TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) -

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Gilla Inc. ("Gilla" or the "Company") (OTCQB:GLLA), the fast-growing designer, manufacturer and marketer of E-liquid for vaporizers, is pleased to report that the Company's Coil Glaze E-liquid brand took top honors with the "Best in Show E-liquid Award" at Canada's Vape Expo ("CVE") which took place May 13 to 15, 2016 at The International Centre in Toronto, Canada. Coil Glaze's Honey Bunz flavor is described as a delectable pastry infused flavor with cinnamon sugar, topped with a honey glaze icing and available in a unique 60ml unicorn bottle.

"Coil Glaze has been a consistent fan favorite having won praise at shows in the U.K., Oklahoma and Florida," stated Austin Hopper, Gilla's Managing Director of North America. He added, "The repeated success of the product supports our marketing strategy of introducing new brands across North America, Europe, Asia and other parts of the world."

"It is an honor that Gilla's design and marketing efforts have been recognized by this product award," stated J. Graham Simmonds, Chairman and CEO of Gilla. He added, "As Canada's largest vape convention, CVE was an ideal venue to launch the Coil Glaze E-liquid brand in Canada and the launch was a successful joint effort with the Company's new Canadian distributor, Vape Brands International Inc. We believe the Canadian market is ripe with opportunity."

"We are pleased with the response to Coil Glaze at the show and excited to work with Gilla to introduce and grow this brand across the Canadian market," stated Beju Lakhani, CEO of Vape Brands International Inc.

Gilla markets Coil Glaze in trend-setting 60ml unicorn bottles in 0mg, 3mg and 6mg nicotine strengths. Coil Glaze is available for wholesale ordering by calling (949) 228-2164 (for Canada please call (844) 827-3667) or by emailing

About Gilla Inc.

Gilla Inc. manufactures, markets and distributes E-liquid, which is the liquid used in vaporizers, E-cigarettes, and other vaping hardware and accessories. E-liquid is heated by the atomizer to deliver the sensation of smoking. Gilla aims to be a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of E-liquid for the vapor industry. The Company provides consumers with choice and quality across categories and price points. Gilla's product portfolio includes Craft Vapes, Craft Clouds, Vape Warriors, Miss Pennysworth's Elixirs, The Mad Alchemist, Replicant and Coil Glaze E-liquid brands.

Forward-looking Statements

Note: This press release contains "forward looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on currently available competitive, financial and economic data and management's views and assumptions regarding future events. Such forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain. Gilla Inc. cannot provide assurances that the matters described in this press release will be successfully completed or that the company will realize the anticipated benefits of any transaction. Actual results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: global economic and market conditions; the war on terrorism and the potential for war or other hostilities in other parts of the world; the availability of financing and lines of credit; successful integration of acquired or merged businesses; changes in interest rates; management's ability to forecast revenues and control expenses, especially on a quarterly basis; unexpected decline in revenues without a corresponding and timely slowdown in expense growth; the company's ability to retain key management and employees; intense competition and the company's ability to meet demand at competitive prices and to continue to introduce new products and new versions of existing products that keep pace with technological developments, satisfy increasingly sophisticated customer requirements and achieve market acceptance; relationships with significant suppliers and customers; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in Gilla Inc. SEC filings. Gilla Inc. undertakes no obligation to update information contained in this release. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with Gilla Inc.'s business, please refer to the risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in Gilla Inc.'s SEC filings.

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Mr. J. Graham Simmonds
Chairman and CEO
T: 1 (416) 843-2881
twitter: @gillainc

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