CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE American: YCBD, YCBDpA) (the “Company”), one of the leading, and most highly trusted and recognized cannabidiol (CBD) brands, announced today that the company is renewing its partnership with Ken Block, professional rally and rallycross driver currently with the Hoonigan Racing division. Through this renewed sponsorship with cbdMD, the brand is set to become synonymous with Block’s rally car races, with the cbdMD logo to appear on his official fire suit and rally car. The extended sponsorship deal will also include a wide range of additional integrated marketing opportunities to promote the cbdMD brand.
“I’m thrilled to continue partnering with cbdMD and to extend my membership on Team cbdMD. Their products are current staples of my workout and physical therapy routines. I look forward to continuing to use my platform and working with cbdMD in an effort to help promote better health and wellness for everyone. And, as a believer in the Company, I have decided to take a portion of my sponsorship compensation in cbdMD common stock,” said Ken Block.
“We are extremely excited to extend our sponsorship with Team cbdMD athlete Ken Block. As a passionate advocate of cbdMD and our award-winning products, Ken is the ideal ambassador for our brand. We look forward to further connecting with Ken’s impressive 8 million social media following to continue to raise awareness of the overarching benefits of our CBD products for not only professional athletes, but for exercise enthusiasts, pets and everyday Americans,” said Ken Cohn, Chief Marketing Officer at cbdMD.
About Ken Block
Ken Block has had an illustrious career in rally racing. Ken Block is known for his versatility as an athlete, having competed in several action sports events, including rally racing, skateboarding, snowboarding and motocross. Ken Block’s business and rallycross success inspired his founding of Hoonigan Industries, an automotive lifestyle brand that has exploded in popularity in recent years, of which he currently serves as “Head Hoonigan In Charge (HHIC).”
About cbdMD, Inc.
cbdMD, Inc. is one of the leading, most highly trusted, and most recognized cannabidiol (CBD) brands, whose current products include CBD tinctures, CBD capsules, CBD gummies, CBD topicals, CBD botanical skincare products, CBD bath bombs, and CBD pet products. cbdMD is also a proud partner of Bellator MMA and Life Time, Inc., and has one of the largest rosters of professional sports athletes who are part of “Team cbdMD.” To learn more about cbdMD and our comprehensive line of over 100 SKUs of U.S. produced, THC-free1 CBD products, please visit www.cbdMD.com, follow cbdMD on Instagram and Facebook, or visit one of the 6,000 retail outlets that carry cbdMD products. To learn more about cbdMD and their comprehensive line of U.S. grown, THC-free1 CBD oil products, please visit www.cbdmd.com.
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1 THC-free is defined as below the level of detection using validated scientific analytical tools.