SOURCE: General Cannabis, Inc.

General Cannabis, Inc.

August 30, 2011 08:00 ET

WeedMaps Media Releases New Android App for Amazon

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2011) - General Cannabis, Inc. (OTCQX: CANA) (PINKSHEETS: CANA), a technology-based Internet marketing services company, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary WeedMaps Media has released a new Android application exclusively for Amazon.

The WeedMaps app for Amazon provides locations for local dispensaries and doctors, links to videos and discussions with other users, listings for coupons, mobile freebies and more, including a one-of-a-kind live multiplayer giveaway that can be played multiple times per day by nearly 1,000 users simultaneously.

With comprehensive mobile device compatibility, the new version of the WeedMaps application is compatible with phones running the oldest and newest versions of the Android operating system subject to any service provider-imposed content restriction settings. The entire application has been re-engineered to Google's specifications and is significantly faster than previous platforms and versions. The app offers secure networking for the full protection of users' personal information. currently records more than 1 million visitors per month via Android-powered mobile devices.

"We are excited to bring our WeedMaps application to the Amazon platform based on many user requests. Unlike the Google marketplace, Amazon includes a quality assurance and testing phase before the application is advertised on their market. WeedMaps received sound advice from Amazon's Android team which helped improve the rich quality and features of the application," said Warren Applebaum, lead Android developer for WeedMaps Media. "With 1 million monthly visitors already using Android devices to visit our website, the app is a natural fit that will provide them with a richer experience."

The app is available for download at

About General Cannabis

General Cannabis, Inc. (OTCQX: CANA) (PINKSHEETS: CANA), a technology-based Internet marketing services company, offers customers an integrated suite of services including media, technology, marketing and information. Founded in 2010, General Cannabis is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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