SAN DIEGO, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana, Inc. ("the Company") (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States that launched the world's first-ever cannabis-derived nutraceutical products, brands and supply chain, today announced that subsidiary HempMeds® Brasil Vice President Caroline Heinz will be a featured speaker at the MJBizDaily Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas on Dec. 11-13, 2019.
Caroline Heinz will speak on Dec. 12 at 2:00 p.m. on a panel entitled "Beyond Borders: Looking at Latin America as the New Frontier" discussing business opportunities allowed by regulations throughout Latin America, the current status of key revenue markets, challenges in each Latin American region and how they are being addressed, and Latin American cannabis investment opportunities.
"Just like the U.S., Latin America is currently experiencing monumental shifts in acceptance and new legislation," Heinz said. "I hope that I can help people at the event understand what hurdles we are facing and the great potential for growth of the cannabis industry in Latin America. I've seen firsthand how much cannabis can positively impact people throughout Mexico, Brazil and several other Latin American countries and want to inspire more people to become involved in increasing access to all."
With over 35,000 attendees, the Marijuana Business Conference is the largest and most trusted gathering of cannabis business professionals in the world. The conference features more than 1,000 exhibitors and more than 100 top speakers. It serves as a platform for cannabis executives, policy decision-makers and researchers to collaborate, grow their businesses and further the industry as a whole.
Founded in 2014, HempMeds® Brasil is the first company to be authorized by the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) to import CBD-based products. Real Scientific Hemp Oiltm (RSHOtm) was the first product approved for import and use in the country and is still the leading CBD brand in the market today.
"According to Arcview Market Research, the global CBD market is estimated to be worth more than $20 billion by 2024," said Medical Marijuana, Inc. CEO Dr. Stuart Titus. "We are excited that Latin America continues to create a significant amount of this market value and that Caroline and her efforts in Brazil can help us pioneer what the future of CBD in Latin America will look like. We are honored that she was chosen to speak at this event."
To learn more about HempMeds® Brasil, please visit https://hempmedsbr.com/.
About HempMeds® Brasil
HempMeds® Brasil was the first company to receive approval from the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) to import a product based on cannabidiol, a substance derived from hemp, a plant of the genus Cannabis. Currently, it is authorized to supply its products, which help in the control of diseases such as epilepsy, Parkinson's, chronic pain and multiple sclerosis, under medical prescription. For these indications, the products can be subsidized by the Brazilian government. HempMeds® Brasil is working on additional approvals for other indications. For more information, please visit: www.hempmeds.com.br.
About Medical Marijuana, Inc.
We are a company of firsts®. Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA) is a cannabis company with three distinct business units in the non-psychoactive cannabinoid space: a global portfolio of cannabinoid-based nutraceutical brands led by Kannaway® and HempMeds®; a pioneer in sourcing the highest-quality legal non-psychoactive cannabis products derived from industrial hemp; and a cannabinoid-based clinical research and botanical drug development sector led by its internal R&D and scientific team and its pharmaceutical investment companies and partners including AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. and Kannalife, Inc. Medical Marijuana, Inc. was named a top CBD producer by CNBC. Medical Marijuana, Inc. was also the first company to receive historic import permits for CBD products from the governments of Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Paraguay and is a leader in the development of international markets. Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s headquarters is in San Diego, California, and additional information is available at OTCMarkets.com or by visiting www.medicalmarijuanainc.com.
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