a 50 million dollar, free children's hospital in West Virginia. The institute is a not-for-profit health care organization and is a project in holistic medical care based on the belief that one cannot separate the health of the individual from the health of the family, the community, the world, and the health care system itself (see http://www.PatchAdams.org).
Other efforts Perlowin donates prolifically to include the Cash Hyde Foundation Fundraiser with Tommy Chong (http://www.CashHydeFoundation.com); The CanDo Kids Project (http://www.CanDoProject.com); C Bar J Horsehaven Rescue, in Dolan Springs, Arizona (http://www.cbarjrescue.wetpaint.com); Spread Peace USA – Feeding the Homeless (http://www.facebook.com/spreadpeaceusa); Keepers of the Wild, to build an 1,800 acre animal sanctuary on 4,000 acres in Dolan Springs, Arizona (http://www.KeepersOfTheWild.org); the Seva Foundation to be fully human, we must translate our compassion and concern into useful service (http://www.seva.org); and, HelpWorldwide Foundation (http://www.helpww.com).
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