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DENVER, June 24, 2014--(PR Newswire)--

Weedmaps CEO, Justin Hartfield Tapped as Keynote Speaker for First Annual Weedstock Cannabis Investor Conference

Head of Leading Listings and Review Site for Marijuana Dispensaries to Take Center Stage at Industry Investor Event

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DENVER, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Justin Hartfield, CEO, Weedmaps, the world's largest online medical and recreational marijuana resource, will be participating as a keynote speaker for the inaugural Weedstock conference, a three-day marijuana investment event starting on June 29 at the Westin Denver Downtown Hotel in Colorado. Hartfield's keynote address, which will explore emerging technologies in the marijuana industry, will take place on June 30 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. (MDT).

The Weedstock Cannabis Investor Conference will provide attendees -- privately held and publicly traded companies, to industry investors and analysts -- with updates on the state of the industry and its impending evolution through various panel discussions and keynote presentations. The conference will also feature exhibits from marijuana companies and facilitate networking opportunities.

Hartfield's keynote, which will explore emerging technologies within the medical and recreational marijuana markets, will draw from his personal experiences as the CEO of Weedmaps and General Partner of Ghost Group, an operating and holding company focused on technology companies in the marijuana space.

"As a multi-billion dollar market about to hit its tipping point, there are a number of healthy investment opportunities, especially in technology sector," said Hartfield. "After all, it's the pick axe companies that benefit most during gold rushes. I'm thrilled to be participating as a speaker and am looking forward to shedding some light on the importance of emerging tech and the necessity for investment and growth in the space."

Hartfield is the Treasurer of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), and sits on the Board of Directors for the National Cannabis Industry Association and the Marijuana Policy Project.

For more information about Weedmaps, visit: www.weedmaps.com.

About Weedmaps
Weedmaps is the most heavily trafficked dispensary locator and digital marijuana resource in the world – essentially, Yelp! for pot. It was founded in 2008, and has become the go-to destination for medical marijuana patients and recreational cannabis smokers to find dispensaries or recreational centers in their area. Weedmaps also offers members the ability to view menus, view weed photography, watch dispensary tours, and interact socially with one another. 

SOURCE Weedmaps

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