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October 21, 2014 09:01 ET

Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Execution of First Long Term Lease Agreements With Licensed Tenants for New Pueblo, Colorado Recreational Agricultural Facility

Company Approves First Tenant Lease Agreements on Behalf of Licensed Growers and Enters Negotiations for $10,000,000 Financing Contract for Greenhouse Infrastructure and Build out

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 21, 2014) - Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) (http://www.Agritekholdings.com), a fully reporting company on the OTCQB and leader in Compassionate Care Technology and indoor/outdoor agricultural solutions for the medicinal marijuana industry, today announced that the Company has approved the first of several long term tenant leases on behalf of licensed operators and grow operations for its Colorado agricultural facility located in Pueblo, Colorado. The leases consisting of three and five year terms will allow licensed recreational cultivation tenants to utilize the first forty acres of the cultivation campus owned and operated by Agritek Holdings. Approved leases and plans for engineering of the first two of 20 green houses of approximately 10,000 sq. feet are expected to begin the construction process in November or December of 2014.

The Company is additionally pleased to announce it has entered negotiations with a private financing institution for the amount of ten million ($10,000,000) in financing to complete the required infrastructure costs of all construction of "turnkey" greenhouses on behalf of tenants including erection and construction of greenhouse structures, lighting, fencing and security requirements. The company plans to enter a Letter Of Intent for the first funds up to ten million dollars within the next seven to ten days. The funding will consist of approximately $1.2 million in cash with the balance in financed equipment leasing contracts. The Company expects that $1 million of the cash component will be utilized as part of the purchase of a total of approximately 300 acres in Pueblo County, Colorado, making Agritek Holdings one of the largest public cultivation land management companies to tenants and University studies. Additionally, $200,000 will be utilized for paying in full the balance owed on the 3.5 acre plot within the Nevada "Green Zone" located north Las Vegas, Nevada where the Company has also entered a land purchase contract.

"It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the forward progress on our land projects in Colorado and Nevada. We believe we have found the most reliable and financially sound partner to act as a financing arm for all of our agricultural projects with a proven track record of these type of operations and equipment financing options with ties to the agricultural sector globally. We look forward to proving to each state we manage and own agricultural operations in, that we will choose responsible and consistent licensed cultivation specialists in each legal jurisdiction," stated B. Michael Friedman, CEO of Agritek Holdings Inc.

About Agritek Holdings, Inc.

Agritek Holdings, Inc. (www.Agritekholdings.com), a fully reporting Company and pioneer within the medicinal marijuana space provides innovative patient and agricultural solutions seeks to be the leader in Compassionate Care Technology for the medicinal marijuana industry. Agritek Holdings provides real estate management and health and wellness product lines including through its' wholly owned subsidiary Prohibition Products Inc. vaporizers and accessories under the Mont Blunt brand (www.montblunt.com).

Agritek Holdings Inc. does not directly grow, harvest, or distribute or sell cannabis or any substances that violate United States law or the Controlled Substances Act, nor does it intend to do so in the future.

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