SOURCE: Medical Marijuana, Inc.

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August 01, 2016 09:00 ET

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Hires New Director of Human Resources to Support Company's Rapid Growth, International Expansion

HR Veteran Melissa Temple-Agosta to Guide Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s Talent Acquisition and Commitment to Building High-Performing Corporate Culture

SAN DIEGO, CA --(Marketwired - August 01, 2016) - Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s (OTC PINK: MJNA) management team today announced that Melissa Temple-Agosta has been hired as Director of Human Resources, reporting directly to Senior Vice President of Operations Blake Schroeder.

With more than 16 years of human resources experience building and training international teams, Mrs. Temple-Agosta will help drive Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s rapid worldwide growth through talent acquisition, creating a high-performing, entrepreneurial-oriented culture, and building infrastructure around the Company's HR operations.

"We are thrilled to welcome Mrs. Temple-Agosta to the Medical Marijuana, Inc. family," Medical Marijuana, Inc. CEO Dr. Stuart Titus said. "As our company and the multibillion-dollar cannabis industry continues to experience rapid growth, Mrs. Temple-Agosta's unique blend of skills and experience will be a great asset as we attract driven team members looking for high-yield careers and an opportunity to get involved on the ground floor with the leading Company in an industry set to explode and revolutionize the American economy."

Prior to joining Medical Marijuana, Inc., Mrs. Temple-Agosta spent 16 years at international cosmetics and beauty products giant L'Oréal in roles of increasing responsibility, based in New York City and Newport Beach, Calif. Most recently, Mrs. Temple-Agosta served as Assistant Vice President of Global Education and Training for a luxury products division of L'Oréal where she oversaw the international development of all educational programs to meet the needs of a rapidly growing business and unique culture. In addition, Mrs. Temple-Agosta has vast experience supporting sales teams by working with executives to create dynamic, international sales-focused initiatives.

"I am beyond excited to join Medical Marijuana, Inc., a dynamic growing company with the overall goal of helping people around the globe gain access to a product that can help alleviate the needless suffering of millions of people," said Mrs. Temple-Agosta. "I'm looking forward to spreading the word about the plethora of opportunities available in this industry and helping grow a culture here at Medical Marijuana, Inc. that attracts the type of talent commiserate with a company leading the way in the world's fastest-growing industry."

About Medical Marijuana, Inc.
Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. We strive to create awareness within our industry, develop environmentally-friendly, economically sustainable businesses, while increasing shareholder value. For details on Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s portfolio and investment companies, visit www.medicalmarijuanainc.com.

To see Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s video statement, click here. Shareholders are also encouraged to visit the Medical Marijuana, Inc. Shop for discounted products.

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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) DISCLOSURE
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.

LEGAL DISCLOSURE
Medical Marijuana Inc. does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). These companies do grow, sell, and distribute hemp-based products and are involved with the federally legal distribution of medical marijuana-based products within certain international markets. Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of hemp oil.

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