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IAVA Launches Partnership with Veteran-Owned company Pure American Hemp Oil

NEW YORK, NY (May 16, 2019) — Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the leading voice of the Post-9/11 generation of veterans is proud to announce its new partnership with Pure American Hemp Oil (PAHO), a veteran owned company that manufactures and distributes premium CBD, zero-THC hemp products, which are 100% made and extracted in the USA.

“We are thrilled when a company truly invests in the veteran community by stepping up to support our mission to connect, unite and empower post 9/11 veterans.  Partnerships like this prove that our mission is more important now than ever and drives home that veterans are an investment, not a charity.” said Sean Ullman, Chief Operations Officer of IAVA. “We are grateful for the commitment to IAVA and our members and look forward to building an increased and long lasting partnership into the future.”  

“The real heroes are the ones who didn’t come home and for the rest of us we owe it to them to be the best versions of ourselves that we can be. I’m humbled and proud to be able to give back to my fellow veterans through Pure American Hemp Oil.” said, Ian Erickson, Chief Executive Officer and founder of PAHO, Inc. “PAHO hopes this partnership is a first step honoring the sacrifices of all veterans, especially IAVA members, PAHO hopes others will join us in supporting the mission of IAVA.”

PAHO offers 25% off all products and free shipping for veterans on their website. Interested veterans can register for an account at and email with a document showing veteran status to gain access to special pricing.  A portion of PAHO’s sales will be donated to further IAVA’s mission.

About PAHO: PAHO is veteran-owned company that was founded in 2017 and has spent the last 2 years developing a premium American-made product line that uses the highest quality hemp oil extracted from American grown hemp. Seeing promising developments in the hemp industry, Pure American Hemp Oil launched its full CBD product line after the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill in December 2018. Keeping the brand focused on improving the quality of life for veterans and first responders, PAHO products contain zero THC and are always third party tested to ensure the highest quality standards are met. The company’s co-founder and CEO is a post-9/11 Marine Corps combat veteran who also served as a Police Officer with LAPD and Austin PD.


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