Breaking News: WeedMD Completes Strategic Investment in Snipp Interactive Inc.

WeedMD Inc. (OTC: WDDMF) (TSX-V: WMD), a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis, is pleased to announce that it has made a strategic investment in Snipp Interactive Inc. (TSX-V:SPN) (“Snipp”), a global loyalty and promotions company focused on disruptive engagement platforms for consumers. The companies have also entered into an agreement whereby WeedMD will appoint Snipp as its technology vendor of record to design and deploy custom marketing solutions for direct sales, retail sales, referral/sourcing programs, distributor programs and other programs.

“As we move into new markets, it’s important to provide informed and engaging online experiences to consumers. By utilizing Snipp’s proprietary solutions to develop and implement new marketing and sales programs, we plan to deepen our relationship with current and future customers,” said Bruce Dawson-Scully, CEO of WeedMD. “We are excited to roll out these campaigns to expand market awareness, enhance communication touch points, and further engage our consumers.”

WeedMD is also proud to announce its participation in Snipp’s recently launched Cannabis Resource Marketing Centre (“CMRC”), which brings together all of the accumulated knowledge Snipp has acquired in designing and launching marketing programs in regulated industries, including alcohol, pharmaceuticals and tobacco. The goal of the CMRC is to help cannabis marketers hit the ground running and take advantage of the deep expertise and flexible technology platforms engineered by Snipp for regulated industries. See for more detail.

“We are looking forward to working with the team at WeedMD as we provide strategic support and launch our industry-leading, technology-based solutions to advance and accelerate their marketing and sales programs,” said Atul Sabharwal, CEO of Snipp. “Snipp is committed to positioning WeedMD as not only a market leader, but as a pioneer in leveraging emerging technologies as they build their business to drive engagement and loyalty. Our focus will initially be to help raise market awareness along with acquisition and retention of medical patients, and eventually for retailers as the adult use market emerges.”

Under the terms of the strategic partnership, WeedMD will invest $250,000 into Snipp on the same terms and condition as their recently announced financing at $0.10 per share. As part of the agreement, WeedMD, will have the right to nominate one member to the Snipp advisory board.

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