FAIR LAWN, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 24, 2015) - WeedHire International (OTC: WDHR) today announced that it has officially been selected as a Platinum Sponsor of the New York Distance Learning Association -- www.nydla.org

"Education is one of the most important aspects of the legal cannabis jobs market & marijuana industry as a whole. Both medical and recreational marijuana will be defined by how educated the workforce and general public are about this industry. WeedHire is privileged to be a platform for the success of legal cannabis," stated David Bernstein, CEO of WeedHire International. 

The NYDLA is engaged with a broad spectrum of distance learning professionals -- K-12, higher education, corporate, government, military, telehealth, and home schooling. 

WeedHire will have the opportunity to work alongside other leading technology co-sponsors such as Google (GOOG), Apple Inc. (AAPL), & Microsoft (MSFT). WeedHire will also be introduced to educational co-members such as Rutgers University, Fordham University, Quinnipiac University as well as leading Medical Schools to provide best practices in delivering distance learning to the legal cannabis jobs & skills marketplace.

WeedHire supports the NYDLA mission to support a global forum dedicated to the exchange of ideas and information between corporate, academic, and government professionals, concerning the issues and technological changes in the field of Digital, Distance or "e-Learning" and evangelize how TBLS (Technology Based Learning Systems) can be utilized to improve human performance. At its core, the NYDLA epitomizes the fusion of knowledge, technology and talent on a global basis.

"Today, with more than one-third of college students taking online classes, WeedHire is now positioned to align itself as a vital player to the legal cannabis jobs & online training community. The NYDLA stands out as a remarkable resource for employers, employees, teachers, administrators, & students who want to enhance the learning experience," Bernstein added. 

Thomas Capone, Executive Director of the NYDLA.org, said: "We are seeing growing interest in this topic from our online community, especially inquiries from the leadership of Law Schools, Medical Schools and the various Schools of Business. Everyone is looking for reliable, factual information from sources they can trust. The government predicts that 50% of the U.S. workforce shall be self-employed in the near future. Many of these entrepreneurs will find themselves directly or indirectly in the legal marijuana business."

WeedHire launched the first ever Marijuana jobs app for both Apple iOS & Android and has been featured in such publications as Inc., Forbes, Esquire, & CNN, & Yahoo Finance and publishes a Quarterly Cannabis Jobs report. 

Although WeedHire is the central online portal and social media source for job seekers and providers, it is not involved with the growth, sale, or distribution of marijuana. For more information about WeedHire, or to search marijuana jobs, please visit http://www.WeedHire.com.

ABOUT NYDLA.ORG: The New York Distance Learning Association aims to be the premier distance learning association in the United States and beyond. Whether it is distance learning via satellite, video conferencing, online or other means of distribution, NYDLA will provide learners the latest information about technology development, design and application at anytime and anywhere!

The NYDLA was founded on the premise of creating a powerful alliance to meet the burgeoning education and training needs of learning communities via the fusion of communication technologies with learning in broad multidisciplinary applications. www.NYDLA.org

About WeedHire International (OTC: WDHR)

WeedHire International, Inc. operates WeedHire.com, career website targeting employment within the legal cannabis industry.

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Contact Information:

Company Contact:

David Bernstein
(201) 475-7301