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Company Selected to be Exclusive Security & Surveillance Exhibitor for High Times Cannabis Cup Industry Show Starting April 16th That Spotlights Advancing Marijuana Providers

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Cannabis providers/facilities forge ahead despite recent sector rumblings as Marijuana companies convene at industry's biggest event in Denver, Colorado: DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC: DIRV), Next Generation Energy Corp. (OTC: NGMC), Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC: REFG), Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) and Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP)

DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: DIRV), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary DirectView Security will be the exclusive security and surveillance exhibitor at the BIG Industry Show, part of the 2014 Cannabis Cup. The 2014 event, one of the largest of its kind in the cannabis industry, will take place at the Denver Mart in Denver Colorado from April 16 through April 20, 2014.  Approximately 30,000 delegates will attend the conference, a threefold increase from 2013 making this event a focal point for this growing industry. DirectView intends to use this event as the kickoff of its aggressive sales campaign into this rapidly evolving industry.  DirectView has recently established a partnership with Legacy Construction, and has already begun a cannabis facility security installation in Colorado.  The Company sees this trade show as a perfect way to showcase its capabilities to perspective industry customers. The main marketing focus of DirectView will be to grow facilities and dispensaries where DirectView has put together the surveillance solutions needed to meet strict state compliance requirements.  The company will also exhibit its surveillance solutions to retailers, tobacconists, adult shops, convenience stores, glass galleries, wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers and others in the cannabis industry.  All attendees will receive special offers and marketing material upon registration as part of DirectView's sponsorship of the event.

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Commenting on the announcement, Roger Ralston, CEO and Chairman of DirectView, stated, "We are excited to be a sponsor and exhibitor at this important industry event.  The Big Industry Show brings together businesses from across the spectrum of the cannabis industry all of which require various levels of security for their business.  We intend to use this show as a launching point to build a significant sales presence in this industry to help us rapidly grow our revenue in the years to come."

Next Generation Energy Corp. (OTCQB: NGMC) recently announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for its wholly owned subsidiary, Nextgen Cannabis Consulting, LLC, to purchase 20 percent of the Capital Stock of Greens R US, Inc., a private company that operates a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. "This is part of our very sophisticated business plan to enter the Medical Marijuana industry, a very exciting new sector," said Darryl Reed, CEO.  The Company also earlier announced its intention to open a flagship Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Southern California. The parties to the LOI anticipate closing the transaction on or before April 30, 2014.  The agreement is subject to the approval of Next Generation's Board of Directors. "The growth opportunities in the Medical Marijuana industry are enormous, We believe that more cities and states are going to approve the use of marijuana for patients and we plan to be very aggressive in putting our footprint into this industry, including making our Company a national brand," Mr. Reed said.

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC Pink: REFG) a leader in technological solutions for the medical cannabis industry, recently announced it is opening a call center in St. George, Utah. The center will host the company's customer service operations along with its sales and marketing teams. The company will begin selling S2S, its seed-to-sale software, and Ghost Apps, its mobile application and communication solutions. "We are excited about the opportunity to establish a national call center in St. George, known for its very talented and experienced workforce," said Jeremy Roberts, CEO of Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions. "We're also grateful for the support and warm welcome we have received from the community and look forward to being part of the fabric of St. George for many years to come."

Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink: MJNA) recently announced that its subsidiary company, HempMeds(TM), is the sponsor of the National Cannabis Industry Association  (NCIA)'s NCIA "Educational Series" conference in Denver. The conference takes place on Tuesday, April 15th at the Exdo Events Center at 1399 35th St. Denver, Colorado 80205. sThe NCIA focuses on three key elements: protecting legitimate cannabis businesses, banking access for those businesses, and fair tax policy. The organization's mission is to lead a unified and coordinated effort to ensure the cannabis industry is treated fairly under federal law. The conference agenda includes an invitation-only reception, business networking, and panel discussion. "We applaud the efforts of the NCIA and their mission to ensure that responsible and legitimate cannabis-related businesses are treated fairly," states Charles Vest, VP of Communications for HempMeds(TM). "As the title sponsor of the NCIA's Educational Series conference during the historic '420 week, HempMeds(TM) is showing support for all cannabis businesses in this rapidly growing and changing industry."

Hemp, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEMP) recently announced that Greene Concepts, Inc. (LKEN), one of its 'Community of Companies', has officially launched The Hemp Exchange (http://hemp-x.com) after weeks of beta testing. The fully-integrated and operating multi-platform network serves as a powerful marketing tool for all hemp industry participants, growers, wholesalers, traders, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, experts and users, according to LKEN executives. Since partnering with Hemp, Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, The Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Consulting Company (IHMMCC) to expand into the industrial hemp industry, Greene Concepts, Inc. has been receiving professional consulting services in an effort to help source a myriad of hemp-based products for its "hemp-centric" website.

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