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SOURCE: Growing Hope Foundation

Growing Hope Foundation

August 16, 2016 12:00 ET

The Growing Hope Foundation Presents the O.penVAPE Open

Cannabis Companies Hit the Links in First Annual Golf Tournament

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - August 16, 2016) - The Growing Hope Foundation presents the O.penVAPE Open, its First Annual Charity Golf Tournament Monday, Sept. 12, Meridian Golf Club, 9742 S. Meridian Blvd. Englewood, CO. Check-in is at 11:00am and Shotgun starts at Noon.

O.penVAPE, a Denver-based international cannabis brand, is the event's title sponsor. The tournament serves as the debut event for Growing Hope, a foundation dedicated to providing an avenue for cannabis-touching businesses to support selected charities. This year, through Growing Hope, all proceeds from the O.penVAPE Open will benefit the Flowering Hope Foundation, a 501c3 organization whose mission is to create opportunities for patients to receive a better quality of life and peace of mind through safe access to life changing medication.

Many other cannabis industry leaders have signed on to sponsor the event. For potential sponsorship opportunities, please visit growinghopefoundation.com. Several former NFL players who are interested in O.penVAPE's efforts to research cannabis will support the event and join foursomes. A new Mercedes Benz, courtesy of Mercedes Benz of Colorado, is the grand prize for a hole in one. The organizers have planned silent auction, prizes, gifts, entertainment and an after party. O.penVAPE Open participants will have exclusive use of Meridian Golf Club, a private venue.

Ralph Morgan, CEO of O.penVAPE and Tami Anderson, president of the Growing Hope Foundation, said they want this first annual golf tournament to exemplify the sophistication and generosity of the cannabis industry.

"The involvement of our multiple sponsors who are leading, forward thinking innovators in the cannabis industry, will carry on the mission of many of our organizations: to provide patients better access to alternative medicine," Morgan said.

"We want everyone to understand that Growing Hope was created with cannabis companies in mind," Anderson said. "It is an avenue for all cannabis-touching businesses to join together and support causes that are important to them."

About Growing Hope Foundation

Growing Hope Foundation creates an avenue for all cannabis-touching businesses to collaborate so they can support causes with impact and immediacy. Growing Hope will contribute to organizations that help patients receive necessary treatment that may include cannabis. Growing Hope's selected the Flowering Hope Foundation to benefit from this debut fundraising event. For information about Growing Hope and Flowering Hope, please visit growinghopefoundation.com.

About O.penVAPE

With products in more than 1,200 dispensaries worldwide, O.penVAPE has established itself as the global leader within the cannabis industry. O.penVAPE appreciates a mutually beneficial relationship with its network of affiliates who are licensed to manufacture and sell O.penVAPE cartridges, vaporizer devices and other related products. Licensees in Arizona, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Connecticut employ O.penVAPE's Organa Labs technology to manufacture cannabis oil through supercritical CO2 extraction. Now, medical marijuana patients and cannabis enthusiasts have broader access to a pure, safer and more consistent product. O.penVAPE's leaders ardently support cannabis legalization and scientific research in order to provide better, alternative medicine. Please visit www.openvape.com for more information.

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