Prime Harvest, LLC Sponsors Community Alliance Program's Cannabis 4 the Cause Educational Symposium, "Cannabis Therapy for Opioid Addiction"

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May 5th Event at San Diego State University to Feature Physician Panel Discussing Latest Cannabinoid Science and Research

SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Prime Harvest, LLC, a science-driven, vertically integrated cannabis company

with operations throughout California, announced today that it is sponsoring the Community Alliance Program's (CAP) first Cannabis 4 the Cause event of the year, "Cannabis Therapy for Opioid Addiction," on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Attendees will hear from physicians about cannabis-based interventions for pain management and opioid addiction.

"Cannabis Therapy for Opioid Addiction" will take place from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at San Diego State University's Montezuma Hall in San Diego, California, and is free of charge and open to the public. Expert speakers this year will include Dr. Sherry Yafai, a classically trained emergency medicine physician; Dr. Mark Wallace, program director of UC San Diego Health's Center for Pain Medicine and a board-certified anesthesiologist; Mitzi Mackenzie, MSW, LCSW, an adolescent and family therapist; and Anthony M. Bettencourt, senior associate attorney at the Law Offices of Michael E. Cindrich, APC.

New studies in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine reveal that people in states with medical and legal cannabis laws are easing their use of opioids. According to the findings in JAMA, more people are avoiding use of dangerous addictive drugs and instead turning to cannabis as a way to treat pain. The results found that states with medical cannabis laws had 2.21 million fewer daily doses of opioids prescribed per year, compared with those states without cannabis programs.

"We are proud to support bringing together the leading experts on cannabinoid therapy as an alternative to opioids and other dangerous prescriptions to engage with and educate our local community members on this very important subject," said E. Duane Alexander, CEO and Founder of Prime Harvest, LLC. "We strategically partner with the Community Alliance Program to improve lives by meeting our communities' most critical needs and investing in cannabinoid research and education programs."

To learn more about the Cannabis 4 the Cause May 5 event and to RSVP, click here or visit

About Prime Harvest, LLC Prime Harvest, LLC is a San Diego-based cannabis company with operations throughout California. Prime Harvest has been on the frontlines of the North American medical movement with over 30 years of sophisticated operating combined experience in legal cannabis markets. Prime Harvest manages the entire cannabis development pipeline, from tissue culture science, cultivation, extraction and formulation to production, manufacturing and retail sales. Prime Harvest brings the rigor of biotechnology to the emerging cannabis industry, focusing on science-based research and development, value-added products and vertical integration.

Prime Harvest operates through its wholly owned business pillars:

HICHI HICHI is a universal natural experience to nourish the mind, body and soul that supports balance with one's surroundings. Manifested through pure cannabinoid and terpene oils, HICHI seeks to offer an elevated lifestyle of wellness and enlightenment. HICHI comes in various delivery methods and formulations including vaporizers, topicals, tinctures, transdermal delivery systems, sublingual sprays, RSO, premium pre-rolls and cannabidiol (CBD) pet treats. HICHI is Prime Harvest's flagship luxury brand. Visit to learn more.

Prime Harvest Retail State-of-the-art licensed establishments and other retail sources offer high quality products in Southern California, including the Company's flagship luxury brand HICHI. Our retail establishments are founded on the principle and commitment to providing wellness-related care and innovative services in a professional setting for the purpose of achieving outcomes that improve the consumer's quality of life. Prime Harvest sources the highest quality, lab tested cannabis products to ensure safety and efficacy. The Company's team of experts is comprised of industry leaders, staff, and partners devoted to the research and advancement of cannabinoid science.

Prime Harvest Wholesale Prime Harvest optimizes the entire life cycle and supply chain of cannabis, tissue culture science, cultivation, extraction, formulation to production, manufacturing and retail sales. The Company's cultivation operations focus on blending the art and science of exposing the fullest expression of the plant's genetic potential. Prime Harvest's proprietary technology is designed to preserve the compounds of the whole plant. Prime Harvest offers a wide range of tissue culture and extraction services coupled with unparalleled processing transparency. The Company has licensed nursery and outdoor cultivation space for the development of proprietary cannabidiol (CBD)-dominant strains. Additionally, Prime Harvest has a 10,000 square-foot manufacturing facility for scalable extraction, distillation and formulation. Prime Harvest tissue culture technology is used to mass propagate plants on sterile culture media generating desirable variants, eliminating systemic diseases in starting materials, dramatically reducing greenhouse space required for maintaining stock plants, and providing growers with healthy and uniform plants year-round. The Company has the scientific equipment and expertise to successfully propagate cannabis plant varieties in all phases of the tissue culture process. Manufacturing, product development, administration and distribution of products will be performed at the Company's state-of-the-art facility in Santa Rosa, California, a suburb of the Northern CA metro area.

National Growers Alliance The National Growers Alliance (NGA) offers an opportunity for growers to come together as a coalition that can share opportunities, seek out markets and entities, while enjoying the benefits of a partnership with Prime Harvest. Prime Harvest supplies NGA members with high-quality starter plants, or plantlets, for the cannabis industry that utilize Prime Harvest's proprietary micropropagation process that ensures vigorous, uniform, pathogen-free cannabis plantlets. The company also provides NGA members with services including, licensing application and acquisition, facility design, nutrient formulations, staff training, plant extraction/processing, and branding/manufacturing services. Visit to learn more.

Community Alliance Program Community Alliance Program (CAP) is dedicated to improving lives by meeting communities' most critical needs and investing in cannabinoid research and educational programs. Sponsored by Prime Harvest, CAP forges alliances locally, nationally and internationally in an effort to embrace innovative approaches and partnerships to mobilize resources, foster resilient and sustainable support systems for our communities, and encourage access to natural medicine. Visit to learn more.

Public Relations Contact: Cassandra Dowell PR Account Manager CMW Media P. 888-829-0070


SOURCE Prime Harvest

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