TUCSON, AZ / ACCESSWIRE / March 13, 2018 / WEED, Inc. (OTC PINK: BUDZ) (the "Company," or "WEED"), fka United Mines, Inc., a current alternative reporting public company focused on the development and application of cannabis-derived compounds for the treatment of human disease, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Patrick E. Williams to the Board of Directors of the Company as of January 23, 2018.
Dr. Williams is the President and Chief Science Officer of Sangre AT, LLC (dba "Sangre AgroTech"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. In that capacity, Dr. Williams oversees Sangre's Cannabis Genomic Study, including genomic sequencing, genetics-based breeding, plant tissue culture, and plant biochemistry, utilizing some of the most advanced sequencing and analytical technologies and proprietary bioinformatics data systems available. In addition to serving on the Company's Board of Directors, Dr. Williams will oversee genomic studies and clinical trials for the Company worldwide.
"We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Williams to the WEED, Inc. Board. His expertise in plant genetics and molecular biology and his guidance in managing projects are tremendously valuable to WEED's current genomic study, as well as our future plans," stated Glenn E. Martin, President and CEO of WEED.
Dr. Williams stated, "I am excited at the opportunity to join the WEED, Inc. Board. WEED is dedicated to the medical cannabis industry and is focused on developing the required scientifically-valid and evidence-based cannabis strains for the production of disease-specific medicines."
Dr. Williams has more than 30 years of experience in the development of new analytical methods and instruments for bio-molecular testing. Dr. Williams served on the National Scientific Review Board for the Human Genome Project, provided technical leadership as the branch chief of the Armed Forces DNA Technology Development Program of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, and served on numerous NIH Study Sections on technology development. His responsibilities have included conceptualizing and managing key projects, technology transfers, and collaborative research programs, laboratory process improvement, grant writing, fundraising and budgeting, staffing, managing personnel, identifying outside collaborators, and directing subcontractors. Dr. Williams is focusing his years of experience on understanding the cannabis genome and how it will provide the blueprints for the development of significant medicinal products for the treatment of human disease.
About WEED, Inc.
WEED, Inc. (OTC PINK: BUDZ) is currently a USA-based alternative reporting public company that filed an S-1 Registration with the SEC on August 11, 2017. WEED Inc. is a multi-national, multi-faceted, vertically-integrated world class Cannabis organization. WEED is structured as a holding company doing business through its divisions, wholly-owned subsidiaries, and strategically placed collaborative partners to achieve and promote our global brand. WEED is dedicated to its global goals and outreach across the full spectrum of the Cannabis industry to find treatments and medical cures utilizing the Cannabaceae plant family. WEED does not grow, harvest, produce, or sell any substance in violation of US Federal law under The Federal Controlled Substances Act, and meets all standards of international law for WEED, Inc. subsidiaries in foreign locations. For additional information about WEED, Inc., please visit www.weedinc.co.
About Sangre AT, LLC
Sangre AT, LLC (dba "Sangre AgroTech") is a plant genomic research and breeding company comprised of top-echelon scientists with extensive expertise in genomic sequencing, genetics-based breeding, plant tissue culture, and plant biochemistry, utilizing the most advanced sequencing and analytical technologies and proprietary bioinformatics data systems available. For additional information about Sangre AgroTech, please visit www.sangreagrotech.com.
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For more information, contact:
Glenn E. Martin at (520) 818-8582
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