Smoke Cartel Announces Appointment of Andy Thorson to its Board of Directors

SAVANNAH, GA, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smoke Cartel, Inc. (Ticker: SMKC), a leading online retailer and wholesaler of glass water pipes and related accessories for the cannabis industry, today announced it has appointed Andy Thorson to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Thorson brings years of financial and management experience to Smoke Cartel having served in leadership roles in NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies. From 2014 to 2015, he worked as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Veracyte, a NASDAQ listed molecular diagnostics company. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Thorson served as CEO and Founder of Yoot, Inc., a consumer web-application development company offering mobile apps that help consumers improve their appearance online. From 2001 to 2011, Mr. Thorson acted as Corporate Vice President for Varian Medical Systems, Inc., a NYSE listed S&P 500 medical technology company completing acquisitions that produced over $500 million in growth for the company. Mr. Thorson also brings experience in international operations; he constructed, staffed and integrated 100,000 square foot linear accelerator manufacturing plant in Beijing. Mr. Thorson holds a BA in International Relations from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

“We are thrilled to have Mr. Thorson join our Board of Directors as Smoke Cartel continues to grow. Mr. Thorson has been a trusted advisor for the Company over the past year and we believe he will help take our company to the next level” said CEO and Chairman of Smoke Cartel Darby Cox. “Our company will benefit greatly from his experience working for publicly-traded companies as well as from his international manufacturing experience.”

About Smoke Cartel, Inc.

Smoke Cartel, Inc. (Ticker: SMKC) is one of the leading online retailers of glass water pipes, vaporizers, bubblers, spoons, oil and dab rigs, smoking accessories, and cannabis accoutrements. The Company provides a wide variety of high quality products, reliable customer service, and rapid dependable shipping. Smoke Cartel offers 24-hour support and online chat services to ensure the customer experience is timely and professional. Smoke Cartel operates a transparent business model which is important in an industry with varying state regulations and significant scrutiny. The Company’s website at offers fast load times and optimizations, making the product search process quick and seamless.

(Certain matters discussed in this press release may contain statements, estimates and projections that involve risks and uncertainties in Smoke Cartel, Inc.’s (the “Company”) business that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the statements made herein. Such statements, estimates and projections constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Smoke Cartel undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether because of new information, future events or otherwise. The recipient of this information is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. No representations or warranties are made as to the accuracy of such forward-looking statements or whether any of the projections included herein will be realized.)

Contact at Smoke Cartel:
Annie Alexander
Director of Corporate Communications
Phone: 828-545-0544


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