Why This Marine and Top MMA Fighter Was at the NYC Weed Expo

Liz Carmouche was practically on fire when I met her at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (CWCBExpo) at the Javits Center in Manhattan a few weeks ago.

For those of you who don’t follow mixed martial arts, she’s one of the top fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She went for nearly five minutes against the legendary bantamweight Ronda Rousey in the UFC’s first-ever female fight – and she won the first MMA fight ever held in the famed Madison Square Garden.

But Carmouche was not at CWCBExpo to promote her UFC career.

She was there as a promoter and proud user of products from HempMeds, a small company specializing in cannabidiol (CBD) products.

Formerly opposed to the use of any cannabis-based products, Carmouche is now a fierce advocate for CBD.

She could make a cannabis believer out of anyone. Here’s what she had to say…

Fighters of All Kinds Could Reap Benefits of Cannabis

“When you do all that wear and tear with training, you need something inevitably when the body breaks down and you need to repair and recover,” Carmouche told us during an exclusive interview. “Once I started doing research and getting educated, I saw the benefits to gain without the consequences from typical medications. You take ibuprofen, and it has three benefits… and like 20 negatives.”

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The UFC, via the World Anti-Doping Agency, announced it would begin allowing the use of cannabis-based products last year as long as they don’t have high-producing THC in them and are not in the system 10 hours before a fight. So UFC fighters can now use THC-free medical cannabis without fear of failing their pre- or post-fight “inspections.”

As such, Carmouche doesn’t use products with THC. She does, however, believe medical use of such products can be beneficial for veterans suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and other ailments.

This is an important issue for Carmouche.

You see… she served our country.

Carmouche grew up on a military base in Japan – and went on to distinguish herself in the U.S. Marine Corps.

She’s no fan of doctors prescribing these American heroes addictive opioids when they come home.

“These intense narcotics, they’re just making things worse. They don’t fix anything,” she told us. “I used to be one of the uneducated people. I went from ‘No’ to saying [to fellow vets who are suffering] ‘please use it.'”

Carmouche is one of many vets we met in New York last month advocating on behalf of medical cannabis rights for veterans.

Many told us their stories of how CBD-based products or even THC-containing medical marijuana has absolutely changed their lives for the better.

It was powerful stuff.

Veterans aren’t alone. But they are a great “entryway” into understanding the value of medical marijuana – and the potential profits to those who take a chance and invest in the companies that make it.

I talk a lot more about medical marijuana’s benefits – and how to “get in on it” – in this presentation.

Do yourself a favor and give it a look. Every time a state legalizes medical or recreational marijuana, companies see their revenue surge.

And investors see their stocks soar.

You can join them by picking the right companies at the right time. I show you how here.

Four Cannabis Stocks Potentially Destined to Soar up to 1,000% This Election Year

In the election year of 2012, marijuana stocks started rare gains of as much as 3,240%.

In 2014, they started producing up to 4,606% profits.

In 2016, they began rare climbs of 6,074% and more.

How much richer could select cannabis stocks make YOU in the election year of 2018? Take a look

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