SOURCE: Marijuana, Inc.

Marijuana, Inc.

October 10, 2011 04:11 ET

Marijuana, Inc. Changes Stock Trading Symbol From "PCIO" to "HEMP"

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2011) - Marijuana Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PCIO) announces its new symbol HEMP has been approved, thus signaling the aggressive launch of its various cannabis related industry divisions to be announced in upcoming press releases starting this week.

FINRA's communication stated: Please be advised that FINRA has received the necessary documentation to announce the symbol change for Marijuana, Inc. to HEMP. This corporate action will take effect at the open of business 10/10/11. The symbol on this date will be HEMP.

ABOUT MARIJUANA, INC.

Marijuana, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HEMP) intends to focus on the huge peripheral businesses created by the quickly emerging, and growing, multibillion dollar medical marijuana and hemp industries.

Marijuana, Inc. will not be involved at the current time in growing, transporting or marketing medical marijuana itself -- however it will be creating an infrastructure to do parts of this upon the company's expectation that marijuana will be legalized federally in all 50 states (pending any federal licensing or other requirements that may be enacted after marijuana prohibition ends).

CEO Bruce Perlowin stated, "Preparing for this potential change in the marijuana and industrial hemp laws by having one or more channels of distribution and industrial hemp manufacturing facilities in place ahead of time, would give Marijuana, Inc. a distinct advantage in the marketplace while other peripheral industry business endeavors expand our brand awareness as well as targeting economically desirable and lucrative opportunities in this industry." www.marijuanainc.tv (still under construction).

President David Tobias also stated, "We are all now at the right place at the right time, with the right experience, to take advantage of an industry that has been around for thousands of years and rapidly emerging into mainstream countries as a new economic force in dozens of areas. Over the past few years it has become apparent that with the increasing pace of new products and services hitting the marketplace that this industry provides unique opportunities for a vast array of business ventures. Later this week, we will be announcing the launch into this market, our first of many products applicable to the medical marijuana and other related, or similar, industries that has never been applied here before."

STAY TUNED

Learn more about Marijuana, Inc. and its ground breaking business plan, and marketing models to be announced in an upcoming series of press releases starting this week and continuing on an ongoing basis.

CEO Bruce Perlowin stated, "We have been working in some cases for well over a year funding and developing products and services that have applications and marketing potential for the medical marijuana as well as related and similar industries."

FORWARD-LOOKING DISCLAIMER

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements and information, as defined within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the Safe Harbor created by those sections. This material contains statements about expected future events and/or financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements by definition involve risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Marijuana, Inc. to be materially different from the statements made herein.