LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Apr 10, 2014) - Players Network (OTCQB: PNTV), a Digital Television, Technology and New Media company that develops, owns, and operates Branded Lifestyle Channel Destinations, announces today the WeedTV.com official launch will be held at 4:20 PM at the High Time Cannabis Cub on April 20, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. WeedTV is a proud sponsor and exhibitor at both High Times Cannabis Cup, April 19th and 20th as well as the Big Industry Show April 16th and 17th.
The High Time Cannabis Cup events are the world's preeminent cannabis festivals. The two-day Denver cannabis expo will feature cultivation seminars and activism sessions with HIGH TIMES editors, leaders of the marijuana movement, and major cannabis celebrities. The event allows judges from around the world to sample and vote for their favorite marijuana varieties. These judges-at-large decide the Cannabis Cup (overall winner in the cannabis variety competition), best new product, best booth, best grass, best hash and best Nederhash. A team of VIP judges decide which seed company has grown the best marijuana. The High Times Cannabis Cup also includes live music, comedy and an expo for marijuana-related products from cannabis-oriented businesses. This year's Denver Cannabis Cup will be a somewhat historic event in the United States as the first national festival with legalized marijuana consumption.
The BIG INDUSTRY SHOW is a business to business trade show for the smoke shop industry with over 370 marijuana industry professionals exhibiting, including WeedTV. Exhibitors at the BIG Industry Trade Show include manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers looking to sell their products to store owners, distributors and all wholesale buyers servicing smoke shops, adult, tattoo, specialty gifts and alternative gift markets. Buyers and advertisers in attendance at the BIG Industry Trade Show range from retailers, tobacconists, adult shops, convenience stores, glass galleries, wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers and others in the smoke shop industry. The BIG Industry Trade Show is where Business and Buyers Meet.
CEO Mark Bradley states: "High Times has been a devoted advocate of the legalization of marijuana since they were founded by Tom Forcade in 1974. Thank you Mr. Forcade and thank you High Times! We look forward to making a positive impact on this industry and producing informative and entertaining broadcast programs for this expansive social community and expanding industry. These are truly exciting times for all of us. It is great to see the explosive growth the industry is currently experiencing and looking forward to Denver."
WeedTV is a Lifestyle Channel Destination powered by PNTV's NextGenTV(SM) enterprise platform. WeedTV will be the go to source for informational, entertainment, products and services for people who relate to the marijuana lifestyle and social community. WeedTV will feature daily stories sourced by WeedTV.com correspondents and contributors from around the world. It will provide a wide variety of editorial content, videos and entertainment including lead stories, political news, business news on the industry, financial analysis from industry experts, growing tips, cooking tips, a "Weed101" section, medical uses, lifestyle features, entertainment specials and merchandise shopping cart offering the latest products and services. www.weedtv.com
About Players Network:
Players Network is a Television and Digital New Media Company that uses its proprietary Enterprise Web Platform to develop numerous Branded Digital Lifestyle Networks for itself and its partners in a wide range of lifestyle categories. Players Network's current original channels, "Players Network", "Vegas on Demand", "Real Vegas TV", focus on Las Vegas and Gaming Lifestyles. They are distributed over PNTV's owned and operated VOD Channels on TV in over 23,000,000 homes over Comcast, its Broadband Network and Mobile Platforms, on Hulu, Google, YouTube, Blinkx and Yahoo Video, on DVD, and through worldwide television syndication. For more information please visit www.playersnetwork.com
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