General Cannabis, Inc. (CANA: OTC Link) | General Cannabis Announces International Brand Expansion with


General Cannabis Announces International Brand Expansion with

Oct 19, 2011

OTC Disclosure News Service

Newport Beach, CA –

Newport Beach, California – October 19, 2011– General Cannabis, Inc. (OTCBB: CANA), a technology-based Internet marketing services company, today announced the launch of a new international grow shop directory website General Cannabis is currently applying technology from to the platform and is in discussions to license the URL and website throughout Europe.

General Cannabis commenced beta testing for its new website on October 7th, 2011. is designed to be an international grow shop and hydroponic store finder site, similar to General Cannabis’ successful US-based website The site features a comprehensive database allowing gardening and hydroponic businesses to increase online exposure by applying upgrades and features such as Business Pro listings to increase web traffic for proprietors that own multiple grow shop businesses. helps listed businesses increase customer interaction by enabling registered customers to write reviews for and rank each business according to their personal experiences. is currently accessible in the United States, Canada, Australia, and select European countries and regions such as Germany, the Netherlands, Czech Republic and Spain and is available in six different languages.

“We are excited to expand our brand internationally by applying the success of the platform and technology to,” said Justin Hartfield, Chief Web Officer of WeedMaps. “’s streamlined design and innovative platform appeals to users in multiple countries and will play an integral role in connecting the continually expanding indoor growing community. We’re especially proud to offer support for six different languages in out beta and hope to expand to ten as the site’s presence increases.”

About General Cannabis

General Cannabis, Inc., 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. The Company’s common stock trades on the OTC market’s highest tier, OTCQX, under the ticker symbol “CANA.”

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Company Contact:

General Cannabis, Inc.
(888) 693-5219

Investor Relations Contact:

Kristin McNally
Financial Profiles, Inc.
(206) 623-2233

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