SOURCE: The Amergence Group

The Amergence Group

August 24, 2010 09:05 ET

Amergence Strategic Partner, Altitude Organic™, Licenses Five Retail Locations

PHOENIX, AZ and DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) -  The Amergence Group (PINKSHEETS: AMNG), a company that focuses on developing, nurturing, and rapidly expanding selected emerging or disruptive companies across a wide range of industries and disciplines, announced today that its strategic partner, Altitude Organic Licensing Corp., has licensed its proprietary AO brand to five retail locations. They are:

Denver South -- Located at 2250 South Oneida Street Denver, CO 80224, 303-756-8888. The dispensary website address is http://aomsouth.qwestoffice.net.

Colorado Springs -- Located at 409 S. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903, 719-434-7918.

Colorado Springs -- Located at 822 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, 719-313-9841.

Colorado Springs -- Located at 204 Mt.View Lane, Unit #10, Colorado Springs, CO 80907, and

San Diego -- Located at 2110 Hancock Street, #201, San Diego, CA 92110, 619-220-7100 with their dispensary web address at http://altitudeorganic.com/.

Altitude Organic Licensing Corporation has offices at 1716 Boulder Street, Denver, Co. Their phone number is 720.855.M-E-D-S (6337). The dispensary website address is: www.altitudeorganicmedicine.com. AO Licensing Corp. acts as a parent trademark licensing and consulting company on behalf of its independently owned and operated dispensaries throughout the US. 

All of the stores under the AO brand receive joint-marketing benefits that include marketing, national brand recognition, legal support, public awareness, purchasing power for all approved partner products and services, medical consulting, graphic design assistance, commercial real estate placement, and dispensary operation support.

Altitude Organics CEO Brian Cook stated, "Thanks to our strategic partnership with The Amergence Group and our eventual transition into becoming our own public company, we will endeavor to meet the demand from new licensees and rapidly grow our business at a pace that is consistent with the current growth of this multibillion dollar market. Our Amergence relationship should also enable us to enlist more Altitude Organic Licensees at an accelerated rate. We will be able to form stronger partnership bonds with our licensees while maintaining our current high quality standards through the development of protocols that lead to compassionate customer service for our licensee's patients in need."

Medical marijuana is now legal in 14 states and the District of Columbia. A New York Times article June 25th 2010 entitled, "When Cannabis Meets Capitalism" (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/27/business/27pot.html) stated the Colorado Medical Marijuana patient registry is still adding 1000 names per day netting the state over $90,000 per day in revenue.

With management expertise and offices around the globe, The Amergence Group is uniquely positioned to introduce bold, edgy, or disruptive businesses to the world as it prepares each to become their own individual fully-reporting public companies.

ABOUT THE AMERGENCE GROUP

The Amergence Group's (PINKSHEETS: AMNG) provides valuable advice and support to new businesses with its goal of accelerating their intended plans to introduce edgy, disruptive, and/or innovative technologies to the world market. The Company's 8-year-old Tranzbyte division continues to focus on the development and marketing of its innovative group of optical media enhancement technologies worldwide such as FLASHAlbum, a technology which enables distributors of optic disc media (CDs and DVDs) to combine the best features of both on one USB flash drive.

ABOUT ALTITUDE ORGANIC LICENSING CORPORATION

Altitude Organic Licensing Corporation was founded in Denver during the medical marijuana industry fever of early 2010. AO Licensing Corp. generates revenue in the fastest growing industry in the United States without carrying the liability of growing and selling marijuana. The company generates revenue by licensing its pending "Altitude Organic™" Federal Trademark to dispensaries. The company also offers medical cannabis advocacy and consulting services to its licensed dispensaries. The corporate website is: www.AltitudeOrganicMedicine.com.

NOTES ABOUT FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Except for any historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission reports and filings. Certain statements contained in this release that are not historical facts constitute forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created by that Act. Reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements because they involve unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as estimates, anticipates, projects, plans, expects, intends, believes, should and similar expressions and by the context in which they are used. Such statements are based upon current expectations of the Company and speak only as of the date made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which they are made.

Contact Information

  • Company and Contact:
    Peter H. Jacobs
    Managing Director
    md@amergencegroup.com
    14220 N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 139
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    (480) 443-1600

    Company and Contact:
    Brian Cook
    info@altitudeorganicmedicine.com
    1716 Boulder St.
    Denver, CO. 80211
    (720) 855-6337