Purple Penguin PR Tapped by Three Cannabis Industry Trailblazers

by | Mar 14, 2018

Purple Penguin PR (PPP) has been retained by three companies in the marijuana industry:  Elevate MediaKushly, and PureKana. PPP will be tasked with national public relations, media relations and special event planning services for all three companies.

The agency will develop press materials, provide media training and implement communications programs to include philanthropic outreach.

Elevate Media is an agency specializing in social media management for cannabis-related businesses.  The company has been tapped by noted brands, including the nation’s largest dispensary – Reef Dispensaries.

On February 22, 2018, Kushly began selling cannabis-infused edibles (gummies made with real fruit) along with special pre-roll six-packs. Kushly is partnering with dispensaries around the country to sell cannabis products, and will offer a state-of-the-art delivery platform to select dispensaries in California and Arizona.

Kushly manufactures its own edibles in sativa and indica strains, and will also white-label edibles for companies outside of California and Arizona who do not have licensed facilities to manufacture inside those states.Kushly’s facility is a 600,000ft.2 greenhouse with a 50,000ft.2 extraction lab located in Greenfield, California.

PureKana, specializes in CBD products and was recently awarded Best CBD Oil for Pain Relief by MarijuanaBreak.com. PureKana excels in CBD oil extractions due to its unique CO2 process that provides a near 99% pure CBD oil. It is extremely effective in treating chronic pain, inflammation, swelling and sleep disorders. All products are organic, non-GMO, contain no pesticides, herbicides, solvents or chemical fertilizers and are available for delivery in all 50 states.

Purple Penguin PR agency owner, Ray Drasnin, says, “Purple Penguin PR is proud to represent these three leaders in the marijuana industry.  Elevate Media, Kushly and PureKana are poised for exceptional growth.  Our team has decades of experience in new product launches and brand building. These companies are a perfect fit.”

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