Hempacco Welcomes Miki Stephens to Its Board of Directors

Stephens brings deep industry and corporate governance experience to Hempacco

San Diego, California--(Newsfile Corp. - December 6, 2022) - Hempacco Co, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPCO) ("Hempacco" or the "Company"), a hemp smokables company Disrupting Tobacco's™ nearly $1 Trillion industry with hemp cigarettes, smoking paper, and alternatives to nicotine tobacco, is pleased to welcome Miki Stephens, MBA, to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Stephens is a talented executive and entrepreneur distinguished by her demonstrated success in mergers and acquisitions. Strategy-driven discipline in highly complex and regulated industries provides Mrs. Stephens with a well-established background capable of driving material business advantage. From 2017-2020, Mrs. Stephens served as Co-founder and COO of Harmony Hemp. Mrs. Stephens' operations and financial experience played a key role in the 2020 acquisition of Harmony Hemp by Abacus Health and succession strategies for the company. Mrs. Stephens was then the Director of B2B Supply Planning for Charlotte's Web from 2020-2022 and is currently focused on further developing her family office through real estate and market investing. Her ability to turn a vision into reality comes from a deep understanding of business capabilities within an organization. Mrs. Stephens brings a deep knowledge of corporate governance from years of working with publicly traded companies.

"Miki is a fantastic addition to our team and brings a wealth of industry and capital markets experience to our Board of Directors," said Sandro Piancone, Co-Founder and CEO of Hempacco. "We look forward to Miki's insights and contributions as Hempacco continues to capitalize on substantial opportunities as we execute on our goal of Disrupting Tobacco's™ nearly $1 Trillion industry."

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About Hempacco

Hempacco Co., Inc.'s goal is Disrupting Tobacco's™ nearly $1 trillion industry with herb and hemp-based alternatives to nicotine cigarettes by manufacturing and marketing herb, spice, and cannabinoid smokables and rolling paper. Hempacco owns The Real Stuff™ functional hemp cigarette and rolling paper brand.

Hempacco's operating segments include:

  1. Manufacturing of smokables, hemp rolling paper, and cannabinoid sticks
  2. Smokable technology development
  3. The Real Stuff™ brand of functional smokables and rolling paper
  4. Cheech and Chong Hemp Cigarettes and Hemp Hop Smokables with Rick Ross

Learn more at www.hempaccoinc.com

Order products at www.realstuffsmokables.com

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Dave Gentry
RedChip Companies Inc.
1-800-RED-CHIP (733-2447)
Or 407-491-4498
HPCO@redchip.com

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