Medbox Founder Votes to ‘Lean-Out’ Director and Officer Compensation

P. Vincent Mehdizadeh – Founder and Majority Shareholder of Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) filed a written consent action with the Securities and Exchange Commission that added 4 new directors with key industry experience in the disciplines of consulting, technology, and security. In addition, the company unveiled its Board Advisory... more →
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mCig(R) Inc. Launches Technology Division Led by Former MicroStrategy Exec., Richard Krueger

mCig(R) Inc. (MCIG), a technology company that owns, manufactures, and distributes the mCig(R), VitaCig(R), and Vapolution products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Krueger as Executive Vice President (EVP) of its new software division, with a focus on developing software for the burgeoning legal medical and recreational... more →
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These 3 Diseases Might Be Cured By Marijuana

They also had a 17% drop in HOMA-IR, which is a model that researchers use to measure beta-cell function and assess insulin resistance. As a final coup de grace, marijuana users also had slimmer waistlines than non-users. The practical application of this study on type 2 diabetics could be a positive for GW Pharmaceutical‘s... more →
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Florida Advocates Of Medical Pot Seek Law

Calvina Fay, executive director of the Drug Free America Foundation in St. Petersburg, said a public referendum is the wrong way to handle the issue. She said there is scientific evidence that marijuana smoke contains harmful elements. Morgan, who spent about $4 million on his United for Care campaign last year, said he has revised... more →
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There Are Risks Of Investing In Medical Marijuana, Says GW Pharmaceuticals

This trial studied the effectiveness of Sativex use alongside opioid therapy in controlling pain in 399 patients. Unfortunately for the two companies, Sativex did not show it was statistically better at managing pain than a sugar pill placebo. The companies evaluated Sativex’s performance on two different scales, and the drug... more →
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Why You Should Invest In Cannabis In 2015

1. It’s a Growth Industry (and that’s an understatement). Financial analysts are confident that we’ll be seeing federal legalization of marijuana in the near future, and with it, great numbers for investors. They are positing that a federally legal cannabis industry could rake in $35 billion in revenues by 2020, and that’s... more →
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Chefs Now Experimenting With Cannabis

Marijuana food has started to rise above jokes on stoner brownies. As 2015 ushers in new hopes for the legalization of the herb, cooking with cannabis emerges as a legitimate and profitable culinary pursuit. In Colorado, where recreational cannabis is legal, some skilled line cooks have left respected restaurants and took on jobs... more →
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First Cannabis Company Roundup 2015

The year has just begun, but marijuana providers and companies are already busy with new developments. Here are the companies that are moving forward this early in 2015. Surna Inc. (OTCQB:SRNA) Surna specializes in engineering, manufacturing, and installation for commercial indoor marijuana cultivation. It is working on novel solutions... more →
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Medical Marijuana Grower Insists: “No Relief In Federal Law Change”

“This is truly a long-fought victory for medical marijuana patients who have lived in fear of being caught in the crossfire of conflicting state and federal laws for nearly two decades,” Steph Sherer, executive director of Americans for Safe Access said earlier. In a plea agreement, Rumpf admitted he used a vacant apartment... more →
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Quinn Pressured To Finalize Medical Marijuana Law Now

Quinn signed the law legalizing medical pot in August of 2013 but state regulators blew past a December 31st deadline to grant licenses for growers and dispensaries.  “Something stinks, and it’s not the marijuana,” new governor, Bruce Rauner said during the campaign, declaring he would have vetoed the bill if it would have... more →
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