SOURCE: Republic of Texas Brands, Inc.

Republic of Texas Brands, Inc.

February 19, 2014 08:30 ET

Republic of Texas Brands Appoints a New Director of the Cannabis Products Division

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2014) - Republic of Texas Brands, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RTXBQ) has announced that it has appointed Randy Safford as the new COO and Marketing Director of the Cannabis Products Division. Mr. Safford is seasoned successful professional and brings many years of sales and marketing experience to the organization. "The new hemp based energy drink is very flavorful and is backed by a savvy marketing team, our distribution agreement will open new territories and will be an exciting new starting point for RTXB," says Safford. "We have been working on a new web based commerce platform to showcase and sell hemp products and the platform will be rolled out with very little delay. The Medical Marijuana industry is a multi-billion dollar business and we plan to capitalize on it and deliver robust investor value."

About Randy Safford:

Mr. Safford is an IT/Communications executive with marketing experience that spans over 25 years. His first job out of college he worked as a Sales Representative for Lorillard Tobacco Company, the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. More recently Mr. Safford served as the Vice President of Sales and Service for a publicly traded telecommunications company with 5 domestic offices and 2 international offices in Southeast Asia. In 2005 he founded The GPS Tracking Network, Inc. The company's cutting edge GPS tracking, monitoring and reporting system provides commercial business, governmental agencies, hospitals and non-profits with the management tools necessary to run a cost effective business organization by providing real time solutions.

About Republic of Texas Brands Incorporated:  

Republic of Texas Brands Incorporated (RTXBQ) has a distinct unique brand and logo that captures the emotion attached to Texas and its independent attitude, recognized and loved around the world. Our mission is to find 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. Visit the company website at:

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