NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - Aug. 17, 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, announced today that its Coil Glaze E-liquid brand has been honored with numerous top flavor awards during its competition at recent industry trade shows in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas.

Coil Glaze's Whipped Dreamz, a flavor described as a fluffy snack cake filled with a whipped strawberry cream and drizzled with strawberry syrup, took top honors as voted on by consumers with the "Best All-Around Flavor" and the "Best Custard Flavor" at the Oklahoma VapeJam 2016 held August 12 to 14 in Oklahoma City. Consumers also voted Coil Glaze's flavor Them Applez as the "Best Bakery Flavor." Them Applez is the newest Coil Glaze flavor released to the United States and is described as a soft, freshly baked cobbler crust with a gooey apple cinnamon filling and finished with a swirl of whipped cream.

Whipped Dreamz was also awarded "Best Cream/Custard Flavor" at Vape Nights 2016 by ASD Market Week in Las Vegas from July 31 to August 3.

"This is the fifth award received by the Coil Glaze brand and we are proud of this accomplishment and honored for the recognition," stated J. Graham Simmonds, Chairman and CEO of Gilla. He added, "We are pleased that consumers across the country are enjoying these great E-liquids and it further demonstrates the strength of the Gilla product development and design team."

Gilla's portfolio of E-liquid brands is available for wholesale ordering by calling 1 (844) 999-9916 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 Coil Glaze, The Drip Factory, Surf Sauce, Siren, VaporLiq, Craft Vapes, Craft Clouds, Vape Warriors, Miss Pennysworth's Elixirs, The Mad Alchemist, Replicant and Crown E-liquid brands.

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Contact Information:

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

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