Photo Release -- MJNA Portfolio Company, Kannaway Awarded Start-Up of the Year

Academy of Multi-Level Marketing (TAMM) Recognizes Kannaway as Industry-Leading Start-Up Company in 2014

SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kannaway, LLC, the first hemp lifestyle network marketing company to offer natural cannabidiol (CBD) hemp botanical products, is proud to announce that it received the prestigious Start-Up of the Year Award from the Academy of Multi-Level Marketing (TAMM).

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Jeff Rogers, Chief Executive Officer of Kannaway, states, "We are truly honored to be recognized by The Academy of Multi-Level Marketing as Start-Up of the Year for 2014. It validates the hard work and commitment of our executive team as well as our family of Brand Ambassadors."

TAMM is composed of 150 Academy members who oversee the annual award nomination and voting process. No more than three percent can have affiliation with the same MLM Company. These vetted and TAMM Board-approved industry professionals selected 50 nominees and decided the winners of the 2014 TAMM Award in the following categories:

  • Hall of Fame
  • Start-up Company of the Year
  • Support Company of the Year
  • Humanitarian of the Year
  • Advocate of the Year
  • Distributor of the Year
  • Trainer of the Year
  • Product of the Year
  • CEO of the Year
  • Company of the Year

Kannaway's legal counsel, Kevin Thomson of Thompson-Burton who recently was awarded 2014 Person of the Year by and distributor magazine, was also nominated by TAMM for 2014 Advocate of the Year. Thompson-Burton received the 2014 TAMM Award for Support Company of the Year.

Network marketing industry leader, Troy Dooly, Beachside CEO, states in a video statement, "The Academy is made up of the attorneys, the CPAs, the consultants, the critics - the influencers if you will. All voted that Kannaway was truly the Start-Up of the Year. My hat's off to you."

Kannaway is a portfolio company of Medical Marijuana, Inc. An active voice in the re-introduction of industrial hemp and hemp cannabidiol products to the global marketplace, Kannaway provides hemp education, awareness and an affordable opportunity to get in the "green rush".

Kannaway has an office on the island of Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory that just this week announced medical cannabis legalization. Kannaway's cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil products were the first introduction to openly available cannabis products on the island.

Kannaway has been featured by Puerto Rico's news media including Caribbean Business, a major publication in Puerto Rico that is actively promoting hemp's return to the island's economy. In a recent article, Kannaway's plan for economic development and job growth outlined growing the organization by 150,000 in South America and Europe.

Additional Puerto Rico media coverage featuring Kannaway™ includes:

Rogers concludes, "I applaud the Board of TAMM for looking beyond the social stereotypes and to see Kannaway as the category creator that we are. Kannaway is more than just another MLM company - we are pioneers, we are 'The Movement with a Purpose'. I also want to recognize our amazing Brand Ambassadors and the families that we touch! They are our Why, our #KwayWhy!"

Kannaway's all-natural CBD hemp oil product lines are available to ship to all 50 states, territories and Washington D.C. including:

Rev!ve™ PRO

This industry-leading advanced nutritional supplement is touted as "the single biggest impact product in the history of network marketing." Each Rev!ve Pro™ tube contains over 1500mg of whole food CBD from hemp paired with synergistic Bi-Bong™ herbs, Vitamins D, and organic MCT oil for optimal absorption. This time-tested, proprietary Bi-Bong™ herbal formulation of all-natural & organic ingredients helps to:

  • Increase results and benefits of CBD by enabling proper absorption and assimilation of the formula
  • Rebalances one's condition
  • Increase overall energy
  • Promote proper digestion


The patented lifestyle vaporizer pen, HempVĀP® PREMIER, provides all-natural Bi-Bong™ formulations in interchangeable flavored cartridges. Add to your daily routine: VITALITY with green apple in the morning, INSPIRATION with grape in the afternoon, and PEACE with chocolate mint in the evening.


Great for sustained energy on-the-go, KannaKick™ packs natural encapsulated caffeine that releases over time. Easier to transport than energy drinks, each KannaKick™ is just 20 calories and features 5mg of CBD hemp oil per piece. Great tasting flavors are: sour apple, icy mint, chocolate fudge, orange mango, and cinnamon fire.


Kannactiv™ daily regimen for troubled skin is made of all-natural high-quality formulas designed to provide deep nourishment and bring balance to your skin. Kannactiv™ works to detoxify your pores clearing excess oil, dirt, and irritants that lead to blemishes and an unhealthy-looking complexion. Kannactiv™ Activate, Balance and Clarify are infused with antioxidants found in natural hemp, specifically cannabidiol (CBD) and boosted with proprietary East Asian herbal formulas. These proven Bi-Bong™ formulas and traditional plant-based extracts found in Kannactiv™, have been passed down by revered doctors of East Asia as highly effective natural treatments for troubled skin.

Defined Transformation

Using proprietary formulations that were passed down through generations of master herbalists, the key ingredients found in Defined Anti-Aging products are more than just a combination of herbal extracts. The main component of the Defined product line is never water or alcohol, but always our luxurious East Asian herbal formulations.

This luxury anti-aging, all-natural product line consists of: cleanser, exfoliant, moisturizer, day & night serum, toner, salve, soak, and capsules. The Defined Transformation capsules provide 4mg of hemp CBD oil per capsule.

For more information on Kannaway™, visit the Company website.

About Kannaway, LLC

Kannaway, LLC, is a network sales and marketing company specializing in the sales and marketing of hemp-based botanical products. Kannaway currently hosts weekly online sales meetings and conferences across the United States, offering unique insight and opportunity to sales professionals who are desirous of becoming successful leaders in the sale and marketing of hemp-based botanical products.

About Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Our mission is to be the premier 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 more information, please visit the company's website at:


These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.


This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements and information, as defined within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the Safe Harbor created by those sections. This material contains statements about expected future events and/or financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements by definition involve risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Medical Marijuana, Inc. to be materially different from the statements made herein.


Medical Marijuana, Inc. does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). The Company does grow, sell and distribute hemp-based products and are involved with the federally legal distribution of hemp-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.

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Kannactiv Rev!ve PRO HempVAP PREMIER KannaKick(TM) hemp cannabidiol (CBD) energy chew squares Defined Transformation: all-natural, luxury anti-aging products

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