WASHINGTON, DC – Gilla Inc. (“Gilla” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: GLLA), the fast-growing designer, manufacturer and marketer of E-liquid for vaporizers, today announced it has become a member of the Vapor Technology Association (“VTA”) as part of the Company’s ongoing commitment to positive advocacy within the industry.

“Gilla actively supports a number of industry initiatives that seek to better inform the public about the many benefits of vapor products and work with regulatory authorities,” said J. Graham Simmonds, Chairman and CEO of Gilla.

“The vaping industry is stronger because of its advocacy groups,” stated Austin Hopper, Gilla’s Managing Director of North America. He added, “They are relentless in their fight for global industry standards and regulations for vapor products. Gilla is an advocacy leader with an inclusive vision that will allow all advocacy groups to speak with a unified voice.”

“Gilla is a well-respected leader in the vapor industry, and we are thrilled that they are joining our advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C. and across the country,” said Tony Abboud, VTA’s National Legislative Director. “Like so many new ideas and technologies, vapor products are plagued by misinformation and junk-science. Gilla’s powerful voice within the industry will only amplify our efforts to change the public discourse – and public policies – around vapor products.”

About Vapor Technology Association

The Vapor Technology Association is a leading vapor industry public policy and advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. The VTA is emerging as one of the leaders for manufacturers, wholesalers, small business owners and entrepreneurs who have developed innovative and quality vapor products, providing adult consumers with a safer alternative to traditional combustible products. VTA and its members are leaders in the vapor community, promoting small businesses and job growth, responsible public policies and regulations, and a high standard of safety within the industry.

About Gilla Inc.

Gilla Inc. manufactures, markets and distributes E-liquid, which is the liquid used in vaporizers, E-cigarettes, and other vaping hardware and accessories. E-liquid is heated by the atomizer to deliver the sensation of smoking. Gilla aims to be a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of E-liquid for the vapor industry. The Company provides consumers with choice and quality across categories and price points. Gilla’s product portfolio includes Craft Vapes, Craft Clouds, Vape Warriors, Miss Pennysworth’s Elixirs, The Mad Alchemist, Replicant and Coil Glaze E-liquid brands.