SOURCE: Monarch America, Inc.

February 26, 2015 14:15 ET

Monarch America to Attend Tribal Marijuana Conference in Tulalip, Washington

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2015) - Monarch America, Inc. (OTCQB: BTFL) ("Monarch America" or the "Company") is pleased to report that Eric Hagen (CEO), Jonathan Hunt (VP), and Robert Shepherd (Tribal Relations Officer), will be attending the Tribal Marijuana Conference in Tulalip, Washington, on February 27-28, 2015. The conference will cover a number of important topics related to commercial marijuana cultivation, manufacturing, and distribution in Native American tribal jurisdictions.

Robert Shepherd, Monarch America's Tribal Relations Officer and former Chairman of the Great Sioux Nation of South Dakota, commented, "Tribal nation leaders from all over the country are rapidly becoming aware of all the political, social, economic, and operational issues surrounding the potential legalization of commercial marijuana businesses on Native American land. Participating at this first ever Tribal Marijuana Conference will allow us to meet face-to-face with many groups that are preparing to enter the sector for the first time and to demonstrate Monarch America's dedication to building strong mutually beneficial partnerships within the industry."

Robert Shepherd is the former Chairman of the Great Sioux Nation of South Dakota (Feb. 2012 - Jan. 2015), the former Secretary of the National Congress of American Indians (Oct. 2013 - Jan. 2015), the former Chairman of Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate (Jan. 2011 - Jan. 2015), and former Co-Chairman of the Tribal Interior Budget Council (Mar. 2013 - Nov. 2014). Mr. Shepherd served our country in the U.S. Navy (Nov. 1996 - Feb. 2004) reaching the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class and he is presently a Board Member of the South Dakota Board of Military Affairs. Mr. Shepherd earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Dakota in 2008 and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Mary in 2010. He currently provides consulting and government relations services to select public and private sector clients.

Eric Hagen, CEO of Monarch America Inc., concluded, "We have already been in very productive discussions with several Native American tribes from across the country with regard to applying Monarch's marijuana business expertise to their new potential projects. With the essential support of Former Chairman Shepherd as our Tribal Relations Officer, I am extremely optimistic that our marijuana business consulting team will become a leading partner to many of these Native American community development and empowerment projects in the near future."

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